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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
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our trip to the keys was filled with fabulous meals thanks to all the honest reviews. Would never have thought twice about this place from the outside but the reviewers said, "Don't miss it" so we didn't. Didn't research the hours well enough and they close early but we made it in the door about 30 mins before closing and... More

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

We wanted to thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review...we really appreciate it. Trip advisor has really helped us reach new customers and we are thankful that people like you take the time to write about your visit with us. Jackie, George & Johnny Eigner owners More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The best fresh seafood..whenever we do not catch our own, we go here for the fresh caught fish, lobster, shrimp..great selections..also, have superb beef, pork, etc..filet and lobster..YUMMY!! You must try their in house made seafood dips..delicious...... Have not eaten in the restaurant (food looks delicious) but, highly recommend the fish market

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Springfield, VA
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

One day we were driving up and down the Keys to avoid the rain. Around lunchtime we were in the character-less strips of Marathon that have grown out of control and were not looking forward to eating at a chain. Luckily we found out about Fish Tales and pulled right in (just as we were about to pass it at... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very tasty. Huge portions. Fresh. Reasonably Priced. A must go. Try the conch salad and the PO boys. Oh and do not miss the key line pie. Its homemade.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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