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Cortez Kitchen

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4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL
+1 941-798-9404
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant had the best food. They offered a variety of seafood, and offered the ability to sit out on the deck with a view of the ocean. Highly recommend. Their food was fantastic as well - especially their shrimp tacos!

Thank Tedra T
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I visited while we were back in town. Had the seafood platter. I asked for grilled and was served fried. It was ok but greasy. My friend had coconut shrimp and another had grilled grouper sandwhich. Although the servings were ample we all agreed the food was better 2 years ago. I would go back for the... More 

Thank Stiffin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place rocks. The place has the best food. Service is good. The views are great. It's a must try

Thank Russ T
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and the band was good but the smokers ruined the fresh seafood...and my clothes. I wanted to burn them when I got home!

1 Thank Derryl O
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We had the blackened grouper sandwich and the fried oysters.....so good. Great atmosphere, there was a live band playing country music. Such a cute little place. Will be back again.

Thank Dixie F
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Good night out with friends. Food was good, music was good. Audience a little noisy when we first went in, probably as a result of Happy Hour excess. Enjoyed our visit and would visit again but probably a bit longer after happy hour.

Thank Ken H
Richardson, Texas
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113 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We ate lunch here per a local and I enjoyed the Red Ruby Shrimp (taste like lobster) special (see pic) and my wife enjoyed the soft shell crab sandwich. Service was fair for a fish area restaurant. Tip: I prefer Star Fish Company with the fresh fish market and bay view.

Thank Ken R
Bradenton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

You will get some of the freshest seafood in the area here. They have their own boats and seafood market. The atmosphere is nothing special, all outdoor eating when the side walls are pulled up. Very small but on the intercoastal and a real view of the fishing industry in Cortez.

Thank dsma1
North Port, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Fresh stone crab, but felt like a cafeteria. Nothing special plastic everything and had to serve yourself.

Thank Tee G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Well we decided to give the restaurant a try after hearing it was a good place with good food. They have a bar and offer live music. When I asked the wait staff what was good she stated everything, so we decided to order Grouper (one of my favorite fish if prepared properly) it was fine but nothing special. When... More 

Thank Jan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-798-9404

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