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“Nice lunch outside on the water”
Review of Swordfish Grill

Swordfish Grill
Ranked #3 of 12 Restaurants in Cortez
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Most of the food was pretty good. The grilled shrimp sandwich was tasty with a little spice. Ahi tuna was very good also and tasted very fresh. Oysters on half shell were also enjoyed. Clams Casino was a little greasy and I am not sure why it had breading on it. Usually Casino does not have breading.

The waitress was very competent and was very patient in explaining the specials several times for those of us slow in hearing/remembering. She also stopped back several time (without being annoying) to make sure everything was satisfactory.

One word of caution: It is fun to come by boat and dock at the restaurant. But be very careful to stay in the channel. The large boats in the area will give a false sense of deep water. The channel is well marked by the slightest deviation will put you up on the sand.
(at least it is only sand.)

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Reviewed December 4, 2013

My wife and I loved the Swordfish Grill the first time we went, decided to go back today for lunch. Sat out on the deck. The only thing better than the view and 80 degree temp. was the food. It was so good the last time we both ordered the shrimp burger and boy was it good!! We will be going back soon to spend an evening. We've heard from neighbors it's a fun place for evening cocktails, with live music and more excellent food and friendly waitstaff. This could become one of our favorite places.

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Reviewed November 27, 2013

We spent our last night here. Began with happy hour. Sat outside at the bar with Sara. It was a fun place to be with a fun view. Pelicans next door because of the fish market...fun watching that. The band was awesome. We had wonderful appetizers...fresh shrimp nachos, fresh peel and eat shrimp, tuna, biscuits, crab cakes. ALL was wonderful tasting and great presentation. We had the best service all night long. Great time was had by and all so thankful for such a fun place to spend out last night with all of our new friends we met.

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Reviewed November 26, 2013

The Food here is excellent from the appitizers to the main course. One must to try is the Shrimp Nachos, you will never eat any others. The Service and the personalities make you feel like you are old friends. A must to visit

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Reviewed October 31, 2013

Found the Swordfish Grill during the stone crab festival so we went back today for lunch. Sat out on the deck. The server was very friendly and attentive. She recommended the daily special a shrimp burger....I've had shrimp burgers at other places before but nothing like what they prepared. Large gulf shrimp arranged on a very good bun with some of the best fries I've ever had anywhere, also cole slaw and a couple draft beers in very frosty mugs (my wife had the same meal and loved it as much as I did) The views of the water are very nice and beginning tomorrow they'll have music every night. We'll be back many times!!!!!!!!!!!

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1  Thank cozbill
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