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“Good food, good service. Best fried yellowtail ever.”
Review of Uncle's Restaurant - CLOSED

Uncle's Restaurant
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Very nice place to eat in Islamorada. You have to order the Cuban fried Yellowtail! As a starter: Steamed clams. To die for!!!
Good win list to. Try the Frogs Leap. I alwys revisit when I am in Islamorada.

Thank Dutch68
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

We live in Islamorada, and never had been to Uncles until Sat 4/20. Specials were great, and service was above and beyond. Great bread, Wedge salad and Side Caesar.
We Both had the specials. Mine was the trio of crab, shrimp and scallop scampi over linguini.
Bill had the Hogfish and crab special. Both were outstanding.
Nice not to have a big screen TV in your face, and the décor is just like the keys were in the 1960-1970's. Lots of photos on the walls, and no pressure to get out, ASAP. We were not rushed out. By no means were we rushed. We had to laugh, we actually had dinner, without being pressured to vacate a table within the normal, " Tourist parameters". Had time to enjoy a drink, talk, and our meal was spaced out properly. Prices are very reasonable, with Chicken Marsala starting at $15.95
Side salads are reasonable at about $4.00 each, and the bread is great.
Specials are great, and the best garlic mashed potatoes that you will ever receive.
Veggies were fresh cut, and we could tell, someone had pride in what they served.
Rubin was our waiter, I highly recommend him. Our Best Experience out, for a quiet night since forever. My new Local spot for dinner. Thank you for making my night, Rubin & Uncle's Rest.
Ellienfla@aol.com

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Thank localreview
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Reviewed 22 March 2013

I have to say that I was very confused! We had eaten here numerous times years ago when we had taken our kids here when we first hit the Keys long ago. We made reservations expecting it to be packed, due to the excellent food we had back then, and it was not! It was without hesitation the best two nights out we had during our two months in the area. Excellent local catch, conch chowder and a decent drink!

Thank JimShuff
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

My sister in law suggested this restaurant because she had a great experience on New Year's Eve. She couldn't believe the difference only a month and a half later. The service was good and atmosphere was very keys, but the prices were high, the portions minuscule, and the taste was blah. We had a party of 5 and 4 of us were very disappointed with our meals. The Kobe beef burger was smaller than a McDonald's quarter pounder and it came with about a small handful of fries (lots of plate showing). The spaghetti with meatballs came with two small meat balls in a bowl that was not much bigger than a cup-of-noodles bowl. The same was true with their Milanese chicken, which made it very difficult to eat, though it was only one child-size piece of chicken on noodles (it should have been on a plate). And, the chicken was tasteless according to my sister-in-law. I had the the meunerie fish plate and the presentation made it look ridiculously small because they placed about three small slivers of fish on a very large plate. The flavor was mediocre. We would never go there again with so many disappointing meals in one night.

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Thank Darlene B
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

islamorada local favorite, the freshest seafood ever i think it's still swimming before they serve it. great outdoor seating area and bar. Uncle Joe is there to greet you every night. i alway like to eat where the nlocals eat ,they know good food and goodf value. i will surely return.....

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Thank t9090
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