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7007 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3139
305-743-8383
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Ranked #23 of 78 Restaurants in Marathon
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Naples, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

You see "Best in the Keys" on establishments all over the Keys but the Wooden Spoon really does have the best breakfast in the Keys or anywhere. Only open for breakfast and lunch. It is a nondescript small home cooking roadside diner. Expect to wait for a table and when you get one you will probably have to share it... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I never overlook a place based on appearance or size. Nor do I have a problem with slow service. The food is usually so good that those things don't matter. Unfortunately no matter how sweet the staff tried to be, the food couldn't make up for the cramped seating capabilities or the super slow service. We almost walked out without... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped here as we were heading north for our trip home. Place was packed and people obviously knew each other chatting across tables. Food was good and served hot, coffee cup kept full.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place is a gem and the food did not disappoint. There was only one waitress for a packed-out restaurant and that meant slow service, but there was a 'help-wanted' sign in the front window so the restaurant is addressing that issue.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Little place right off the road with awesome food and service. Loved the biscuit! We got our food Fast, too!

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Oviedo, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It was empty when we arrived but filled right up just minutes later. The food was southern breakfast deliciousness and the staff great. I had a breakfast sandwich on Texas toast and it was phenomenal!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is our third trip to Marathon and our 8th trip to the Wooden Spoon. Their food is great and so is their service. You can't be the value for your money. If you happen to have Alex cooking your meal, you will be extremely satisfied. We will be back again.

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toronto
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Place was packed with the old snowbird crowd , which tells you right there the food will be good and reasonable. Probably one of the better omelets I have ever had and the service is quick and friendly. With all the choices in the area , we went here twice.

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Have been going there for over 15 years and always look forward to my return visits. Yes it is always crowded but the atmosphere, staff and client's make up for these short comings. The food is good old fashioned diner style and offered at reasonable prices. This is the Key's before the fast food chains arrived. Savour the atmosphere!

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washington DC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went there for breakfast and the place was jammed by 0900. Decent food and some good local color. Small tables and the place appeared understaffed, but the two waitresses that they had managed to keep up. Good biscuits and other baked goods. Nothing too fancy, just good food at a decent price.

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Additional Information about Wooden Spoon

Address: 7007 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3139
Phone Number: 305-743-8383
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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