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Tigertail Beach Cafe

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490 Hernando Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2400
+1 239-389-8414
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Tigertail beach so having a good option was nice. They need to purchase high chairs, a lot of families dine here. Nice picnic tables, stool seating with plenty of shade. An awesome playground next to the cafe so children can play as they wait for food. Decent menu options and overall good food.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't even know where to begin this was the BEST place I ate at on Marco Island during my week trip! First of all, the young lady who took my order was so very sweet and was so informative. Definitely ask for Michaella she gave us so much information about the park and was so sweet with my grandkids!... More 

Thank marthagilmore2
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at this place is SO good I would actually come here for lunch if I was hanging on Marco Island. Prices are fair...well actually great. Homemade chips with sandwiches & the chicken salad is to die for! Service is excellent. Don't picnic at Tigertail beach..eat here!!!

Thank PJPeachy
Marco Island, Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just a little beach cafe but the food is amazing. I loved the veggie wrap and my friends loved the chicken sandwich. It is a great place to grab some food to take to the beach, grab and go type of place.

Thank MomoDiego
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Veggie wrap was delicious. Ingredients were fresh and taste was superb. Large enough to share or for one. Nice and filling. Will definitely visit again when we return.

Thank Ani8175
Oyens, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This place is pretty darn good for a fast food beach place. The food,,, chicken strips we had were good,. The French fries were also good. The prices were right were they should be. I would so again.

Thank reelman1
Bloomington, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place to hang out with friends and get a drink. The seating is comfortable and the prices are reasonable. They boast a nice menu that includes the usual beach fare as well as sodas and beer. It's just a couple hundred yards from the water and quite easy to get to. Parking is $8 a day. Bring mosquito spray... More 

Thank Charles A
Marco Island, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I would not go out of my way to pay a fee to get into the parking lot to go eat there. If you are at Tiger tail Beach this would be a nice place to eat lunch at.

Thank D W
Marco Island, Florida
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I 've been here many times (8 to 10) over the past ten or so years. The food is fine, typical, easy to prepare, basic food. It's ok, nothing special. If you're hungry, it 'fills the bill'. The prices are on the high side, yet, to be expectd!

Thank william723
Houston, Texas
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159 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a simple lunch and were very pleased with the quality. Menu is small but with plenty of satisfying choices. I had the veggie wrap. Fresh and tasty. Generous portion (plenty left over for a snack later). Came with some very good potato chips. My partner had a chicken burger which came on a nice looking bun... More 

Thank Houstonalle4food
qqwqq, Owner at Tigertail Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there , Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a great review . We're so glad you enjoyed the food too. We make our own chips right on site and get many compliments for those waffle fries. The veggie wrap has become quite the local favorite too ( makes my mouth water just thinking about it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Hernando Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-389-8414
Tigertail Beach Cafe is a popular Marco Island restaurant for locals and tourists alike with reasonably priced dining overlooking the beautiful lagoon of Tigertail Beach Park. We are situated within view of an adventure playground for kids. Tigertail Beach Cafe is open seven days a week serving angus burgers, veggie wraps made fresh, chicken sandwiches, chicken fingers, waffle fries, home made chips, ice cream and more!

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