Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Marathon

Keys Fisheries

The lobster Reuben is the stuff of legend. Sweet, chunky, creamy – so good you'll be daydreaming about it afterward. But you can’t go wrong with any of the excellent seafood here, all served with sass. Expect pleasa…
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Sunset Grille

Overlooking the Seven Mile Bridge, this huge, festive spot has an unbeatable location (it's not called Sunset for nothing) and wide-ranging appeal: namely a huge menu of seafood and grilled meat dishes, plus a raw b…
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Burdines Waterfront

For a taste of old-school Marathon, head to this barnlike upper-story shack on the waterfront. It's a much-loved local haunt where you can take a seat around the thatch-roof bar or at a picnic table and take in the …
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Grassy Key Outpost

Equal parts market and restaurant, the Outpost is an interesting spot that skews between fine dining and Keys casualness, both in terms of atmosphere and cuisine. There's a Southern flair to the gastronomy; shrimp a…
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SS Wreck Galley & Grill

The SS Wreck is a Keys classic, where fisherman types knock back brew and feast on wings. It’s definitely a local haunt, where island politicos like to prattle about the issues (fishing). The food is excellent: it g…
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Wooden Spoon

It’s the best breakfast around, served by sweet Southern women who know their way around a diner. The biscuits are fluffy, and they drown so well in that thick, delicious sausage gravy, and the grits are the most bu…
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Hurricane

Going strong for over 50 years, the Hurricane is one of Marathon's best-known bars. Aside from live music from time to time, there's a good menu of pub grub – pizzas, fish sandwiches, chicken wings and ribs.