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Temptation Restaurant, Bar & Package

350 Park Ave, PO Box 495, Boca Grande, FL 33921
+1 941-964-2610
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“hogfish” (17 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (10 reviews)
“grouper fingers” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
350 Park Ave, PO Box 495, Boca Grande, FL 33921
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21 - 30 of 355 reviews

Reviewed June 14, 2017

Lots to choose from on the menu. I had the sauteed soft shell crab with coleslaw. Very good but think fried would have been better. The fried grouper fingers were perfect for passing around the table. Several people had steaks and said they were tinder...More

Thank lvsutton
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The Temp is a great old Boca Grande establishment. Two of the oldest tarpon skin mounts hang above the walkway thru to the bar and the mural around the room was painted by a duPont. If you look closely at some of the people, you...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Great food and service. Love the quaintness of the place. Originality- They have not changed this place for over 30 years. They did that on purpose and bring back the authentic experience of the establishment.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

My first visit to the Temptation was in 1960 (yes 60). It has been consistent for all this time. A funky little place that stands the test of time and still one of my favorites. Linen tablecloths yet a casual atmosphere. For fresh Florida seafood...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6 pm for a 6:15 reservation. In 10minutes, the place was 3/4 full. Shortly thereafter, It was completely sold out. We spilt the fried oyster appetizer which was good, and we both ordered the red snapper. I ordered mine blackened. It was...More

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Jeffrey S, Owner at Temptation Restaurant, Bar & Package, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we value our customers and apologize for not meeting your expectations. We strive for excellence, if we were made aware of the problem I assure you it would have been handled right away. I hope...More

Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We tried this restaurant a second time and were not disappointed. Food was a little pricey, but great. As always you get what you pay for! Friendly and helpful staff. Freshest fish, and great local atmosphere.

Thank happypappy714
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My wife, son and myself enjoyed a very nice lunch here. Having heard from a friend abot the super-fresh seafood, I decided to try the crab and shrimp salad. Great choice; the shrimp were crunch and tasty. and FRESH. Ditto for the crab meat lumps...More

Thank Lennie_19
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This is the most traditional Florida island spot. A real 50s place. The staff is excellent, congenial. Best of all the fishing stories are quite good.

Thank willb116
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Very nice staff, fresh perfectly cooked shrimp, and something that's very important to anyone from the south, good sweet tea. We enjoyed our dining expierence and will return.

Thank susangp
Reviewed May 17, 2017

we live on the island and go here for burgers when we are in the mood its bee around for a long time.

Thank scott f
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Questions & Answers
September 24, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Donna L | Reviewed this property |
Yes January is part of their peak season.
August 15, 2015|
Response from Jeffrey S | Property representative |
Hi, sorry we are closed from August 16th through October 7th
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Park Ave, PO Box 495, Boca Grande, FL 33921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Boca Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 941-964-2610
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