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Rum Bay Restaurant

7092 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946-2501
+1 941-697-0566
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (33 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
“water taxi” (82 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Bar
$$ - $$$
7092 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946-2501
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok make this short and sweet. While there with my wife and another couple, our server (middle aged Caucasian male dark hair with gotee) was seriously compromised by either alcohol or some other chemical that impaired him greatly. It was a nightmare visit typed of...More

Thank RonMullins
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is good,interesting and tasty.......But the water taxi was great,,,, such a beautiful ride.... Would recommend this restaurant to all types of people, families, older, couples. Handicapped- not the water taxi but maybe the ferry boat. ENJOY!!!

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a 20 year professional in the vacation rental business, I am often asked by folks new to the area what there is to do. I often tell them about catching an inexpensive boat ride to Rum Bay Restaurant, especially if they have children and/or...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner plans for tonight(Father's Day) and received a call, which I missed to tell me the water taxi was not running today. I found this out by calling back on my own. At that point I was told I could use the car ferry...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't know, access if via ferry unless you are already on Island. Our food was pretty good. Chicken Brest was a bit dry. Seafood mixture was excellent. Ribs were good. Wait staff was prompt. Signature drinks were a bit small for the price...More

Thank ggrib1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are somewhat regulars. This place is the only show on an island with access by ferry, so one might think they would become complacent, but our experience is otherwise. They have early bird specials, happy hour, good pizza, and other ways to eat economically...More

Thank 848ralpha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was great , food just so so, bar was fun, really needs a good cleaning( tables, floor, walls ). Don't think we'll be back anytime soonl

Thank bella465
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We have been coming for years on our boat but a water taxi is also available from Palm Island Marina. The food is not fancy but the menu has lots to choose from and the hamburgers are delicious, as are the tropical rum drinks .This...More

1  Thank welltravelledinsarasota
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You'll get better food anywhere else. The ribs are terrible. The pizza a joke. The wings are okay and the bar is pretty good. Try the Rum Bucket.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is our second time to Rum Bay. We enjoy the water taxi to get there & great food.Highly recommend tourists to the area to try it, you won't be disappointed.

Thank cmcluett
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Molly M
Are you open on Christmas Day?
4 December 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Leverocks | Property representative |
Christmas Day we are open from 11:30am to 8pm We do not offer our regular menu However We will be offering our Christmas Buffet for $25.00 Adults $10 Children 10 and under.
Do you accept Discover?
5 January 2016|
Response from Leverocks | Property representative |
Yes, We accept all Major Credit Cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7092 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Placida
  • Phone Number: +1 941-697-0566
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