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CJ's On the Bay


0.9 Miles To Key West Express Terminal - 3 min. drive

 740 North Collier Boulevard #105, Marco Island, FL 34145


Located on the enchanting shores of Marco Island, Florida, CJ's on the Bay stands as a beacon of culinary excellence, offering visitors a unique dining experience characterized by delectable cuisine, refreshing libations, and breathtaking waterfront views. Nestled within the heart of Marco Island's bustling Esplanade Shoppes, CJ's on the Bay invites patrons to savor the flavors of the Gulf Coast while immersing themselves in the vibrant ambiance of this beloved waterfront establishment.

A Culinary Journey by the Sea

At CJ's on the Bay, dining transcends mere sustenance—it becomes an immersive journey through the flavors of the Gulf Coast. From fresh seafood to succulent steaks and artisanal cocktails, the restaurant's diverse menu caters to every palate and preference. Indulge in a tantalizing array of dishes crafted with locally sourced ingredients, expertly prepared by the restaurant's talented culinary team.

Spectacular Waterfront Views

What sets CJ's on the Bay apart is its unparalleled waterfront location, offering panoramic views of Marco Island's scenic landscape and the sparkling waters of Smokehouse Bay. Whether you choose to dine al fresco on the expansive outdoor patio or enjoy a cozy meal indoors, you'll be treated to stunning vistas that serve as the perfect backdrop for a memorable dining experience.

Signature Dishes and Libations

From the moment you peruse the menu at CJ's on the Bay, you'll be tantalized by a tantalizing array of signature dishes and libations that showcase the best of coastal cuisine.

Must-Try Dishes:

  • Gulf Coast Seafood Tower: A bounty of freshly shucked oysters, succulent shrimp, and tender crab claws, served with tangy cocktail sauce and mignonette.
  • Blackened Grouper Sandwich: A local favorite, featuring tender grouper fillet seasoned with Cajun spices and served on a toasted bun with crisp lettuce, ripe tomato, and zesty remoulade.
  • Key Lime Pie: Indulge your sweet tooth with a slice of Florida's iconic dessert, made with tart key lime custard and a buttery graham cracker crust, topped with fluffy whipped cream.

Craft Cocktails:

  • CJ's Mojito: A refreshing blend of muddled mint, fresh lime juice, and premium rum, topped with a splash of soda water and served over ice.
  • Bay Breeze Martini: A tropical twist on the classic martini, featuring vodka, cranberry juice, and a splash of pineapple juice, garnished with a wedge of lime and a cherry.

Unforgettable Dining Experiences

Whether you're seeking a romantic dinner for two, a lively gathering with friends, or a leisurely lunch with family, CJ's on the Bay offers an unforgettable dining experience that caters to every occasion. With its welcoming atmosphere, impeccable service, and culinary delights, it's no wonder that CJ's on the Bay has become a beloved dining destination for both locals and visitors alike.

Plan Your Visit

CJ's on the Bay is open daily for lunch and dinner, with Happy Hour specials available throughout the week. Reservations are recommended, especially during peak dining hours and weekends. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or a casual diner seeking a taste of the Gulf Coast, CJ's on the Bay invites you to embark on a culinary journey unlike any other.

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