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4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL
+1 941-798-9404
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been going to the Cortez Kitchen for many years for great lunches and dinners. You can't beat the fresh seafood and atmosphere. The blackened grouper sandwich and dinner are always a great choice and the cheese grits as a side dish are a welcome surprise. The steamer pot is one of my husband's favorites also. Happy hour runs from... More 

Thank TravelGal82742
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218 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cortez Kitchen is a fun place to go but just know you won't be going inside, well sort of. The inside is just a covered porch with a lot of fans going all of the time BUT, the fish is so fresh, you know it came in that morning. The food is good, the service is okay, and there... More 

Thank Nancy S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the steamed pot. Full of shrimp, fish, clams and vegetables. The best I've ever had. My wife had the blackened scallops. Also the best she ever had. The seafood fresh and atmosphere typical of gulf coast Florida. The staff was also extremely helpful and friendly. I highly recommend.

Thank peter l
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We wanted to try this restaurant for a few months after finding the marina and eventually the fish market. Great outdoor eating where you seat yourself. Plenty of parking and you can even ride your bike here. Menu choices are many and the specials behind the bar awesome. We ordered fish and chips and the grouper taco with onion rings... More 

Thank governorstravels
Jeffersonville, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place was fun!!! the band was awesome enjoyed dancing and drinking. had some appetizers. Great fun atmosphere staff fun good attitudes

Thank uranan2017
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My family went for dinner. It's a very casual, open air restaurant. We enjoyed the atmosphere. My wife and I had the fish and chips. The fish was excellent! The fries just ok. My son had the grilled chicken sandwich and said it wasn't great but was ok. My daughter had the popcorn shrimp. She found the taste to be... More 

Thank Gary R
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went to Cortez Kitchen during Spring Break. Very busy week. Arrived around 5 PM. Was seated immediately. Not fancy but good. Two teenagers with me and they both cleaned their plates. That says something about the food. Service was good. No pressure to eat fast. Very relaxing.

Thank Bob N
Noblesville, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful. The restaurant closed at 8pm but we arrived at 7 and had no issues. We ordered royal reds and they were great. All the food came out hot and the service staff was attentive to our needs.

Thank Greg M
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Cortez Kitchen is nowhere near a fancy dining place. Large deck attached to a kitchen with vinyl panels to control wind and/or cold if needed. However, on a Sunday afternoon around 4;00 PM, the place was full. Free entertainment provided, musicians were actually pretty good. Service is adequate, but waitress is kept very busy due to crowd. Greatest difficulty was... More 

Thank Larry R
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant came highly recommended but we left disappointed. The food was okay but the service was terrible. We seemed like we were a nuisance to the waitress.

Thank ssdlclark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-798-9404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?