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Hideaway Cafe

57784 Overseas Hwy, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050-5626
+1 305-289-1554
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (130 reviews)
“hogfish” (149 reviews)
“escargot” (38 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
57784 Overseas Hwy, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050-5626
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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We found this hidden gem based on Trip Advisor reviews. Our group enjoyed the Sunset dinner special which meant an early seating & slightly smaller portions of some entrees. The wine list had a great variety. Dinner began with fabulous garlic bread and a fresh...More

Thank TexKitKat
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We found this here on TA and based on the good reviews decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed choosing the escargot, onion soup and steaks; all of which were mouth watering and delicious. Taste was great and everything was well seasoned....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

This wonderful restaurant is truly hidden. There is no sign on the motel Rainbow Bend, where it is located.We heard about the Sunset Special and gave it a try. Make reservations and arrive before 5:15 and you will experience a great dining experience. Not your...More

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We all had a wonderful experience at the Hideaway Cafe last week. To a person everyone enjoyed their dinners and the service was outstanding. Too many years staying in Marathon without eating here - should have gone long before now.

Thank JohnandMartogether
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Once again this year we headed to our favorite restaurant as soon as we got to Marathon Key. Have been here several times, and always can't wait to get back again when we leave. The "Sunset dinner" is a great deal with bread, salad, and...More

Thank nautifish
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Been trying to get there for a few years and WOW. Went with friends and I had the Rib steak. Took most of it home, friend had the duck and both were great. Wine list was great and good prices. Our server Nancy was very...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 11 November 2015

As other reviewers say, you'd never guess how good a place this is from the outside. White tablecloth, most staff dressed up, excellent shrimp bisque as an appetizer special. Hogfish entrée covered the plate and was wonderful per my wife. I had the duck which...More

Thank d828
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Expect for perhaps those looking at these review sites, You would never find or be tempted to try this place. Upstairs in the back of a very modest and dated appearing motel along the highway but not visible from it. White tablecloths and adult and...More

Thank KevinJ379
Reviewed 5 November 2015

If you want to experience and feel the way of life of the Florida Keyes you have to definitely eat seafood at this place.

Thank disneyvisit0r
Reviewed 5 November 2015

While visiting duck key we took a airplane trip around the local area. The pilots wife suggested several eatery's. One was the hideaway cafe at the rainbow bend motel outside of marathon fl. We made the trip in and all 3 of us ordered the...More

Thank j g
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Sandy S
Regarding the view of the ocean, is that the beach where hotel guests are hanging out, boating, fishing, playing, swimming....? I love the view but it would be quite different with activity on the beach and water. Thanks
1 April 2017|
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Response from katnip_ct | Reviewed this property |
We only had breakfast. Early morning, so no one was out there. Plus I think it's only for hotel guests. Not really much of a beach.
Catherine M
Are you open for lunch?
10 October 2016|
Response from nolan405 | Reviewed this property |
Check the website or go online.
what are the hours of operation?
19 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57784 Overseas Hwy, Rainbow Bend Resort, Marathon, Grassy Key, FL 33050-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon  >  Grassy Key
  • Phone Number: +1 305-289-1554
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