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Cafe de Marco

244 Royal Palm Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2009
+1 239-394-6262
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (153 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (106 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
244 Royal Palm Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2009
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1 - 10 of 779 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Throughout the past 20+ years, Cafe de Marco has consistently served us the most delicious prawns, the best service, the best ambiance ... I can’t say anything higher about a restaurant. It is pricey, but well worth it if you value presentation, service and taste!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Val H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to go there with my friends. The owner takes care of every detail so we always had a wonderful time. Service was excellent and food came right on time. Wonderful Italian eats but after hurricane Irma came we don't hear anything about this place...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cozy little restaurant looks a little rough on the outside, but don't let that fool you! Inside the atmosphere is very romantic and charming. Food was outstanding and the service was top notch!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How this restaurant gets recommended is beyond me ! Grotty , slightly dirty and old fashioned and tasteless food ! Absolutely shocked that it was recommended as fine dining . Over the top prices for really bad food . I would not recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent quality meals with great service. Well presented and cooked to perfection, excellent swordfish!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sail1960
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing dessert. Huge! Enough for 6 to share. Praline ice cream, cookie crumbs, chocolate Baileys sauce and puff pasty

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Not to be missed locally owned and managed fine dinig experience. Great local cuisine menu with good natured staff and attentive service. Nice location in Old Marco Village with shops and art galleries for before or after dinner exploring.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Russ S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We love and have loved this restaurant for decades. The food is consistently spectacular, beautifully presented, and the waitstaff rival any five star restaurant in a big metropolitan area. There is one waiter there who really stands out. His name is Joe..way back when from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank keil38
Reviewed 10 September 2018

On Aug 30 my daughter and I made a reservation for 5:30 at the Cafe de Marco. We arrived promptly and gave the "hostess" my name. She attempted to sit us in the foyer. After looking into the dining my daughter exclaimed that there were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank jav347
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Family run, fantastic staff and the best food I’ve had on Marco Island. CDM is upscale compared to some other restaurants in the island, but still had a casual vibe. Everything we ordered here was not just good, but great. Wait staff very helpful. Try...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank BirdLady4
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Emz13
23 December 2016|
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Response from Pat A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they are. I haven't traveled there in the winter. A place as great as it is, I wouldn't be surprised if they are open though.
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SharonHum
5 September 2016|
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Response from Pike2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open in September 6 days a week - closed on Sundays .. dinner only starting at 5 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 37
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Royal Palm Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-394-6262
  • E-mail
Description
Tucked away in the northern most point of Old Marco is Cafe de Marco. An intimate bistro/cafe serving the most diverse selection of fresh seafood & other continental specialties since 1983. A favorite amongst locals & seasonal return visitors to Marco Island. Reservations are greatly appreciated. Olde Florida atmosphere in the historic district of Olde Marco. Perfect for an outstanding meal, business, or special occasion. Vast wine selection and beer available. Twilight specials and children's menu available. Owned and operated by same owner & family since starting out in 1983. Our building enjoys a rich piece of Marco history. The Cafe's building was the original quarters for the chamber maids employed by the historic Old Marco Inn just a few yards away. Many years ago the Inn functioned as a "bed & breakfast", and the maids would simply walk to work from our building. This explains the answer to a frequently asked question..."Was this an old house at one time?" Today, step inside to what has been transformed into an islander's tradition for over 30 years. We look forward to serving you soon! ~Sandy Franchino, Owner
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