Jeffrey Tate: Well thought out menus and cocktails. Wendy: I love the grilled scallops and oysters, but everything is perfect here.
Crystal Rogers: Ordered Hamburgers and chicken sandwich to go, Food was overcooked, bun and fries wet and soggy, !/2 order was not prepared. There are few things as Floridian as Key lime pie, but the search for the perfect grouper sandwich may be one of them.
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We're focusing on these ridiculous grouper sandwiches, but you can't go wrong with anything on the menu here. To learn more, visit the website for Fish Shack in Lighthouse Point.
To each own when it comes to the whole fried/blackened/grilled dilemma, but we do have to say the blackened grouper sandwiches at Big Ray's are legendary. If it weren't for these sandwiches, homemade onion rings could easily be the star of the show.
For more information, visit the website for Big Ray's Fish Camp in Tampa. Check out Big Water Fish Market's website to learn more.
Obviously, the fish and chips is the most popular choice, but you can't go wrong adding a bun. To learn more, visit the website for Gulf Coast Grouper & Chips in Naples, Florida.
It can be a challenge to dine out when you have kids, but Peg Leg's is super family friendly, with lots to see and do while you wait. To learn more, visit the website for Peg Leg Pete's in Pensacola Beach.
The fresh, flaky grouper here is only matched by the view of Sarasota Bay. Check out the website for Dry Dock Waterfront Grill to learn more.
If you're in the area, and you're searching for a laid-back spot with an incredible view and the bestgroupersandwich in town, this is the place to go. The place may be small and unassuming compared to other nearby options, but don't pass it by, because this is the best grouper around.
For more information, visit the Facebook page for The Boardwalk Grill in Madeira Beach. Check out some of our favorite hole in the wall restaurants that are worth going off the beaten path for.
Address: 5121 Gulf Dr, Panama City, FL 32408, USA If you need more dining inspiration, check out our list of the best sandwiches in Florida.
For an amazing lunch, head over to Masada’s Original Hoagies in Broward. If it’s BBQ you’re after, head to The Red Top Pit Stop in Lakeland.
Address: 5121 Gulf Dr, Panama City, FL 32408, USA Surrounded by water on three sides, Florida has no shortage of fresh fish options.
There are hundreds of great seafood restaurants in Orlando and surrounding cities that feature grouper on their menus. There also are dozens of different ways to prepare grouper, and more side dishes to accompany it than you have digits on which to count.
Whether you visit Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or somewhere else, the food is reason enough to head to grouper country. The restaurant offers all the typical preparations (from char-grilled to deep-fried), but my personal favorite is the grouper Reuben.
Grilled on fresh marbled rye, smothered in Swiss cheese, and topped with sauerkraut and A Thousand Island dressing, grouper never has tasted as good as it does on this sandwich. Viewfinder Tip: To make sure your grouper is local, ask your server where the fish is from before ordering.
Here, you can arrive by boat or car, enjoy live music seven days a week, watch dolphins frolic, and see pelicans at play. Of course the star of the show is the Shook Inn’s famous grouper sandwich, dipped and coated in a beer batter, and deep-fried to a golden perfection.
This grill’s grouper sandwich is pan sautéed, topped with house-made onion rings and zesty key lime tartar sauce, then served with fries and slaw. Park’s of Dania Beach is exactly what you expect from a hole in the wall local haunt.
Peg Leg Pete’s is located on Fort Pickens Road in front of the Lafitte Cove Marina. The standard grouper sandwich comes grilled or fried, and topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce.
Located on A1A, the Market specializes in fresh local whole fish, cut to order. Top it off with sides of homemade mango salsa and hush puppies for a truly scrumptious meal.