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Coopertown Restaurant

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22700 SW 8th St., 11 mi west of Florida Tpke., Miami, FL
+1 305-226-6048
Today
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went here seeing it on travel channel. Had a good experience. A little steeply priced,bit good food. Finally authentic frog legs,good job guys.

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Thank Ben S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was a pretty hill billy kind of vibe which I liked because it made it more authentic in all honesty tho the food is just deep fried I payed 40 $ for the sampler because that's what I was there for it was deep fried chip deep fried frogs legs deep fried cat fish and deep fried gator... More 

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Thank Kyle H
Carmel, Indiana
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The restaurant was rustic and offered alligator and frog legs as specialties. Waitress was friendly. Two of us ordered cheeseburgers and the meat was literally burned to a crisp. Our friends said that the fried frog legs weren't good either. Bathroom was totally nasty with non-flushing toilets, poorly maintained, and smelly.

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Thank Drjudi1
Stockholm
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73 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

And the restroom outside had a stench worse than any outhouse I have experienced. Do not recommend to eat here under any circumstances.

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Thank Tjongo
Chokoloskee, Florida
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Food is awesome! Service is out of this world ,just a great hole in the wall place, Must SEE!! Wish it was closer to home so I could eat those breakfasts

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Thank Katcando911
Anaheim, California
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74 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Tiny, roadside greasy spoon. Food is pretty good and has some weird stuff like alligator and from legs. Also has the basic burgers, sandwiches, and ice cold beer.

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Thank Tara P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered the gator and frog leg combo. The food was dripping in grease, the frog legs taste like fish (which I found very strange), and the gator bites were so overcooked they were impossible to chew. The fries were the only edible thing. ALSO, make sure if you visit this place... use the restroom well before you arrive. The facilities... More 

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Thank Cynthia S
West Palm Beach, Florida
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This air boat ride goes along the "River of Grass" which is the Everglades. Our driver made the ride fun and informative. It was a slow day to see alligators but we did see one and a good number of Florida birds along the way. After the ride they have a show and viewing area with more animals. A fun... More 

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Thank luv2trvl4life
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Having enjoyed an airboat ride we had lunch at Coopertown prior to pushing on. We shared an Alligator and Frogs Legs Dinner . The Gattor was very nice, chicken tasting but a lot more chewy. The frogs legs were far less of a hit, being very watery and bland tasting. Missable to be frank. The restaurant was basic and clean... More 

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Thank Helena L
Tampa, Florida
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119 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Coopertown is on US41 near the junction of Krome Ave and the Miccosukee Casino. Quick and friendly service. Usually just one server, limited menu – but really you only want the Frog Legs or Gator – you are in the Everglades after all. Don't expect frills – it's a small place that has been there since 1945 (I have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22700 SW 8th St., 11 mi west of Florida Tpke., Miami, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-226-6048

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?