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Swordfish Grill

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4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL 34215
+1 941-798-2035
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Heath, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This trip I had the fried oysters and they were great. Only been here a few times, but the food and service is always great. Very nice place to eat and relax.

Thank jerryhick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this restaurant by accident while we were driving around. We are so glad we stopped in. We dined outside because it was a warm beautiful day. The was a part of outside dining that had a shaded canopy and it was wonderful. Our food was delicious and service was awesome.

Thank Jeanne L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent for real florida in a 100 year fishing village . Audra great server. I live on anna Maria Island and take friends here. Great music and working fishing village

Thank Carol W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is run by a group of fishermen in the lovely village of Cortez, home to several fisher families. Not only the seafood is fresh -- the fruit and vegetables are, too. The wait staff is very friendly and efficient, and the prices are very reasonable. Full bar and live music, too.

Thank KayChicago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were here last year and were very happy but were disappointed on our return this March. We had a short wait but were seated quickly by not very friendly people. Our waitress was not very friendly either but she was efficient and prompt....I had the shrimp burger. It was tiny but served on a huge bun...really could hardly see... More 

Thank Nana54
Lakewood Ranch, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fresh seafood, we came here for lunch today. There is indoor and outdoor seating. They allow dogs outside. Food was excellent. Price was 17.00 for seafood combo. Lot of drink specials to choose from. Key Lime pie is home made there and not out of a box - which was wonderful. Seating inside with multiple TV's bar or inside seating... More 

Thank Veronica M
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice change of pace restaurant. This is not a "fancy" place, but the food and service was very good Definitely recommend the grouper sandwich, fish tacos and shrimp. Parking is a bit of a challenge, but worth the effort. This is off the normal track of restaurants

Thank DaveZ111
New Windsor, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost everything about Swordfish Grill is very good. Waitress one of the best, music good, seafood platter & coconut shrimp tasty! However, the constant barking of dogs does not belong where folks are trying to enjoy their meal and have conversation! If you allow pets suggest you tell owners to keep them quiet! Very disappointing!

Thank reis2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just had lunch here. We've been spending winter down here for four years and this was our first visit to Swordfish. It didn't disappoint! They have an amazing deck right at the edge of the water. I had grouper sandwich and she had fried shrimp. Both dishes were excellent. We were seated at a table on... More 

Thank DavidWRP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was delicious. The atmosphere is a true waterside fish grill. It was very noisy, although that could have been because we were right in front of kitchen. Because of that, ourfoid was delivered very quickly and arrived very hot! The blackened grouper was great, however the chowder wasn't up to par!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 24
Grill, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-798-2035

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