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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%
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“chowder” (719 reviews)
“clams” (219 reviews)
“seafood” (161 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed yesterday

We debated -- go to Tony's and try their Chowder (how can it possibly be as good as people say) or go to Steamers and get a bunch of clams while looking out at a view. Took one look at Steamers and decided we didn't...More

1  Thank cbchrc
tonyschowder, Floor Manager at Tony's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for choosing our Historical Building to be your dining destination. Our goal at Tony's is to deliver the best food and customer service on the Island. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great after a three hour rainy drive. Warm and friendly plus great service. The chowder was a real treat. The fish sandwich fresh, flakey and we'll prepared. We'll definitely visit Tonys' again.

1  Thank samoore6
tonyschowder, Floor Manager at Tony's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Your review is greatly appreciated and yes a great dining experience helps after a long rainy drive. We would like to Thank you for choosing Tony's and we hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Who knew that you could get great New England style clam chowder not in New England, but in Cedar Key, Florida. We were welcomed to this charming, historic building where the service was good. We had just been to see how clams are farmed commercially,...More

Thank lbruceer2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner. Had to have the famous clam chowder. It was some of the best we've had, but Casey key fish was close second.Although the food was very good, I think their prices are a little high compared to other places we ate.

Thank chris34269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our tour stopped at the award winning Tony's and it was definitely an award winner. The chowder was creamy and rich. Had a bit of a bite to it which was not overpowering. Enjoyed it so much bought 2 cans to enjoy at home.

1  Thank PARTYI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I wanted to ride somewhere different so we rode 3 hours to Cedar Key. Stopped here because of the reviews and we were not disappointed. The chowder was excellent and the waitress recommended the seafood poboy and it was just as good. All...More

1  Thank Bud S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can see why they're 3x world champions. Food was amazing, service was excellent. I'd suggest sitting on the back patio.

Thank Jaime S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant places all its emphasis on fresh local food. We had the clam chowder which lived up to the raves. We also had a wonderful scallops, spinach and mushroom dish in a cheese/cream sauce which was great. The desserts looked great but we...More

1  Thank FloridaTheresa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a beer and very small bowl of excellent chowder....was 13 bucks!! Chowder is excellent but seriously?...bigger bowls people...not the bowl that is in the picture on your page for sure

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for lunch. Had the fried fish sandwich. Was ok, service was lousy. Can say I have been there but won't go back. I have had their chowder before and it's ok.

Thank CapeCod1950
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5 April 2018|
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Response from Lecano_FlStan43 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is about two blocks from the water. Just a short walk.
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
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.
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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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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