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Tony's Seafood Restaurant

597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
+1 352-543-0022
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (674 reviews)
“clams” (201 reviews)
“seafood” (146 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love, love, love. Can you say......... thick, creamy, indulgent clam chowder. Need I say more.:0) Will return for so.w take back home to Ocala after escaping reality for a week. PS: Take some back for your neighbors, friends and animal sitters. They will appreciate!!!

Thank Paige F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The wife and I felt like driving over to the gulf from Daytona and thought Cedar Key might be interesting so 3 hrs later on 2 lane roads we ended up here at Tonys for lunch. We had some world famous chowder of course, a...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for lunch today. The Clam Chowder was good, but I ordered a fresh fish sandwich and came to the table almost raw. I sent it back, and they send me another plate with a piece of fish so small it was "dancing on the...More

2  Thank IGVOcala_FL
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for the clam chowder after hearing it was an award winner. It is outstanding! You will be blown away how delicious it is.

Thank CharismaJ2
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really do have to go and try the award winning clam chowder. I also had their crab cakes which were good, too

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had lunch here. The clam chowder is all it's touted to be. The restaurant seating is tight and limited. The staff is friendly but we must have had a new person they weren't very knowledgeable of the menu. We had other food that was...More

Thank Calvin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was very good. Place a bit crowded which causes service to be a bit slow and confusing. But we enjoyed every bite of clam chowder, fish, shrimp, scallops, and crab.

Thank Teri M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love clam chowder - Normally we compare to Ivar's and Pike Place in Seattle. This certainly does not measure up to that level. That said, this was our first time to Cedar Key. Tony’s is located on one of the two main streets that...More

1  Thank Katwich10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tony's for the clam chowder. It was well worth it. The chowder is rich, creamy and loaded with clams. So good! We actually brought some home, they've canned it for convenience. Get some!

1  Thank Tsgoats
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a tiny hole in the wall restaurant (though it is Cedar Key), but it is not on the main strip on the water near the other places. The decor is pretty simple, and the menu overall is nothing to brag about, but...More

Thank Peter D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow small dogs Patio area?
25 April 2017|
Response from tonyschowder | Property representative |
Hi-Thank you for your interest in joining us. Call the restaurant (352)543-0022 and the staff will be happy to assist you.
Linda O
We know about Tony's. Was just checking to see if you have steamers. We will be there tonight for dinner!!!!!!!
22 April 2017|
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Response from Patrick R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about steamers either, just had the award winning chowder.
Does Tony's Seafood restaurant offer Cabbage Key Salad?
18 April 2017|
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Response from happycamper8314 | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of that salad. Didn't look for it on the menu. You may want to go online and see if their menu is listed, or, give them a call. Sorry, wish I had more info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-0022
  • E-mail
PLEASE NOTE: Seasonal Restaurant Hours: October- November 2016 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ( NOT OPEN FOR DINNER) Friday thru Sunday 11:00 AM -8:00 PM Please call ahead to verify hours before making long drives from far away.
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