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Tony's Seafood Restaurant

597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
+1 352-543-0022
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (687 reviews)
“clams” (209 reviews)
“seafood” (154 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

I was skeptical. Having eaten clam chowder from Maine to Boston, I am a true lover of all things chowder. I gotta tell you Tony's chowder is delicious!! It is my all time favorite!! Even the canned version is awesome. Don't miss this chowder it's...More

Thank CyndiM99
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We have been to Tony's on a few occasions. Coming from the East End of long Island, I have dug and eating clams all my life. There are plenty of good places to find this type of food in Cedar Key. So, what separates the...More

Thank crusso4708
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stopped by early for dinner and found a charming little restaurant. Not a full bar, beer and wine only but excellent and reasonable selections. We decided to try two appetizers to share and ordered the Clam Chowder and the Fried Cedar Key Oysters. The...More

Thank Malissa M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It's a must see and do. The Chowder is OUTSTANDING! Buy some to take home! Very friendly staff, reasonably priced as well.

Thank Buggett55
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We had heard much about the fresh Cedar Key clams. It is all true. If you are going to eat in Cedar Key, start with Ton's. If you love fresh Florida seafood like I do, have a bowl of clam chowder and the hand breaded,...More

Thank Christopher K
Chef Eric J, Owner at Tony's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2016

Thank you very much for the very nice review. All the staff here at Tony's appreciates it.

Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

If you want exceptional seafood this is the place. Great service they have won awards for their chowder well worth a stop

Thank Ronald E
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I don't even like clam chowder as they are usually too chewy for me. Absolutely loved this chowder, we even bought a can to try at home. Salad was good, but didn't care for the house dressing. We shared the triple shrimp dinner which was...More

Thank mamaw1014
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The seafood platter for one was plenty for two. Mostly fried except for the Cedar Key clams which were melt in your mouth

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We visit Tony's several times while in quaint Cedar Key. Their fish is always fresh and the service staff is very friendly. Love their crab cakes and blackened fish sandwich. Enjoying a delicious meal and cold beverage on the beautiful patio is a treat. Love...More

Thank Marci88mustang
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch at Tony's. Had to start with clam chowder which lived up to what most reviewers think. I have eaten clam chowder in every New England state and none was better than Tony's. The seafood was fresh and prepared perfectly. We...More

Thank Linda R
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Questions & Answers
24 April 2017|
Response from tonyschowder | Property representative |
Hi-Thank you for your interest in joining us. Call the restaurant (352)543-0022 and the staff will be happy to assist you.
Linda O
21 April 2017|
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Response from Patrick R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about steamers either, just had the award winning chowder.
17 April 2017|
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Response from happycamper8314 | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of that salad. Didn't look for it on the menu. You may want to go online and see if their menu is listed, or, give them a call. Sorry, wish I had more info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 2nd St, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-0022
  • E-mail
PLEASE NOTE: Seasonal Restaurant Hours: October- November 2016 Monday thru Thursday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ( NOT OPEN FOR DINNER) Friday thru Sunday 11:00 AM -8:00 PM Please call ahead to verify hours before making long drives from far away.
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