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Waterfront Brewery – Key West’s Best Pub

As I was walking through the Historic Seaport, I heard someone say "hey, is that a brewery?  I didn't know one was here".  Well, that was surprising because since 2015 the Waterfront Brewery has been open as a working brewery, restaurant and ...

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mary ellen's bar

Mary Ellen’s Bar – The new Hip place in Key West

Hip?  Did I just say this place is hip?  I mean fresh, new, friendly, funky... well you get it.  The place?  Mary Ellen's Bar.  Located at 420 Appelrouth Lane, this will be your go to place off of Duval.  Recently opened, it ...

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5 Reasons Turtle Kraals Key West is a Perfect Place to Relax

Have you stopped by Turtle Kraals Key West yet?  No?  Then you have missed out on one of the best places in Key West to relax.  Located at 231 Margaret Street in the heart of the Historic Seaport, this is the spot ...

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3 Reasons why You must Go to La Creperie Key West

Tucked off in the heart of Old Town is Petronia Street.  Here you will find La Creperie Key West (300 Petronia Street).  This place offers many wonderful food items and a quiet location to enjoy breakfast and lunch.  But we think the ...

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The Speakeasy Inn and The Rum Bar

The Speakeasy Inn and Rum Bar

Located at 1117 Duval Street, The Speakeasy Inn is a stop on the historic walking tour, but it really is more than just a stop.  The Speakeasy Inn is a quaint and wonderful place to stay.  Everyone who stays here loves the atmosphere, ...

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3 Reasons Why Sloppy Joe’s Key West Webcam is the Best

Everyone who comes to Key West, stops by the iconic Sloppy Joe's for a drink (or two) and possibly a snack.  Sloppy's is an institution in Key West and has been in its current location since May 5, 1937.  But, what's really ...

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Hogs Breath Key West

Hogs Breath Key West

"Hogs breath is better than no breath at all" is of course the world famous saying of Hogs Breath Key West.  It has been a popular spot in Key West for over 25 years.  Located at the corner of Front and Duval ...

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Conch Republic Seafood Company

Conch Republic Seafood Company

The Conch Republic Seafood Company is located at 631 Greene Street and it's the perfect location to watch the boats, the water and all of the fun happening down at the waterfront. The menu features fresh catch of the day items, and when ...

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Schooner Wharf Bar

One of my favorite bars to go in the afternoon to enjoy the sun and enjoy a fantastic view of the Historic Seaport is the Schooner Wharf Bar. This place looks like a relaxing bar to stop bye. Pea gravel floor, large wrap ...

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Where To Go Before Sunset – in other words Happy Hour

Alonzo’s Oyster Bar – First off, best happy hour ever!  This is located right along the Historic Sea Port and offers a great Happy Hour from 4:00 to 6:30pm.  All drinks are half off and the left side of the menu is ...

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Smokin’ Tuna Saloon

The Smokin' Tuna is probably a place you won't find on your first visit.  As you are walking down Duval Street, you pass the Red Garter Saloon with its mirrored windows, and looking across the street you will see Irish Kevin’s Bar ...

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Top Bars in Town

There is a lot to see while on this small Island.  The bars in town offer great music and entertainment which usually starts in the morning and goes into the wee hours of the night. Here are some of the ones we ...

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Southernmost Rewards Card

Reward cards can be, well… rewarding. This one offers some really cool options at eight different locations. You can sign up on-line or download their app (they have one for the iPhone and android). Points are earned on every dollar spent at their ...

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Key West Distilling

Ok when you think of Key West you probably think of rum, which would be exactly what we think.  But, have you thought about locally made rum?  We stumbled upon a new distillery at 524 Southard Street called Key West Distilling.  Let’s ...

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It’s Key West after all ….

Ok, you come to Key West to experience a little bit of the unusual. So, let’s just say a fun activity while on the Island is going to a drag show. There are places offering entertainment on the farther end of Duval ...

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Vino’s Wine Bar & Shop

Vino’s Wine Bar & Shop 810 Dual St. If you are a wine lover and want a quiet place to have a glass, this is a place to try. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about their wines. They also offer ...

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Happy Hour the app

Ok, you are in Key West, it is approaching Happy Hour, where do you go? Well, if you don’t have a favorite go to spot, or if you just want to try something new, check out this new app. Key West resident Craig ...

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Turtle Kraals Key West

We made it over to Turtle Kraals to enjoy Happy Hour and to check out the turtle races.  Let us first start by saying, sometimes we can be disappointed by the larger, chain-like restaurants, but Turtle Kraals was a very nice surprise. ...

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Chart Room

The Chart Room is located in the Pier House.  (One Duval Street) This is a great local, small, quaint place to stop and have a drink.  The place is probably smaller than your living room, but has a lot of character.  Parrotheads will ...

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Bull and Whistle (Garden of Eden) – So many options!

By far the best place to people watch on Duval is at a seat in the window of the Bull.  This is the first floor of three wonderful bars inThe Bull and Whistle Bar.  Located at the corner of Duval and Caroline, ...

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Green Parrot

Voted Best Bar in Key West! The Green Parrot located at 601 Whitehead offers a place to stop and enjoy the rest of the day.  For a little preview check out the video on their website. We stopped in to give it a try ...

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Harpoon Harry’s – Best Breakfast in Key West

Looking for the best breakfast in Key West?  A place to sit, enjoy your coffee away from the tourists?  Check out Harpoon Harry’s located at 832 Caroline Street. The decor is eclectic and fun.  Keep in mind they serve way more than breakfast.  They ...

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Jack Flats – Best Place to watch sports

Ok, your in Key West during football, baseball, basketball or whatever season.  Where do you go to watch the game?  Definitely Jack Flats.  They have walls filled with big screen t.v’s and if you let the host know what team you want ...

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Wine-O – Great Wine Bar on Duval

Wine-O offers a very upscale, but relaxing place to stop and enjoy a good glass of wine.  They are located in La Concha Hotel on Duval. This place offers “flight” samples.  So, if you enjoy a nice white wine, but don’t know really ...

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The Key West Winery

The Key West Winery is a great place to stop and stock up on unique Key West wine.  They are located at 103 Simonton Street. Plan to take some time to browse the shop for neat items to take home and of course ...

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