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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed April 20, 2021

We didn't order food, so we cannot comment but the two times we were there, the drinks were great. The live music makes the place fun and if you enjoy line dancing, this is the place to go.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 10, 2021

Steve makes sure the service is great and the servers are always great. Best giant scallops in all of Marco and at a great price. Sauteed or fried can't beat them. we enjoy Billy Bridger and his songs & entertainment.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 8, 2021

Kind of a funky place. We went here on a Wednesday early evening because there was a 90 minute wait at Little Bar (even though there was plenty of seating). The ambiance at Stan's was of an outdoor party. We found a place in the...shade with great Waterview and could watch the line dancing. We started with drink specials: a bland margarita on the rocks in a plastic cup $5 and an O'Douls $3. I had the scallops basket (grilled) although it was resting in a luiquidy sauce. Seven large scallops cooked well. I had the blackbeans and rice and cold slaw. They came in individual plastic containers although on nice white china. Rice was flavorful but beans were from a can. Slaw was very good. My wife had the lobster bites basket with onion rings. The onion rings were very good but the lobster bites were flavorless even with the sauce provided. Our server Vincent was very attentive even though he was serving a large number of tables. We browsed the pictures on the wall inside and saw that this place has been around a long time. Time for a face lift? But it seems every restaurant on Marco Island operates the same way.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 23, 2021 via mobile

We stumbled onto Stans while heading to the Everglades and looking for some lunch. We went in and found a table outside by the Tiki bar. Our server quickly got our drinks and we ordered. The food came out quickly and we enjoyed the coconut...shrimp, fish tacos and grilled chicken sandwich. It looks like it would be a happening place some nights as they had a nice stage and plenty of room. If you’re looking for a good out of the way place from Marco Island this is a good one.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 20, 2021 via mobile

After unsuccessfully trying to get into restaurants on Marco Island on a Saturday night, we drove a few miles off the island to this little gem. Colored picnic tables arranged in front of a stage and dance floor along with waterfront views promise a good...time, and Stan’s delivers. My wife had a half pound of peel ‘n eat shrimp which were large and delicious. I had a soft shell crab sandwich which I really liked. That came with rice and beans. The rice seemed to be a Carribean style and was very enjoyable along with the black beans. We also split a dozen raw Florida oysters which were plump and sweet. She ordered a margarita which must have been pretty strong since she wobbled back to the truck after our meal was done. The food, service, and atmosphere make Stan’s an awesome place to go for food, drinks, and fun.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 21, 2021 via mobile

We stopped by for happy hour after fishing. We had apps and margaritas. Food was decent. Drinks were good. Live music made it a good scene on a sunny day.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 16, 2021 via mobile

Saturday afternoon fun time. Music 🎶, cold beer, gator bites, sunshine makes a great afternoon for sure at Stan’s. Got busier and everyone was having fun

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed March 23, 2020

Heard so much about this place, had to give it a try. About a 40 minute drive from Naples. Get there by noon! We sat at back with great view of water and boaters and a nice breeze. Could hear the music fine. Shady area...too. Waitress was great. When we left, that is when you get an appreciation for this place. The front half was hopping. Had no idea how crowded it had become. Friendly people.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

Sunday funday is a great way to spend your afternoon at Stan’s. It was packed but lots of great music, good food, great Corona and friendly folks from all over made it a great party. The cheese burger and steak fries were more then enough...food. Buckets of iced beer on a warm sunny afternoon in Florida were excellent. Service was good. And the band was great. Will be back in a few weeks to enjoy some more crazy times.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Stan's is a must visit on Sunday Funday! Beer only $4.00 and can get buckets as well. The Star Spangled Banner before the music starts is awesome!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Dave h
April 8, 2016|
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Response from johnrA6175NU | Reviewed this property |
We were there last Friday... H.H is 3 to 6 Drink and Appetizer specials
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radams3734
April 16, 2015|
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Response from tommy1125 | Reviewed this property |
I had peel n' eat shrimp. Pretty darn good, don't think there's gluten in shrimp
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stan's Idle Hour Restaurant

Yes, Stan's Idle Hour Restaurant offers takeout services.

Stan's Idle Hour Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4