A local mid-day hotspot, Garbo's Grill is a fast-food truck serving up a creative take on staples like tacos and burgers. With interesting flavor pairings, and great timings; it's usually quite crowded at lunch and in the evenings. Bright and friendly, their menu includes popular items like the Fish Tacos, Korean BBQ burrito, and burgers and hot dogs are available too. The menu is constantly changing, so it's a good idea to find out about the specials. Pick your meal, and sit at one of the outdoor tables, taking in the sunshine and fresh air. A must visit while in the area.
Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe is a dessert and gift shop known for their scrumptious lime pies that are baked on site. In addition to pies, they also sell a wide range of pastries, cupcakes, candies, sauces, jellies and ice creams. If you aren't sure about what you're going to buy, you can ask the staff to provide you with samples of the goodies that interest you. If you're not a huge fan of sweets, Kermit's also serves up a few Mexican-style main course items, salads, and soups.
Green Pineapple is primarily a fashion boutique for women selling clothes, handcrafted jewelry, gifts and fashion accessories. They are especially known for their wide selection of yoga wear which are not only trendy but also comfortable, allowing to perform your exercises with ease. Choose from a variety of bags, necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings and bangles to add to your style quotient. The store also has an on-site spa, yoga center, and cafe which sets it apart from most of its competitors. The yoga studio specializes in Hatha Yoga, offering classes for beginners and experienced practitioners. The on-site spa provides treatments such as facials, therapeutic massage and an array of holistic treatments to unite your body and soul to form an everlasting bond that will benefit you in more ways than one. The Green Pineapple cafe serves a variety of dishes prepared using organic elements along with a few hot and cold beverages.
This much-loved restaurant reportedly was once the site of boxing matches refereed by none other than Ernest Hemingway. Now you will find avant-garde artwork in the gallery upstairs and great chow at modest prices in the restaurant. Caribbean flavors predominate and baking is done on the premises where desserts, rolls and breads pour from the ovens. All three meals are served here and Sunday brunch draws crowd. No reservations are taken, so be prepared to wait in line. That may, in fact, be half the fun.
Unless you live in Key West, you will only find the Hogfish Bar and Grill on a tip. It’s off the beaten track and a little tricky to find, but it is well worth the search. Once there, you know instantly this is a local’s spot. The Hogfish Bar and Grill is the way the Keys used to be. Right on the waterfront, it’s a place to savor the pleasure of peeling and eating fresh Key West Pink Shrimp, while watching shrimp boats dock. It’s as if nothing has changed in 50 years. Dig into a fresh Hogfish sandwich and enjoy the live music.
This beautiful restaurant is located in the Sunset Key Guest Cottages overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. It is an outdoor seating area with a casual yet elegant atmosphere. Latitudes Beach Cafe offers aromatic flavors of the island in the form of fresh local seafood and seasonal fruit salsas. If you are a guest at the Westin resort, you enjoy a complementary breakfast as well. An exclusive champagne and wine list is available to go with the food. Smokers can find peace in the collection of cigars that is available here.
Kim's Kuban is a family owned eatery in Key West specializing in Cuban cuisine. The restaurant is known for their authentic Cuban sandwiches stuffed with cheese and ham in between two slices of toasted bread. In addition to the sandwiches, they also serve Mexican favorites such as tacos, quesadillas and burritos. Do try their homemade desserts before leaving, especially the tres leches and rice pudding.
Kennedy Cafe is a family restaurant in Key West serving a wide range of Mediterranean, Greek and Turkish dish in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. The decor is clean beige tiled flooring, suspended lights, a neon-lit service counter, and well-spaced dining areas. The menu features sandwiches, egg preparations, side dishes, appetizers, soups, salads, wraps, mains and an array of pizzas. The gyro platter, Lula kebab, the ATW pizza and the Baklava are some of the restaurant's signature items which you must try if you ever visit.
A well-known staple off Truman Avenue, Sandy's Cafe serves delicious Cuban sandwiches out of their modest walk-up window. Affordable and satisfying at the same time, these meat-laden Cuban goodies served 24/7 are Key West's scrumptious answer to late-night cravings. Choose from the Buffalo Chicken Breast Sandwich, the Egg & Cheese BLT, Ham & Cheese Sandwich, and the Cuban Burger. Sandy's Cafe is also wildly popular for its excellent coffees, especially the Cafe Con Leche, a favorite with regulars.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
A Cuban family-owned restaurant nestled in the heart of Lower Keys in Key West, El Siboney Restaurant offers everything from seafood and salads to beef, pork, chicken and a lot more. Since its inception in 1993, the restaurant has been and still is, a favorite of the locals in Key West. Relish finger licking, authentic Cuban cuisine along with a wide array of wines and spirits at El Siboney. The paellas and the grilled chicken offered here are especially worth trying. The dining room is beautifully illuminated and exquisitely architectured which gives a very warm, inviting feel to the place. The friendly and cheerful staff add to the pleasant dining experience.