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Hideaway Cafe

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57784 Overseas Hwy, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050-5626
(305) 289-1554
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Delray Beach, Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is always such a special treat and highly recommended. Where else in the Keys can you get great seafood with a French flair in an unpretentious setting on the water?The food is simply delicious; so fresh from the bread to the salad to the entree. Good sized portions; the strawberries flambé is not to missed. It is also romantic.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is located on the second floor in the back of the Rainbow Bend Motel. Looking at it from the outside, you would never guess it boasts such a great, little waterfront. restaurant. The food is delicious and the service is impeccable. We celebrated our anniversary there this past weekend.

1 Thank nancy g
Bellmore, New York
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127 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is at the back of what looks like a very dated hotel. The food was very good. The restaurant seemed a little dated as well.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, a bit hard to find (not that hard!) and definitely not a cafe. A wonderful dinner from start to finish. Shrimp bisque and the escargot hideaway were a hit. Followed by a great and simple Caesar. Main course was shrimp scampi and the hog nose fish. Both were tasteful and every morsel was gone. We were totally full, but... More 

1 Thank bmccole
Northern Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an excellent restaurant with great service. We went for the early Sunset Specials where all meals are $16,95 - a reduced amount of food if you call half a duck instead of a whole duck reduced. Its still alot of food! Fabulous delicate shrimp bisque, great ceasar salad, and then we got the duck and the shrimp scampi,... More 

1 Thank Vicky D
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find, but behind the façade of an older Florida Style stucco motel called "The Rainbow Bend' is the most delightful gourmet surprise in "The Keys". My wife and I celebrated our anniversary there, and were delighted with not only the food, but the ambiance and the service. Highly recommended. Very romantic.

1 Thank DukeofNewYork1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking the advice of our friend and local sportfishing captain, my wife and I went to Hideaway in Sept 2016. After finding the cafe tucked upstairs at the resort, we were treated to hands-down the best meal we have ever had in the Florida Keys. Unlike the usual ocean/touristy fare (nothing wrong with that), the food here is absolutely stellar... More 

1 Thank jm0ney
Minneapolis, MN
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place both in ambiance and food, is a throwback to the 50's. Very basic food, expertly prepared with terrific servers. We really enjoyed our dinner and will be back. Also, they take reservations.

1 Thank Vladmn
North Aurora, Illinois
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we go to the keys, we stop here for dinner. Excellent service and delicious fish. This is my husbands favorite place. The fish of the day this time was hog fish. My husband loved it. I ordered shrimp pasta . The shrimp were HUGE.

Thank Susan S
Key West, Florida
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

If you enjoy excellent seafood, beef, or duck served oceanfront with soft romantic music in a casually elegant restaurant with excellent service, you will enjoy discovering this restaurant. The staff will make you feel like family and accommodate to all of your needs.It is located north of Marathon in Grassy Key , a short drive or a $10.00 taxi ride.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57784 Overseas Hwy, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon  >  Grassy Key
  • Phone Number: (305) 289-1554

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?