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Cortez Kitchen

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4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL
941 798 9404
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been twice in the last few weeks love the decor and service but better than the food was the music each time Great Bands for sure ... A must for locals and tourists when in Bradenton area ... Food was good and very very fresh Cold beer great drinks and excellent service get there early fills up fast when bands... More 

Thank wonderland711
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want good food in a historic fishing village where all the locals hang...this is it. I'll be there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this place, was nothing pretentious about it. Good fresh seafood at good prices with a smell of salt air.

Thank MelZiems
Bradenton, Florida
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate lunch with hubby here, cost was about $31.00 for both of us. I had lemonade with grouper sandwich and he had 1 beer with hamburger. You get one side. I felt it was overpriced. Our waitress did not come back to ask if we needed drink refills, and we had to wave to get her attention to bring the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very casual but the fish is fresh. They have live music on weekends. All outdoors, be ready for bugs and heat.

Thank Manja037
Bradenton, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Some people like the live music on the weekend but I like it when it's just the place where the locals go. A little "rustic" for some people but I like being outdoors with the smell of the sea and watch my dinner offloaded from the boat!!!

Thank CdnRetiredRoamer
Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Good food & good prices. Outdoor seating so may be hot in the summer but evenings are cool. Very casual & laid back. This is our second visit & we forgot how good it was. Will definitely be back. Music can be loud so if that's not your thing you may want to steer clear or go on a week... More 

Thank Mandy D
Bradenton, FL
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I have frequented this establishment many times over the last 14 years living here year-round and never tire of it. Great food, atmosphere and local music is provided on most weekends. A must see on your way to or from the beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island less than a mile away.

Thank Paula D
Bradenton, Florida
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A quaint little covered outdoor restaurant located 50 feet from where the fresh seafood is unloaded from the ships. We experienced excellent service and great seafood in a very cool atmosphere.

Thank TomasBocaGrande
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Our group of 8 (4 kids and their 4 parents) decided to brave the July heat and humidity to eat at Cortez Kitchen. We were buoyed by positive reviews and the notion that this was a local place. Unfortunately, I think the locals come for the exceedingly cheap Happy Hour prices rather than the food. Among us, we ordered two... More 

Thank Toni S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: 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?