Key West's Best Restaurants and Bars

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Where to Eat and Drink in Key West
Best Bars & Restaurants


Rudy Molinet, Broker/Owner
Marquis Properties Realty
933 Fleming Street
Key West, FL 33040

Direct: 305-240-1090
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rudy@rudymolinet.com



Key West Restaurants

Key West is well known for it's great bars and wonderful restaurants. Seafood tops the list, of course, but you'll find Italian, Cuban, steak and a lot of creativity on these menus. Here are a few of the best places to dine on our island.

Alonzo's Oyster Bar – Downstairs at the A&B, renowned for their fresh oysters (what a surprise!). Excellent seafood. Sit outside along the waterfront and docks and enjoy the promenade. Bonus: convenient, free parking!
AlonzosOysterBar.com
700 Front Street
305-294-5880

Blue Heaven Restaurant
Blue Heaven – No place is more uniquely Key West and the creative menu lives up to its celestial name. This special spot is tucked into an old Bahama Village house and backyard – careful of the chicks underfoot. Sunday Brunch is very popular with the locals. Not to be missed. Drive walk or taxi; parking is a challenge. BlueHeavenKW.homestead.com
729 Thomas Street
305-296-8666
Camille's - The innovative selections change daily, are well prepared and served in stylish surroundings. Breakfast is very popular with locals. Great anytime.
CamillesKeyWest.com
1202 Simonton Street
305-296-4811

El Siboney – Cuban tradition has long been intertwined with Key West history. Excellent Cuban food at reasonable prices.
ElSiboneyRestaurant.com
900 Catherine Street
305-296-4184

El Meson De Pepe's – Cuban and Spanish cuisine served in the atmosphere of Old Havana. Just off Mallory Square. Live Latin music and dancing.
ElMesonDePepe.com
410 Wall Street
305-295-2620

Latitudes Café - Casual, yet upscale, open air dining on Sunset Key off Key West. Worth every penny for its romantic, beach swept ambiance, fine cuisine, and excellent, friendly service. Reservations required. Ferry to the restaurant from the docks at the Westin.

Latitudes Café
Latitudes Café on Sunset Key
Latitudes Café
SunsetKeyIsland.com
245 Front Street
305-292-5394


La Trattoria Restaurant – Popular with locals, who call it "the Trat." Fine, Italian cuisine. Virgilio's, the bar tucked into the back patio has live music on the weekends and attracts an upscale crowd.
LaTrattoria.us
524 Duval Street
305-296-1075

Louie's Backyard – Very popular, gourmet restaurant in beautifully historic house overlooking the water. You must book ahead, and request outside seating. Can't get a reservation? Go anyway and have drinks or dessert on the Afterdeck; a perfect way to enjoy this romantic spot if the restaurant is booked.
LouiesBackyard.com
700 Waddell Ave
305-294-1061

Mangoes – Lovely patio dining, fine cuisine on Duval. Good food, great for watching the Duval Crawl.
Mangoes
700 Duval St
305-292-4606

Pepe's Café - Established in 1909, Pepe's is Key West's oldest restaurant. Great breakfast - very popular with locals – casual lunch and steakhouse for dinner. Delightful outdoor patio seating with true old island flavor.
PepesCafe.net
806 Caroline St
305-294-7192

Sarabeth's Restaurant
Sarabeth's Key West Restaurant

Sarabeth's - One of my favorite Key West restaurants is Sarabeth's on the corner of Southard and Simonton Street right downtown. They offer delicious food, impeccable service and a wonderful tropical ambiance. The owner David Case is the ultimate host. Sarabeth's became popular in New York City and the Key West location is the only one outside of New York.

www.sarabethskeywest.com
530 Simonton Street @ Southard
305-293-8181


Seven Fish – This fine seafood restaurant with its innovative menu is tucked away in a residential neighborhood. Well worth tracking down.
7Fish.com
632 Olivia Street (Elizabeth is the cross street.)
305-296-2777

Turtle Kraals – This casual, open air eatery was once part of a turtle cannery; "kraal" is Dutch for pen. The Turtle Kraals Museum next door is worth a peek ($5) and if the restaurant's tower is open, climb up for a great view over the historic harbor. Serves BBQ. Go for the atmosphere.
TurtleKraals.com
231 Margaret Street
305-294-2640


Key West Bars

Sloppy Joe's Bar
Sloppy Joe's and Captain Tony's Saloon - No trip to Key West is complete without visiting some of our famous watering holes. First stop for most folks is Sloppy Joe's, famed for being a Hemingway haunt. What most people don't tell you is that Captain Tony's Saloon is the original Sloppy's and the Old Man's barstool is still there. Sloppy Joe's has live entertainment nightly and a casual restaurant. Both are great Key West bars.
SloppyJoes.com
201 Duval Street

CaptTonysSaloon.com
428 Greene Street
305-294-1838

The Green Parrot - Mostly locals flock to this colorful open-air dive with history (the bar opened in 1890), great live music on the weekends and unstoppable Key West atmosphere. Free popcorn, very cold beer, a pool table and no sniveling allowed.
GreenParrot.com
601 Whitehead Street
305-294-6133
Cash Only

Schooner Wharf Bar - Don't miss the salty Schooner Wharf. Popular with locals and tourists, this open air on the harbor has the eclectic, nautical flavor you look for in Key West. Live music every night.
SchoonerWharf.com
202 William Street
305-292-3302

801 Bourbon - One of the most popular gay bars in Key West, this Duval institution welcomes everyone. Casual, friendly bar downstairs, and a great drag revue upstairs. Nightly shows at 9 and 11pm.
801bourbon.com
801 Duval Street
305-296-1992

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