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The Island Cafe

918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
+1 239-394-7578
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“spinach salad” (17 reviews)
“tournedos” (10 reviews)
“escargot” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s clear that some improvements have been made to this restaurant since our last visit. However, it’s difficult to make a shop into an interesting restaurant. We both ordered the mussels which were very tasty, but let down by some being gritty and we know...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delightful meal last night with attentive service and great food. My girlfriend had shrimp and scallops and I had chicken franchise. Have been here many times and the food is always good.

Thank 572donnao
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your evening and your meal. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The orange duck was excellent! My husband had it twice. Excellent service. The waiter remembered our special needs from the previous visit.

Thank j p
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us again during your visit to Marco Island. We are pleased to see your review and that you enjoyed your visits and the food. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant with a great selection of food. It was a shame they weren’t doing the summer menu when we visited. Only reason I’ve taken one star off is that we had 2 bottles of water and were charged $12. Perhaps this is an...More

1  Thank Grimbo89
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased that you enjoyed your food. You are right about water charges. In the US, we do charge for bottled water, however, we serve Marco City water at no charge. The bottled water normally serves 2 or 3 people. We do have a...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

This place is a great find. Small but great with flavor and technique Diana the hostess was wonderful, she makes every patron feel at home Our waiter Ray explained the menu and his attention to our service was just right We had the Summer special...More

Thank michael c
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We had just arrived at Marco Island and were starved! We pulled into this little strip mall with an “Island Cafe” sign and figured we would get a quick bite to eat. We were reluctant to go in because it was 5:30pm and there wasn’t...More

2  Thank aspeck
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Island Cafe is truly a hidden gem on Marco for many years. It was acquired last year and appreciate your feedback. We have the summer special as mentioned, an updated regular menu, impressive wine list and more...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Went there last night after reading the good reviews. This restaurant could be easily overlooked from the street because it's tucked away but very quint inside. They offer a summer special 3 course meal which is a great deal for what you get. My appetizer...More

1  Thank TravelMiami_Florida
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This restaurant is tucked away in a stripmall and does not look very inviting.But enter and it is a revelation.There is a wide choice of dishes,seafood or steak and lots more.We all had a different choice and each dish was hot and cooked to perfection.The...More

Thank KatieB52
Diana A, Front Office Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are always pleased to have our guest share their experience.. It's also very pleasing to hear you dined with us again during your visit. We look forward to serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We started going there when Theresa and Henri owned it (long time residents) but have not been there in several years. Our neighbors and us decided to go out on impulse...something you can do in the summer months. We had heard Aurtoro has turned the...More

Thank Jfomarco
Diana A, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your meals. We will be open all summer and Arturo and Arturo Jr. and the staff at Island Cafe look forward to serving you again!! I hope I was the hostess...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We went for a quiet dinner while visiting Marco Island. Island Cafe is tucked away in a small center but looks are deceiving. Quaint and comfortable. Started with mussels and escargot, followed by salads. The stars of the evening was the grouper with blue crab...More

Thank rs2tvw
Diana A, Online Response Team at The Island Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

We overlooked this review, however, better late than never. We appreciate the feedback and do offer a great selection of seafood specials and entrees. We look forward to serving you again in the future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 918 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145-2741
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-394-7578
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Don't let the name fool you! We are a casual dinner establishment, serving some of Marco's favorite entrees. We offer a true taste of Marco Island. Island Cafe has a quaint and cozy atmosphere serving European Classic Cuisine. Our chefs have decades of experience and are committed to present quality classic dishes with fresh ingredients. Our staff looks forward to serving you and providing a dining experience you will be sure to enjoy. We serve a variety of seafood, many that are local. Beer and wine is available. Reservations recommended - Walk In's Welcome!
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