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“Good eats are hard to find”
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)
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
“Good eats are hard to find”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Anyone who has tried to find decent food on key largo knows it is rare. The keys are filled with terrible overpriced food served at tourist traps, especially during the busy season. This one is an exception. The servers were great, and very accommodating to our many extra requests. There is a lot of bar food, but also some good fish sandwiches, the best I had in the keys. But if you want something really special, ask the owner for his special breaded pork (wiener schnitzel) sandwich; it's not on the menu, so he may tell you to come back the next day. Delicious!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank John H
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

During our two night stay at the Keys, we dined in the Cat. 3 bar and grill, and wow the food was fantastic and great value for money.

My Girlfriend and I visited due to the great reviews on TA, so hopefully this will persuade someone else to visit in the future!

We sampled the buffalo chicken wings (fantastic!!), tortilla chips and salsa, pulled pork sandwich, chicken quesadillas, and then an ice cream sandwich the famous key lime pie (you HAVE to try this out during a visit to the Keys!).

So for a 3 course meal, 3 beers and a glass of coke with free refills, the bill came to $51! How reasonable is that?!

Everything was freshly made and tasted very nice! No wonder they have good reviews on TA, all well deserved.

If we ever visit the Keys again, we will certainly visit the Cat.3 Bar and Grill again!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank CjChamb89
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Buffalo, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best restaurant on Key Largo”
Reviewed December 28, 2013

We have been coming to the Keys for more than three decades. For the last 5 years we have vacationed on Key Largo. Forget the tourist trap (any place well-advertized) and dine at Category 3. Only 2 years old, but they have the best food on the Key. (We have tried almost all the rest and the quality is mediocre.) The food and service at Category 3 have no parallel. The fish sandwich, fries, cole slaw, and german potato salad are super. On occasion they serve a breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. If you are from Indiana, you know how good this sandwich can be and Category 3's is among the very best. The quesadillas are excellent as well. Eat inside or in the back yard. Our whole family loves this place.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank pat h
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Islamorada, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“An oasis of good food and service during the holiday madness”
Reviewed December 28, 2013

They Florida Keys are overrun for the holiday season and every restaurant in Key Largo was packed to the gills today. We had nearly given up on our quest to eat out and we were on the verge of heading back home to Islamorada when we decided to give the Category Three a try. It is fairly ordinary looking inside and outside. Not a tourist destination to be sure, but the wine and beer selection are great, the food was excellent and the service was friendly. We will definitely go back and I highly recommend it. It's weird. Places I will never go to again were super busy disappointing a host of new customers and here is the Category Three with tables waiting. Nice to find a new favorite spot to dine out.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Cindy C
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2 reviews
“So awesome!!!”
Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant! Get the Island Burger and a slice of key lime pie! Great service and all the locals eat here. Best potato salad I've ever had!

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Thank kstep86
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