The Florida Keys restaurants, bistros, and cafés are famous for their fresh seafood, locally inspired cuisine, and magnificent views. Nearby the Glunz Ocean Beach Hotel & Resort you’ll find fine dining, casual beach grills, and much more. Here are only a few of our recommendations close to our hotel in Key Colony Beach and Marathon:
KEY COLONY BEACH
CABANA BREEZES OCEAN FRONT DINING AND BAR
Adjacent to the hotel property, Cabana Breezes & Tiki Bar offers oceanside dining with a wide selection of freshly prepared menu items and tropical drinks, as well as live music.
401 E. Ocean Dr.
KEY COLONY INN
A local and tourist favorite, serving only the finest Florida Keys seafood. The menu is offers delicious French and Italian favorites—from succulent lobster and shrimp over angel hair pasta to steak au poivre and veal cutlets.
700 W. Ocean Dr.
Sparky’s combines culinary excellence with the on-the-water lifestyle of the Keys to create a great dining experience. With a combination of great food and delicious cocktails, Sparky’s embraces both seafaring locals and vacationers alike.
400 Sadowski Causeway
LEIGH ANN’S COFFEE HOUSE
This local spot of course offers a great cup of coffee, as well as a menu filled with family recipes. Leigh Ann hand selects everything in the coffee house–from the gourmet wine & cheese, to the specialty key lime products. Guests can enjoy the sunny patio year round or dine in the intimate dining room.
301 Sadowski Causeway
THE STUFFED PIG
A Marathon institution since 1984, The Stuffed Pig serves great breakfast and lunch dishes, and features a garden patio and tiki for private events. Among the notable menu items are the world-famous Pig’s Breakfast and a Lobster Reuben, not to mention ice-cold beers and cocktails perfect for a warm, sunny day.
3520 Overseas Hwy.
Barracuda Grill has consistently served great seafood and steaks for the past 20 years. This small family owned restaurant is run by chef/owners Jan and Lance Hill, who have earned many awards and customers over that same period.
4290 Overseas Hwy.
Award-winning cuisine coupled with a breathtaking view is served up every day in this casual, oceanside atmosphere.
Located in Rainbow Resort, Grassy Key
THE ISLAND FISH CO.
The perfect waterfront spot for sunsets, great food, good fun, and cool drinks in the heart of Marathon.
12648 Overseas Hwy.
PLAZA GRILL STEAK & SEAFOOD
Marathon’s newest fine-dining restaurant, with the ambience and food to match the upscale atmosphere.
5101 Overseas Hwy.
The best place to get sushi in the Keys! With 33 beers on tap makes this one of the best selections around for import and craft beers. Great seafood, steaks, sushi, and spirits.
MM48, at the end of 15th Street
Authentic Italian cuisine featuring all your favorite classic dishes—from manicotti for the main dish to cannoli for dessert.
11400 Overseas Hwy.
Courtesy of Florida Keys Tourist Development Council