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“Authentic, Delicious Cajun”
Review of Maria's Old Florida Restaurant - CLOSED

Maria's Old Florida Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood
Restaurant details
Naples, FL
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Authentic, Delicious Cajun”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Top-notch food that's not to be missed. But hurry - Maria is closing in April when her lease is up. Lunch times are not as crowded so the wait is not as long. If you know Cajun food you're in for a treat, if not, let Maria's be your first experience. The Ocean Harvest Fondue is highly recommended and is the perfect size for sharing. The weird decor is a strange mish-mash of plastic, purple wisteria trees, chandeliers, and fish netting. Just don't walk out. Sit down and start ordering as much of this delicious food as you can possibly eat.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Rosy K
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Salida
Level 6 Contributor
575 reviews
404 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
“Maria's Passion is Amazing!”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Try the Cajun! Delicious! Her passion is all over this place. Great meal! Great Service! The gumbo is delicious, have her award winners you won't be disappointed.

Visited February 2013
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Thank djack7
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Manchester, MI
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic Cajun Food In Fl”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Was glad to have heard of this gem on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed, the gumbo was fantastic & spicy, the fisherman's platter perfectly fried, even the oysters were just right. Portions were generous, prices very reasonable & Maria is a real character. The local news was going to do a live remote in a couple of days so this place is likely to get busier.
I heartily recommend you give it a try.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank tml-michigan
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Ft Myers, FL and Milford, PA
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Fabulous fresh seafood!!”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

I've eaten here a couple of times and couldn't get past the appetizers the last time however my daughter ordered a steamer plate & it was huge more like a platter! People from other tables came over to look at it & ordered the same after they say what we got!!

It is a family run place that can be overwhelmed when very busy but the food and reasonable prices keep me going bsck!

sorry to hear that the restaurant plans to close at the end of the season so get there soon and enjoy!

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1 Thank lilyontheroad
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“You led us astray”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

We arrived full of anticipation and left full of disappointment. We expected the long wait but were extremely disappointed in the food. The clam chowder was good. It did not make up for the rest of our meal. I think the fight going on in the kitchen may have had something to do with it. No more trips to Marias for us.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Richard Z
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