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All 103 Marco Island Restaurants

Tigertail Beach Cafe

490 Hernando Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145
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Ranked #75 of 103 Restaurants in Marco Island
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Description: Tigertail Beach Cafe is a popular Marco Island restaurant for locals and tourists alike with reasonably priced dining overlooking the beautiful lagoon of Tigertail Beach Park. We are situated within view of an adventure playground for kids. Tigertail Beach Cafe is open seven days a week serving angus burgers, veggie wraps made fresh, chicken sandwiches, chicken fingers, waffle fries, home made chips, ice cream and more!
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Crosby Ravensworth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The food here is great, the service is quick and the quality of the food is excellent. We went back twice in our hoilday, would have been more if the weather would have been kinder! They have a great menu and I'd recommend the beef burger and the grouper (Cod) and chips, new on he menu for 2015; Very friendly... More 

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morganville, nj
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped here after kayaking for lunch. The server recommended the chicken salad wrap. It was a large portion served with fresh cooked potato chips. This place serves beer and wine. They also offered burgers, veggie wraps, etc. nice casual counter service.

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Good place to stop for an Ice Cream on the way back from the beach but it shuts down at 4pm!! Think more could be done with this place and longer hours would be a good starting point

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Hi Chris , you posted a 1 star review for this food place ? You see the owner 'Martina' left the building for 5 mins because someone was having a heart attack out on the sand. Sorry you had to spend your $12 somewhere else. Let's hope if anyone is having medical issues, people will prioritize on saving a life... More 

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new york
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

we had an awesome walk out to nearly the end of the tail, the ocean colors were amazing --- a few packed supplies and (sadly) a selfie.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

One visit of this place is all you need if you dont mind walking. Split chicken fingers with my husband at the cafe on the way in. They were decent. We had to wade through the water to get to the shells. That was the fun part, i screamed the whole way . We went at lunch so we probably... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had a late lunch and went there because we had read such good reviews. The people working there were friendly. The hamburgers, however, were not as good as fast food, and the waffle fries seemed to have been refried or warmed over. We had 2 hamburgers and 2 teas and the tab was about $26. Maybe the food is... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I was very impressed by the fresh & healthy options at this beachside cafe. The food was delicious and portions were generous. The Bodington's, and wines weren't so bad either ;) YUM!

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Derry, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My 20 something daughters stopped by after a day on the beach. One got chicken fingers which were very good and the other got grouper fingers. Both of them enjoyed their food. They give you a TON of waffle fries with them as well.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Great food and Friendly people!!! I had the veggie wrap and thought it was delicious! Accomodated our gluten free folks too!!!

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Additional Information about Tigertail Beach Cafe

Address: 490 Hernando Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145
Phone Number: 239-389-8414
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American

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