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Square Grouper Cudjoe Key

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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MAIN
$9.0
Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream Sundae
Praline Pecans, Warm Buttered Rum Sauce & Bananas or Strawberries
$7.0
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
$9.0
Cream Puffs
Coconut Custard, Bananas, & Chocolate Sauce
$8.0
Cheesecake Preparation of the Day
$9.0
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream & Toasted Coconut
$16.0
Scallops
Fried, Seared, or Blackened
$18.0
Local Fish of the Day B.L.T.
Topped w/ Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, & Tomato
$22.0
Petite Filet Mignon
Rosemary Garlic, Blue Cheese Butter
$9.0
Ice Cream
with Shortbread Cookies or Chocolate Sauce
$8.0
Root Beer Float
SOUPS
$8.0
Conch Chowder
Price Varies
Soup of the Day
SMALL PLATES - OCEAN
$13.0
Flash Fried Conch
with Ponzu and Wasabi Drizzle
$14.0
Seared Sea Scallops
Warm Bacon Mushroom Vinaigrette
$12.0
Seared Tuna
Cracked Black Pepper Dusted w/ Maui Wowie Dipping Sauce
$14.0
House Smoked Fish
Sliced or Dip with Jalapenos, Red Onion and Key Lime Tartar
$13.0
Fried Calamari
with Marinara
$12.0
Island Shrimp Cakes
with Banana Pepper Aioli
$12.0
Yellowfin Tuna and Avocado Eggrolls
with Asian Dipping Sauce
$12.0
Buffalo Shrimp
with Blue Cheese Dressing
$12.0
Coconut Shrimp
with Spicy Mango Sauce
SMALL PLATES - EARTH
$10.0
Fried Eggplant Tower
Pesto, House Made Ricotta and Marinara
$10.0
Chicken-Fried Chicken Livers
Sherry Mustard Sauce
$15.0
Roasted Portabella Mushroom Stack
Spinach, Tomato, Grilled Eggplant, House Made Ricotta & Balsamic Drizzle
$16.0
Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash
Veggie Stuffing & Chipotle Maple Drizzle
$9.0
Square Grouper Tater Tots
with Scallions, Bacon, Cheese and Spicy Catsup
$13.0
Fried Artichoke Bottoms
Lemony roasted garlic and tarragon aioli
$7.0
Warm Edamame
with Sesame Oil and Local Sea Salt
$10.0
Warm Goat Cheese
Local Honey, Medjool Dates & Cracked Pepper
$12.0
Fried Green Tomatoes
Blue Cheese & Bacon
Starting at $8.0
Buratta Caprese
Local Buttonwood Smoked Sea Salt
SANDWICHES, ETC.
All Sandwiches are Served w/Chips or Fries & Coleslaw - Subst. Sweet Potato Fries, Caesar or House Salad $1
$32.0
Grilled 16oz. Ribeye
Rosemary Garlic Blue Cheese Butter w/Caesar or House Salad & Fries
$17.0
Square Grouper Sandwich
Pan Sauteed, Topped with House Onion Rings, Lettuce, Tomato and Key Lime Tartar
$18.0
Local Fish of the Day B.L.T.
Topped w/ Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, & Tomato
$12.0
Portabella Reuben Burger (vegetarian)
Sauerkraut, Thousand Island & Melted Swiss Cheese
$10.0
Caprese Panini
Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto
$10.0
Trenton Pork Roll Burger
Cheese & Fried Egg
$10.0
8 oz Cheeseburger
Lettuce, Tomato, & Onion
$11.0
Veggie Burger
Guacamole, Havarti Dill, Lettuce, Tomato & Onion
$15.0
Local Fish of the Day Tacos
Fried, Grilled or Blackened w/2 Corn Tortillas, Pickled Red Onions, Queso Fresco & Key Lime Crema
$11.0
BLT
Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato
GREENS AND MORE
$19.0
Local Fish of The Day
Fried, Grilled or Blackened
$15.0
Chicken
Fried, Grilled or Blackened
$18.0
Seared Tuna
$16.0
Local Fish of the Day
Fried, Grilled, or Blackened
$12.0
Farmer's Salad
Baby Kale & Romaine, Farm to Table Veggies, Toasted Pepitas, Feta Cheese & Red Wine Vinaigrette
$12.0
Cranberry Walnut Salad
Garden Greens, Dried Cranberries, Walnuts, Goat Cheese & Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette
$12.0
Asian Salad
Garden Greens, Carrot, Cucumber, Red Onion, Peanuts, Wasabi Peas & Ginger Soy Vinaigrette
$10.0
Spinach Salad
Hard Boiled Egg, Bacon, Grape Tomatoes, Fried Onions & Sherry Mustard Vinaigrette
$15.0
Island Shrimp Cakes
$16.0
Shrimp Salad
SIMPLY FRIED
Served with Fries and Coleslaw Subst Caesar or House Salad - 2 Subst Sweet Potato Fries - 2
$29.0
Fried Fish of the Day Platter
$23.0
Fried Conch Platter
$26.0
Coconut Shrimp
$23.0
Fried Shrimp Platter
SIDES
$6.0
Bowl of Fresh Fruit
$6.0
Small Caesar
$4.0
Fries
$6.0
House Salad
$6.0
Sweet Potato Fries
$6.0
Onion Rings
SLIDERS
$13.0
Square Grouper Sliders
Pan Sauteed Grouper with House Onion Rings and Key Lime Tartar
$12.0
Buffalo Shrimp Sliders
With Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing
$12.0
Shrimp Cake Sliders
$12.0
Fried Shrimp Sliders
With House Onion Rings and Key Lime Tartar
$12.0
Chicken or Tuna Salad Sliders
DESSERTS
$10.0
Square Grouper Magical Brownie
With Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce And Heath Bar Crunchies
$9.0
Ice Cream with Shortbread Cookies or Chocolate Sauce
$7.0
Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream
With Warm Buttered Rum Sauce, Praline Pecans And Bananas Or Strawberries
$8.0
Root Beer Float
$8.0
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
$8.0
House Made Bread Pudding
Preparation of the Day w/ Warm Buttered Rum Sauce
$24.0
Chocolate Fondue
Belgian Dark Chocolate With Bananas, Strawberries, Pineapple, & Pound Cake Dippers
$9.0
Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream Sundae
Praline Pecans, Warm Buttered Rum Sauce & Bananas or Strawberries
$7.0
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
$7.0
Key Lime Ice Cream
With Shortbread Cookies
Sponsored by: Square Grouper Cudjoe Key

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. nice restaurant
1. nice restaurant
"place was clean and the food was delicious."
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2. Get ready to be blown away!
2. Get ready to be blown away!
"Most incredibly delicious food!"
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3. Square Grouper!!!
3. Square Grouper!!!
"Heaven on earth."
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About
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. We will be Reopening on Thursday, October 4th! See you then!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

From what I understand, Square Grouper is the square bundles of marijuana dumped in the ocean when law enforcement got too close! The new bar upstairs is "my new joint". So I think the story is true. What is also true is that they've got...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Vacationpatrol
Reviewed yesterday

Lives up to all of the positive reviews that others have posted. The first impression was that the staff was enthusiastic that you were there. A lot of other places give you the opposite feeling. Service was swift and effective. Food was stellar. We visited...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Retired-Lt
Reviewed yesterday

A coworker & I ate lunch at the Square Grouper. We were toward the end of the lunch rush and were seated immediately. Business was steady on a Wednesday, a little after 1PM. We were waited on by a team of servers who were friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank HappyCamper48
Reviewed 6 days ago

Get to the Square Grouper early because they do not take reservations and if there is aline you will not wait that long. The menu selection is wonderful especially the the daily catch of seafood. The waiter staff is ample ,so you will not be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank patrickdoyle148
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to have lunch on our way to Key West and got there after a nearby restaurant didn’t look attractive. We were surprised to see a big place full with diners. The service was very friendly and the food was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Avi911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was crowded with a waiting line by 11:45. Nice ambience, friendly and attentive waitresses, and white tablecloths on the tables (though a casual atmosphere). Food was delicious: Cole slaw was good but the grouper sandwich and tartar sauce WERE TO DIE FOR!

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank BoardingPass254641
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great atmosphere and outstanding food! Seared tuna A+ Crab Cakes A+ Jasmine rice bowl with shrimp A+ Coconut Shrimp platter A+ Carrot Cake A+ Check-in online to avoid lines...there was still a line at 8:45pm when we left!!

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank TheN4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and very interesting food. The Buratta Caprese was fresh and wonderful. The Flash Fried Conch was tender and the dipping sauce was perfect. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jrw001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. We went to the new one in Islamardo. Food was creative but it was very loud inside the restaurant. I suggest sitting outside. Very expensive meals. I had a salad for $20. Most meals averaged $30 . Or more

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank hurleykim76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here our first night in the Keys. Meals were amazing! We tried the Key Lime Martini and it was amazing. Great place with a lot of choices.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Questions & Answers
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143debbier
January 3, 2019|
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Response from iamfood | Property representative |
30 minutes. We are at mile marker 22.5 Oceanside on Cudjoe Key
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erinmF9633AF
June 28, 2016|
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Response from Katie T | Reviewed this property |
Totally! We took our 6 and 7 year olds. You can write on the tablecloths (paper over linen) and there are crayons on the tables. There are also kids menus. :)
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Jodi F
March 30, 2015|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it, the term is 'slang' for a bale of marijuana that drug smugglers would drop into the ocean current from a plane to be carried to the Keys and be picked up there. I guess it makes sense. Anyway, that's what... More
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