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Fish Tales Market & Eatery

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Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub
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11711 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3634
305-743-9196
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Local Restaurant with Decent Meal

We visited this restaurant based on previous Trip Advisor reviews. It's a small restaurant with limited seating and a fish market where fresh seafood is available for purchase. We both ordered fish and were very satisfied with the taste and portions. The wait staff was very efficient and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Paul S
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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171 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant based on previous Trip Advisor reviews. It's a small restaurant with limited seating and a fish market where fresh seafood is available for purchase. We both ordered fish and were very satisfied with the taste and portions. The wait staff was very efficient and friendly. Parking is easy and we'd gladly visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Casual dining with fresh great seafood! You put in your order and have a seat, food was fresh and delicious. Staff was friendly and experience was fun. The atmosphere was rather casual and still very enjoyable. Would definintely eat here again!!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Just ate lunch at Fish Tales, can't say enough good about them. If you want fancy this place isn't for you but if you want some great food this is your place. We had fish and beef and both were great. Pies are home made, don't miss the key lime. The owners Jackie, George & John will greet you if... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your time at Fish Tales. We're so happy you enjoyed everything...your food, servers and whole experience. We try very hard to make sure all of our customers feel this way. Hope you come back very soon and see us!!! George, Jackie & John Eigner/owners More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The place doubles as a market and the food was fantastic. Prices were very reasonable as were the portions. Definitely coming back. Lunch for four with drinks was about $50.00. Can't beat it b

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

If you are near Cape Coral, FL, this is THE seafood restaurant! Not the cheapest, but it is worth it! You get what you pay for rings so true here! Generous portions of simply the freshest and well prepared food. Plus the market is amazing! This is where vacation memories are made! You'll be bragging about eating here for months!... More 

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Plant City, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

More than i expected on my first trip but have been back many times over the years. They have the best deal in town for coming your own catch and the fish is fried perfectly.they Jane a store inside also that has a huge variety of stiff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Ate here with the family. Food was good. Server was nice. I didn't like the gyro though. Other food was very good though. I liked my son's chicken fingers alot!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a small restaurant on the "main strip" at the north end of Marathon Key. Lots of locals in there the day we went. There is a small bar, a restaurant, and a small fish counter selling a limited selection of fresh fish, shrimp and some grilling staples like hot dogs and ground beef. The food was good and... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We have been eating here every time we go to the Keys for the last 10 years. Fresh local fish and cooked to perfection. Love the atmosphere. Staff is very helpful. Looking forward to going again.

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Merritt Island, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. I had the mahi sandwich. It was a large piece of fish - perfectly grilled. And delicious. My husband had the fried (Key West Pinks) shrimp platter. Mine looked better - but he said it was very good. The black beans and rice that came with his platter was terrific. But the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11711 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: 305-743-9196

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine

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