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Square Grouper

22658 Overseas Hwy, Lower Keys, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042-4255
+1 305-745-8880
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grouper” (178 reviews)
“shrimp cakes” (22 reviews)
“rice bowl” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22658 Overseas Hwy, Lower Keys, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042-4255
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1 - 10 of 1,356 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to stop here for lunch on Wednesdays. Their blue plate special is meatloaf with mashed potatoes and cole slaw. Service is always friendly and efficient.

2  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy the food and service at the Square Grouper. Wish they took reservations. Meal and service were excellent.

1  Thank FLBluerunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice found the waitresses very helpful. Food was good. Looks like alot if locals come here. Biggest pretzels I ever saw

Thank Kris K
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a very popular restaurant and rightly so. My only grumble are the acoustics. Or rather the lack there of. The servers are efficient and friendly. We all loved our meals but don't go there if you want to linger and visit. The prices...More

Thank gr8hands77
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great food! Great service A must do! I wish there was a square grouper where I live! The seafood is fresh and the desserts are amazing! Save room!

1  Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Out of food. Rude servers. We are locals and got treated like crap. This place is overrated. Go somewhere else.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Been here several times over the past few years. Always fresh Seafood, absolutely delicious! Love the "little joint " upstairs. Music, drinks, good small plates. Live music..

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here one night while at the keys, and it was the best meal we had during our vacation. I had the chili seared scallops with polenta, and my wife had the scallops with pasta. Both were excellent. The menu...More

2  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a recommendation from local and place is fantastic. There is a cool bar with elevator access on the 2nd floor which is open most of the day and serves great food and has sushi bar. 16 and over only on the upstairs...More

Thank techomi
Reviewed 17 August 2017

As per the usual, had another great dinner at our favorite restaurant in the lower keys. Great service, bar drinks and atmosphere.

Thank kencamiller
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Erin M
29 June 2016|
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Response from Katie T | Reviewed this property |
Totally! We took our 6 and 7 year olds. You can write on the tablecloths (paper over linen) and there are crayons on the tables. There are also kids menus. :)
Jodi F
31 March 2015|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it, the term is 'slang' for a bale of marijuana that drug smugglers would drop into the ocean current from a plane to be carried to the Keys and be picked up there. I guess it makes sense. Anyway, that's what... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22658 Overseas Hwy, Lower Keys, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042-4255
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Cudjoe Key
  • Phone Number: +1 305-745-8880
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Innovative fresh local seafood. House Smoked Fish Dip is phenomenal, a definite "must try"!! Our Conch Chowder and our Key Lime Pie are also something you should not miss. We also have a great Square Grouper Fish Sandwich, 16 oz Grilled Ribeye (Certified Angus Beef!), Salads and lots of small plates to share...Flash Fried Conch with ponzu and wasabi. We are open on Mondays from the last week in December thru April! We close every September from the Sunday AFTER Labor Day and reopen on the Thursday BEFORE Columbus Day Weekend.
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