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7092 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946-2501
(941) 697-0566
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we took the water taxi over from engelwood at 6$ each, even for my 9 year old. quite pricy really as the restaurant should subsidise it...... had the famous ribs, which were great, a huge pizza, fish and a mignon. mignon overcooked, fish tiny, rum was ok. i would not write home about this place, as the whole experience with... More 

Thank dawn s
Venice, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 1st time to Rum Bay...Came in on our boat & found a space on the dock without any challenge. Nice little gift shop with a good selection of cigars to choose from as well (a plus for me). The restaurant had good nautical décor & the "boat drinks" were Mai Tai fine & came in time. The... More 

Thank All Pro Da d
Port Charlotte, Florida
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103 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day on the water my wife, myself and a friend stopped in for a late lunch. There were not many people there so our food arrived incredibly quick. First of all the lobster bisque was disgusting, none of us could finish it and mine had a hair in it. My wife said her chicken club sandwich was... More 

Thank TravelNurses2
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been wanting to visit this restaurant during all our 7 year stays in Rotonda, but finally got to try it out this year. The boat ride across and back was amazing, lovely views and we had dolphins following the boat on the way back. Very entertaining and obliging Captain too! The restaurant was a major disappointment. The waitresses... More 

Thank debsmk
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Considering you are stuck on an island with limited choices, this place shines! Our group enjoyed the food so much that we had to come back again. We had 14 in our party and they accommodated us very well. Buckets of rum, choice of beers and a very large menu. Our group could not stop talking about the lobster Reuben,... More 

Thank Michal S
Southwest Florida
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ferry leaves every half hour, it's $6 a person round trip and then picks up at 15 and 45 minutes on the hours. Last boat leaves at 8:15. The trip over is beautiful. The restaurant in nice, food was good, drinks were very good. When we were seated the chairs had crumbs on them, we asked our server to... More 

Thank Nancy S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious and the atmosphere is fun and relaxed. You have to get there. By Water taxi/boat. We had enjoyed it so much, we decided to take our friends and go again. The boat drivers were pleasant and they were able to attract dolphins who followed us for awhile. The waiters/waitresses at the restaurant were fun and very... More 

Thank Upset206
Arcadia, Florida
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

You have to get there by Water Taxi but that's half the fun! The Water Taxi driver was very funny and personable. We were a group of 20 and all had good food and good service.

Thank valnal3
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited Rum Bay today and the food was great! The location is also so fun. Overall wonderful experience!

Thank FLTraveler1234
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We enjoyed a nice family dinner at Rum Bay Restaurant 4th of July weekend. The conch fritters, Mahi Mahi, grouper, ribs, hamburger, and chicken wings were all very good.

Thank Amberdog16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Caribbean, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7092 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Placida
  • Phone Number: (941) 697-0566

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