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Tara Steak and Lobster House - CLOSED

760 N. Collier Bouelvard, Waterside - The Esplanade, Marco Island, FL 34145-2458
+1 239-394-0212
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good13%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
20 May 2014
19 May 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
760 N. Collier Bouelvard, Waterside - The Esplanade, Marco Island, FL 34145-2458
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

Delicious meal and excellent service! Best Lobster Bisque! Classy and elegant place, yet not stuffy. Would definitely go back next time we're in town.

Thank Janette S
Reviewed 19 May 2014

This place is closed. Sorry that Trip Advisor is not staying current. Each season Trip advisor should make sure places are still open

Thank jzganus
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Tasty food, nice place for dinner. Good drinks and service. Little noisy, but good food compensate it.

Thank TatianaQuinn
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Even if the restaurant is mostly empty, prepare for a long wait (35-40 minutes) to get your food. And for that, they add on a 20 percent gratuity, nicely hidden when the credit card invoice arrives to get you to add another 15-20 percent.

1  Thank tripper60763
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Sorry we have to post this under the former name of this restaurant, but Trip Advisor doesn't give me any other way to do it...... We have come to Marco for over 15 years, and for the most part the upscale restaurants are pricey and...More

3  Thank donedoc95
Reviewed 14 November 2013

We were informed of a name change to Chop 239. We are not picky individuals but for the tariff, a little imagination might be in order for the bread basket and a dessert menu would be nice. Beats us how the cost has little relationship...More

1  Thank redcapsAvon_CT
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We had lobster here for $75.00 each. Everything was a la carte, including bread. "Long time no sea" would describe the lobster, which tasted old and stale. How they stay in business is a mystery to me. We live on Marco, and we definitely won't...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Excellent food, nice atmosphere, good location, but a little on the pricey side. Good for a special occasion though.

Thank NancyJan2013
Reviewed 15 September 2013

My wife and i have been there twice and enjoyed it both times. They have a good summer special menu where you get a 3 course dinner with a glass of house wine for $28pp. I've gotten the bone-in 12 oz sirloin both times and...More

Thank Buddysdad0507
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Great bar tender Joe. Does a good job and very knowledgeable. Staff friendly, ate at the Bar since Joe took such good care of us.

Thank schwabbooo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 N. Collier Bouelvard, Waterside - The Esplanade, Marco Island, FL 34145-2458
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-394-0212
  • E-mail
Since 1998, Tara Steak & Lobster House has been a favorite with locals and visitors alike for what Zagat respondents rate “the best porterhouse around” and our 200+ bottle of annually recognized Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list.Famed for serving classic steakhouse fare, in casually sophisticated setting, one can expect to indulge in hand-cut dry-aged steaks, fresh Maine lobster, seafood and delicate chops complimented by homemade sides, decadent desserts and a view to satiate the eyes.
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