About Us

Experience a taste of the laid-back, old-fashioned Florida lifestyle and make memories to last at the Cortez Kitchen. Located in one of America’s oldest fishing villages, overlooking the beautiful body of water aptly named ‘the Kitchen’ due to its rich abundance of fish and seafood, this top destination is much loved by locals and tourists alike for its deliciously fresh seafood dishes, libations, live music every weekend, and the ‘part of the family’ feeling visitors get when they dine. Come discover why people have been visiting the hidden gem that is Cortez Kitchen year after year – since 2002! The ‘Kitchen is surely worth discovering at least once in your lifetime.

Located in one of the oldest fishing villages in the United States, Cortez, FL, the Cortez Kitchen is a top destination for locals and tourists alike. Named for the body of water that it sits on known by locals as ‘the Kitchen’ due to its bountiful supply of fish and seafood. Visitors love the laid back Florida lifestyle feel of Cortez Kitchen as well as the live music every weekend. Singing and dancing with live music is just one of the many attractions Cortez Kitchen has to offer such as a full bar, old fashioned seafood, events like the annual Cortez Fishermen Festival, friendly staff and locals and much more! Come check out this hidden treasure and see why people the world over come back year after year to visit and stay.

The Cortez Kitchen has been a “hidden gem” and a favorite of tourists and locals alike since 2002.

We’re proud to be family-owned and operated for over 20 years and look forward to serving our community for many more. Come to Cortez Kitchen and be part of our family. See you soon!

Located at 4528 119th St W, Cortez, FL 34215 — on the left before Cortez Bridge on your way out to Anna Maria Island or by boat, Mile Marker 49