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The Island Cafe

918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
+1 239-394-7578
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been patrons of The Island Cafe for a number of years...but last night was the first experience of this season. Island Cafe may well be the most understated great restaurant of Marco..perhaps in some part due to its hidden location. Island Cafe is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrPr946
Diana A, Public Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the raving review. We appreciate when people share a good time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought this was a French restaurant but found out otherwise. Service was beyond expectation and the food very good. Would recommend to anyone

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s clear that some improvements have been made to this restaurant since our last visit. However, it’s difficult to make a shop into an interesting restaurant. We both ordered the mussels which were very tasty, but let down by some being gritty and we know...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike T
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a delightful meal last night with attentive service and great food. My girlfriend had shrimp and scallops and I had chicken franchise. Have been here many times and the food is always good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 572donnao
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your evening and your meal. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

The orange duck was excellent! My husband had it twice. Excellent service. The waiter remembered our special needs from the previous visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank j p
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for joining us again during your visit to Marco Island. We are pleased to see your review and that you enjoyed your visits and the food. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant with a great selection of food. It was a shame they weren’t doing the summer menu when we visited. Only reason I’ve taken one star off is that we had 2 bottles of water and were charged $12. Perhaps this is an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Grimbo89
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

We are pleased that you enjoyed your food. You are right about water charges. In the US, we do charge for bottled water, however, we serve Marco City water at no charge. The bottled water normally serves 2 or 3 people. We do have a...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

This place is a great find. Small but great with flavor and technique Diana the hostess was wonderful, she makes every patron feel at home Our waiter Ray explained the menu and his attention to our service was just right We had the Summer special...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank michael c
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We had just arrived at Marco Island and were starved! We pulled into this little strip mall with an “Island Cafe” sign and figured we would get a quick bite to eat. We were reluctant to go in because it was 5:30pm and there wasn’t...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Island Cafe is truly a hidden gem on Marco for many years. It was acquired last year and appreciate your feedback. We have the summer special as mentioned, an updated regular menu, impressive wine list and more...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Went there last night after reading the good reviews. This restaurant could be easily overlooked from the street because it's tucked away but very quint inside. They offer a summer special 3 course meal which is a great deal for what you get. My appetizer...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank TravelMiami_Florida
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This restaurant is tucked away in a stripmall and does not look very inviting.But enter and it is a revelation.There is a wide choice of dishes,seafood or steak and lots more.We all had a different choice and each dish was hot and cooked to perfection.The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KatieB52
Diana A, Front Office Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are always pleased to have our guest share their experience.. It's also very pleasing to hear you dined with us again during your visit. We look forward to serving you again in the future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 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: +1 239-394-7578
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Don't let the name fool you! We are a casual dinner establishment, serving some of Marco's favorite entrees. We offer a true taste of Marco Island. Island Cafe has a quaint and cozy atmosphere serving European Classic Cuisine. Our chefs have decades of experience and are committed to present quality classic dishes with fresh ingredients. Our staff looks forward to serving you and providing a dining experience you will be sure to enjoy. We serve a variety of seafood, many that are local. Beer and wine is available. Reservations recommended - Walk In's Welcome!
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