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Island Hotel and Restuarant

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373 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5116
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband found this place when he was a student at UF. Seems everyone knows about this excellent, small hotel and restaurant. So, when we married, he couldn't wait to bring me down for supper. We have been here many times and bring all our out of town visitors here for dinner at least once. We have never had a... More 

Thank newchate2
Wildwood, Georgia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been coming here for several years. The food is always fantastic - my favorite is the redfish when they have it. Love the stuffed mushrooms, crab bisque and key lime pie as well. We have tried so many of their dishes and have never been disappointed. You can enjoy your meal in the dining room... More 

Thank trippingbillies2014
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful evening dining at The Island Hotel. The Crab Bisque is the best in Cedar Key. My wife had the stuffed Mahi Mahi which was outstanding. I myself had the Tuscan seafood pasta with shrimp,clams and scallops which was absolutely delicious. To top everything off we had the amaretto cheesecake with coffee and Baileys... More 

Thank Craig M
Ft. Myers
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic hotel restaurant. Had the dinner special which was delicious. Dessert was awesome. Server was very attentive and friendly.

Thank momof4Ft_Myers
Tallahassee, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate here last night and were amazing by not only the service, but the outstanding food! I had stuffed redfish which was excellence, my husband had the hearts of palm salad and shrimp and grit cake, my mother in law had the citrus chicken which was unreal with the yummy sauce. For dessert we have key... More 

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Cedar Key, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The manager was outspoken against our service dog, Rosie. Asked for proof of service dog, which we gladly gave her. Then the waitress said the manager needed to know what type of service, which we told the server. At this point my husband politely said that he would rather spend money elsewhere. This was the first time in the weekend... More 

Thank kvillll
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a pet lover or have a service animal, stay away from this establishment. We tried to go to the bar for a drink and appetizers, but because my father has a service animal (a small dog who was in a doggie stroller), the owner demanded to see the service animal card to prove she was a legal... More 

Thank Kelly S
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love, love, love their shrimp and grits. The staff is very friendly. The history of the hotel is very interest. Their food is great.

Thank cywoodring
Cedar Key, Florida
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top notch menu and cuisine !! Every dish is carefully prepared by a gourmet chef, which has eye popping appeal and sends your taste buds into orbit ! The menu has a wide variety of specialty dishes to choose from and they are pricey, but you'll agree, it IS definitely worth it ! Service is prompt, courteous and accommodating !... More 

Thank seapatches
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stopped in just for an after dinner drink and met the most interesting locals! All very friendly and fun. We found out they farm Little Neck Clams in this area as well as scallops now. The waters are warm and clear of chemicals. The weather allows the clams to mature in one year as opposed to 3 further north. Did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: 352-543-5111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?