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80 E 2nd St, Key Largo, FL 33037-4005
+1 305-852-0595
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Morristown, New Jersey
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2015

seafood is reasonably priced and has a unique spin but it is very informal. Staff is friendly an provides prompt service. Go early to beat the crowds

Thank profcarr
IslandGrillDM, General Manager at Island Grill at the Mandalay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Island Grill. I hope you can take the time to post this review to our south location in Islamorada since I believe is was meant for them since our Mandalay location doesn't have beach seating. Thank you and we hope you take the time to visit both locations. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our party of four decided to try this place because it was on the water and we thought it would be a nice atmosphere to have a relaxing dinner/drinks and catch up with our friends we'd not seen in a year. They live on the east coast of florida and we live on the west coast of florida. This is... More 

3 Thank abn1230
IslandGrillDM, General Manager at Island Grill at the Mandalay, responded to this review

I am going to to contact you directly via email to sort this out. I only have two heartfelt words for your unfortunate experience: I'm Sorry.... More 

Inverness, Illinois
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310 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch because convenient to where we were staying. Nice, casual, open-air atmosphere overlooking a bay. Ordered a shrimp and crab salad, a fried fish sandwich and a fish Rueben sandwich. Everyone felt their food was good. Our server was excellent. Extremely attentive. Also, excellent ice-tea.

Thank TwoGrays
Key Largo, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 11, 2015

As a recent "local" transplanted from Kansas City my husband and I just discovered this place. It is off US1 with unparalleled views of the Atlantic. I tried the "original" tuna nachos and they lived up to its name. A great heaping mound of tuna (yellowfin?) atop seaweed salad and nachos with scrumptious sauces. The staff was friendly and very... More 

Thank Nicole L
IslandGrillDM, Manager at Island Grill at the Mandalay, responded to this review

Thank you for finding us again. We are pleased that you enjoyed our food, venue, and staff. We look forward to serving you another order of our famous Tuna Nacho's! More 

Key Largo, Florida
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2015

I am a local and my wife and I have been here a number of times. I guess we come, have a so-so experience, and then wait for awhile to try it again. I really want this restaurant to succeed and come up to the standard of the Islamorada Island Grill. Although I went there recently and didn't find it... More 

Thank dewayneroos
Newark, Delaware
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 9, 2015

Last night we stopped in and had a Blackened Mahi Mahi Taco that was brimming over with fish.It was so large-- I had to eat it with a fork for a while so I could pick it up with my hands. Very tasty! My husband had the Mahi Panini which he thoroughly enjoyed as well. Edward was a great server... More 

1 Thank Beacher23022
Englewood, FL
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2015

The hamburger tasted like it was from one of those boxes of burgers that you buy frozen - parts of beef and what not. The roll was hard as a rock and just a plain hamburger roll, not special bread as stated on the menu. The Pina Colada was small with no fruit or anything to adorn it. Didn't taste... More 

Thank Sasha34224
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2015

I am a local and have eaten at both Island Grill locations, Islamorada and Key Largo, for many years. Until last weekend, it was just about my favorite restaurant in the area. Last Saturday, we were planning on going to the Key Largo location for dinner along with another local couple. Since it was a weekend and 'in season', I... More 

1 Thank Notapickyeater
IslandGrillDM, Manager at Island Grill at the Mandalay, responded to this review

We certainly apologize for being closed the evening you wished to dine with us. We were selected to host the annual charity fundraiser for the Good Health Clinic which provides medical services to Keys residents. We did inform our locals at least one week in advance via word of mouth that we needed to close the restaurant for this special... More 

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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Good food, good service. Lisa was very attentive and gave us very good service. We had a good Cuban, a seafood salad with awesome mandarin ginger dressing and sweet potato fries washed down with good margaritas. On the water ocean views, fun & relaxing.

Thank masbury
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2015

I'm a local and no matter when I come, the bar area is always full. Unfortunately I was informed the happy hour specials are only applicable for people sitting in that area. Also, no matter how slow or busy they are service is slow at the tables.

3 Thank amargrav
IslandGrillDM, Manager at Island Grill at the Mandalay, responded to this review

We do acknowledge that the bar can be quite crowded for the great happy hour so many enjoy. Our great drink and food specials attract both locals and visiting friends. It would be impossible to keep up with the significant beverage and food demand during our happy hour at the regular tables as well. Hence our (and many other local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $23
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 E 2nd St, Key Largo, FL 33037-4005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo
  • Phone Number: +1 305-852-0595
Oceanfront outdoor casual dining restaurant open 7 days a week! Join us at our new oceanfront bar everyday for happy happy hour from 4-6pm and we offer live music.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?