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Reviewed December 11, 2022

We always make sure that Grace - weekday lunch - is working. The food is good, but the service is better. Great Job!!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed September 11, 2022

We sat on outside deck, great water view. Lots of locals having a great time at the bar. They have a good menu and we both enjoyed our food. Servers were fun and the food came quickly. It is a casual place, so don't expect...white linen! You can even come here by boat. Would come back if in the area again.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed July 2, 2022 via mobile

Been to the island 2 times with family..no COMPLAINTS! Family friendly, adult friendly..suggest to anyone!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed May 29, 2022 via mobile

Fish and chips were pretty good, chicken wrap was also enjoyed. Service was good and ambiance is nice overlooking the water. Definitely a bar atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 9, 2022

My wife and I visited the Island Waterfront Bar and Grill for a quick snack and some drinks. We had a good time. The service was excellent, the drinks were yummy, and we enjoyed our grouper sandwich and Cuban sandwich. We will be back.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed April 16, 2022

Most of the negative reviews are from people with 1-3 reviews. Must be northerners!! Instead of leaving bad reviews, go to the chain restaurants you rave about. This is a great local place to eat. Kick back and enjoy the view. Food is always good....Service is fantastic. Everyone is friendly.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 20, 2022 via mobile

Service was terrible. Were told to seat ourselves and then nobody ever came to our table. We sat outside and waited awhile because it was crowded. It sits on the edge of the water but the whole outdoor area smelled like sewage. After about 15-20...minutes of breathing that in and waiting, we left. Can’t speak to the food as we never got any. There are much better places around.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 10, 2022 via mobile

This place sits on the water. They have indoor, outside covered and outdoor dining. The place has a dive look. Good menu and prices.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 15, 2022

I love this place for atmosphere Food is good too. Yes smoke is an issue only takes one to stink up the whole open deck. They need a smoking section. But his past Sat at noon, we waited one hour from order of food to...delivery. Really? But the last time 6 months ago at early dinner the same thing. One hour. So, will have to try two other water front places before we have an hour to waste. Maybe eat first at home.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 25, 2022

This place is just a grubby watering hole on the side of the highway. We walked out right after entering. It was dirty, people were smoking in the restaurant (if that's what you can call this place). Too many decent restaurants in the area to...waste time and money on this dump.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 30, 2021

My husband and I are regulars. We come here to chill with great food, and drinks. Love seeing the servers who never disappoint. If you want a place to relax by the water , and have some great cocktails this is the place! Ask for...Sam, she is the best server ever!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 30, 2021 via mobile

Great service and great staff. Very welcomed and they were so nice and easy to talk to. Drinks were amazing!!!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 30, 2021

Great food. Great people. Great music. Jesse is my favorite bartender. Definitely worth a visit!!!!!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2021

Had the Crab Legs "special" last night. Though the server assured me they were very meaty, they were so thin I could barely get any crab out, and what I did manage to extract was undercooked, cold, and extremely fishy for snow crab legs. My...husband only had a burger, which was just okay. Cole slaw was tasty, though, and not too sweet. Moscow Mule was too sugary and did not have real lime juice, and the draft beers were warm. Overall, the price was not worth what we received. Our server was so nice that we didn't want to complain, but we won't be eating there again. It's nice by the water, though, and has some decent live music at times. If you want snow crab legs in the area, so far the only ones we've found that are good and affordable are at Fish Lips at the port and Lou's Blues in Satellite Beach. We'll save The Island Waterfront Bar and Grill for an occasional riverside drink spot (when the parking lot is not flooded)!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 20, 2021

Been going there for a long time. Food is great.. Service very good, But. Damn owners fix your darn parking lot!!!! I will not go there 2-3 days after it has rained out. Mud is like glue. Went there today, (dry out) Had to go...thru one of your pot holes and my Mustang Scraped on the right side...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Island Waterfront Bar and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5