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Whale Harbor Inn

83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
+1 305-664-4959
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (50 reviews)
“oysters” (45 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great setting, great food and service. The Sand Bar on the top deck was also great. We visited on a sunday, live music till 8pm.

Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dining experience at the new buffet. The ownership spared no expense and got it right. We had great food and crab legs. We enjoyed the drinks upstairs at the bar, what an amazing view. If you are looking for great food and...More

1  Thank SeaHorseCharters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like many other reviewers I was looking forward to visiting Whale Harbor when it reopened. The anticipation was short lived upon actually visiting the buffet line. For $35 per person you expect a certain level of quality, you know? Unfortunately, Whale Harbor doesn't offer it....More

1  Thank Jose P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fresh seafood, cold beer, and friendly service. You're in the keys, that's it. Please give them a try. Many dinning option within a short distance , but this place is worth a shot.

1  Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

There was great anticipation of the reopening of the iconic Whale Harbor Seafood restaurant, that was once known for its fresh seafood buffet. The anticipation was replaced with deep regret as the evening turned into the worst dining experience that we have ever encountered. The...More

1  Thank ezfire
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is not easy to find good restaurants int he Keys. This is one of the few ones. The atmosphere could resemble a Mac Donald but don't be deceived by it: the fish is fresh and well cooked. This is what you asked from a...More

Thank Carlo G
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Had a few drinks at the bar after we got in from our fishing trip on Ballie Who Fishing Charters. Can't wait for the new restaurant to open.

Thank bsoper
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Fresh lobster tails and baked grooper. Food was fresh from the daily catch. Staff was friendly and the views were nice at the dock. Definitively recommend this place if you go to the keys. Dinning is indoors so the A/C is nice after a day...More

Thank peteivonne
Reviewed 5 October 2016

After chartering 'Sea Horse' we had a bite to eat. Food/drinks were both good, service was good with a friendly environment and staff.

Thank Marian F
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We very much looked forward to revisiting the Whale Harbor Inn, as it has been our family's Go-to seafood dinner restaurant for years. However, they've suffered fire damage and are under construction. They have a sister-restaurant on the same property, but we didn't get a...More

Thank HDrahos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-4959
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