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Island Seafood Market

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4330 Pine Island Road, Matlacha, Matlacha, FL 33993
+1 239-283-2525
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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West Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

last lunch before heading back to Chicago. This is our favorite seafood market. Their specialty is Grouper, fresh catch. All of us had and love their Grouper sandwich. Only baked, not deep fried. Either Blackened or Crispy, either is delicious. We eat it there. takes a while to prepare but worth the wait. Suggest calling ahead and give them about... More 

Thank Jerry P
Boyne City, Michigan, United States
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in on 10/16 on our way to N. Captiva island for fresh fish. We picked up Cobia, Golden Tile and gulf shrimp. However, the winner of the group was the housemade crab cakes. Pan sauteed in butter and olive oil, and they were the best we've ever had! Love the caper tarter sauce too. Thank you!!!

1 Thank Ed B
Bokeelia, Florida
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Location great people service & quality I will add attention to detail regarding the way they treat their seafood they broke the code & you get the prize for it.

1 Thank pantherkey
Endicott, New York
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We both had the Groper sandwich. It was baked (not fried) with a crunchy texture on the outside. Best grouper we've had , pretty good deal at $14.95. We bought some other items to take home for supper. The seafood looked excellent ,that we bought (find out tonight). All in all , it was a delicious experience.

1 Thank chall2128
Bokeelia, Florida
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The seafood is fresh off the boat. Most people come in to get the seafood to cook at home. They have a couple tables inside to eat lunch and the food is delicious but it's not primarily a restaurant due to the size. Go for the seafood to go - it is really fresh.

Thank jplmojo
Fort Myers, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Brought fresh wild caught cobia home and after much online research, decided to lightly sea salt, pepper & olive oil the filets and pan fry them. OMG! Delicious!!! We don't buy fish anywhere else anymore. The fish is always fresh and the staff are always helpful with their suggestions and how to cook ideas. Usually, we make our purchase early... More 

Thank Fred M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have been patronizing The Island Seafood Market for the past year! We have never been disappointed! The staff is amazingly helpful, and the fish is off the boat fresh. The market is the cleanest I have ever seen and the fish is iced and packaged properly. Great advice on how to prepare varieties that we were not familiar with.... More 

1 Thank joescuba92
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This market is a very convenient and access able place to buy your seafood delights that are FRESH. The Earth benefits from this place being here. Matchala benefits from offering such great customer service. A total win win. Had the Mahi and was totally happy.

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Thank Dion G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I'm glad we had the time and patience to wait for our meal, there must have been something extraordinary taking place in the kitchen as the waiters almost never ventured out or there

Thank Samiam433
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254 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We love gator bites when properly prepared. They must be very tender or it will be a gristle lunch! This was not a well prepared lunch with gator bites.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Seafood, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4330 Pine Island Road, Matlacha, Matlacha, FL 33993
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Matlacha
  • Phone Number: +1 239-283-2525
We are a locally owned and family operated retail seafood market that specializes in fresh, local, wild caught, Florida seafood. At Island Seafood Market we offer our customers the freshest fish and seafood available in our clean, boutique style market. In addition, we carry a variety of specialty spices, homemade sauces, homemade dips and products to compliment your seafood. If you ever want something that we don't have in stock, just let us know and we can make it happen. In most cases, we can get it to you the next day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?