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waterfront brewery

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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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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hogfish key west

3 Ways Hogfish Key West Keeps Old Key West Alive and Well

While kayaking over on Stock Island, we were asked if we had tried Hogfish Key West... well, we had not, at the time.  A few missed turns and a hot and sweaty bike ride later, we found it... Hogfish Key West.  Let ...

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camille's key west

Camille’s Key West – A Funky and Fun Place to Eat

In one word... it's funky.  Camille's Key West is the go to local hot spot and has been for over 20 years.  According to Camille's they offer inexpensive gourmet ... done the right way.  Or another way to say it... exotic cooking ...

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Did Diners Drive-Ins and Dives Key West Episode Get it Right?

I am addicted to watching Guy Fieri on Friday nights tour the country and visit all of the off the beaten path food joints.    Diners Drive-Ins and Dives Key West episode was by far one of my favorites.  It was really ...

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favorite key west restaurants

Your 80 Favorite Key West Restaurants!

Well we need to let the writers at Zagat know they were wrong... they posted an article a while ago and listed the "8 Hottest Restaurants in Key West".  We shared it with all of you and, guess what?  You responded, overwhelming, ...

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Best Take Out Pizza – Onlywood Key West

We love pizza ... and beer.  Who doesn't?  Key West has so many seafood options, sometimes it is easy to overlook your favorite staple, especially if it's pizza.  The days can get busy and sometimes it is really nice to sit in ...

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El Siboney Key West

El Siboney

This is by far one of the best family-friendly Cuban restaurants in Key West.  It's our favorites too.  What is our go to food on the menu at El Siboney Key West?  Well of course, it's #1, the roasted pork. Located in the ...

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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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Hobo's Cafe, Key Largo

Hobo’s Cafe

If you are driving down to Key West, you will more than likely need to stop for lunch or dinner.  Hobo's Cafe, in Key Largo, is a must stop place.  The atmosphere is very Key like... a smaller one room restaurant with ...

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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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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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Lunch and Dinner Ideas

There are over 250 bars and restaurants in the Key West area so there is absolutely something for everyone and all budgets.  Here are a few ideas: Hogfish Bar & Grill - Truly worth the bike ride over to Safe Harbor on Stock Island. ...

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Old Town Bakery

Old Town Bakery. Corner of Easton and Grinnell St. This is a great bakery to hit EARLY in the morning. The Almond Croissants are to die for. You can taste the butter in them. On another visit I had the Breakfast Sandwich, ...

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Island Dogs

Let me start by saying, I really wanted to try this place.  There was a lot written about how awesome their hot dogs were and the atmosphere was truly Key West and the drinks were amazing.  Well, sometimes places don’t live up ...

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Garbo’s Grill

If you are a fan of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, then Garbo’s Grill should sound familiar.  This place was featured on the Key West episode and for a very good reason.  The food is just fabulous.  A few things have changed since ...

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D J’s Clam Shack

I can’t tell you how many times we walked by this unassuming place on Duval and didn’t give a second thought.  Then, Guy Fieri, from Diners – Drive-In’s and Dives, highlighted this place on his show.  Well, it was our next stop ...

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Frita’s Cuban Burgers

I love a great hamburger, and I will admit I crave them once in a while.  So, when we stumbled upon Frita’s Cuban Burgers at 425 Southard Street, I was excited.  I had never tried a Cuban burger and was looking forward ...

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La Creperie

We love spending time outside enjoying a cocktail and of course a meal.  La Creperie is the perfect place to do both.  Located at 300 Petronia Street (across from Blue Heaven) La Creperie is just enough off the beaten path, but close ...

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Café Sole

Café Sole is a culinary gem far off the beaten path.  Located at 1029 Southard, you would probably just stroll on by, but don’t …. plan to spend a wonderful evening surrounded by wonderful food and company.  Chef John Correa, and his ...

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