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The Island Room Restaurant at Cedar Cove - CLOSED

192 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5112
+1 352-543-6520
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (40 reviews)
“shrimp” (30 reviews)
“escargot” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
192 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5112
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1 - 10 of 348 reviews

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for dinner on a Friday night. We arrived just after 7pm to a quiet dining room. Shortly after we arrived several other tables arrived. It got a bit noisy, but that isn’t the waitresses fault. We both had the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rey631
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico beach. It was destroyed in 2016 by Hurricane Hermine. It is totally rebuilt including the new Sand Bar. It’s nice, quiet and offers a varied menu with lots of seafood usually offered with pasta. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 977samd
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Super food, coolest bar ever if you like a dose of nostalgia... can’t miss it if you are in Cedar Key!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 926clayc
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Found this restaurant via a Local recommendation., signs not evident that a restaurant was back there. White table cloths, wine selections were adequate. Ordered the seafood pasta, asked to have the sausage omitted and they did....could have been a little more pasta but the flavor...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Cathy T
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

After closing due to damage from hurricane Hermine for 18 months, The Island Room has reopened. This review covers a number of recent visits. First the decor and atmosphere is a pleasant treat on the island. Really we have only two restaurants with anything close...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank michaelhG8942WK
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Made a red for two. Waiter came out after 10 minuets waiting. We were his only table. Ordered the crab bisque and shrimp “escargot “. Ok, warm rolls were nice. Crab bisque was hot and lovely. The shrimp “escargot “ in cheese sauce was cold....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JaneL2700
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Our beloved Island Room is finally back after 18 months to rebuild after Hurricane Hermine. It is lovely and all new. An OUTSTANDING remodel job. The view is fabulous and the new bar area is GREAT! But regrettably the food and kitchen team is not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bofftckcc
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We had a delightful dinner at the reopened Island Room! The space is open and bright. Bar service was quick. The restaurant was quite full the night we went but our waitress, Callie, was very friendly and helpful despite having to work the entire restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank chrchgrlmis
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

An outstanding beer and wine selection with fantastic, local appetizers and sides. The soft shell crabs were sautéed just perfectly as well as all of their signature dishes. I was certainly impressed with their menu and fine service, etc. Make your reservation as soon as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank PhilHarmonik
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Rebuild is going great. Look forward to their reopening. Toured the work in progress,they will return to being the best of the best! Cuisine, decor,ambiance, waterfront view, and wait staff, will all be the best of the best in Cedar Key once again!

Date of visit: October 2017
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-6520
  • E-mail
Elegant waterfront dining serving fresh seafood, homemade pasta selections, steaks and chicken. Full bar and extensive wine list available.
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