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Owl Cafe

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings


Served Monday through Friday
Soup of the Da
Large Order $8.50
Small Order $5.50
American Blue Crab Diith Flour Tortilla
Deep Fried Apalachicola Oysters
with Mustard Horseradish Sauc
Lump American Blue Crab Cakes
with Spicy Tarta
Tuscan Grilled Bruschetta
with Roma Tomatoes and Fet
Classic Caesar
with Parmesan, Croutonnchovy, Lemon, Dijon Dressing
Shrimp $+13.50
Chargrilled Chicken $+11.25
Mediterranean Vegetables
with Fetalsamic Vinaigrette
Cilantro and Jalapeno Chicken Salad
Deep Fried Apalachicola Oysters
with Creamy Horseradish Dressing
Chef Salad of the Day
served over Romaine Blend with Garden Vegetables
Fried Jumbo Florida Shrimp
ooagie Roll with LTpicy Tartar
Apalachicola Oyster Po’Boy
ooagie Roll with LTustard Horseradish
Lump American Blue Crab Cake
oaiser Roll with LTO
Cajun Fried Fish
Sustainable, Renewable Tilapia oaiser Roll with LTO
Grandma’s Chicken Wrap
Goat Cheese, Roasted Pepper, Italian Tomatoes, Fetresh Spinach Wrapped ilour Tortilla
Cilantro and jalapeno Chicken Salad Me
Warmed Tomato and Cheddar on Homemade Baguette Slices
Bacon $1.50
Half Pound Cheeseburger
oaiser Roll with LTheese
Turkey, Cheddar, Green Garliacon Wrap
with LT ilour Tortilla
Shrimp $+3.00
Chicken $+1.50
Linguine with Garlilive Oil, Red Pepper Flake, Parsley, and Parmesa . .
Shrimp $+3.00
Chicken $+2.50
Penne with Roma Tomato, Spinach, Basil, Roasted Red Pepperarmesan
with Chicken, Sausaghrimp over Ric
Vegan Jambalaya with
assorted Vegetables over Ric
Gator and Pork Sausage Creole
over Grit Cak
Fresh Grouper $+4.50
Sautéed Tilapi
Served with Capers, Lemon, Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Garlihite Wine over Basmati Rice
Fried Jumbo Gulf Shrimp with Frieauces
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Owl Café is always our first stop when we are in town. We enjoy the atmosphere, the wonderful selection of drinks, food and desserts and the employees! This visit included an oyster appetizer, a Keylime pie cocktail, a pasta dish with both chicken and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Joanna E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific place for dinner. The food is superbly prepared and the service is great. We enjoyed a bottle of wine and fried oyster appetizer. Then trigger fish and black grouper for dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank line10
Reviewed 1 week ago

While Apalachicola has a fair amount of oyster bar type eateries, we found the Owl Cafe to be above the rest by offering a more upscale dining experience. Moderately priced but the food was well prepared and served, including fresh dinner salad and in house...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Capttom757
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually stop at the Seafood Grill in Apalachicola, but since it’s apparently closed on Sunday, my friend and I discovered the upstairs white tablecloth dining in the Owl Cafe, near the water. I chose a special of scallops with angel hair pasta which was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jocurtis55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area for a week and ate there twice. Sunday brunch was great...crab eggs Benedict..yummy..but I had to ask for more bernaise and their fried potatoes are not worth the calories. For over 10 years, I have been going there for the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jfp2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably the finest dining in Apalachicola. Food good, not great -- chef adequate but not a star.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve had dinner in The Owl Tap Room downstairs and enjoyed it. Not so much for upstairs....average overall. The raw oysters were so small they would have been better off stating “we’re sold out”. All else just OK.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RMC5216
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I've eaten at the Owl Cafe' on many occasions and have always, always enjoyed my meal. The Sunday Brunch, the afternoon lunch or the evening meal . . . all fabulous!! the service is also wonderful. Greeters are always smiling and courteous. Servers are knowledgeable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank emountsimmons
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Drinks were good. I enjoyed the Lemon drop. I would definitely recommend going to the Owl. Just needs more seating. Next time I will try the food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DayTrip02386634841
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Visited here the night before Thanksgiving 2018 and had an excellent experience. Mateo was extremely knowledgeable and attentive, service was quick and he came back several times to check on us. We went with the grouper and linguine entrees and both very flavorful and cooked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LPM1806
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Marge M
February 14, 2017|
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Response from samoses3 | Reviewed this property |
Just call the restaurant!
Bobbie H
October 8, 2016|
Response from Regina D | Reviewed this property |
It is actually served downstairs in the Tap Room.
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