Top Choice American in Key West

Blue Heaven

Proof that location is nearly everything, this is one of the quirkiest venues on an island of oddities. Customers (and free-roaming fowl) flock to dine in the ramshackle, tropical plant-filled garden where Hemingway…
Top Choice Seafood in Key West

Thirsty Mermaid

Aside from having a great name, the pint-sized Thirsty Mermaid deserves high marks for its outstanding seafood and stylish but easygoing atmosphere. The menu is a celebration of culinary treasures from the sea, with…
Seafood in Key West

BO's Fish Wagon

Looking like a battered old fishing boat that smashed onto the shore, BO's is awash with faded buoys, lifesavers and rusting license plates strung from its wooden rafters, and in some spots you needn't step outside …
Fusion in Key West

Nine One Five

Classy Nine One Five certainly stands out from the nearby Duval detritus of alcoholic aggression and tribal-band tattoos. Ignore all that and enter this modern and elegant space, which serves a creative, New America…
Vegetarian in Key West

The Café

The oldest vegetarian spot in Key West is a sunny luncheonette by day that morphs into a buzzing, low-lit eating and drinking spot by night. The cooking is outstanding, with an eclectic range of dishes: Thai curry s…
Health Food in Key West

Date & Thyme

Equal parts market and cafe, Date & Thyme whips up deliciously guilt-free breakfast and lunch plates, plus energizing smoothies and juices. Try the açai bowl with blueberry, granola and coconut milk for breakfas…
Deli in Key West

5 Brothers Grocery & Sandwich Shop

A Key West icon, this tiny grocery store and deli fires up some of the best Cuban-style espresso this side of Miami. Join locals over early-morning cafe con leche, guava pastries and bacon and egg rolls, or stop in …
Fusion in Key West

Garbo's Grill

Just off the beaten path, Garbo's whips up delicious tacos with creative toppings like mango ginger habanero-glazed shrimp, Korean barbecue, and fresh mahimahi with all the fixings, as well as gourmet burgers and ho…
Caribbean in Key West

Mo's Restaurant

The words ‘Caribbean,’ ‘home’ and ‘cooking,’ when used in conjunction, are generally always enough to impress. But it’s not just the genre of cuisine that wins us over at Mo’s – it’s the execution.
Italian in Key West

Mangia Mangia

On a peaceful stretch of Southard St, Mangia Mangia cooks up fresh pastas, made in-house from scratch, paired with delicacies such as mixed seafood, lobster and sea scallops (there's also grilled fish and meat dishe…