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“Ran out of food” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Hungry Tarpon

Hungry Tarpon
77522 Overseas Highway, Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0535
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Ranked #23 of 83 Restaurants in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Cooper City, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Ran out of food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This has the potential to be the sleeper of the year, great little shopping area, with different craft booths. The only problem I have is at 6:30 in the evening the were running out of food...worst meal my whole trip!

Visited August 2013
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Winter Park, Florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fun atmosphere poor food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The kids had a ball hand feeding the local tarpon at the dock. Too bad they didn't make the same effort to serve quality food. The lobster bisque was awful. Puréed with anything but lobster. Fried seafood had far too much breeding. Shrimp and hamburger were both good. With not many family restaurants to chose from this was a default. I would look elsewhere

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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West PalmBeach, FL
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“worth avisit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

nothing fancy, but a nice place to grab a bite, whether lunch or dinner. Casual, quaint and relaxing.
Dont be put off by "rustic" nature!

If youre not familiar, you need to make sure you walk on the docks, watch the folks (or partake yourself) in feeding the tarpon, if not local, youll enjoy!

Good food, reasonable prices, nothing negative about it, go, relax, and enjoy

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Tuna tacos or the Matecumbe sandwich are both winners!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Food was great. Service was good. Waterfront dinning and you can watch the tarpon feeding. Several great little shops right there at the marina.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Montgomery, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Feed the tarpon and then sit dockside to enjoy watching others feed the tarpon while you enjoy your meal. The fish is average, however my wife's shrimp po boy was some of the best shrimp we have had on this trip.

Visited August 2013
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