Fodor's Expert Review Keys Fisheries Market & Marina

$$ Marathon Seafood

From the parking lot, you can't miss the enormous tiki bar on stilts, but the walk-up window on the ground floor is the heart of this warehouse-turned-restaurant. Order at the window, pick up your food, then dine at one of the waterfront tables outfitted with rolls of paper towels. The menu is comprised of fresh seafood and a token hamburger and chicken sandwich. A huge lobster Reuben ($16.95) served on thick slices of toasted bread is the signature dish. Other delights include the shrimp burger, very rich whiskey-peppercorn snapper, and the seafood paella. The adults-only upstairs tiki bar offers a sushi and raw bar for eat-in only. Bring quarters for fish food—you can feed the tarpon while you wait for your food.

Seafood Casual Lunch Dinner $$ Family

Quick Facts

3390 Gulfview Ave.
Marathon, Florida  33050, USA

305-743–4353

www.keysfisheries.com

Known For:
  • Huge lobster Reuben
  • Walk-up takeout window
  • Adults-only upstairs tiki bar

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