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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: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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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  • 170
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    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 13
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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
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The food is good and reasonable. The beer is cold and the staff warm and friendly, Sitting right on the Indian River you have a great view of birds, dolphin and boats.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Michael M
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Gettysburg
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Merritt Island, Florida
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128 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Usually food is good but this time not this time. Very disappointed beer was warm, tator tots were cold and my burger was burnt. I will go back and have the wings and you can't beat the view.

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Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've been here dozens of time because it's close to my house and you can go by boat. Seating is very limited, food is generally good, prices are ok, but service kills the place. It takes forever to place an order and then to get the food takes even longer. I've given up on the place. If you can get... More 

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Gettysburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food is good and reasonable. The beer is cold and the staff warm and friendly, Sitting right on the Indian River you have a great view of birds, dolphin and boats.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped for a few cocktails this day. We sat at the Tiki bar, the bartender was great, prices were good, the view was great and had great conversions with the people that sat around the bar. We have eaten here on several occasions and the food has always been good. It just take awhile to get your food.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Looking to eat outside hotel and googled this place, drove by it and went looking for somewhere else, not great from roadside, thought we would try it anyway, so glad we did, nice trendy chic place, food to die for, really great, meal cost about $50 which was super value, drinks included. You must try it, best meal we have... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Beautiful view, great music. DISGUSTING FOOD. The view isn't worth the nasty food. Our server recommended the seafood augratin., seriously if you want to down a bunch of grease then feel free to order this horrible dish. Grilled veggies, my butt, more like freezer burned mixed medley steamed with no flavor. Yuck, yuck, yuck.

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Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great view, great music, horrible food. Whoever gave this place good food reviews must have spent to much time in the sun. We ordered based on the servers recommendations, man were we disappointed. Just don't bother. Now I must go purge.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Out with 8 of our friends to spend an evening listening to good music and had the most delicious meals!!! The food was outstanding as was our waiter Jerr! This place is definitely my favorite on Merritt Island! Way to go Adam!!!

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Peru, Illinois
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We go here every year during our visit to Cocoa Beach. haven't had a bad time yet. Good food, nice live music, friendly staff...they added a large area with a fire pit, a game section & another bar. The view is great!! Directly over the causeway....easy to get to.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fun casual place on the water. Open air environment, live music frequently. Try the blackened fish tacos, best I've eaten! Cold beer, fun times

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Additional Information about The Island Waterfront Bar and Grill

Address: 1891 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, FL 32952
Phone Number: 321-806-3661
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Merritt Island
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Soups

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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: 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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