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“Great Ft Myers atmosphere.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Parrot Key Caribbean Grill

Parrot Key Caribbean Grill
2500 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL
+1 239-463-3257
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Price range: $6 - $30
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Parrot Key Caribbean Grill is a favorite of locals and visitors alike with its unique open-air setting on the waterfront edge of a working marina and a thriving wildlife aquatic preserve. Voted Best Waterfront Dining since 2004 by the News-Press Reader's Poll, Parrot Key is still the area's best-kept secret. The festive decor and casual ambiance evokes a feeling of various exotic tropical locales. Colorful and tasty frozen drinks are served alongside Caribbean inspired cuisine diverse enough to please all palates including local seafood and land based favorites. Open for lunch or dinner with entertainment, Parrot Key is located at Salty Sam's Marina and accessible by land or water.
Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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115 reviews 115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
“Great Ft Myers atmosphere.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Choice of sides to sit, loud music side or peaceful marina side. We chose the quieter side and had a great meal. Service was fast and friendly, food choices were pretty wide and different versions of the usual seafood plates. Taste was really good, prices a little higher than I like for the amount of food, but we were full when we left. 2 dinners, 2 teas, 1 desert + tip was almost $60. Nice decor, some of which you could buy. Easy to find location.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cincy05
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Skip it. Not that great!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We were wanting to go to lunch on the water and had seen this place advertised so we thought it would be fun. It was a disappointment. The view not that great and the food was even worse. My sandwich was soggy and my husband said the same about his fish tacos. It looked like a fun atmosphere to have drinks but skip the food. The service was nothing to write home about either.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kansas City, Missouri
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Flavor per person a little short”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Our experience included attentive, good service. Drinks were good. The flavor of the food varied among the four of us. Fried fish dishes were a little bland and burger was ok (but you shouldn't really order a burger at a seafood restaurant). The spicier grits and shrimp dish was more interesting. Served with a couple of slices of French bread and it would have been even better. The sauce would have been great for dipping. Desserts were tasty. Happy hour drink prices helped on cost. Three alcoholic drinks, two soft drinks, four entrees and two desserts resulted in a $95 bill before tip. Not bad but I'm not sure we received $25 of flavor per person.

Visited August 2013
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Cape Coral, Florida
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“Hidden place in Fort Myers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Have been several times, for lunch and dinner. Excellent atmosphere, great sunset if you go around 7.30 to 8 pm, non raining days. The food is good , had coconut shrimp, grouper and my last visit had the snapper with spinash.... Love all3 meals. If you go before 6 pm they have happy hour, the margaritas are my favorite. The waiters are very professional, and our young man , love to talk with us,he was from N.Y. The view is expetacular,and if you are coming by boat you can dock it right there, ans walk in for drinks and food.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Burke, Virginia
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Florida Seafood at its best!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a trendy, but very nice restauant. Fish, Fish, Fish. Fresh fish served almost anyway you want. I had fried oysters with sweet potatoes and slaw, wife had curried shrimp and by guests ate grouper and mixture of fresh fish from the grill. It is a place to mark down on your list of places to go. Our hotel had given us coupons for dinner to include free drinks. We were not sure of what we were getting into, but some local friends told us they frequent this place. So both a local's spot and tourist spot as well. Lots of activity with DJ's and live intertainment as well. A large assortment of Carribean drinks, made for an wonderful experience on Ft. Myer Beach. This has to be a top selection if visiting Ft. Myer Beach which unfortunately lacks many restaurants of this quality.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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