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Rum Bay Restaurant

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7092 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946-2501
+1 941-697-0566
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Cape Coral, Florida
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To get to Rum Bay restaurant you pay $6 for a 15 minute water taxi ride to Palm Island in a high prowed boat so you really don't see too much unless you stand up. And know that the only reason you are "allowed" on Palm Island is so you can spend your money at Rum Bay restaurant. You get... More 

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South Venice, Florida
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your staying on Palm Island....you will visit here...only restaurant around. The food is very good, and excellent service. Ice Cream and convience store underneath for the kids! Worth the golf cart ride!!!!

Thank Suzanne G
Lapeer, Michigan
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was invited to take this trip to Rum Bay Restaurant on Palm Island. You park at Johnny Leverock's Seafood restaurant and take a water taxi over to Palm Island to the Rum Bay restaurant. Cost is only $6 round trip. You get to the dock and walk up a boardwalk to the restaurant and there is nothing inviting about... More 

Thank Rebecca L
Fremont, Ohio
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147 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying down island in Don Pedro Colony. The beach and accommodations are great. We had guests come to visit and decided rather than grilling we would spend more time at the beach and pool and then go to dinner. We felt we had gotten lucky when one of the outside tables came free. The Palm Treetop setting promised... More 

Thank JosephatFremont
Fremont, Ohio
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122 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a good selection for being a captive restaurant on the island. There were four of us which each ordered differently. Some of the food was good and respectful but one member got the Mahi Tacos which came out cold and obviously right from the fridge. They were previously cooked and was still cold. When the waitress did come... More 

Thank Rhodehouse1003
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my wife for a late lunch both ordered fish tacos w mango salsa I asked for mine with out the salsa and the waitress offered a sweet chilli sauce ,both came with mango salsa,also poor fish was way over cooked, way too much coleslaw but the real good part was the piece of bacon in my taco (small,but... More 

Thank buddymay
Arlington, Virginia
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124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wine list is truly terrible, but overpriced. I don't mind $10 for a good glass of wine, but not for the crap they serve here. The bread served before dinner was a long sandwich roll, lightly heated. The grouper wasn't bad, and the pompano was actually quite good. But, the pompano was supposed to come with a chimmichurri sauce.... More 

Thank MaryLeeTraveler
Grand Island, New York, United States
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch the other day. You must take a water taxi ride to get here ($6 pp roundtrip) for about a 10 minute ride to Palm Island where the restaurant is located. It was a very pleasant trip. You then walk along a boardwalk to the restaurant. They have a varied menu with choices for everyone. we both... More 

1 Thank Earl R
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located on Palm Island off the Intercoastal Waterway. You have to take a $6 roundtrip water taxi from Placida. It is well worth the trip. Good variety of food including lots of fish and shrimp dishes plus racks of ribs and steak. Danielle was an excellent waitress. The return boat trip under a star filled sky was... More 

Thank Roadwarrior1000
North Port, Florida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to dinner with our daughter's family, only one entrée (salmon) was judged okay. Fish tacos, shrimp tacos, mahi, lobster bisque were very disappointing. Maybe we just didn't pick the best choices. Despite the poor food, all of the employees, from the boat taxi, to host/hostess, waitress were extremely service oriented and very courteous. We wish the food would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, 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: +1 941-697-0566

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