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“Out of business” 1 of 5 stars
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The Chesapeake
11399 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
+(1)3057311067
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Ranked #58 of 72 Restaurants in Marathon
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta
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Duck Key, Florida
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Out of business”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Well, that didn't last long. The place closed up shop and the owners fled town owing a bunch of people money. In the five years I've lived here, this has been four different restaurants. Guess you would have to be an idiot to open up another one at this location. Oh well. If you want great crab cakes, go to the Marathon Ale House down the street.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Marathon, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Food is alright”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The food was alright, but it was expensive. This is a small town and they should give discounts to the local when it is off season.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Tried the Crab Cakes, but I guess my mileage varied...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Read the reviews on the Crab Cakes, so decided to give it a try... It was very soft, all broken apart and didnt have alot of flavor... Then we ordered a dessert, I guess they dont make them in house but from a place next door. Got a really small Oreo Cheesecake, it was very good. But didnt realize it was $9 for a small cut piece. There was no sharing this. Oh well good luck they have only been open a few months. I must of came on a bad night...

  • Visited May 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Amazing Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We decided to try the new place in town instead of going to our usual spots. We weren't sure what to expect and the only review we had heard was that "there's crab on everything!!" Needless to say we were beyond impressed. They have a happy hour from 4pm-8pm, which was great! Their menu has so many delicious options it took us a while to decide. We started with the crab dip and since this goes on some of the entrees we wanted to try it first before ordering something with it on there. It was amazing!! An abundance of crab and a lot to go around. We ordered the 'crabby patty' partially because of the name (spongebob reference) and the other part because is sounded delicious. Ground beef short rib, grilled how you would like, topped with crab dip and then provolone cheese on a brioche bun... Mouth watering for sure! No ketchup needed. The other guests in my party ordered the exact same thing, the Cajun pasta with shrimp, scallops, and mahi mahi. There was an abundance of seafood and a huge platter of Cajun pasta. The seafood is placed on top so you don't have to dig around for the seafood. Don't expect a great ambiance but the food is over the top! We will definitely be back and will tell everyone to check you out! I'm a catering manger and was definitely impressed with the food!

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Sebastian, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Really Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had lunch with friends because the boat captain recommended it, Everything was good and portions generous. The place is brand new and they're still working our the kinks, but staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. Great lunch!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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