First-Class Restaurants in Islamorada
Dining at Cheeca Lodge & Spa
The restaurants at Cheeca Lodge & Spa are designed to fit the taste of each and every one of Cheeca’s many visitors. Three restaurants and two lounges are available. Recently recognized by Florida Trend magazine as one of “Florida’s Best Places to Dine,” Cheeca has also received accolades over the years from Esquire, Gourmet and Food & Wine magazines. All of our restaurants in Islamorada offer Cheeca’s extensive wine list that includes over 200 handpicked selections, and has been honored with Wine Spectator’s Awards of Excellence since 2010. Cheeca Lodge has a long culinary history, including visits from Daniel Boloud, Jacques Pepin and Julia Child, which is carried on today.
Dinner nightly: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations required.
Breakfast daily: 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Lunch daily: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cheeca’s famous flagship restaurant is renowned for tropically inspired cuisine. This classically modern standout in Florida Keys restaurants features fresh local seafood, prime steaks and organically grown local produce. The Atlantic’s Edge offers both indoor and outdoor seating and efficient yet unobtrusive service. The menu includes a sumptuous breakfast buffet for the whole family each morning. It has been honored each year with the American Automobile Association’s Four Diamond Award for excellence in dining. Try the best restaurant in Islamorada today.
Dinner Wednesday-Sunday : 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a taste of Italy at Limoncello, Cheeca’s authentic, casually rustic dining room for the whole family. Savor a Tuscan inspired theme in both atmosphere and cuisine, featuring fresh house-made pasta and modern interpretations of classic Italian favorites, some of the best in fine dining, Florida Keys-style. A full children’s menu is offered.
Dinner nightly: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations accepted..
The finest sushi from oceans near and far are handcrafted at Nikai, our celebrated sushi bar. Our talented chefs will serve up all your favorites while creating bold new culinary delights in a quiet, intimate oceanfront setting. Simply tell the sushi chefs what you like, or choose from Nikai’s extensive menu of nigiri, sashimi, specialty rolls and more. Nikai’s delicacies are artful and stylish, sure to please the most discriminating palate. Over 35 different hot and cold sakes are also offered.
Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
*Food service until 11pm in dining area.
Nestled between the free-form pool and the outside deck of the Atlantic’s Edge, this tropical outdoor escape sits on the palm-lined beach and shimmering blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, with a sweeping view of Cheeca’s trademark wooden fishing pier. Sip a creative Keys-inspired hand-crafted cocktail and swap fishing stories, or simply enjoy the call of seabirds. With a wide-screen plasma TV and friendly bartenders, it’s a wonderful spot for a cold brew and the famous Cheeca burger.
Daily: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Our Coffee Bar boasts a simple, fresh menu offered in a place where people can gather and enjoy fresh and homemade food and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Whether you crave a wholesome breakfast, a healthy lunch or freshly-prepared afternoon snack, we bring made-to-order and homemade dishes at Cheeca made from the best organic and locally sourced ingredients available.
Daily 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The chic design showcases breathtaking water views, complemented by an elegant seating at a lounge. Guests can enjoy an innovative selection of classic cocktails offered alongside a menu of light plates. Our handcrafted cocktails and wine provides an excellent option for pre-dinner drinks or relaxation after the beach.