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The Florida Keys middle child.

Marathon: Lunch

(305) 743-7000

Fine dining restaurant located at Hawk's Cay Resort, sophisticated menu of Caribbean and Latin dishes. Cozy and intimate, perfect for and upscale meal with loved ones, or even a business meeting.

(305) 743-7000

Located steps away from the Atlantic Ocean, offering refreshing cocktails and a diverse menu of island-inspired dishes. Watch your favorite sporting even on LCD flatscreens, enjoy a tropical drink at the pool, or spend a romantic moment by the fire pit on the beach.

(305) 743-9204

Waterfront eatery with reasonable prices and great food.

(305) 743-8770

Homemade local pizza joint.

(305) 743-9196

Local favorite serving the freshest seafood! Not only a restaurant, but a full service fish house! Purchase a variety of fish and seafood caught right here in the heart of the keys!

(305) 289-1554

Intimate, romantic setting, tucked away on Grassy Key. Extensive choice of food and wine, friendly and helpful waitstaff.

(305) 743-4191

Enjoy locally inspired dishes, fresh seafood and your favorite tiki drinks while watching spectacular sunsets. Happy hour, outdoor seating, and a fun retail shop!

(305) 396-7530

Local eatery.

(305) 743-4353

Enjoy beautiful sunsets and a cool Key's breeze while dining on the freshest seafood brought right into our own marina! Full bar, all menu items can be prepared for take-out, and can also be shipped!

(305) 743-2000

Local eatery.

(305) 289-2065

Friendly island atmosphere, great food, beautiful location. Variety of delicious nightly specials, live music every night, great happy hour. Restaurant shares harbor with Captain Pip's Marina & Hideaway!

(305) 743-4481

World famous landmark restaurant offering a relaxed, casual atmosphere and a variety of fresh seafood and other homecooked goodies, all at a reasonable price.

(305) 289-7445

Located at the working charter boat docks of the Key Colony Marina, enjoy great food and delicious cocktails whether you are a local or just visiting! Live music, happy hour, and Sparky's will even cook your catch of the day!

(305) 743-6437

Friendly local diner. Great breakfast, good sandwiches and phenomenal service!

(305) 396-7235

Tiki style building, located right at the foot of the historic 7 Mile Bridge. Local seafood, including Hogfish. Enjoy a swim in one of the largest pools in the keys! Come hang out at Sunday Funday, Marathon's newest tradition, from BBQ pool parties to oyster roasts!

(305) 743-2220

Marathon's favorite party place for over 50 years! Award winning food, frosty libations, great live music!

(305) 743-4059

Local hangout with great food, great service, and friendly staff. Delicious breakfast including alligator tail and eggs! Awesome seafood and BBQ lunches! New tiki garden, perfect for weddings or parties.

(305) 743-8282

Real Key's atmosphere, great food at a reasonable price. Catch a fresh Key's breeze on the tiki porch while enjoying your favorite drink and a big slice of key lime pie! Local favorites are the Grouper BLT and the crab cakes!

(305) 289-2970

Enjoy the charm of an old Key's fishing village! Serving fresh local seafood on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Indoor and outdoor seating, diverse menu so there is something for the whole family! Tom's will even cook your catch of the day any way you like!

(305) 743-8383

Quaint little local spot, serving up home-cooked breakfast and lunch.