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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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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had 20 people for dinner at the restaurant and the service and food was amazing. We can't wait to go back.

Thank Beverly C
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

About an hour boat ride from Cape Coral...a fun stop to grab lunch and a refreshing drink. We had the blackened mahi mahi sandwich with coleslaw. Both were delicious. The drinks were good but on the small side. We sat outside but the inside is a must see as it it covered by apparently $70,000 in dollar bills. The walls... More 

Thank live4palms
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here yesterday, our waiter Josh was very prompt and helpful. Good food and atmosphere. Would def go back. Bar inside restaurant looks like it's come from the UK and the 100 dollar bills hanging everywhere, make it very unique. Once they fall off they are donated to a charity.

Thank Emma G
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136 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a little day trip with girlfriends to Cabbage Key, had to leave our dollar bill hanging on the wall and have a "Cheeseburger in Paradise" Drinks were a bit pricey, $8.00 for a 5 or 6 oz drink, but hey...we were on vacation. Great little place!

Thank Cardzfan1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent two nights at cabbage key and we definitely plan on going back! Extremely friendly and personable staff. We had a room reserved in the inn but since multiple cottages had vacancies they upgraded us to the Cabbage Patch at no additional charge. Rented a skiff and took it to Cayo Costa for a day at... More 

Thank Wilson C
Cape Coral, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

IF you're visiting (or even live in) Southwest Florida, you MUST visit Cabbage Key and experience it's Old Florida charm and beauty. Accessible only by boat; charters, water taxi's and ferry's to Cabbage Key can be found on Sanibel, Captiva, and Pine Island. Dining is possible outside under the umbrella's, on the screened front porch, in the cooler bar area,... More 

Thank Mark S
Spring Hill, Florida
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the sightseeing boat out of Fisherman's Village for a day cruise to Cabbage Key. We were mainly just wanting to be on the water and visit the island. The restaurant was a complete and total surprise. We knew there was a restaurant, but didn't know what the history we were about to delve into. What a fantastic place.... More 

Thank Betty A
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

All of the dollars which fall from our walls are donated to various local charities. Sometimes, upwards of $10,000 every year! There is a lot of history on Cabbage Key, going back way before its founding date of 1944. Come stay overnight in one of our quaint island cottages, or in one of our rooms in the Historic Inn &... More 

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived Cabbage Key after several hours on our boat and were greeted by Kevin who immediately made us feel welcome. Loved the rice and beans as well as the cheeseburger. When we walked thru the door Everyone had a great, happy attitude on a hot and steamy day! We especially appreciated Emily's great smile and relaxed, happy kindness. She... More 

Thank happywhenitsgood
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Emily and Kevin were both touched by your kind words. We’re so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us! Come back soon and stay over in one of our rental cottages, and enjoy one of Chef Steve’s nightly specials! More 

Winter Park, Florida
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cabbage Key Inn is a wonderful place to stay and the restaurant has wonderful food. We had the Chef's special (grouper) one night and Cheeseburgers the second night. The traditional breakfast is large enough to share. The restaurant also prepared a nice picnic lunch to take out on the boat.

Thank Robert4422
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Well, thank you kindly! Chef Steve is an excellent cook, whom prepares most of our dinners. Our boxed picnic lunches are available upon request to anyone of our guests staying on the island. We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come here by boat and enjoy lunch or dinner in a picture perfect old Florida setting. Fresh seafoods, delicious burgers, cocktails galore! You jut can't go wrong!!!!! Our server Rebecca was fabulous!

Thank Rachel A
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Rebecca was touched to hear your compliments! We strive to maintain that “Old World Florida” feel, while still keeping up with today’s modern world. Come back soon for more Cheeseburgers in Paradise and our signature cocktail, the Cabbage Creeper! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, Pineland, FL 33945
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pineland
  • Phone Number: +1 239-283-2278
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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