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Key Colony Beach Marathon FL

Restaurants, Bars, Nightlife



The Key Colony Inn

West Ocean Drive Key Colony Beach

Phone: (305) 743-0100

Great food and service with a huge selection of choices on their extensive menu. The Key Colony Inn is also a great option for families or larger groups, and they also cater on premise functions, such as wedding receptions and anniversary celebrations etc.

Cabana Breezes

East Ocean Drive Key Colony Beach FL

Phone: (305) 743-4849

A great choice on Key Colony Beach whatever the occasion. They have one of the best views around, elegant outdoor dining and excellent entertainment later on in the evening. A nice place for couples and families!

Lazy Days South

725 11th street Marathon FL

Phone: (305) 289-0839

Enjoy the best sunset in the middle keys on their outside deck. Trendy gourmet preparations characterize their menu!

Hideaway Cafe

MM 58 Grassy Key Marathon FL

Phone: (305) 289-1554

If you want to impress him or her, don’t go anywhere else! Without question, this is the best place around for intimacy and service. I highly recommend that you select prime rib or one of the many cuts of beef here, this is their specialty.

In their words:

Award winning cuisine coupled with a breathtaking view is served up every day in the casual atmosphere of the Hideaway Café. The only thing we overlook is the ocean!!

Juice Paradise

2603 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

MM 47

Phone 305 735-4051

Juice Paradise is An Authentic Cuban Cafe in Marathon Florida

Locals tip is to try one of the daily specials which always great! Or go for an old Cuban favorite like the Media Noche or Cuban Sandwich

My favorite juice is the Guava but you will have a bunch of fresh choices and don’t forget your Cuban Coffee!  One week on Cuban Coffee and you won’t go back!

King Seafood

10925 Overseas Highway Marathon Florida

MM 53 across from Office Depot

Phone 305 735-4132

King Seafood is a Marathon Florida Restaurant and Fresh Seafood Market

King Seafood is a great place to get your fresh fish but also a wonderful place to try for Marathon Florida take out.  They also have an in eat-in counter with plenty of fresh condiments to try and a few picnic tables in the front.

Locals tip ~ Try the Fried Whole Yellowtail Snapper ‘Minuta” or Freshly made Shrimp  Ceviche and my favorite are the Fish Tacos


Sparky’s Landing

Sadowski Causeway Key Colony Beach FL

Phone: (305) 289-7445

Great wings, the best fish sandwich in the Keys and excellent happy hour prices. The food is good here, whatever you choose and the prices are more than reasonable.

In their words

Sparky’s Landing was founded in February of 2006. Our focus is good times, fresh fish & refreshing cocktails. Sparky’s is located on the docks of the KCB Marina in KeyColonyBeach.

Burdines Waterfront

End of 15th St Marathon FL
Phone: (305) 743-9204

I recommend the chips and salsa or the sausage sub which you won’t find anywhere else. Another favorite is the hand cut fries and you’ll find this to be a great choice for lunch.


15th Street Marathon FL

Phone: (305) 743-6247

“Great In Town place for Sports on Big Screens”

A Marathon tradition amongst locals and long time middle-keys vacationers. You’ll find reasonable selections and a salad bar. They also serve honey buns with every meal, which are their version of fried dough, they are absolutely addictive!

The Island Tiki Bar

MM 54 Overseas Highway Marathon FL
Phone: (305) 743-4191

Fast and friendly bartenders, excellent happy hour prices, great drinks including frozen varieties and its the best place for a classic burger; all with a very nice view of the water on the gulf side.

Keys Fisheries

3502 Gulf view Avenue Marathon FL  
Phone: (305) 743-4353

Self serve dining on their outside deck, which surrounds the restaurant. The specialty there is the Lobster Reuben. They also provide vending machines filled with fish food which you can buy a handful for 25 cents. As you can imagine, this keeps large Tarpon and Snapper around their deck year round. The kids love this place.

The Panda House

MM 49 Overseas Highway Marathon FL
Phone: (305) 743-3417

The best Chinese around these parts and they have an excellent luncheon buffet!

Driftwood Pizza

MM 53 Overseas Highway Marathon FL

Phone: (305)600-5214

Prompt delivery, fresh toppings and good traditional style pizza.

Marathon Liquor & Deli

MM 49 Overseas Highway Marathon FL
Phone: (305) 743-6350

“Wine, Spirits and Deli”

If you want a better selection of wines and high end spirits that you won’t find elsewhere, this is the place. This is also the best deli in town, with everything you need!

The Wreck

MM 58 Grassy Key Marathon FL
(305) 743-8282

Good Sports bar choice!

Excellent prime rib at a great price along with great fried fish and chicken. There are TV sets positioned nicely around the bar and they’ll accommodate any game of your choice. If you’re into sampling Key Lime Pie, theirs is home made and my personal favorite!

Porky’s Bayside BBQ & Seafood

MM 47.5 Overseas Highway Marathon FL
(305) 289-2065

“Live Music”

Rustic Bayside Restaurant serves up “FRESH KEYS SEAFOOD” and BBQ

A Keys Landmark

The Hurricane

MM 49.5 Overseas Highway Marathon FL 
(305) 743-2220

“The food is awesome at this bar”

The Hurricane is the best place in the middle keys for live acts. They bring in bands from all over the country specializing in Zydeco, Blues and Rock and Roll. If you are lucky, you’ll catch some acts here which you will remember for a lifetime.

Cabana Breeze’s

East Ocean Drive Key Colony Beach FL
(305) 743-4849

“Great Happy Hour Gathering Spot, Friendly Bar Staff”

This is a great place to catch fun, traditional style soloists playing the keys favorites; Buffet, Van Morrison, Elvis…you get the point.

The Brass Monkey

MM 50 Winn Dixie Plaza Marathon FL

305 743-4028

“Best Place to get Banged Up and The Keys original Dive Bar”

 This is the place that you’re going to do a shot with the bartender and most likely the place where the bartender will buy you a drink.  Before the town goes to bed they go to the Monkey!

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Call Kelly Willey 385-289-2212