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Friendly Fisherman Restaurant

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150 Johns Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
(727) 391-6025
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 258
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  • 274
    Very good
  • 147
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  • 90
    Poor
  • 57
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Crab cake Special

My husband and I visited this restaurant. I had the special which was crab cakes. They weren't what I expected as they were full of fillers (non crab meat). This was disappointing. The shrimp that came with the special were okay. The staff were courteous and the facility appears clean.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Fred T
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Winter Haven, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant. I had the special which was crab cakes. They weren't what I expected as they were full of fillers (non crab meat). This was disappointing. The shrimp that came with the special were okay. The staff were courteous and the facility appears clean.

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Thank Fred T
Johnson City, Tennessee
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So, My extended family showed up here for a surprise Birthday week for my wife. All the family was in place except for my wife and I. They all sat down at restaurant to decide how to surprise her. Sara, the server ended up in the conversation and a plan was hatched. My daughter-in-law showed up the next day my... More 

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1 Thank unknownmover
Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been going to the Friendly Fisherman for years on vacation. It was just ok... the drinks were nothing special. The food was average at best. Disappointed over all.

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Thank Christine C
Swartz Creek, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food and staff! Very accommodating for my gluten allergy as well; I had broiled shrimp and baked sweet potato....

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Thank superwoman422001
Beaufort, South Carolina
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Busy place with great chowder and fresh shrimp. All fish is fresh from their boats. Big drinks, busy lunch time during good weather especially.

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Thank Paul D
Halton Hills, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We finished off our last night of a wonderful vacation with drinks and snacks at the Friendly Fisherman. Lovely spot to sit and enjoy the water and dolphins.

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Thank kathy f
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I had an excellent dinner here. It wasn't very busy and we had excellent attention from our server Ashlee. We had blackened grouper and stuffed tilapia. Grouper was caught in the morning. Prices were very reasonable. Recommend this restaurant to all.

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Thank John O
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing more relaxing than water the boats come and go.....by seeing 2-4 dolphins swimming through the bay. The food at the Friendly Fishermans was top notch. The waitstaff was warm and friendly. Can't go wrong with this establishment.

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1 Thank Timmec
Madeira Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in the area 20 years and they have always had a good atmosphere and food. They are organized and detailed

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Thank Denny W
Orange, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe because it was a Monday night, but I walked in and the sign says seat yourself so I did on a nice dock with a good view, a few families around me. Sat there for like 15 minutes and no server came or even acknowledged me, so I walked out and went to Bubba Gump, a known quantity. So... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Johns Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: (727) 391-6025

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?