Located at Mile Marker 50 in Marathon.
OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR
Every Day 8am-9pm
Breakfast Served Daily Until 4pm
THE CRACKED CONCH ON CELEBRITY CHEFS
CRACKED CONCH IS HUB DURING BIG STORMS
Owner Joe DeConda opened the restaurant, with his partners Boyd, and Pete in January of 1980.
"He can’t even remember how many tropical storms and hurricanes he’s ridden out at the restaurant. “Most of them hit during the night, and the next day is beautiful,” he said. “No one wants to sit at home with the shutters up. They need a cold beer, and want to survey the damage.”
DeConda has spent 40 years in the Keys, and has never left for a storm. “People need to eat,” he said, “and I want to be here to help start the cleanup process.”"
-The Keys Weekly, by Kristen Livengood
"Had the cracked conch sandwich! It was the best! If you are headed to the keys, be sure to stop at the Cracked Conch Cafe. A friendly staff, Mile marker 50. You won't be disappointed"
— M.K. via Facebook, February 18, 2017