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Owl Cafe

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15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1719
+1 850-653-9888
10:30 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Apalachicola over Thanksgiving and decided to give Owl Cafe a try for dinner. So glad we did. The setting was subtly elegant, food was perfect, choice of drinks excellent and the service was second to none. Highly recommended.

Thank Pat G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

White table cloth brunch. Fabulous entrees to choose from. The service was wonderful and we will be back to dine again at the Owl Cafe.

Thank Grace H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and the most friendly staff, Maggie, Adrianne, and Isabelle are the best, the reason we're coming back!

Thank Eric P
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Owl Cafe has a great dining atmosphere with equally great food. The seafood entrees are particularly good and the desserts are outstanding. We always have a meal at the Owl Cafe when we visit Apalachicola.

Thank dbower19
Richland, Washington
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this spot, it is in a very small town and not near much of anything. Don't let that fool you, this place has some really good local food. You have to try the local Gulf Seafood, it's fresh and they do a great job with it. Try some of the local App. dishes then some... More 

Thank Reg9000
Port Saint Joe, Florida
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch and wanted to try the downstairs pub but it was closed until 4:00. So upstairs for lunch with white table cloths. Very elegant looking. Hubby tried tge recommended steak sandwich which was above average. I ordered the fried oysters which unfortunately were greasy, overcooked and over-battered. We seldom eat here and now I remember why.

Thank Marcia L
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At least three to four times a year we visit The Owl Restaurant in Apalachicola. It has changed considerably since we first began dining there. This visit we both had Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp in a garlic sauce. It was good, but not as good as prior visits. The shrimp were excellently cooked, but the pasta was past al... More 

Thank Addictedtotravelnow
Florida, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here off & on for over 15 years. Sometimes the food is good & sometimes it could use improvement. Went there today & it was fine.

Thank Carol B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both times I have eaten here have been exceptional. The service and food are first- rate. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

Thank ErikaTimm
Ware, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here, based on reviews and wasn't disappointed. Chose the Tri-tail fish, which was lovely. We had a super garlic bread, which was very original and so tasty. The garlic mash potato, is quite possibly the best I've ever had. Sadly I was too full to try desert. I really liked this restaurant, it had a real upscale feel, but... More 

Thank Snowdy7

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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
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1719
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-9888

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