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Tony's Seafood Restaurant

597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
+1 352-543-0022
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (683 reviews)
“clams” (225 reviews)
“seafood” (145 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed yesterday

We read several reviews on the food here, especially the clam chowder. We decided to drive 2 hours to get lunch and taste for ourselves. The clam chowder is amazingly good. Being from New England, we expect creamy white chowder mildly spiced with thyme or...More

Thank Laura99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, how many places have claimed to have the world's best clam chowder? Hundreds, right? So these kind of claims don't mean a whole lot to me. So we drop in shortly before closing time on a Saturday night, and I order the clam chowder...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm totering on the fence about how many stars to give his place. Not really a 4 by my standards and 3 might be a tad low. It's quite a bit of a drive to get here but the clam chowder is very impressive, loaded...More

Thank BronxBornLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great chowder and best seafood In town for dinner. A quick tasty lunch plenty of food without being too pricey--grilled cheese sandwich with a bowl of chowder!

Thank EMalter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only a couple of our group like clam chowder and they claimed the chowder at Tony's to be very good. Other found equally tasty items, fish sandwich and shrimp plate. Slow to bring the check when we were ready to leave but well worth the...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I went there for lunch. I had to try the clam chowder and it did not disappoint! That was the best clam chowder I've ever had. Full of clams, perfectly flavored with just the right amount of spice. I even bought some...More

Thank lancomeliz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am originally from Rhode Island and we take our chowda very seriously so I had to try it since it had won awards at the Newport, RI chowda cook off. It was different than the chowda I was use to, but very good.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant so far in Cedar Key. I had a Philly cheese steak, which was fantastic. My companionseach tried the clam chowder had a grilled shrimp salad and the Creole seafood meal. They each loved their meal and raved about the chowder...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

After sampling their clam chowder, the sample itself was tasty; not sure if what were given as samples was made from the canned chowder they sell; they sell cans of what they label as 'award winning' chowder which we bought, but yet have not tried....More

Thank BanyanRanchStudios
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My dad brought home some of Tony's clam chowder in a can they sell in the restaurant. It was good, but I wasn't as good as my dad was raving about. So I wasn't sure what to expect when I came to Tony's with my...More

Thank BigGameProShop
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Questions & Answers
24 April 2017|
Response from tonyschowder | Property representative |
Hi-Thank you for your interest in joining us. Call the restaurant (352)543-0022 and the staff will be happy to assist you.
Linda O
21 April 2017|
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Response from Patrick R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about steamers either, just had the award winning chowder.
17 April 2017|
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Response from happycamper8314 | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of that salad. Didn't look for it on the menu. You may want to go online and see if their menu is listed, or, give them a call. Sorry, wish I had more info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-0022
  • E-mail
PLEASE NOTE: Seasonal Restaurant Hours: October- November 2016 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ( NOT OPEN FOR DINNER) Friday thru Sunday 11:00 AM -8:00 PM Please call ahead to verify hours before making long drives from far away.
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