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Fish Tales Market & Eatery

11711 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3634
305-743-9196
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Ranked #8 of 72 restaurants in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Prices were low, food was Devine! Lots of mahi mahi, chowder was really good, and the dumpling dish was home cooked divine ness!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

My family stayed at Key Colony Beach for one week. Based on the tripadvisor review, we went to fish market/restaurant for dinner. We found lots of locale having dinner there. We ordered their 'catch of the day' Mahi sandwich and found it cooked perfectly, the best meal I had for the week compared to Key Fishery and Sparky. You won't... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Our family went fishing on the Marathon Lady and took our catch right next door where they cooked it right up for us! AWESOME! It is one of the best seafood restaurants I have ever been to and I've been to my fair share. I'll take this place over a nicer, fancier restaurant any day!!! Every one of the employees... More

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Marathon, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great locals spot for lunch or early dinner. I get the rambler or fish burrito most of the time. Service is good food is good price is good what more do you need?

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Stuart, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is alllll about fresh seafood. A quirky, fun little place. We fished on lady Marathon, walked over with our fresh catch and handed it to the chef...it was amazing!!!!! Half was fried to perfection, the other half was blackened to perfection! Great service, rubbing elbows with the locals. Can't wait to go back!

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texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The fish was very fresh and a good buy for the money. We had grilled and fried mahi mahi sandwich, and it was less than $25, including drinks. Very light, flaky fresh fish. A good quality place.

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Ashland, Ohio
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We are in Marathon on vacation and I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. We went for lunch today. We ordered a burger, shrimp, and beer battered grouper. All was very good! The grouper was delicious. Service was fast and good. The only negative was the key lime pie we ordered for desert was still frozen. Other than that it was... More

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rae53_10, Owner at Fish Tales Market & Eatery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Fish Tales. We're very glad you were happy with your meal!!! We're only unhappy that you didn't like your key lime pie....and wanted to explain... About our Key Lime Pie...we make the pie in house, using fresh key limes from our trees, make our own crust & our unique recipe is "frozen"... More

Fruit Cove, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Once again, the whole family has to eat at Fish Tales when visiting Marathon. Being a primarily a seafood market first and a restaurant second, don't expect a great view or atmosphere. What you can expect is some the best prepared and best tasting fresh local caught seafood anywhere in the Keys. If you are conch fritter fan, they are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Fish Tales is a family run restaurant with great food and service. They have amazing daily specials as well as traditional fish sandwiches and meals. We've been coming to Fish Tales , regularly, for over 2 years and it never disappoints. Amber will give you excellent personal service. Don't miss it on your trip to Marathon

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We went for a long 6 mile walk and got caught in a rainstorm. Stopped here to eat lunch and couldn't be happier . The mahi Mahdi grilled or blackened was amazing. The key lime pie was the best of the keys!

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