Stan’s Idle Hour

221 Goodland Dr W
Goodland, 34140
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Stan's is a special place - hilarious and great people watching. The drinks are delicious, especially the Buzzard Punch. The atmosphere is fun and the music was great. Our server was incredibly nice and attentive in spite of the large crowd. Everyone was having a great time. It's certainly a unique environment. If you like fried food, then this menu is for you. I didn't have a full meal - just one appetizer. It was good but nothing to write home about. But I can certainly testify to the fun atmosphere and great drinks. I would definitely go back the next time I am in the area.
Great spot for the hungover. In need of a Bloody Mary and a dozen oysters. Both were great. The outdoor bar had all the things I was looking for. Good service , cold beer, great bloody buddy, and that perfect funky ambiance. Winning. Oysters were great for the price. Check it out when you need a break from the standard Marco experience.
I've been going to Stan's for years and it's always a good time. The atmosphere is great - especially on a Sunday - and the Buzzard Punches will make you feel great! I highly recommend checking out this semi-famous place just outside of the Everglades.

(239) 394-3041

Seafood

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Marker 8.5

123 Bayshore Way
Goodland, 34140
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The only thing great about this place is the view... The waitress started with what they didn't have rather than what they did.The food was gross! The shrimp were so over cooked and doused in seasoning that we sent them back. The lady brought some more and they were still over seasoned and salty. The crab legs were brown... uhh? And the waitress said that's how they were supposed to be. We also saw both waitresses smoking cigarettes in the middle of the restaurant. There's no air conditioning inside. And, they didn't have keylime pie. Overall, I would never go back or recommend this place to anyone.
Wow. Very impressed with Marker 8.5 Fried shrimp, sweet potato fries, scalloped potatoes, shrimp creole were all excellent. Fabulous food presentation and garnish. Homemade cocktail sauce and tartar sauce are amazing if you are a horseradish lover like I am.
Great ambiance, awesome new menu and very friendly owner who introduced himself when we walked in. The dining area is right on the water and outside the trees were lit up with lights. Highly recommended for good atmosphere and a good dinner.

(239) 394-8818

Seafood, American (Traditional)

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Old Marco Lodge Crab House

401 Papaya St
Goodland, 34140
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Can't recommend this Restuarant to anybody. The food varied from poor to just OK. Something on the salad bar was just turning bad--either the bean salad or the sliced beets. The green beans which came with the entree tasted like they were canned (though this effect might have been achieved by cooking them early in the day and keeping is a steam table all day). Me wife had grilled Mahe Mahe... Which suffered from freezer burn. My grilled "grouper" was nicely cooked... But couldn't have really been grouper--the filet was way too thin. However, all of this paled in comparison to the REAL problem-- the endless set of way too loud music. I found it impossible to carry on a conversation.
Nice place for outdoor dining, especially seafood; (Indoor dining with air conditioning as well.) We've been to Old Marco Lodge a half-dozen times over the past decade and enjoyed it every time. Only on the last visit did we discover a band plays Sunday afternoons (maybe other times as well). It's a couple minutes off Marco Island to the east. Between this and Pelican Bend also just off Marco Island to the north, both are on-the-water casual dining (casual as in shorts and flip-flops are fine) this has a little more fit and finish and Pelican Band seems a little more casual and easygoing without being run-down. Old Marco Lodge has a bit broader menu. Another review griped about the music all the time. Lighten up, buddy. Marco has that feel of an old-folks island and hearing '80s music softens the edge when you're out dining with retiree parents / relatives. Here, the dock is big enough that you can be well away from the band.
Best hospitality around. Brian & Shellie are the best. Peggy is a wonderful manager!Been coming here for 20 years and always made to feel welcome and appreciated. The comp salad bar was fresh and crisp! Music always rocks and the view is stunning. Candy on the bar outside is sweet and a hot ticket. The bathrooms were spotless FYI. Relax and forget "Markup Island". Kick back and let your hair down, enjoy the huge, clean waterfront deck with an ice cold beverage! - "Goodland- the way South Florida should be"!

(239) 642-7227

Seafood, Venues & Event Spaces

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Little Bar Restaurant

205 Harbor Pl
Goodland, 34140
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(239) 394-5663

Seafood, American (Traditional), Bars

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