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Tony's Seafood Restaurant

597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
+1 352-543-0022
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (724 reviews)
“clams” (215 reviews)
“seafood” (168 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

I know they are famous for their chowder, which is excellent but I loved the brownie bites. The crab cakes were also awesome. Definitely a good place to eat.More

Thank momof4Ft_Myers
Chef Eric J, Chef Tony at Tony's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2016

Hey, thank you for the visit and yes, the brownie bites are a fun and popular dessert. Years ago I was trying to come up with something different and I discovered the whimsical magic of a deep fried brownie bite. We add some ice cream,...More

Reviewed August 12, 2016

They boast of a world winner chowder that won three gold medals. Well, they can keep boasting in my book. Chowder is excellent. Nice location for dinner. They offer a seafood plate for two that is filled with a nice variety of clams, haddock, scallops,...More

Thank scoopC5
Reviewed August 5, 2016

We travelled to Cedar key to meet our son for a day of kayaking around the wildlife refuge. After a great day on the water we were fortunate to find Tony's open during the early August slow season. The food was great , fresh perfectly...More

Thank 194gottago
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Tony's is a small place but has some of the best chowder that I've ever tasted. It capped off a wonderful vacation in Cedar Key.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed August 1, 2016

This place is known for it's chowder and it was definitely worth a try. My main course was the fish sandwich which was excellent. They offer a lunch menu with more affordable prices. We found that they also have lunch specials which are very reasonable--check...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

really nice little old restaurant, in an historic building in Cedar Key. old style, few tables. friendly service, reasonable price for really good quality seafood. it's a must if you're in the area.

Thank Ajc_venice
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Welcome visit on hot day. They welcomed our service dog wholeheartedly. The corn nuggets and calm strip were wonderful. The clam chowder makes them famous. It is a gotta have!

1  Thank kvillll
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The food was great! The clam chowder was worth it! My whole family enjoyed their food. I got the crab stuffed shrimp and that was great! My husband really enjoyed his canjun entree. The restarurnt was small and only had 2 waiteesess working so the...More

Thank Abigail M
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We stopped in after 7pm and they normally close at 8 weekdays, but the waitress welcomed us immediately along with others with the same idea. Our food was prepared quickly and was delicious! Clams and shrimp plus homemade Cole slaw and potato salad that was...More

Thank Earl B
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We met some friends here for dinner one night. I had just the clam chowder because I wasn't very hungry, and it lived up to it's hype. We bought several cans to bring home to our family. Parking is tricky, but we walked so it...More

1  Thank GAJake
Chef Eric J, Owner at Tony's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2016

Hello GAJake, Thank you for the visit & the review. I'm so glad that you found my chowder to be special. Much appreciated.

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April 24, 2017|
Response from tonyschowder | Property representative |
Hi-Thank you for your interest in joining us. Call the restaurant (352)543-0022 and the staff will be happy to assist you.
Linda O
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Patrick R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about steamers either, just had the award winning chowder.
April 17, 2017|
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Response from happycamper8314 | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of that salad. Didn't look for it on the menu. You may want to go online and see if their menu is listed, or, give them a call. Sorry, wish I had more info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-0022
  • E-mail
PLEASE NOTE: Seasonal Restaurant Hours: October- November 2016 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ( NOT OPEN FOR DINNER) Friday thru Sunday 11:00 AM -8:00 PM Please call ahead to verify hours before making long drives from far away.
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