Mangrove Marina

Call: 305.852.8380

Things to do in Tavernier

Whether it’s on the boat right here in the marina, delighting in the thrill of seeing the manatees or exploring our wonderful islands, we never underestimate the importance of transforming your vacation into a one-of-a-kind adventure! Oh, the memories you will take home with you! Enjoy.

Here are some suggestions and links to help you discover why the Florida Keys is like no other place on earth…


Small Boat Rentals

Benchmark Boat Rentals
Pick up boat at Mangrove Marina

Bayside Boat Rental
88000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036

Florida Bay Tour Company

Jet Ski Rentals

JKS Watersports
91300 Old Highway Tavernier, FL 33070
Schedule a Jet Ski ride/tour with Brad & Priscilla
Oceanside or Bayside—a ride of a life time

Kayak & Paddleboard Rental Eco Tours

Florida Keys Paddle Board
Will deliver paddle boards and Kayaks to the Marina and pick them up after use

Eco Tours

Family Fun Boat Tours

Caribbean Watersports

Offshore & Back Country Fishing Charters

Gold Reserve Charters
Hayden Browning

Forever Young Charter Company
Captain Tony Young
Scuba, Spearfishing, Sunsets & Customer Charters

Blackwater Charters
Captain Eric Scoble
Go offshore or back country fishing with the legendary Captain Eric Scoble
Experience 5 generations of local knowledge, will pick our guests up at the marina

Bamboo Charters
Capt. Matt Bellinger

Play Baby Fishing Charters

Relentless Fishing Charters

Steve Stone Honey Do Charters
Fishing, Snorkel, Sand Bar Adventures and Eco Tours

Dive and Snorkel Charters

Florida Keys Dive Center

Scuba Adventures
scuba, snorkeling and sunset cruises

John Pennekamp Park
Less than 15 minutes away!

Sunset Cruises

All in Watersport’s

Caribbean Watersport’s

Bike Rentals

All Keys Cycles

Local Snorkeling & Dive Spots

Tavernier Town Shopping Center

Tavernier Town Shopping Center
1/2 mile South of the Marina Bay Side
91256 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070
Winn Dixie Grocery Store, Liquor Store, CVS, Family Dollar Store, Jewelry Store, Post Office, Nail Salon, Yoga, Movie Theatre, Post office, Dillon’s Pub, Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds, Capital bank with ATM

Mangrove Marina’s Eating Picks

Use area code 305 for all numbers, everything is located by the Mile Marker (MM) Oceanside (OS) or Bayside (BS)

Breakfast (& a little more)

Cafe Moka
MM 92 OS – 453-6271.
French style cafe and bakery. Great coffees & croissants. Open 7am-3pm

Key Largo Conch House*
MM 100.2 OS.
Opens at 8am. Great coffee bar, baked goods and full breakfast.

Made 2 Order (Tropical Cafe)
MM 90.7 OS.
Breakfast & lunch on the water, 8am-3pm. Creative cooking by a local favorite chef. Don’t miss the very berry pancakes!

The Original Mrs. Mac’s
MM 99.3 BS 451-3722.
Classic “Keys-kitschy.” Enjoy breakfast, apps or a slice of classic key lime pie. 7a m-9:30pm. CLOSED SUNDAY

Keys Bite
MM99 Median 451-4843 7am-10pm
Casual breakfast and lunch style diner

Pinecrest Bakery
MM 99.1 Median 735-4368 open 24 hours
A Cuban bakery and café with a modern twist on tradition.

Casual • Lunch • Dinner

Across the street – 852-0822.
Great food done with a Cajun flair: fresh local seafood, burgers and more. Eat in or take out & eat on our waterfront! Beer & wine only. Open 11:30am-10pm.

City Hall Cafe
MM88.5 Median 852-3354.
Huge sandwiches on fresh baked breads, homemade soups, lunch and dinner Mon-Sat award winning Key lime pies, our daughter works there =)

Key Largo Fisheries
Ocean Bay Dr.- ask for directions 451-3782.
Fresh off the boat. Local fish market and casual outdoor café. 10am-8pm. CLOSED SUNDAY

Lazy Days
MM 79.8 OS 664-5256.
Beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean & Alligator Lighthouse. Try anything prepared “Lazy Days” way!

Marker 88*
MM 88 BS – 852-9315.
Lovely outdoor waterfront setting overlooking the bay. Res. recommended.

Morada Bay
MM 81.5 BS – 664-0604.
Picturesque beachfront spot for lunch or dinner.

Num-Thai & Sushi Bar
MM 103.2 BS – 451-5955.
In a strip mall. Thai food, great soups, whole garlic snapper.

Skippers Dockside
528 Caribbean Drive – Ask for directions. 453-9794.
Enjoy classic tiki favorites with a mixture of offbeat ingredients & endless signature cocktails while watching boaters navigate the marina canal.

Snapper’s Waterfront Saloon*
MM 94.5 OS – 852-5956.
Keys casual on the oceanfront. Great lunch spot.

MM 99.5 BS – 453-5004.
Great outdoor ambiance. Perfect spot to enjoy sunset, cocktails and live local entertainment. Open lunch and dinner

MM 103.9 BS – 451-4502.
Relaxed atmosphere, good food, great view. Res. recommended.

MEAT Eatery And Taproom I
MM 88 Median 852-3833
A New wave diner with microbrewed sodas with great flavors like cherry cola, Birch beer and lemon lime. They have homemade ice cream that you can add your soda.

MM 83.4 664-9888 11am-10pm
Great upstairs bar/restaurant overlooking Charter Fishing fleet. Great place for pictures

Green Turtle
MM81.2 OS 664-2006
Great menu and seafood dishes-Closed on Mondays

Hungry Tarpon “Feed the tarpon”
MM77.5 BS 664-0535
Best Bloody Mary around! called trailer trash, cook your catch and feed the tarpon..super fun place


Chef Michael’s
MM 81.7 OS – 664-0640.
Specializing in local, fresh caught fish and more. Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm. Dinner 5-10pm. Reservations recommended.

Old Tavernier
MM 90 OS – 852-6012.
Upstairs Dinner only. Reservations recommended.

MM 81.5 BS – 664-3225.
Great ambiance & sunset. Dinner only. Reservations only. CLOSED TUES.

Ziggie & Mad Dog’s
MM 83 BS – 664-3391.
True NY style steakhouse. Dinner only 5:30-10pm. Reservations suggested.

The Catch
MM102 OS 204-4143 11am-10pm
Fun, family-friendly restaurant featuring fresh local seafood and daily drink and food specials.

Snacks • Sports Bars

Blond Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory
MM92.2 OS 922-2400.
Need we say more? 10:00am – 9:00pm.

Lorelei Cabana Bar
MM 81.9 BS – 664-4338.
Fun for drinks and sunset. Live music and great local color.

Mr. C’s Ice Cream
MM 98.7. In the median – 453-4256
Homemade gelato style ice cream & sorbets. Cash only.

Jimmy Johnson’s Big Chill
MM104 BS 453-9066 11:30AM–12AM
Escape to JJ’s Sports Bar where a multitude of flat screens show your favorite teams and events. The Big Chill also features live music and entertainment year-round.

Ocean View Sports Pub “OV”
MM 84.5 BS 664-2556
A local’s favorite, great food, great prices. Watch your favorite sports and enjoy public pool

Hog Heaven Bar and Grill
MM85.3 OS 664-9669 11am-4am
Sports bar with outdoor waterside seating, plus a menu of classic pub grub. Lunch & Dinner

Key Largo Chocolates
MM 100.4 BS 453-6613
Surprise someone special with the perfect gift of chocolates from the Florida Keys! Hand-select your favorite truffles to create a very personalized gift!

Eco Eats
MM 99.6 Shopping Center 451-3902 11AM–3PM
Great tasting, healthier options for “fast-food” smoothies are made with 100% pure fruit with no sugar added, also serve healthy wheat grass shots. Wraps, Pitas & salads.

Once you are here enjoy your stay by enjoying the best nature has to offer.

Things To Do:

The Florida Keys is full of exciting activities both on the water, under the water, and on land. No matter what your idea of fun and adventure is, we have the toys to help you make it your own.

Calendar of Events

Click on the links below to see the calendar of events for the Florida Keys.

The Florida Keys & Key West

Islamorada Charter Boat Association

Islamorada Chamber of Commerce

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