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Whale Harbor Seafood Buffet

83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
+1 305-664-4940
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“crab legs” (31 reviews)
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“carved beef” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Go hungry, the buffet is full of choices from seafood to meat.Better than the average buffet, a great deal for the money. Unlimited King Crab legs, which you can easily eat $35.00 worth!

Thank 41morgan
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was here for Fathers Day. It was approximately 4pm and PACKED, as you might expect. The front desk staff was obviously busy, but they were friendly. After a relatively short wait, we were seated. A VERY NICE server named TANIA B took care of...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently visited the Whale Harbor on our trip to the Keys. After spending the day in the beach we came here to a very busy crowd. The parking lot was confusing because the sign said Whale Harbor but the building simply said seafood buffet...More

Thank Alicia N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$34.95 for average food. All you can eat crab legs but you only get 1 cluster at a time. Oh and 5-6 boiled shrimp at a time. Service was good they kept our table clean and drinks refilled.

Thank glenmc24
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess the problem was I came in at 3pm. The place was not busy. The fried grouper was dry. The Mahi, salmon, fried shrimp and seafood crepes were all cold and tasteless. The mussels in marinara sauce were okay. The green mussels were tough...More

Thank DD402
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Sunday and though it was full we were seated right away. We were surprised at the fact that they now ration the portions of crab and oysters per serving, however, you may return for more as many times as you like....More

Thank Luv2travel101974
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out on a charter in rain and lightening for 6.5hrs. On the drive back to condo saw this and thought why not. Don't.....not....pass go. This was pricey, food was warm to cold. Taste was lacking. They had plenty of choices but unfortunately the...More

Thank Beverly C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove down from Pompano Beach for snorkeling and the seafood buffet here. We’d heard great things and we were excited to try it. Our youngest daughter has several life threatening food allergies, one of which is seafood. We’ve done seafood buffets in the past...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the crab legs, and shrimp chowder. The rest of the food was cold or dry. The flan was good as well. We ended up paying more than we ate. Wouldn’t return as it was not good value for the quality & taste of...More

Thank GegeChong
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant for the money. I like rje Buffett STYLE. You have a variety of dishes ro choose deom. On weekends its a big crowded. A variery of desserts seafood and service is on par. You dont need much from a server...More

Thank Clara R
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9 May 2017|
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Response from WhaleharborGroup | Property representative |
Hi, we allow dogs upstairs at the sand bar upstairs but not in the buffet.Sorry....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 34 - USD 34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3526
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-4940
  • E-mail
Whale Harbor is the home of the world famous Seafood Buffet. It was given the honor of being named “One of the best seafood restaurants in the country” by The Food Network. The Seafood Buffet is recognized for having a delectable and diverse 85 item spread ranging from an impressive raw bar that offers crab legs, oysters, mussels, and shrimp, to mouth-watering meat selections like hot, carved beef and fall off the bone ribs. Our extraordinary seafood buffet has been an Islamorada landmark since 1976.
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