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“Food with a View” 4 of 5 stars
Review of CJ's on the Bay

CJ's on the Bay
740 N Collier Blvd, Unit 105, Marco Island, FL 34145
+1 239-389-4511
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Ranked #45 of 103 Restaurants in Marco Island
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: CJ's on the Bay is the gem everyone is talking about on Marco Island. Featuring spectacular waterfront dinning overlooking beautiful Smokehouse Bay, CJ's is an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the ambiance of beautiful Southwest Florida.
Cherokee, North Carolina
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72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Food with a View”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

CJ's on the Bay can be a great dining experience. You get a great meal and have a great view of the docks. I had the Salmon Picatta, which I loved. The service was great. There were 8 of us in our group and they can be quite demanding and the staff took great care of us. The sun in the evening can get hot but if you can hold on until sunset you'll be greatly rewarded.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New-to-Marco, Owner at CJ's on the Bay, responded to this review, May 27, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. CJ's on the Bay strives to provide a great dining experience in a fabulous atmosphere for all of our guests. We are glad you had a good experience and am hope to see you back in the future. Thank you!
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Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
“Good food great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We ate at CJ's in May on our visit to Marco Island. The food was good and fresh. I had a chicken sandwich and salad, my husband had a seafood dish and both were great. We had a great view of the bay. We didn't go on a night when they had entertainment but I bet it is a fun atmosphere. The staff was nice and the restaurant in and out was clean. We would definitely recommend CJ's on the bay.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mooresville, IN
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Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Great Views & Fun Fun Fun!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We ate lunch and dinner here and has really tasty food. It was walkable from our hotel so that made it very convenient. The salmon salad was very good and cooked exactly as I asked. Thursday night the outside patio get rocking with a band so get there early. There is also a band inside on the weekends.

Visited May 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Food was 3.5 but the view is a 5!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Went here twice. If u go get a margarita-they were fantastic. Walked up on a Tuesday and got a waterfront table at the bar. Went back Thursday for music and it was packed. Still able to sit out but no view. Our party of 6-4 adults 2 kids-tried a little of everything. Salads were good. Poppy dressing was tasty! We each had seafood added. Crab cake and tuna cooked perfectly. Steak sandwich was just ok. Service was very prompt and pleasant. Great place to watch the sunset

Visited May 2014
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Lovely location, great staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We ate here twice during our vacation - once inside, and we came back and ate lunch outside by the water on a lovely day. Highly recommend their tropical cobb salad with citrus vinaigrette dressing (also great on their standard side salads).

Visited March 2014
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