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Barracuda Grill

4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
+1 305-743-3314
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (92 reviews)
“tomato soup” (25 reviews)
“short ribs” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
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1 - 10 of 1,033 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not all that many decent restaurants in Marathon, so thought we'd try this place even though there were only 2 cars outside on a Sat. night. Fortunately, the menu was posted and we took a look. 45.- for 4 scallops, 46.- for duck --- insane....More

Thank foodieb2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss out on this five star GEM! The Rack of Lamb is by far the best in the world and I have eaten all over the world. The Shrimp and Calamari appetizer is a must. Don't miss out on the best restaurant in the...More

Thank cpsjg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barracuda Grill is with out a doubt one of the best restaurants in Marathon. It's maybe the only place where you will consistently receive good food, service, and atmosphere. Kasey took care of us the other night and made us feel like family. Courses were...More

Thank SolShineYoga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's nothing specifically wrong with The Barracuda Grill. The decor is OK, Service is OK, Food is OK. However, when the bill comes you just feel that it's 10% or 20% too much money for what you get. The food's not brilliant; there's better dining...More

Thank thaiboxukDerby
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had heard that the Barracuda Grill was probably the best restaurant in Marathon. We had dinner there on 7-22-17 and now can verify that it is. The food was incredible and surpassed our expectations. As good as the food was our waitress Stephanie was...More

Thank JJ H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Just came back from a really great dinner at the Barracuda Grill. Probably the best dinner that we had over the past 3 weeks in the USA. Really fresh grilled tuna and great ribs! We can recommend this to anyone, much better than the resort...More

Thank Nanda H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Both the appetizer and the two meals we ordered were too spicy for us. We even had to return the appetizer cheese spread as it was unbearable to eat. A little warning on the menu would have been nice. If you like spicy food, go...More

Thank R0n_and_Karen
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The food was excellent and the service was very good. Our server,Kasey, was excellent. Restaurants in The Keys have gotten much more expensive lately than they used to be. This is not a place you would take the kids. We saw two families leave after...More

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! And double wow. The food here is out of this world good. Everything was tasty and fresh. I had the snapper and it tasted so fresh, I swear it was caught today. And the mashed potatoes were so darn yummy. The services was outstanding...More

Thank Yogalover44
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Very nice small intimate restaurant. Good service pleasant staff. Chef skilled. Entrees taste as if they were prepared for you. We had the shrimp pot stickers and they were great. We also had the seafood pasta and the short ribs. All were well prepared.Definitely recommend....More

Thank ladyfish574
jvh33, Owner at Barracuda Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for stopping in for a bite. REALLY GLAD you liked the food! I had to smile, of your total136 reviews, only 46% received five stars. 41% of the time you give four stars and awarded us the same. I guess we'll call it...More

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Mariner2500
7 April 2017|
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Response from jvh33 | Property representative |
sorry, just saw that. no we don't but many in town do!
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martinstarzmann
19 January 2017|
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Response from jvh33 | Property representative |
We sure will. Text me a half hour before 305-395-1852
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$52
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-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, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
18:25 - 21:00
Thursday
18:25 - 21:00
Friday
18:25 - 21:00
Saturday
18:25 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-743-3314
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Description
The original definition of a restaurant used to be: owners cooking for their guests and extending the personal touch to their time at the joint, serving great food, wines, beers and having personal conversations, time allowing. That's why they come back! And that's what we attempt to do every evening that we serve dinner. Our great servers get to know you and handle the conversation when we are frankly too busy to leave the kitchen at times. After 23 years of service, I think we are going to make it!! Thank you to all that have graced our little spot over years, thanks a million!! Lance and Jan Hill, Chefs/Owners (and by the way, we love kids, have a few of our own, and provide a special menu just for them!) Please check Victoria Shearer's new book that just came out: Florida Keys & Key West Chef's Table, to grab a recipe or two :) Our menu is updated and printed daily. As a side note: we are not the least expensive restaurant in town, nor are we the most expensive. We provide an honest example of the expense to this site for your comparison. And the menu is hung just outside the front door. We do not automatically add a gratuity as routine. In this life I've found, you truly get what you pay for. At Barracuda Grill we respect that adage, respect your business and attempt to earn it every night we offer service (Thursday thru Saturday). PS. We are in the twilight of our cooking careers and look forward to serving you very soon!
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