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Friendly Fisherman Restaurant

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150 Johns Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
+1 727-391-6025
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't bother. Too loud, and too crowded. You wont get a good meal, here. Friendly Fisherman has been here for a long time and is outdated and coasts on the tourist trap crowd. Can do so much better at John's Pass. John's Pass area has drawn newer, real quality food restaurants at decent prices in the past couple of years.

Thank kathy g
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I are locals, driving over to the beach at least once a month from Tampa for dinner. The night we were there the service was excellent, make no mistake about it. From the host, to the server, to the kitchen runner, everyone was great. It's just that the food isn't. My wife and I had not been... More 

Thank heyscottyboy60
Byron, Michigan
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the best clam chowder I have ever had. If you like clam chowder or have wanted to try it, do not pass up this place. Located right on peer (boardwalk) the view is nice too.

Thank Ttilley98
Stacy, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh fish, great staff and awesome environment. Dathan was our server and he was awesome. Had great recommendations.

Thank Thomas O
ware hertfordshire
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231 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for lunch. Good selection of drinks and food. We had fish an chips and shrimp basket which was huge and filling. Fish was fresh and the shrimps excellent . Staff 23rd helpfully and believe it or not friendly. Great view over the marines and saw dolphins in the bay area. Highly recommended worth a visit.

Thank displeased064
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The drinks were great and the food was gorgeous. The raw oysters were in season and they were huge and delicious. Everything was delicious. We will return.

Thank Pam H
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was part of a group of five that kept asking me where I wanted to go to celebrate my birthday. But as it generally goes, I told them and everyone said no, so we ended up here after Bubba Gump had an hour and a half wait. I'd much rather not go to a chain anyway (I actually have... More 

Thank Joseph B
Derby, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place great staff and the food was outstanding. Our poor waitress handled 4 checks for our group of 16! she did not miss a beat! All of the food was WONDERFUL GET the crab cakes!!! for sure!!! and the caprese salad too! I think they were called corn fritters ??? WHAT A DELIGHT! I had shrimp scampi and it... More 

Thank Dorothy R
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly Fisherman's food is basic, ok. Don't expect anything fancy. Don't look at the bathroom. It's not really the cleanest place we have been.

Thank Arno A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and plenty good prices fast service Friendly and welcoming staff Beautiful terrace on sea frond

Thank marc b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Johns Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-391-6025

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Detroit Michigan
over a year ago

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