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All 78 Marathon Restaurants

Barracuda Grill

4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 (Bay Side), Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050
+1 305-743-3314
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Ranked #3 of 78 Restaurants in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $45
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The original definition of a restaurant used to be: owners cooking for their guests and extending the personal touch to their time at the joint, serving great food, wines and having personal conversations, time allowing. That's why they come back! And that's what we attempt to do every evening that we serve dinner. Our great servers get to know you and handle the conversation when we are frankly too busy to leave the kitchen at times. After 21 years of service, I think we are going to make it!! Thank you to all that have graced our little spot over years, thanks a million!! Lance and Jan Hill, Chefs/Owners (and by the way, we love kids, have a few of our own, and provide a special menu just for them!) Please check Victoria Shearer's new book that just came out: Florida Keys & Key West Chef's Table, to grab a recipe or two :)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Last night I had dinner at The Barracuda with a couple of girlfriends and we had the best time. The restaurant's atmosphere takes you out of the Keys momentarily. It also delivers an upscale experience without the snobby waitstaff or under-portioned plates. Not only was our server Katie so sweet and knowledgable, but the food was filling and delicious. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Barracuda is a must when you're in Marathon. Not only is the food and atmosphere wonderful but our server, Katie, was what made our experience incredible. Make sure to request katie as your server to have the dinner of a lifetime!

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East Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Being from Long Island NY, There is a plethora of excellent restaurants that makes one jaded, especially when it comes to service and Italian food. So walking into Barracuda Grill we were impressed with the atmosphere and coziness without even sitting down. After a minor wait we were seated and what unfolded in front of us was an unbelievable experience.... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We ate here while in Marathon two years ago and my review mentioned "pepper" well they still use it but changed my rating from 4 to 5 stars. Couple years ago had a Mahi smoked spread, this year was Wahoo smoked spread...couldn't finish it but we certainly did at home next day or two. We also shared the Lobster Bisque,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is one of the best restraints ever for someone that likes well done steaks! Absolutely melts in your mouth -awesome! Service was excellent -Katia was an excellant waitress-pleasure meeting the owner Lance too!!

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Florida Keys
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I love this restaurant, it is always good and they have a great wine list which is reasonable as far as pricing goes and variation. The duck is great and any fish special they have on the menu.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We frequent this restaurant as much as we can. Great for special celebrations as well as regular nights. Some of their dishes are pricier, but well worth it and the portions are huge! Highly recommend the lamb, full rack and great for sharing! Always fantastic food, drinks, and the service is superb in this relaxed atmosphere. Always recommend this place... More 

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Pendleton, South Carolina
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26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We come to Marathon every year in January. This was our first time at the Barracuda. We both had the Hog Fish. It was prepared perfectly with a delicious sauce. It came with smashed potatoes, vegetables and salad. Everything was delicious. All salad dressings are home made. We both chose the creamy peppercorn which was super. The restaurant has a... More 

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tulsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were celebrating our 20 th anniversary with family, and nothing was short of FABULOUS! From the food to the our sever, Rachael. Hands down over all aspects from this restaurant. We ordered appetizers, Shrimp Shumai ,Potstickers and the Spring Rolls....YUMMY! The house salad dressing, garlic peppercorn,was incredible. We had the lamb chops with a black raspberry sauce, scallops over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

The food is incredible , ate with a large group and everyones dinner was great. The lamb is the best I've ever had, the red hot calamari and the escargot appetizers are incredible. The eclairs are homemade and delicious, our server Katia reccomended a zinfandel which was perfect. Can't wait to eat here again!!

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Additional Information about Barracuda Grill

Address: 4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 (Bay Side), Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: +1 305-743-3314
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
Open Hours:
Monday 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 45
Cuisine: Contemporary

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