Cafe de Marco has been serving customers with a selection of fresh seafood since 1983. Owner and Operator Sandy Franchino won the Platinum Plate Awards for best seafood and appetizers on Marco Island seven times. Don’t miss Cafe de Marco on your next Marco Island vacation.
The restaurant offers an upscale dining experience with an outdoor courtyard area. The staff welcomes guests for dinner service seven days a week starting at 5:00 p.m. from February through April. The restaurant closes Sunday during the offseason. Reservations are not required and are taken only by phone.
House specialties include seafood like Jump Prawns broiled in garlic butter and Shrimp Lenny (named after Sandy’s father) which consists of large pieces of shrimp with crabmeat and bacon. Meat lovers won’t feel left out as Cafe de Marco serves classic steakhouse staples including Filet Mignon, Rack of Lamb, and Chicken entrees.
The kitchen will gladly prepare vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free items upon request. Children’s menu and Twilight specials (5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.) are also available.
Wine by the glass or bottle is available along with a selection of beers.
Dessert options include the House specialty Italian Ricotta Cheesecake. Some of the other available treats include a Chocolate Molten Lava Cake, and classic Key Lime Pie.
The Sun King loves Cafe de Marco. It’s one of those restaurants that reminds you that you’re on a little resort island. Located in Old Marco, the entire environment is different from most restaurants on the island. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. You really can’t go wrong with anything on the menu. The desserts are awesome too.
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