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Island Cafe

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918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go to place when visiting Marco. The food and service are excellent. We have been going here for the last 5 years and have never had a bad meal.

Thank Paul G
Marco Island, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regulars. The food is always grand and service impeccable. The artwork there is worth seeing and compliments the meal. Prices are more than reasonable for the food served. Wine list is priced reasonably with a few high end wines that compliment their food well. The owner and his wife are truly great people.

Thank Clark S
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we and two other couples were new to the area and kept hearing about this restaurant. The owner greeted us and the food and service was wonderful. My wife ordered something that did not come as she thought and the owner took it away and brought a dish that she absolutely loved. The owner is constantly check on his guests... More 

Thank hdsquared4547
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to this restaurant most every year on my return visits to Marco Island. The last two years we've missed our chance to dine here due to newborns or schedule conflicts when they close briefly in the summer. This year, they were open in August and we decided to stop in for dinner on a Tuesday evening. Most... More 

Thank homerf326
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

My wife and I come to Marco Island each year for a week's vacation. Island Cafe is on our list each year. Bill and Robert give us excellent service. The food is excellent. Their special for the entire month of August is a free soup/salad and dessert with each entree. We both ordered the Shrimp & Scallops for dinner and... More 

1 Thank jschnurbusch
Naples, FL
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414 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

It was almost an accident that we returned to this popular local entry after a decade of passing it by after the departure of Denis and Lisa many years ago, but that's another story. The real story here is the food and it was on very good on average. We enjoyed sampling each other's dishes and came away with the... More 

Thank ohgeorge
Ft. Collins, CO
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

As locals we dine here often and have never been disappointed. The food and the service continue to be far above par. I had the Florida grouper, which is one of my favorites. My wife had the salmon. Both dishes were fresh, perfectly prepared, and very pleasantly presented. There is a summer special that includes a full size appetizer and... More 

Thank Tony R
Sugar Land, United States
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Beat food. Best price. Best service. Short but nice wine list with reasonable prices. We had a lively Bordeaux. I had French onion soup and the mussel appetizer as my main course. I usually order mussels whenever I have the opportunity and these were The mussels are the the best I have ever had. My husband had the wedge salad... More 

Thank Katherine H
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Lucky to get a table. Packed full of locals enjoying great food. Always a good sign, particularly out of season. We were not disappointed. Had a bit of a wait to be served, but they squeezed us in, so no complaints and was it worth the wait! Went for the "special" and it really was. Succulent duck breast with scallops,... More 

Thank Geoff M
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Been visiting restaurant for years, several times each time we vacation in Marco but yesterday, arrived a 5pm with not a single person in the restaurant. Gentleman I'd never seen at the door and on the phone taking a reservation. We eat dinner early (would have been there at 4:30pm is we could have), restaurants always uncrowded when we dine,... More 

1 Thank Jo R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
  • Phone Number: 239-394-7578

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