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“Missing the Mark”
Review of Category Three Bar & Grill - CLOSED

Category Three Bar & Grill
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Category 3 Bar&Grill is located in Key Largo at 99246 Overseas Highway. Award winning burgers, soups, wings and frozen mugs of beer. Casual atmosphere and family friendly. Open Wednesday thru Monday 11am-10pm We are the alternative restaurant choice in the upper keys.. When you are tired of seafood, come see us and get your burger on! We also offer carry-out and catering services. Great beer and wine selection and fresh homemade desserts.. Come see for yourself!! (Inside Seating ONLY)
Madison, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Missing the Mark”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

We stopped by Category 3 after a day of diving to check out their burgers.

The bar has a relaxing atmosphere with a dining area adjacent to the bar. When we arrived in the early evening the place was empty except for a couple of folks. This gave us the opportunity to look around at the pictures and newspaper articles around the restaurant while waiting for our order. The service was decent, but our burgers (stuffed with bacon and jalapenos) did not live up to the hype.

Overall we were left wishing we had gone to one of the many other great restaurants in the area.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Fun-4-Us77
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bill B, Owner at Category Three Bar & Grill, responded to this review, November 22, 2013
We never want to hear that anyone had a less than great experience at Category 3. We are vry sorry you did not enjoy your time here. Not to make excuses, but because we are in the process of hiring and training new kitchen help, there were a few plates that did not leave the kitchen in as go of taste as they should have been. Had you told your server you were not happy, I assure you it is our policy to make it right. It is always unfortunate when customers choose to complain via social media rather than at the time of the visit. It doesn't give us a chance to correct our wrong. We hope you will try us again. Thanks.
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367 reviews from our community

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English first
Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great mahimahi san and burgers”
Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

We loved it. Great shrimp bacon pineapple appetizer kebab. Fast friendly service. All very fresh and well seasoned. Good beer on tap

Thank maryandrick
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Key Largo, Florida
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“It was like being back at grandma's with family”
Reviewed November 16, 2013

Mama Lorraine, the owner (and your host) actually makes the homemade soups herself and will make sure she knows if you like it....her talented grandson is in the kitchen and son Billy mans the smoker that turns out the best ribs and pulled pork in town...I return regularly for the stuffed jalapenos, smoked meats, amazing burgers, soups, ice cold beer, and the great feeling that I have just been to an old-fashioned family meal. You will leave with a happy full stomach and at least a half dozen new friends.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank maggie m
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Level Contributor
41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great casual dining”
Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Great burgers! I ordered a burger with pineapple and tropical salsa. It was a little skeptical but the server recommended it. I'm glad I tried it. It was amazing. My friend really enjoyed the wings he ordered.

Thank Erin M
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Coral Springs, Florida
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223 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Started off with the stuffed jalapeños, delicious and made to order. Had lobster bisque, nice chunks of lobster in the soup and great flavor. The Cuban burger was the best! The bogey burger was good too but if they have the Cuban get the Cuban you won't be disappointed, not your average burger. Both burgers where large. Tater tots where crispy and the coleslaw must be homemade. Deserts are also yummy, had the carrot cake and key like pie. Everything we tried we loved! Service was great!!

Thank opichardo
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