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Whale Harbor Inn - CLOSED

83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
305-664-4959
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Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night

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Fargo, North Dakota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I had one of the best Mediterranean Salads ever. The service is pleasant. However the setting on the second floor overlooking the sea with many boats is phenomenal. The scenery is so beautiful that we return there every time we are in the area. It is right on the main road, the US1 in the Keys. It is a place... More 

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Independence, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stopped here for lunch. Attentive staff, good atmosphere. We had the mahi mahi and the shrimp poor boy sandwich. Didn't care for the poor boy - lots of deep fried shrimp on hoagie roll. Difficult to eat, would not order again. Mahi Mahi was a bit undercooked around the edges.

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Although it's kind of expensive, the food is totally worth it. Every time my family and I go here we eat baskets and baskets of the best crab legs. All of the food is great, and it's also a buffet so that's pretty good. It's on a prime location so whether you're about to go inside or if you just... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We love Whale Harbor Inn. Walk around the boardwalk (starting to the left side, and follow your nose). You'll see pelicans in the small harbor and all the fishing boats at rest (depending on the time of day). Pose with the inverted shark statue, and follow the boats all the way round to the Atlantic Ocean. There is a lovely... More 

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Dearborn, Missouri
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87 reviews 87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had eaten here a few times for dinner during our visit and we really enjoyed it. Good seafood and friendly staff. Clean. Fun to watch the fisherman come in and out and feed the crazy pelicans. We will definitely go back.

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Brandon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

High prices at this restaurant compared to other restaurants around the area, 22 dollars for 4 small almost fish stick size of fish and fries, however the fish was cooked perfect and tasted good.

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Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Can't beat the value, service and view!!!! We had margaritas and peel n eat shrimp. Best muddled margarita ever!!!! Peel n eats were warm and good sized. Very pleased!

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Roann, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Food was tastefully and attractively prepared. Great key lime pie! Grouper was good. Enjoyed watching over the harbor while eating.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

CLOSED due to kitchen fire, but no signs to tell you this. Adjacent restaurant Wahoo's is open and that is how you find out there is no seafood buffet

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jmendelson, General Manager at Whale Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Due to smoke damage, both the Whale Harbor Seafood Buffet & Braza Leña Brazilian Steakhouse in Islamorada are currently closed. We are working diligently to repair the damages and plan to reopen approximately in Mid-April. During our construction you can still visit any of our sister properties: *Wahoo's Bar & Grill located at Whale Harbor Marina - Mile Marker 83.5... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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222 reviews 222 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We were in a rush, and told our server Matthew that. He did his best, but still forgot Andrea's soup. The food was good, but I liked it better the last time I was there. I would still go back, but I think it is a better deal at the affiliated seafood buffet next door. Two rabbit ears up!! (\... More 

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Additional Information about Whale Harbor Inn

Address: 83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: 305-664-4959
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood

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