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Square Grouper

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22658 Overseas Hwy, Lower Keys, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042-4255
+1 305-745-8880
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While on the way from Key West to Islamorada my friend and I spotted a nice looking restaurant out of the way in Cudjoe Key at MM 22.5. It was early morning and the place was closed but we read the menu posted outside plus the high rating from TripAdvisor on the door. The menu looked great and different so... More 

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Thank John M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here not being sure what to expect and are so glad we did - we WILL return someday. Not only was the variety and quality of the food great, but the atmosphere was also a real plus! My husband had the square grouper sandwich with fries and slaw, and I had the fresh catch (yellowtail) blackened with sweet... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a few trips to Key West we finally got to The Square Grouper for lunch this time!! It was well worth the wait!!! The food was fresh and very well prepared, delicious and fair in price. As a matter of fact, we returned there for dinner while in Key West (it's about a 20 minute drive up US1). I... More 

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1 Thank Bonnie P
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We started with the smoke fish dip! The jalapeño was a tasty surprise (on the side) but paired fantastically. The atmosphere was industrial, contemporary meets hippy fisherman... made me smile. The details down to the hooks to hang your purse on in the bathrooms were all vividly thought thru. The grouper sandwich really didn't need the bun because it was... More 

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Venice, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Make a point to stop here for dinner at least twice! East at the downstairs original Square Grouper. Any dinner entree is exceptional. I had Yellowtail blackened and hubby had Grouper special. Both were excellent sized portions. Get the edamame appetizer! Eat there a second time and go upstairs to the new "My other Joint" small plates. Fun to get... More 

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is very good, unique - nothing like this anywhere else I've ever been. Little on the pricey side - but always busy and the staff is friendly and gets the food out quickly.

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Marquette, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great spot for dinner. We ate at the bar and really enjoyed our meal and watching Bebe rule the bar. Great conch fritter! Very good service and excellent food at reasonable prices. Nice location not too far from Key West, but far enough!

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Massachusetts
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I went for lunch on a recommendation from our nail technician at Nailtini. The food was fantastic and so was the service. Great atmosphere with a beautiful fish tank in the room. Of course the drinks are fruity and tasty. Would definitely recommend the Square Grouper!

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Waimea, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been traveling for 2 weeks and have paid for great food, yet left disappointed. The Square Grouper most definitely satisfied with the best flavors I had tasted in weeks! Fish was cooked perfect and the Cuban Mac and cheese was fantastic!

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here on a recommendation, and omg amazing. Seafood drinks, service, all on point and terrific. Fresh, tasty just good food. Fair prices and friendly service. Do not miss this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $34
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22658 Overseas Hwy, Lower Keys, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042-4255
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Cudjoe Key
  • Phone Number: +1 305-745-8880
Description
Innovative fresh local seafood. House Smoked Fish Dip is phenomenal, a definite "must try"!! Our Conch Chowder and our Key Lime Pie are also something you should not miss. We also have a great Square Grouper Fish Sandwich, 16 oz Grilled Ribeye (Certified Angus Beef!), Salads and lots of small plates to share...Flash Fried Conch with ponzu and wasabi. We are open on Mondays from the last week in December thru April! We close every September from the Sunday AFTER Labor Day and reopen on the Thursday BEFORE Columbus Day Weekend.

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