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Everglade City Dining

A January 2006 trip to Everglades National Park by jpalm1124

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Everglades Seafood Depot

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The building started in the late '20s as a railroad depot for the Atlantic Coast railroad. In 1960, it was used to film the movie "Winds across the Everglades" with Peter Faulk, Christopher Plummer, and Burl Ives. It now houses one of the best seafood restaurants in southwest Florida.Located approximately 35 miles south of Naples in downtown Everglades City, you can’t miss it. After you enter the front door, there is a small bar to your right that includes a 15-foot gator (stuffed, of course). To the left are the dining areas, three in all. You can dine indoors with the comfort of the air-conditioning or in one of the two outdoor areas. The first is screened in case you are there durin...Read More

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Everglades Seafood Depot
102 Collier Avenue
Everglades National Park, Florida 34139.
(239) 695-0075