Best Key West, FL Restaurants

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    8. Better Than Sex

    Best Desserts: One of the most talked about culinary experiences in the Florida Keys, Better Than Sex dessert cafe wows with their sinful concoctions like Cookie Nookie Pie and Between My Red Velvet Sheets...

    Photo courtesy of Better Than Sex
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    7. Hot Tin Roof

    Best Sunset: For upscale dining with a stellar view of the sunset, head to Hot Tin Roof at Ocean Key Resort and Spa located just off Mallory Square. You can dine alfresco on their patio with the sounds of Jimmy...

    Photo courtesy of Hot Tin Roof
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    6. BO's Fish Wagon

    Best Budget: This seafood shack may look like it's barely standing, but the food certainly holds its own. What began as makeshift food truck in the 70s, opened by local legend Buddy Owen, has become a staple in Key...

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    5. El Siboney

    Best Cuban: Off the beaten path, this no-frills restaurant serves up generous portions of the best Cuban food on the island at reasonable prices. Mid-day the place is usually bustling with the local lunch break crowd...

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    4. Blue Heaven

    Best Brunch: In Key West, this restaurant needs little introduction. The private courtyard (once home to Hemingway's boxing matches) is filled with roaming chickens and lounging cats soaking in the sun. Grab a seat...

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    3. The Cafe

    Best Vegetarian: This cozy restaurant on Southard Street has been redefining vegetarian cuisine for over 10 years. With a warm Bohemian décor, their menu offers a variety of options (all clearly marked if...

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    2. Caroline's Cafe

    Best Lunch: Caroline's Cafe is a favorite among tourists and locals alike for their generous portions at reasonable prices and prime view of Duval Street. At this casual American restaurant, you'll find one of the...

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    1. The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.

    Best Local's Pick: Flaming Buoy is tucked away in a charming converted home at the corner of Packer and Virginia Streets. This cozy 10-table restaurant mixes simple wood furnishings with splashes of yellow and...

    Photo courtesy of Flaming Buoy Filet Co.

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