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Cortez Cafe

12108 Cortez Rd W, Cortez, FL 34201
+1 941-792-0030
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (22 reviews)
“greek omelet” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
12108 Cortez Rd W, Cortez, FL 34201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in the area and looking for some good breakfast try out the cafe. Fast food service, and funny owners. Noms!

Thank Aika K
ibdebi, Owner at Cortez Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, for great review, come back and see us soon! Debi & Sam Varelis

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is were the locals go and it doesn't disappoint! Service is always good and food has always been great. We have breakfast here at least 3-4 times during our 8 day vacation stay. The BEST grits you will have anywhere

Thank 519allanr
Reviewed 13 March 2018

On a recent visit, we ate breakfast here twice. Both times we waited just a short while for a table but once seated, coffee was quickly delivered and orders taken. The food arrived hot. I had the biscuits and gravy (as I usually do at...More

Thank brl91
ibdebi, Owner at Cortez Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you so much for the great review, come back and see us soon! Debi & Sam Varelis

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Two years ago, I posted a review reflecting our disappointment with the breakfast. We decided to give it another try this morning - Monday. It was busy with a wait list. I gave my name to the server and waited outside as there was no...More

Thank Lola1958
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We like this venue, but somehow it keeps disappointing. The food is just average. The drinks are good, as long as the servers leave them on the table when you are dancing. The bands on our visits have been average this season.

Thank Janice W
ibdebi, Owner at Cortez Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hello! Thank you for the review, except I think you got the wrong restaurant! We are the breakfast/lunch place right on Cortez Road and we do not have a band or serve drinks. Come by and have breakfast with us. Debi & Sam Varelis

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Love, love, love. What more can I say? Family owned and operated. Sam is always there making sure everything is perfect. Expect a line up, people wait for a reason. Absolute favorite ❤️☀️

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Everything is perfect. It’s perfect because for 60 years they have maintained only the highest quality foods from local growers, fishermen, farmers and nothing comes from a can that matters. The food is superb. The service is friendly and competent. The prices are set for...More

Thank DanO3501
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My mom and I were headed to Cracker Barrel and decides to try this little place. Best decision ever! This is my new favorite place. Everything was soo good!

Thank tonakf
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I was really surprised by this restaurant. Doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is outstanding. Service is also very good. If you have to wait, just wait. It's really worth it. There is a greek flair to some of the dishes...More

Thank cpgrn
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Maybe I shouldn’t submit a review.... this gem of a place might become too popular!! Cortez Cafe has been around for many years and serves a great breakfast. The waitresses know the locals by first name and it’s like a family. They treat the new...More

Thank 815sue
ibdebi, Owner at Cortez Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you! Wonderful review, we appreciate it! Debi & Sam Varelis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12108 Cortez Rd W, Cortez, FL 34201
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-792-0030
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