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The Island Waterfront Bar and Grill

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American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Soups
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1891 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, FL 32952
321-806-3661
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Island has a fabulous view of the Banana River. Access by boat. We...
The Island has a fabulous view of the Banana River. Access by boat. We serve great food and have a friendly staff. We have live Music,6 Tv's to watch your favorite games.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best place on the Island!!

Great friendly atmosphere, live entertainment, tasty food and stout drinks! HUGE shout out to our waiter DANE for the outstanding service!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Ladyns131
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great friendly atmosphere, live entertainment, tasty food and stout drinks! HUGE shout out to our waiter DANE for the outstanding service!!!!

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Cocoa, Florida
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65 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Our server was Joe- and he was timely and accurate. He also made sure the weather was nice! Thanks, Joe! We like the place because of its location and eat there often. Sometimes the Mahi on the salad seems like it's had better days - but other than that...go!

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Indialantic, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We made the trek yesterday to find the bustling waterfront restaurant even better than our last visit. Christina, our server, was friendly and super efficient with our party of nine. The drinks were delicious and reasonable priced. The food was great. The atmosphere is the best around and offers a lovely breeze from the river. It is obvious the new... More 

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VA, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A good gathering place with lots of outdoor space to enjoy views of the Banana River and dolphins. Weekend music and karaoke night keeps it popular with locals. Had the fish tacos with Mahi. Very good flavor and fish was still moist. Menu also has additional seafood and steak in addition to appetizers. There is some indoor seating but the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

From Joe our waiter to the relaxed atmosphere directly on the river with the Dolphins jumping and the great food at a reasonable price, you can't ask for anything more! The service is incredible Nd so is the food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

It never fails. Everytime I got to Merritt Island I make sure I stop at Sonnys. The excellent service and delicious food it exceptional.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I and a friend had a most wonderful lunch experience: great weather, outdoor dining with a magnificent view, good service and perhaps the best fried fish we've had with their fish and chip men item. Prices are most reasonable. We'll try to dine here when in the area.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Food is outstanding and very affordable, and the atmosphere is breath taking and the wait staff are second to none very nice experience will go back !

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stumbled on this delightful restaurant quite by accident. We asked a driver next to us at a stoplight, a Floridian (we are from Michigan) where the best place to go was on the river here in Merritt Island. He recommended The Island. We had a nice salad and our service was simply superb by Kristi. Thanks so much, we'll... More 

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Spilsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Good food, good service, great location. What more could you need. Great for watching Rocket launches from the Cape and boating activity in the Port.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1891 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, FL 32952
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Merritt Island
  • Phone Number: 321-806-3661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

The Island has a fabulous view of the Banana River. Access by boat. We serve great food and have a friendly staff. We have live Music,6 Tv's to watch your favorite games.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?