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83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
305-664-4959
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Palm Beach, Florida
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to stop for lunch or dinner. The fish are always fresh and made to order. It is frequented both by locals and tourists. The views are interesting because they are located on the water. The staff is attentive and requests are followed up immediately. The prices are moderate and you can expect a pleasant experience.

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Thank hammerinhan
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw lots of cars in the parking lot, so we stopped. Loved the view from our railing table on the 2nd floor...looking over the harbor to the ocean. The food and service were excellent. A few days later we talked about going @ 20 miles from our lodging to eat another meal there...a great memory of the Florida Keys.

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Thank StanDiego8
Palm Bay, Florida
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Had always wanted to try this place from how nice it looks from the road. The actual experience was not that great. The tables close together and atmosphere noisy. The food was good but expensive.

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Thank Susank G
Bartlett, Tennessee
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Jeff and Skyler were awesome! We rented jet skis from them and they were great explaining the rules of the water..they have great prices for hourly rentals. Will definitely do it again!

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Thank Allyson K
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Nice server and great view. Fried shrimp really good. A little pricy for portions but not bad. Can't beat the views.

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Thank ShanaBlond
Key West, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Food was just okay. Probably my least favorite place during our visit to the Florida Keys. Don't think I would go back.

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Thank shar0n0562
Hertford, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Wonderful food, we stopped here both on the way to and from Key west, as we have done many times in the past. They have both an indoor and outdoor area (outdoor is undercover) Views out to sea and you can watch the boats come in and out.

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Thank Susannah W
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Couldn't find listing for the marina, which is adjacent to the Inn. Find Capt Skip Bradeen to charter his 50' deep sea fishing boat for the day. We had a great time. Bring your own food/drink... They take care of the rest. Guys were great... Beautiful day out. Tried for sailfish... Got 2 bites and spent a blissful day out... More 

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Thank Lauren S
Miami, Florida
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193 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were the first customers as soon as the place opened on a Friday morning and I requested the fish ceviche, which was glorious. Very fresh, tasty and abundant. The price was very low for what I got.

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Thank Jaime L
Stafford, Virginia
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I look forward to eating at the Whale Harbor each year on our trip to the Keys. This year - I was looking up the hours on the internet and it said that it was closed due to smoke damage. When we drove by, it was completely gone. That was a lot of smoke damage.

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Thank Beverly R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Caribbean
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: 305-664-4959

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?