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All 3 Grassy Key Restaurants

Hideaway Cafe

57784 Overseas Hwy, MM58, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050
(305) 289-1554
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Grassy Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wow. We LOVE this place. Time after time our experience is remarkable. As other reviewers have noted it is hard to find (some of the best places are) mile marker 58, is where it's at- at Rainbow Bend Resort. Looks like a whole in the wall, but out near the water & up a flight of stairs- you'll find a... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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113 reviews 113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The fact the Hideaway was difficult to find should have been a clue to keep on driving. Our dining experience at the Hideaway was a big disappointment. The food was tasteless. The service was indifferent. The cost was expense. Not much else to say.

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Cumming, GA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I am perplexed by the good reviews of the Hideaway Cafe. I usually can find something redeeming about a poor restaurant but in this case I am at a loss to do so. The food was poor and the service was inattentive at best. Our party had a variety of dishes. Comments include; the steak was overdone and tough, the... More 

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Richland, Michigan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We enjoyed tHe experience but the hog fish wasn't great. A bit bland and too much butter in the preparation. Shrimp bisque was very good. The seafood soup was good, but seafood was a bit sparse. Good, but not exceptional.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It's tourist season in the Keys and I just wanted to rave about the best hidden gem on Grassy Key. I've been coming here regularly for decades and the food, service, an evening ambiance are consistently good even after all these years. I love bringing new visitors here for what they believe will be a "Keysie" experience, but the surprise... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A hidden gem just north of Curry Hammock State Park, located inside the Rainbow Bend Resort. It took some time to find this place as the GPS kept indicating it was at the resort and we didn't know it was 'inside' the resort. As we drove around we saw the sign toward the back and found a place to park;... More 

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner at the Hideaway Cafe. It is tricky to find so based on other reviews we scouted it out the day before our reservation. The restaurant is very small and tables close together. The decor is tired but we weren't there for that. The owner and host visited us several times during the evening to insure we... More 

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n.y.c.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

One year ago, my husband and I were enticed by the price of an early bird dinner so we tried this cafe. We arrived shortly after it opened for dinner and waited for at least 20 minutes while we watched other couples who arrived after us served. We were finally waited on with no apologies for the delay. It turned... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This place is not for everyone...there's no loud, hip sound (old time 50s like my parents loved) or service help telling you their name in some awkward attempt at a friendly opener. It's small, intimate and upstairs in a hard to find and innocuous little resort that's been on Grassy Key forever. This tells you something...they must know what they're... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We ate at the hideaway two of the four nights we were on the Keys. It was recommended highly by the folks at Conch Key Cottages, where we stayed. Glad they pointed us to it, because this restaurant is not easy to find -- there is not even a sign for it on Route 1!! It's tucked way in the... More 

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Address: 57784 Overseas Hwy, MM58, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050
Phone Number: (305) 289-1554
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon  >  Grassy Key
Cuisine: French

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