Top ChoiceSeafood in Islamorada

Lazy Days

One of Islamorada's culinary icons, Lazy Days has a stellar reputation for its fresh seafood plates. Start off with a conch chowder topped with a little sherry (provided), before moving on to a decadent hogfish...

Mexican in Islamorada

Bad Boy Burrito

Tucked away in a tiny plaza among a gurgling fountain, orchids and swaying palms, Bad Boy Burrito whips up superb fish tacos and its namesake burritos – with quality ingredients (skirt steak, duck confit,...

American in Islamorada

Bayside Gourmet

This stylish, modern, but very friendly deli and restaurant is a family-run affair and feels quite a step up from the average Keys seafood shack. The diverse menu serves up something for all palates, from...

American in Islamorada

Beach Cafe at Morada Bay

The Beach Cafe has a lot going for it, namely a lovely, laid-back Caribbean vibe, a powder-white sandy beach, nighttime torches, tapas and fresh seafood. It's also a good place to bring the kids, with room to run...

Cafe in Islamorada

Midway Cafe

A homey cafe that is a favourite stopover on the journey to the Keys for its excellent coffee and good sandwiches, wraps, salads and omelets. The lovely folks who run this cafe roast their own beans and make...

Seafood in Key Largo & Tavernier

Fish House

The Fish House delivers on the promise of its title – very good fish, bought from local fishers and prepared fried, broiled, jerked, blackened or chargrilled. Because the Fish House only uses fresh fish, the menu...

Fusion in Key Largo & Tavernier

Key Largo Conch House

This innovative kitchen likes to sex up local classics (mahimahi cooked in a crust of coconut and crushed macadamia nuts or conch with lobster ceviche). Set in a restored old-school Keys mansion wrapped in a Gone...

American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Shipwreck's Bar & Grill

Just off the beaten path, Shipwreck's is a local-loving joint littered with nautical gear and dollar bills stapled to the walls, with a breezy open-air deck. Sit at picnic tables over the water, while noshing on...

American in Key Largo & Tavernier

DJ’s Diner

You’re greeted by a mural of Humphrey Bogart, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe – that’s a lot of Americana. It’s all served with a heapin’ helpin’ of diner faves amid vinyl-boothed ambience. Breakfast is a big draw...

American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Mrs Mac's Kitchen

When Applebee’s stuffs its wall full of license plates, it’s tacky. When Mrs Mac’s does it, it’s homey. Probably because the service is warm and personable, and the breakfasts are delicious. Plus the food packs...

American in Islamorada

Lorelei

Need a sunset and some excellent seafood? This lovely open-sided spot over the water has got you covered. The sunsets really are magnificent, an experience compounded by good fish or cracked conch sandwiches,...

French in Islamorada

Pierre’s

For a decadent night out, head to this two-story waterfront plantation, which has some of the best cooking between Miami and Key West. Start off with some Peruvian-style ceviche or fresh oysters, then move on to...

American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Harriette's

This sweet, breadbox-sized eatery is famed far and wide for its utterly addictive key lime muffins (so big you'll need a knife and fork to eat them). There's also classic American fare – pancakes, bacon and eggs,...

American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Snook's Bayside

Floridians love their waterfront dining establishments crossed with a tiki bar, and Snook's is Key Largo's contribution to the genre. The surf-and-turf-style menu is good, but the view onto the water – and the...

Seafood in Key Largo & Tavernier

Sundowners

True to name, this bayside restaurant is a great spot to watch the sunset. Sit out on the deck, taking in the view while feasting on crispy calamari, blackened snapper, seafood paella and lots of other seafood...

Cafe in Islamorada

Bob’s Bunz

The service at this cute cafe is energetic and friendly in an only-in-America kinda way, and the food is fine, filling and cheap. Key lime pie is a classic Keys dish and key lime anything at this bakery is highly...

Seafood in Islamorada

Island Grill

The ramshackle waterfront building may not look like much, but you'll be surprised by how tasty the peel-and-eat shrimp and conch fritters are. Casual, contemporary Floribbean fare with breezy ocean views and...