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“Might have been the best grouper I have ever eaten!”

Caroline's Dining on the River
Ranked #17 of 37 Restaurants in Apalachicola
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Havana, Florida
2 reviews
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“Might have been the best grouper I have ever eaten!”
Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised at the freshness, taste, and presentation of our meals. Their specialty seems to be grouper and rightfully so! There were 4 or 5 different grouper dishes, of which we tried two of them. Both were fantastic! The salads were a little larger than you normally find and they offer many homemade dressings. We both opted for the garlic mashed potatoes and they were truely made from scratch. The service was good and many of the tables looked out over the river. We definitely will go back!

  • Visited August 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A tradition”
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We always make a point of having breakfast at Caroline's. The food is excellent and atmosphere nice with a view of the river.

Visited August 2014
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2 Thank Rick K
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Tallahassee, Florida
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Complimentary Breakfast at the River Inn”
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sunday morning after our stay at the Apalachicola River Inn, we were had breakfast at Caroline's.

It was complimentary and delicious. I had shrimp and grits with eggs cooked to order. My wife had the all-American-breakfast cooked to order.

The orange juice was really freshly squeezed.

Great food and service!

Visited August 2014
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Thank FKCSDad
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Shalimar
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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“Fabulous food!”
Reviewed August 9, 2014

A taste of Old Florida . Friendly staff, fresh linens, a view of the river inside where it is cool. You can sit outside if you prefer but it was 90+ degrees this week. The food is wonderful, oysters, red fish and much more. They are famous for their breakfasts all the breakfast choices you know made and more oysters, and shrimp and grits for breakfast and huge freshly baked biscuits!
Breakfast comes with your room if you stay at the River Inn!
Can't wait to go back!

Visited August 2014
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Thank Carolyn F
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“Excellent”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Food was excellent, can't wait to visit again and go back! Servers was wonderful and friendly. Recommend when you visit apalacola for a great meal, stayed in the inn as well, very pleased with room as well

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank barbiedave
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