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Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant

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Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, Pineland, FL 33945
+1 239-283-2278
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have never been disappointed with cabbage key. It is fun on the outside- turtles 🐢, ducks 🦆 and otters wonder around. There is a lighthouse and if you geocache you can find that too. The restaurant itself has $1.00 bills hanging on the ceiling and walls of the dining rom and bar - somewhere between $80,000 and $100,000 hang... More 

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Thank Melissa G
Newport News, Virginia
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant as part of out scenic cruise from Punta Gorda on one of the Kingfisher fleet boats. Since they're famous for inspiring Jimmy Buffets "Cheeseburger in Paradise", we just had to have one. Got to say it was one of the best burgers I've ever had. It was juicy, moist, and very flavorful. Wash... More 

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Thank Hokie2012
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop here for a lunch during a day boat trip with our friends. The restaurant is on Cabbage Key Island and it is casual and charming. I was here when I was young and it was a really pleasure to came back. Inside the restaurant is really unique because all the walls are covered Iin one dollar bills !... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to cabbage key while boating with our friends 6 of us in total When we arrived we sat outside to take In The view which was beautiful We then Went and put our name on a Waiting list to sit inside Inside is unique all the walls and ceiling is covered In one dollar bills kinda fun! When we... More 

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Thank Palmtreegurl2012
Perry, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a limited menu but everything is excellent. I often have soup and a decadent dessert. The staff is friendly and efficient. The island is a great place to walk around and the views are beautiful. We usually take the ferry but hope to come in our boat and stay at the hotel. We have visited 5 or... More 

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Thank beachgirl32348
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We boated over with some friends and the food was great. And for the location, we felt it was reasonably priced as well. Cathy was our server and did a great job taking care of our party of 12. She even offered to give us the story of the island. And that was with a packed house of New Year's... More 

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Thank Greg V
Sanibel Island, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chowder was awesome. There were 4 in our group. One had the Cheeseburger. One had the hamburger. One had the reuben and one had the shrimp salad. All were very good. The selection of drinks was good. Our server Marcie was excellent.

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Thank cjramseth
Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know how many times we've been here but we are never disappointed. The service is always excellent ---and this time was no exception. Rebecca gave us plenty of attention without hovering over us. She always knew just when to appear. I had the Mahi Rueben (not on the menu, but ask for it) and it came just as... More 

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Thank Andi A
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 1st trip to Cabbage Key. Lunch was great. The Key Lime Pie was very refreshing. Our server, Marcie, was super nice & attentive.

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Thank Jamey B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our trips to Captiva over the past 20 years wouldn't be complete without a visit to Cabbage Key for lunch. And yes...the cheeseburgers are as good as they say. We just visited last week and Marcie was our waitress who went above and beyond. She even went as far as getting two dollar bills out of her own wallet for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, Pineland, FL 33945
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pineland
  • Phone Number: +1 239-283-2278
Description
Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL in the Pine Island Sound. The Inn, built in the 1940's by the family of Mary Roberts Rinehart, now houses our famous Restaurant & Dollar Bill Bar and six guest rooms. The rooms in the Inn are all different with old Florida charm - they do not have TVs, phones, or refrigerators. We have seven cottages on the island, ranging from a 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage to 3 bedroom/3 bath waterfront units. All cottages have refrigerators, televisions (no cable) and coffee makers, some units have full kitchens. Our restaurant is open seven days a week and serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. If you want to relax on a beach...we do not have one here. But, Cayo Costa is a close kayak or boat ride away. This is a great retreat to discover "Old Florida", relax with a book, fish from our docks & watch the boats go by.

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