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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%
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“chowder” (696 reviews)
“clams” (214 reviews)
“seafood” (158 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed yesterday

OMG, both my wife and I had a cheeseburger and fries and it was the best tasting one that we have had in years! Forget about the other places if you want a burger because it's so juicy and cooked just the way you want...More

Thank flamica2017
Reviewed yesterday

On a recent trip to Cedar Key, my wife and I wandered into Tony's because it looked like a friendly family style restaurant. We had no idea what their reputation was like or what they were famous for. What a treat! We both had to...More

Thank Jimgonka
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent dinner at Tony's. Small and intimate historical building that feels very cozy. Gladys was our server for the evening and she was great. We started with corn nuggets and a cup of their clam chowder. Both were outstanding. I had the crab cake sandwich...More

Thank FLCouple
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've made return trips here for this fantastic clam chowder. They won international championships three years running before they were retired! We take frozen quarts and canned to go!

Thank Deanne S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came in at opening at 11 for lunch. The best of the best chowder can be found here. You can even takeout and by the can. Fantastic ! We even bought a 3 Qt can. I had the crab cake sandwich and my bride...More

Thank AlnSue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum yum yum. Eat it there or buy a few cans to take home. Now in Publix stores Tony's Clam Chowder. Seafood at its finest. Tasty food great service. Always go back! 🙋

Thank Kat G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read too many negative reviews of this place before spending one night in Cedar Key recently, and now I regret skipping this place. I took a lot of advice and picked up two 15 ounce cans of his clam chowder at a Publix supermarket....More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here based on others reviews and it was fantastic! Cute little gem in the heart of this quaint town. Our server Diane was the sweetest, friendliest person. The clam chowder is perhaps the best we’ve ever had. The seafood platter offers a great combination...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We lunched here. My wife has quite a few food problems but the staff bent over backwards to accommodate her. My food was extremely good and the service excellent

Thank malcolmbrand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't order the chowder even though that is what the place is noted for. I should have. the fish sandwich was good well but nothing to write home about.

Thank Fwdmotion131
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Nearby Attractions
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.58 km away
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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
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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