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Fish Tales Market & Eatery

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11711 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3634
+1 305-743-9196
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great seafood, excellent quick service, reasonably priced! Stone crab claws perfect. Try their Cole slaw! Seafood pasta was delicious.

Thank SteveB36
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like this place. We ordered our meals for take out. The restaurant is not tiny but not large either. There is also a market selling fresh fish, some baked goods, cheeses and meats. Two of us got the Yellow Fin Tuna. It came with a nice mild wasabi sauce on the side. I ordered mine medium rare and it... More 

Thank loneeagle_15
Charlottesville, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh fish sandwiches and German beer on tap. Mostly locals and plenty of character. Ample parking right in front.

Thank Todd H
Marathon, Florida
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant. They constantly update their menu. They focus on fish and German food. They also have a area where they sell seafood steaks, sausages and bread to take home and prepare. Fish Tales has the best smoked fish on the planet. My family were commercial fishermen across Chicago, Wisconsin and Michigan, so I have... More 

1 Thank JohnRadke
Wayzata, Minnesota
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We love the casual atmosphere of this place. The seafood is always fresh and priced right. One of our favorites on our yearly visit.

Thank pookiepay
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful food! We ordered the 'catch of the day', which was mahi mahi, sandwich and fried shrimp platter. It was Fresh, not greasy, and portions was plentiful! The place was clean, the prices were not bad, and the service was great! It is a small place but well worth it.

1 Thank Kyle-Kayla
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We have visited Marathon on three separate occasions, most recently in July 2016, and have had at least one meal at Fish Tales during each visit. Friendly staff, great food and very reasonable prices. They will also cook your own catch of fish with the blackened option recommended. Last but not least, the Snickers cheesecake was the best dessert I... More 

1 Thank Cindy099
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I rarely give 5 stars to anything but the Fish Tales deserves it. My dolphin fish blackened fillet was cooked to perfection and melted in my mouth. Must have been just off the boat! Prices were very reasonable and the ambience was what you'd expect from a local fish joint.

1 Thank TonyUsa
Marathon, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

I can't believe we have never ate here over the years. Will definitely be a repeat customer. An enjoyable lunch with my son. Fresh, hot, quick food, very generous portions. Great prices and the staff was awesome too :-) MichelleB

1 Thank emjt64
St. Petersburg, Florida
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Do yourself a favor and be sure to stop in for a bite to eat while in Marathon, you can't go wrong with anything you pick from the vast menu!

Thank wacki56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11711 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-743-9196
Family owned and Operated Seafood/Meat market and Restaurant. We serve the freshest local seafood, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more. Daily Specials; Beer & Wine.
Mon.-Fri. 10-6:30 & Sat. 10-4

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?