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Tigertail Beach Cafe

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490 Hernando Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2400
+1 239-389-8414
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Marco Island, Florida
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just a little beach cafe but the food is amazing. I loved the veggie wrap and my friends loved the chicken sandwich. It is a great place to grab some food to take to the beach, grab and go type of place.

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Thank MomoDiego
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Veggie wrap was delicious. Ingredients were fresh and taste was superb. Large enough to share or for one. Nice and filling. Will definitely visit again when we return.

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Thank Ani8175
Oyens, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is pretty darn good for a fast food beach place. The food,,, chicken strips we had were good,. The French fries were also good. The prices were right were they should be. I would so again.

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Thank reelman1
Bloomington, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to hang out with friends and get a drink. The seating is comfortable and the prices are reasonable. They boast a nice menu that includes the usual beach fare as well as sodas and beer. It's just a couple hundred yards from the water and quite easy to get to. Parking is $8 a day. Bring mosquito spray... More 

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Thank Charles A
Marco Island, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would not go out of my way to pay a fee to get into the parking lot to go eat there. If you are at Tiger tail Beach this would be a nice place to eat lunch at.

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Thank D W
Marco Island, Florida
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I 've been here many times (8 to 10) over the past ten or so years. The food is fine, typical, easy to prepare, basic food. It's ok, nothing special. If you're hungry, it 'fills the bill'. The prices are on the high side, yet, to be expectd!

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Thank william723
qqwqq, Owner at Tigertail Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Hi William, Are you kidding me ? Like you, my wife, who runs our food concession is from Philadelphia. Although she suffers with MS she still works very hard to produce good food and uses locally grown produce . She also makes her own dressings for each meal and doesn't buy the "Typical" cheap patties and dressings one would normally... More 

Houston, Texas
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149 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a simple lunch and were very pleased with the quality. Menu is small but with plenty of satisfying choices. I had the veggie wrap. Fresh and tasty. Generous portion (plenty left over for a snack later). Came with some very good potato chips. My partner had a chicken burger which came on a nice looking bun... More 

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Thank Houstonalle4food
qqwqq, Owner at Tigertail Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there , Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a great review . We're so glad you enjoyed the food too. We make our own chips right on site and get many compliments for those waffle fries. The veggie wrap has become quite the local favorite too ( makes my mouth water just thinking about it... More 

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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We only got one meal the chicken tenders and waffle fries, the price was ok to be right at the beach, not only that but the food was actually really good and they serve a lot, we did wait a little longer than a reg fast food place but it was worth it because the food was so fresh

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Thank AyI0410
qqwqq, Owner at Tigertail Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for a nice review , we take a lot of pride in the quality of our food. See you again soon :) Tony n Martina :) More 

Clifton Park, New York
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

expensive for what you get, and not much of a selection, but great atmosphere, beautiful scenery and clean area

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Thank teri l
qqwqq, Owner at Tigertail Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Teri , Thanks for your review . We're glad you liked the atmosphere ,clean area and scenery. Our prices are very competitive with surrounding food establishments , we haven't raised our prices for over two years to stay competitive. It's very difficult , especially with rising cost of wholesale foods , permitting and licenses etc and the fact we're... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The Beach cafe has a nice menu with something for everyone, including kids meals. Recommend the veggie wrap and burger but the chicken salad on a croissant (special) is darn yummy too! I haven't had a bad experience ever! Plan a quick meal and support a local business!

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Thank sjd2008
qqwqq, Owner at Tigertail Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there , Thanks for a great review !!!! That's exactly what we shoot for , something for everyone and we take a lot of pride in our food at Tigertail beach park , those items you've mentioned are all very popular :) Sounds like you had a great day at our park , it's great to hear ! Hope... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, American, Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Hernando Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-389-8414
Description
Tigertail Beach Cafe is a popular Marco Island restaurant for locals and tourists alike with reasonably priced dining overlooking the beautiful lagoon of Tigertail Beach Park. We are situated within view of an adventure playground for kids. Tigertail Beach Cafe is open seven days a week serving angus burgers, veggie wraps made fresh, chicken sandwiches, chicken fingers, waffle fries, home made chips, ice cream and more!

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