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Squid Lips Overwater Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

APPETIZERS
Cajun Bacon Wrapped Scallops
a house favorite! four large sea scallops wrapped with bacon and grilled to perfection with our honey lime sauce
Jumbo Chicken Wings
lightly breaded, deep fried, and tossed in your choice of sauce: key lime habanero, teriyaki garlic, plum ginger or jamaican jerk bbq sauce. sample platter 16 wings/all 4 sauces. blue cheese and celery extra
Coconut Shrimp
premium shrimp dipped in coconut rum batter, rolled in shredded coconut, then deep fried. served with our island dipping sauce
Baja Fish Tacos
two corn taco shells loaded with our crunchy fried fish, shredded cabbage, chili tequila lime sauce and pico de gallo served with our chipotle creme sauce
Crunchy Chicken Tenders
fresh chicken tenders, corn flake breaded, then golden fried
Coconut Onion Chips
thick cut yellow onion pieces dipped in our homemade coconut rum batter, rolled in shredded coconut, then lightly deep fried
Crunchy Fish Fingers
fresh fish strips rolled in corn flakes, then deep fried golden brown
Fried Calamari
fresh calamari coated in a seasoned flour, then deep fried
Ahi Tuna Tartar
sashimi grade yellow fin tuna diced and mixed with sweet thai chili, jalapeño and sriracha. garnished with green onions and wasabi cream sauce. served over chips
Blue Cheese And Balsamic Tater Chips
house made potato chips covered with melted blue cheese fondue and finished with balsamic glaze, tomatoes and green onions, perfect for sharing
SOUPS AND SALADS
grilled tuna, mahi-mahi, grouper or salmon on any salad; grilled shrimp or chicken on any salad
Joe's Conchy Chowder
when available. cup, bowl
Soup Of The Day
when available. cup, bowl
Caesar Salad
fresh romaine lettuce and parmesan cheese tossed in our key-lime caesar dressing and topped with seasoned croutons
Garden Salad
fresh cut lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, carrot, and red cabbage served with our homemade orange balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Our Salad
baby greens, tomato, red onion, white raisins, candied pecans and dried cranberries lightly tossed in our signature vanilla vinaigrette dressing and topped with bleu cheese crumbles
PASTA, GRITS, RICE AND SUCH
served with your choice of a side garden or caesar salad and garlic toast
Seafood Enchilada
shrimp, scallops and fish in our seafood cream sauce wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with enchilada sauce and melted jack cheese
Seafood Scampi
a medley of scallops and shrimp sautéed in garlic butter and white wine served over a bed of fettuccine
Seafood Lasagna
layers of spinach and egg lasagna noodles filled with blue crab claw meat, shrimp and sea scallops, ricotta, mozzarella and provolone cheeses, then topped with a creamy tomato-alfredo sauce. served with your choice of a garden or caesar salad. for the lighter appetite, full portion
Shrimp And Cajun Bacon Alfredo
sautéed shrimp and our spicy cajun bacon folded into creamy alfredo sauce topped with parmesan cheese and served over fettuccini pasta
Shrimp And Jalapeno Jack Cheese Grits
lightly sautéed shrimp with caramelized onions and tomatoes served over our creamy jalapeno jack cheese grits and topped with crumbled bacon and spring onions
Rustic Shrimp, Chicken And Sausage Jambalaya
new orleans style shrimp, chicken, smoked sausage and rice jambalaya flavored with tomatoes and accented with onions, garlic, spices and herbs
ENTRÉES
low carb-it! - although our seafood is naturally low in carbohydrates. we'd be happy to hold the bread and starch, double up on the veggies and put the salad dressing on the side, - just tell us to "low carb-it! entrées are served with your choice of potato of the day, rice or french fries, vegetable du jour and fresh baked bimini bread. add a garden salad or small caesar salad to any entrée extra add a skewer of grilled shrimp to any entree for $4.99, add mango salsa to any entree extra
Florida Classic Fried Shrimp
plump shrimp fried to a golden brown. for the lighter appetite, full portion
Cajun Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops
a house favorite! large bacon wrapped sea scallops oak-grilled with our honey lime sauce. single skewer, double skewer
Oak-grilled Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Or Tuna
generous portions of the freshest fish we can buy! basted with our honey lime sauce, citrus butter, honey ginger, cajun seasoning, black cherry pepper, jamaican jerk, apricot ginger lime, or honey rum glaze and oak-grilled to perfection
Shrimp
skewered, oak-grilled shrimp basted with your choice of honey-lime sauce, citrus butter, cajun seasoning, jamaican jerk or honey rum glaze. for the lighter appetite, full portion
Coconut Shrimp
butterflied shrimp dipped in coconut rum batter, rolled in shredded coconut then deep fried, served with our island dipping sauce. for the lighter appetite, full portion
Crunchy Fried Fish
mild fish filet dusted in seasoned flour, rolled in cornflakes, then delicately deep fried
Key Largo Style Baked Fish
mild tilapia filet topped with fresh tomatoes, onions, capers, white wine, fresh basil and lemon juice. redfish extra
Lobster -n- Crab Cake
lobster and blue crab meats blended for a taste treat you won't forget. sautéed or fried. single cake, double cake
Thai Mahi
our generous portion of oak-grilled mahi mahi filet topped with a spicy thai peanut sauce
Citrus Salmon
salmon filet marinated in an italian citrus seasoning and slowly oak-grilled. for the lighter appetite, full portion
FROM THE LAND
Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast
boneless chicken breasts fire grilled and finished with your choice of honey lime sauce, cajun seasoning, jamaican jerk, honey ginger, black cherry pepper or honey rum glaze. add mango salsa extra. for the lighter appetite, full portion
Black Cherry Pepper Pork
thick juicy boneless pork loin finished over our oak wood grill and topped with our signature black cherry pepper sauce
8 Oz. Sirloin Steak
certified sirloin oak-grilled to perfection
Dry-rubbed Steak
we may have to open a steakhouse with this one! hand cut, 12 oz. aged angus ny strip seasoned with our spicy secret rub and expertly cooked the way you like it over a crackling oak wood fire. with rub
RAW BAR
Sashimi Scallops
(sushi fans will love this!) six select raw scallops topped with wasabi sauce, soy, ginger, and toasted sesame seeds
Oysters
when available
Clams
raw or steamed. full dozen, half dozen
U-peel Shrimp
hot or chilled. 14 shrimp, 28 shrimp
SANDWICHES
most sandwiches are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle spear and chips. choice of black cherry pepper, honey lime, cajun spiced, jamaican jerk, apricot ginger lime, citrus butter or honey rum glaze on grilled items. add fries to any sandwich for $0.99; add american, swiss, cheddar add $0.79; add bacon, sautéed onion, havarti horseradish cheese or blue cheese add $0.99
Fish Sandwich
tuna steak - oak grilled to perfection with your choice of baste: grouper, mahi or salmon add $1
Crunchy Fish Sandwich
mild fish filet dusted in seasoned flour, rolled in corn flakes, then perfectly deep fried
Abaco Fish Sandwich
we liked this one so much we couldn't wait to bring it to melbourne! coconut fried fish filet topped with mango chutney and smothered with melted swiss cheese
Lobster-n-crab Cake
our special blend of lobster and crab meat offered fried or sautéed
Oak Grilled Chicken Breast
plump boneless breast with your choice of baste. top it with cajun seasoning and blue cheese extra
Half Pound Burger
choice fresh, never frozen, angus beef oak-grilled to your liking
Overwater Grill Burger
our ½lb. oak-grilled fresh, never frozen, angus beef burger topped with crumbled cajun bacon and melted blue cheese
Crunchy Fish Blt Wrap
our crunchy fish, hickory smoked bacon, fresh ripe tomatoes and iceberg lettuce tossed with our cajun mayo and wrapped in a seasoned herb wrap
Shrimp Caesar Wrap
oak grilled shrimp (or chicken) tossed with parmesan cheese, romaine lettuce and our key-lime caesar dressing and served with chips
Mahi Reuben
oak-grilled mahi with sauerkraut, melted swiss cheese and thousand island dressing on toasted rye bread
BASKETS
Fish-n-chips
fresh fish nuggets lightly dusted in seasoned flour, then deep fried a golden brown. served with french fries and tartar sauce
Fried Clam Basket
our lightly seasoned, single breaded, deep-fried clam strips. served with french fries and tartar sauce
Scallop Basket
scallop pieces lightly dusted with our seasoned flour and deep fried to juicy perfection! served with french fries and tartar sauce
Fried Shrimp Basket
plump shrimp fried to perfection! served with french fries and your choice of tartar sauce or cocktail sauce
SIDES
Drunken Sweet Potato
(a house favorite! this ain't your ordinary, small sweet potato!) brown sugar, myers's® dark jamaican rum and special tropical spices
Twice Maple, Sweet Potato
baked once, then mixed with just the right amount of maple syrup and caribbean spices and baked again
Rice
Vegetable Du Jour
Potato Du Jour
French Fries
Cole Slaw
Bimini Bread
SOMETHING SWEET
maybe others - check with your server. by the slice
Mike's Key Lime Pie
as featured on the food network
Reeses Peanut Butter Pie
Chocolate Seduction Cake
Creamy Coconut Sorbet
served on coconut shell
Key Lime Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake
About
This rambling eclectic island style restaurant building complete with thatched roofs, mahogany bars, private beach, outside deck and band stand and some funky decor--is part of the historic Oleander Hotel that occupied this gorgeous waterfront property since 1925. Multiple dining areas and the ability to handle large parties offer something for everyone. Daily entertainment, island drinks, cold beer, toes in the sand, fresh fish and Floribbean cusine from our scratch kitchen prepared by one of the area's most popular restaurants and served by friendly staff--Squid Lips, where the locals eat and drink. Come by boat or car.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed today

We have visited this restaurant several times in the past 10 years, and always enjoy it. We were just over there yesterday with some great friends yesterday, all of us had a wonderful experience. Our waiter was Ben, who was very cordial and polite. Our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Eddie3169
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very much enjoyed our meals. I had grilled shrimp while my husband ordered fried shrimp. Both versions were delicious! The fries that accompanied them were especially good. Quick, courteous service and a hostess who came around to check on our satisfaction. Definitely will return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lindagA2131YL
Reviewed yesterday

Squid Lips is a fun place. Lively atmosphere. Live Music. Great location on the water. Seating inside, on the deck, or on the beach. Went one afternoon, came back the next day.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DavidandDenise L
Reviewed 3 days ago

For some reason I hadn't been here in 5 years or so. A friend suggested we meet for lunch and I agreed. No real change to the décor and the view of the river is great. I ordered the Thai burger with fries and it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HalVan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Squid Lips provide an enjoyable dining experience on the Indian River. The food is good (not great) at a good price.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SamActual
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been here many times, but the last visit was disappointing. Had order sent back, and by the time it arrived my friend had already finished his meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Tami O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Boated to the resturant, came in from the Indian River, and was surprised at the state of the dock which I was told was available. It was barely standing, no cleats, narrow walkway, but we docked :-) The resturant however, amazing. We ate on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cfsdir
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family met my sister-in-law here with her kids for lunch. Coming from the cold tundra of the Midwest, the kids were excited to be outside. We ordered the Balsamic chips which were absolutely wonderful! They always are. For lunch we ordered salmon, a Cuban,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Beachbums32903
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First visit to this restaurant in long time. We usually visit Sebastian one. The food was just as good as there. We had wings for app very good and size. I had the steak and my wife had coconut shrimp. All in all a very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mrbill33000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every Thursday the 3 members of the house band invite others in the srea to join them in singing/playing great rock n roll. At one point we have seen 14 people on stage playing. It’s a great time.

Date of visit: January 2019
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PApatti915
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Response from bagdiva | Reviewed this property |
the icon may just mean that it's AAA approved just call them up and ask
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Bunky46
14 October 2017|
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Response from Rick T | Reviewed this property |
Their number is 321-783-1350. Closed Mondays & Tuesdays for the season. Open 11am weekdays Weds-
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Cathy K
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Response from Squidlipsgrill | Property representative |
No--although we love them and used to offer them from time to time. Not a big enough demand to keep them on the menu.
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