Marco Island Brewery

Marco Island BreweryMarco Island Brewery
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2.99 w/ 7 ratings
Marco Island BreweryMarco Island Brewery

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1089 N Collier Blvd
Ste 427
Marco Island, Florida, 34145-2562
United States

(239) 970-0461 | map

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Added by tsparkinson on 09-21-2010

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by DrDocRudge:
Photo of DrDocRudge
3.58/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

New to Marco Island, this brewpub sits in the Marco Island Town Center. Though the address says Collier Boulevard, it actually faces Bald Eagle Drive.

The brewpub has indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor seating is covered so you can enjoy it year round. The place is in a converted restaurant, so it still looks like the italian place it replaced. They brew five of their own beers and have two micros on tap in addition to five taps that serve the mass produced junk that most tourists ask for. The five of their own were, in a word, tasteless. The color did not match the brew style, and it was rather like drinking fizzy water then beer. Hopefully, it will improve with time. The two other micro-beers on tap were Magic Hat and Golden Monkey.

They do have 11 craft brews by the bottle, and being the beer snob I am, was surprised that I had only heard of four of them. So additional point for having some interesting craft brews available.

Food was average, my chili burger was good but the fries were a little too cool for my taste. Prices were in-line with the rest of Marco Island, a tad more than you would like, but most everything was under $20.

Since it opened less than a month ago, my review is not as nasty as it could be. Since there are no other brewpubs in the Naples area, I hope they improve. However, it is not worth going out of your way to find or try.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TheDogHouse
3.6/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
3.53/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Food was ok; standard bar food. Service was good and the waitress was very nice. Lots of local townies hanging around here. Better choices than most restaurants in the area, but not too great. Very few house-brewed beers and no interesting styles.

Would hit it again if in the area given what else is around, but not a must-visit. Would probably eat somewhere else and only stop in for a beer or two while my family shopped in the nearby stores.

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Photo of Patbrown2
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

My rating of 3.75 is a pre-emptive vote, as they thankfully appear to be putting more emphasis on stocking quality brews, rather than pushing their own beer. Now forty(40) on tap, which is way more than I recall last year.

Heading down there in several months, and looking forward to stopping by if today's tap list(12/15) is indicative of the type of quality brews offered. Matilda and Sofie from GI. Four Victory offerings. At least one Cigar City brew. Nice.....

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Photo of yemenmocha
2.25/5  rDev -29%

Photo of mbonugli
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of MasterSki
3.01/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Figured I'd try this place out, as it's new and it's the only brewpub anywhere close to Naples, FL. Stopped in on the way back from the Everglades.

The atmosphere is fairly generic tropical island restaurant - lots of cheerful colors. You can tell the place is new, as it's very clean. Washrooms were quite nice too. One complaint is that people can smoke on the covered patio, and the smoke wafts in through the double-sided indoor/outdoor bar.

My family and I ordered a paddle of tasters and sampled each of the house beers. They ranged from mediocre to bad. The most egregious problem was the inaccuracy of styles. I'm actually in favor of brewpubs that specialize in low-ABV session beers, but if they choose to go that route then they should be accurate. The "stout" was basically an English Brown, the IPA was more of a English Pale, and the "Belgian" was basically a Blue Moon clone.

Servers were attentive, although that might have been because the bar was empty when we showed up. Staff were friendly and willing to chat, even if they didn't know much about the brew system.

The guest drafts were actually pretty decent and only served to embarrass the house brews - Victory Golden Monkey, Blue Point Rastafa Rye Ale, and a Gordon Biersch Marzen. Bottle selection had some stuff from Kona, Blue Point, Victory, and Southern Tier - nothing wild but a good 25+ options.

Happy hour prices were crazy cheap. $3 for 25oz?!

If you're stuck on Marco Island this would probably be your only option for decent beer, but I wouldn't got out of my way to visit again.

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Marco Island Brewery in Marco Island, FL
Brewery rating: 0 out of 100 with 7 ratings
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