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“Great little place”
Review of Hungry Tarpon

Hungry Tarpon
Ranked #29 of 95 Restaurants in Islamorada
Price range: $5 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: In the Florida Keys you'll find this old Keys-style marina and fish shack "somewhere on A1A." A true conch atmosphere with many tasty delights, here in this Florida Keys restaurant you'll find yourself indulged in the Caribbean-inspired cuisine, the compassionate people and old Keys tranquility that is the Hungry Tarpon restaurant in Islamorada. The building has been standing since 1947 and with a home like Robbie's of Islamorada, plus a fascinating history, it all makes the Hungry Tarpon a part of the tradition since 1976. Enjoy dining on our bayside deck with tiki torches lighting up the night. Relax with friends over our fabulous appetizers and watch the boats come and go. Stroll our open air shops then wander to our sandy beach, melt into one of our bayside lounge chairs and let the sea air wash away the rush of the day.
Reviewed June 4, 2014

We ate inside. I love the island feel of a little road side restaurant. The fish tacos were great. It was the first time I had tried fish taco and I wasnt disappointed. Would recommend stopping here.

Thank mudbuggin
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TheHungryTarpon, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2014

Thanks for taking the time to leave us such positive feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed spending time here with us at Robbie's and hope you get time to come back soon.

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Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had drinks and an appetizer at this restaurant.We tried the Conch Ceviche and it was great, they serve it with chips. After that, we stepped next door to Robbies Marina and fed the Tarpon fish. We then purchased some art at the vendors there.

Thank Joe P
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TheHungryTarpon, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2014

Thanks for such a great review guys! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our ceviche and got to feed the Tarpon. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review and hope to see you all back down here soon.

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Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is the restaurant at Robbies. We sat outside by the water. The "Stilts" grilled chicken and philly cheesesteak sandwiches we had were great. After lunch we shopped the souvenir stands and fed the tarpon.

Thank deniseh785
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TheHungryTarpon, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2014

Thanks for this great review! We are glad to hear you made it down to Robbie's and enjoyed your food at the Hungry Tarpon. We are always trying to improve the experience here over all for our customers and your honest reviews help us do that. Hopefully sometime soon you can come back down and visit. Thanks again!

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Reviewed May 31, 2014

Lobster frittata, lobster crepes, American standard breakfasts - corned beef hash was great ... yummm ... and feed the tarpons.

Thank FentonMOBabs
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TheHungryTarpon, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2014

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great and honest review for us. We always enjoy hearing positive feedback from our customers and we appreciate you taking the time to come hang out. Hope you enjoyed your stay in the Keys and we would love to see you all down here again.

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Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have been here a couple of times before but the food/service were lacking somewhat. We went on Memorial Day and had a ten minute wait, the server was very good and the food was excellent. We did have to wait over an hour for the food as the kitchen was very backed up with all the volume of people there on a Holiday but the server was extremely diligent about keeping us posted and warned us from the start that it would be a long wait. My husband had the Cuban sandwich with fries which he loves and I had the Mahi mahi fish tacos for the first time and enjoyed three good size fish tacos which had a delicious sauce on them and I was also able to swap out the side dish for a side salad which made me happy. Very good. We also met a delightful young English couple now living in New York (hi Josh and Katie if you happen to read this!) and enjoyed talking with them. There is a nice view here of the dock/marina/tarpon being fed which makes for great people watching and a gorgeous breeze under the trees. This time I am happy to recommend The Hungry Tarpon!

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Thank mwooduk
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TheHungryTarpon, Public Relations Manager at Hungry Tarpon, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2014

We are always happy to have you all and we appreciate the honest review. At Robbie's we are always striving to make our property more comfortable and enjoyable for our guest. We are lucky to have such great customers and we always love hearing feedback from a happy customer. Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review and we hope you get a chance to come back down soon.

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