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“A Cortez Gem!”
Review of Swordfish Grill

Swordfish Grill
Ranked #5 of 12 Restaurants in Cortez
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$24
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Swordfish is a wonderful place for family and friends alike. The staff are always a delight and the food is incredible! With both and inside and outside dining, you can listen to live music and look out at the water...highly recommend.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is EXACTLY the type of place we live in Florida. So excited to have found it. We arrived by boat from Siesta Key. Not a lot of docking but we did find a space.
Went on a Sunday and there was live music on the deck and a craw fish boil. Every Sunday they have a different “special” and that day it was craw Fish.
We ordered off the menu and all 6 of us had fantastic food!! There isn’t one thing i would have changed about this place. Lots of seating on the deck. Shade and sun. Large round outside bar as well. We always prefer outside but there is plenty of room inside and it’s also a good Florida feeling atmosphere inside.
We will be back- often!

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

- We came with 3 children, not being offered high chairs or anything to entertain them. When leaving we saw they actually had some.
- Poor overall service; when the waitress came to ask if all was good, I told her my fish was completely overcooked; never proposed to replaced it or anything.
- Fish tacos with the cheapest fish, crab cake expensive and below average, catch of the day, extremely pricey and ruined (as mentioned earlier); I almost puked after trying the hollandaise sauce.

I usually manage to enjoy the moment even in the worst restaurants; there I was just angry and miserable. I hope the reader of this comment will be more lucky than me although I personally do not recommend this place.

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Thank TheBergInLozarn
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Bob S, General Manager at Swordfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

There are many other places in the area to fit your needs...let us know if you need a couple of recommendations

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Atmosphere, food and service were all to our liking. Inside or outside water view seating, live music, fresh seafood and an energetic spirited serving crew. The Clam Chowder and Grouper Reuben were absolutely delicious. Not sure how they specially prepare them but, the french fries were a very tasty treat.

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Thank Edward O
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Waitress never told us about happy hour. We bought the expensive drinks.
Ordered fried clam strips. They looked liked over fried pellets. No taste and awlfull.

Wife had fish tacos.much better.

Had to ask for tartar sauce. Services below average. Nice atmosphere.

Won't be back.

3  Thank rsmolens1043
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Bob S, General Manager at Swordfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

There are many other places in the area to fit your needs...let us know if you need a couple of recommendations

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