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Barracuda Grill

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4290 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 49. 5 Bay Side, Corner 43rd Street, Marathon, FL 33050-2335
13057433314
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Closed
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Wed - Sat 17:55 - 21:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful meal last night. The giant stone crab claws were as good a meal as I had. Three claws just a little smaller than my hand, served chilled. Our server was friendly and fun . Our maple bacon and shrimp appetizer was fantastic! Just a fun, delicious restaurant!

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ohio
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last yr we were pleasantly surprised by wonderful food/service during 'hell' wk in a place that doesn't look like much from street. . . perfectly prepared seafood, served same as any high-end restaurant, nice selection of wines, attentive service. When server returned to let us know entrée ordered was depleted, we were fine w/enough other selections (they insisted on not... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very impressed by Barracuda Grill. Every night their menu changes (and is fairly brief) always a good sign. We had the short ribs, the roast duckling, the cheese spread appetizer (with great pickles!) and wonderful home made salad dressings. All top notch. The place is filled with barracuda themed are. The restaurant is only open Wed - Saturday,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fantastic! Kasey, was my server, great smile, friendly, great service! Will Recommend to family and friends!

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Thank Giovanni P
New York City, New York
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148 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant with my wife. Have to say it exceeded my expectations for I had been looking for a hot spicy Fra Diablo for sometime. Barracuda definitely had it and it was awesome. Below is a picture. My wife had the grilled snapper which was also awesome. Stephanie our waitress was superb so nice and... More 

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Thank Aldora-Travelers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i went to the Barracuda Grill while spending 10 days in the Keys. It was the best meal we've had while here and one of the best meals I've had at a restaurant. I had the maple bacon shrimp nibbles appetizer. The taste was incredible and there was enough in the serving for four people. My wife... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a huge TripAdvisor fan, but I don't often write reviews. I will if a place is just terrible, and should be avoided. Or if I find somewhere exceptional. Barracuda Grill fits into the latter category. First you should know that they open precisely at 5:55. I found this out when I arrived around 5:30 and had to sit... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is rated the number 2 restaurant...but I would put it at number one. Menu is extensive. The wine list is a bit on the pricey side, but offers a good selection. Go for the food. Prepared and served with attention. Absolutely savored every bit of the yellow tail...with just a hint of spice. Don't miss this place. I've been... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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282 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were very excited to try Barracuda Grill based on the Trip Advisor reviews. The staff is so nice and do a great job. They are very attentive and worked so well together to keep all of the customers happy. The food quality is outstanding.. WOW! My husband had the grouper and I had the chicken. Both... More 

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Thank Misty K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited there twice on our 2 weeks on the Keys,Did go another night but it was closed on Mondays.Tuesdays but check locally as it may have been seasonal thing.We where there the first 2 weeks of Novermber,A great time to visit no hustle & bustle of high season nice and relaxing.Great food @ a good price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$55
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Wednesday
17:55 - 21:00
Thursday
17:55 - 21:00
Friday
17:55 - 21:00
Saturday
17:55 - 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: 13057433314
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 22 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 (unlike some). 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 (Wednesday thru Saturday). PS. We are in the twilight of our cooking careers and look forward to serving you very soon!

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