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Dockside Cafe - CLOSED

340 Marina Dr, Port St Joe Marina, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-1832
850-229-5200
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

245 reviews from our community

55% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

All our means had way too much salt to our liking. Even the cucumber salad was over salted. Price too steep for the quality. Very nice sunset view however..suggest have a drink only.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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114 reviews 114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

On my last two trips to the area, I have gone to Dockside. To be honest, the food is forgettable to me, though my girlfriend LOVES the fried pickles. I got an baked oyster dish there one time where it was cooked in a muffin tin like thing and it was wonderful. This time I got oysters baked with cheese... More

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Fussa, Japan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stopped in for a drink and enjoyed some appetizers. The live music and evening breeze were wonderful. Service was quite pleasant.

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Birmingham
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Hadn't been in a couple years. Expanded outside deck is awesome! Tall oversized chairs with drink holders built in facing out over the beautiful harbor view. Grouper sandwich was huge! Fish was fresh and food was nice and hot! I didn't really check notice price maybe $14 and change but well worth it for quality. "Locals" must expect business to... More

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Port Saint Joe, Florida
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

worse one of the worse dining experiences ever. customer service was bad food was less than fair and prices unreal. The view was great. owner came over at one time to ask about our food and he appeared to be drunk and had just left a terrible argument with an employee who seem to be in control and humble. Then... More

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Liberty, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It is fried food at its worse $79.00 for 2 dinners with tea and extra grease sorry but way over priced save your money spend it on one of the sunset cruises instead.

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Port Saint Joe, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Being locals, we try to support the community by shopping and dining here as often as possible. Most locals won't eat at Dockside because of the prices and the owners reputation around town, but we decided to try it again since it had been about a year. Huge mistake. We were seated in the main dining room and were almost... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

This was one of the worst restaurant experiences on record. It begins with an hour long 15-minute wait. 15 minutes was the answer to everyone that followed us. They ask for your cell phone number to call you when a table is ready. Great idea, but cell phone coverage in this area is poor at best. The hostess was new... More

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Jasper, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Have visited each summer for the past 7 years...love the setting...just went in for lunch...two adult meals, appetizer, a soda & a tea=$65...Burger & fries were good, coconut shrimp were medium sized and overcooked, chicken wings were overcooked, and the onion rings were really greasy. Our server said he was usually the bartender & didn't seem like a trained waiter...seemed... More

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Mexico Beach, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Dockside has probably the best atmosphere in Port St. Joe. The fact that it is on the marina puts it ahead of all the other options, and the food is pretty good, too. Having said that, the value just isn't there. If you're on vacation and want to eat really good food on a marina watching the boats come in,... More

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