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Cracked Conch Cafe

4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2622
+1 305-743-2233
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“cracked conch” (53 reviews)
“fried conch” (38 reviews)
“sandwich” (54 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2622
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1 - 10 of 758 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place may not be for everyone but we loved it. It's not fancy and the floors aren't even and there is a lot of noise coming from the kitchen as the sounds of hammering conch continue pretty much non stop but it's worth it....More

Thank Cleo R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food! The restaurant is not fancy, and I have to admit I really wasn't sure bout eating here. But, it was great!

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

Brandi, thank you for sharing the love for our great food and service. It means a lot to hear that you were pleasantly surprised. I hope we get to have you back again sometime soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so good, the food is good service is good if your in Marathon make you stop and say Raul from New Port richey sent you

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

Cindy, thanks for sharing the love for our great food and service. It really means a lot to hear, and I hope we see you again. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast while staying in Marathon. The food was delicious. The service was attentive; my coffee was constantly refilled. I would visit again .

Thank N S
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

I'm so glad you stopped by and had a wonderful meal with us! Thank you for the kind words for our service and food. Hope to see you again sometime. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Weezy, Erica and Cindy...amazing service! Coffee, excellent! I hear the owner...Joe I believe...is an awesome guy and the entire experience shows that. I could not recommend this landmark institution more to anyone stopping in Marathon for a truly excellent real Keys experience!

Thank 1933Crocker
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

I'm so happy to hear you always have such great service with us and enjoy our delicious food and coffee! It really means a lot, and I hope we see you again soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 25 August 2017

So, I have reviewed this place in the past, and we continue to eat here regularly. The more we eat out in Marathon and the Keys in general, the more I like the Cracked Conch House. The value of the food and portions are far...More

Thank B S
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

I'm so glad to hear that we're one of your regular spots. Thank you for sharing the love for our great value, fresh food, and great service. It means a lot to hear that our conch plates are the best. I hope we get to...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Cracked Conch has been in the Keys a long time. I think it used to be a White Castle. This low key eatery has a great, unique menu with many items featuring Conch. The Cracked Conch Cafe sandwich, New England Conch Chowder and Conch...More

Thank lhill713
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for sharing the love for our delicious, unique menu, and our friendly service. Hope to have you back again sometime soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Been dining at the Cracked Conch Cafe for the past 30 years, and each time is just better then the time before! This time we dined 3 times and take out once! Lock eyes Cracked Conch and stopped for breakfast the morning we were leaving...More

Thank Judy W
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Judy, thank you for sharing the love for our delicious conch dishes and our great service. It really means a lot to hear that you've been dining with us for so many years, and I look forward to your next visit. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had great service this time and our breakfast was fantastic. Eggs, cracked conch, fresh fruit - for $12. I really like this place.

Thank southmiamijill
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Jill, thank you for the high praise for our fantastic breakfast and our great service. It really means a lot, and I hope we'll get to have you back again sometime soon. Until then, Joseph, Owner

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 8 and we had fantastic service! From the seafood scampi to burgers and French onion dip! The food was amazing!! But the shrimp stir-fry was by far the best meal we've had while in Marathon!More

Thank Brittany G
Joseph D, Owner at Cracked Conch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Brittany, thank you for sharing the love for our fantastic customer service and our delicious food. It really means a lot to hear it was the best meal you had in Marathon, and I hope we get to have you back again sometime soon. Until...More

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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