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Cracked Conch Cafe

4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2622
+1 305-743-2233
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cracked conch” (64 reviews)
“conch chowder” (61 reviews)
“seafood omelet” (23 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2622
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1 - 10 of 860 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I never ate conch before and the waitress gave me a crash course in conch 101, she was great and so was the conch!

Thank Cindy C
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Cindy, I'm so glad to hear you had a great experience having conch for the first time with us. I hope we'll get to have you back for another great meal soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Cracked Conch Cage used to be our "go to" restaurant for breakfast, then lunch, and then sometimes dinner, but not any more. The quality of the food has fallen only matched by the price rising ... even by Keys standard.More

Thank maryann0622
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Maryann, I'm sorry to hear you were disappointed in your experience with us this time around. We take a lot of pride in the quality food we prepare, and I hope you'll give us another shot someday soon. We have not had a price increase...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cracked Conch is a great place. Had the chipped beef which was excellent. My wife had the fish Benedict which also was good.

Thank FLBluerunner
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words! It means a lot to hear you and your wife enjoyed our chipped beef and our fish Benedict! Hope to have you back for another meal soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a pleasure to visit when I come to Marathon. Breakfast are easy and fast service. The ladies are always pleasant and service is always good!

Thank pattye6912015
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Patty, thank you for sharing the love for our excellent breakfast food and our fast service. It means a lot, and I hope we'll see you again someday soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Stopped in for breakfast on our way to Key West expecting a local diner and fare and to be on our way quickly. Staff was friendly, attentive and helpful. Choices for breakfast were all across the board in variety and we found ourselves enjoying sampling...More

Thank schlacker
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you so much for sharing the love for our excellent atmosphere, food, and customer service. It means a lot to hear you felt taken care of with us, and enjoyed a delicious meal. I hope this means we'll get to have you back again...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had a nice breakfast with local people and the staff were equally friendly and helpful. Great stop

Thank hydroarp
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for sharing the love for our breakfast food and our friendly service. I hope this means we'll get to have you back again someday soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We ordered the Scallop and Shrimp Baskets. Both were delicious, and plentiful! Each came with Coleslaw and a choice of French Fries or Onion Rings. We tried both, everything was great. The Scallops were fresh and sweet. The breading did not over power the taste...More

Thank rphm
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you so much for sharing the love for our delicious seafood dishes and our great customer service. It really means a lot to hear you had an excellent meal with us, and I hope this means we'll see you again someday soon. Until then,...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We did a pick up on our way back to our rental house ,The Conch sandwich was very good and pricing was around 12.00 per.fast service and the order was correct.I would reccomend if you are here try these guys

Thank ronaldw496
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Ronald, thanks for the shining review! It means a lot, and I hope we'll see you again someday soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 4 October 2018

I had the seafood omelet. I think they used last night's seafood and recooked it and served it in the overcooked, rubbery omelet. Place stinks of cigarettes because of the ATTACHED smoking area. BLCK Worst meal in the KeysMore

Thank Teena D
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Teena, I'm sorry to hear you were so disappointed in your experience with us this time. We always want you to feel taken care of with fast, friendly service and enjoy a delicious meal. I'll keep your feedback in mind moving forward, and I hope...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Ordered New England Conch chowder and cracked conch. Very tender and tasty. Good coffee. Excellent service!!

Thank rakukris
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Rakukris, thanks for sharing the love for our excellent chowder and coffee. It means a lot to hear you felt taken care of with excellent service, and I hope we'll have you back again someday soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

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ihearthomer
16 April 2017|
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Response from Dion W | Reviewed this property |
I believe they serve breakfast until 4 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-743-2233
Description
Whether you are vacationing in Marathon or on your way to or from Key West, no trip is complete without a stop at The Cracked Conch Cafe. We use only the freshest seafood and finest ingredients. Start out your meal with our legendary Conch Chowder. Try some of our truly legendary Conch Specialties -- Conch Parmesan, Conch Joseph or our Cracked Conch Platter. For the landlubbers, we offer Choice New York Strip Steak, Filet, Ribs and Chicken. And our fresh and delicious sandwiches and salads are always available. Don't forget to finish off your meal with Key Lime Pie! Located at Mile Marker 49.5, The Cracked Conch Cafe is the perfect place to stop, rest and grab a bite to eat and a cool drink. Relax on our tropical patio and breathe in that great ocean air as you enjoy our famous conch cooking. We hope to see you soon!
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