key west dining

Our Favorite Restaurants in Key West, Florida

Enjoy Tasty Dining near The Southernmost House

At The Southernmost House, we offer a warm, continental breakfast each morning of your stay at our historic bed and breakfast. Complimentary to all our guests, enjoy breakfast favorites in our Hemingway Room, offering several tables and chairs on the main floor of the inn. In addition, The Southernmost House offers a poolside bar to enjoy alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks while lounging in the Key West sunshine.

For more places to eat in Key West, Florida, browse through our local restaurants below and see which one suits you best. You can also contact our Concierge Team for Key West dining recommendations and assistance with restaurant reservations.

B=Breakfast  |  L=Lunch  |  D=Dinner

A&B Lobster House

700 Front Street
(305) 294-5880
Distance From Hotel: 1 mile
L/D

Nestled in the Historic Seaport with both indoor and outdoor dining available, you can’t go wrong with this seafood restaurant in Key West, FL. Savor their elegant atmosphere and spectacular views of the Key West Harbor, while enjoying an exceptional menu and large selection of boutique wines. Visit A&B Lobster House and experience an elegant atmosphere, attentive service, and inspired cuisine, which has made them a favorite place to eat in Key West since 1947.

Abbondonza

1208 Simonton Street
(305) 292-1199
Distance From Hotel: .1 miles
L/D

Abbondonza is a great spot if you’re looking for an Italian restaurant in Key West, offering large portions, a quaint setting, and a wonderful selection of great wine to complement any meal. Couples, friends, and families enjoy the charm of this Old Town restaurant, which features a warm and inviting ambiance for Key West dining, as well as a fun vibe in their bustling full-liquor bar.

Ambrosia 

1401 Simonton Street
(305) 293-0304
Distance From Hotel: .1 miles
L/D

With its proximity to the ocean, it only makes sense that Key West offers some of the best sushi around! Sip on a sake-tini while you enjoy melt-in-your-mouth rolls like the Japaleno Yellowtail and Dragon Roll.

Azur

425 Grinnell Street
(305) 292-2987
Distance From Hotel: .8 miles
B/L/D

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this American restaurant has a lovely ambiance with indoor and patio seating, and a decadent menu that is sure to please. Enjoy oysters, grouper, homemade gnocchi, and such a tasty array of dishes that you will want to order everything!

Banana Cafe

1215 Duval St
(305) 294-7227
Distance From Hotel: .1 miles
B/L/D

This lovely little French cafe is the perfect weekend brunch spot! From the delectable French Onion Soup to the mouthwatering Croque Monsieur, the food here will enchant you. Don’t forget to save room for dessert!

Better Than Sex

926 Simonton Street
(305) 296-8102
Distance From Hotel: .3 miles
Dessert

Not many restaurants could make such a bold claim, but this restaurant lives up to their name by offering drinks and dessert with a sexy twist! From the Cookie Nookie Pie to the Michelle’s Multiple Entry, these desserts have personality and flavor that will keep you coming back for more.

Blue Heaven

729 Thomas Street
(305) 296-8666
Distance From Hotel: .5 miles
B/L/D

Savor this unique Key West dining experience with great island flair. Located in the Bahama Village, restaurant guests can dine inside or join the famous Key West chickens in their outdoor setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, savor fine dining in a casual setting, and enjoy live entertainment during the evenings.

Braza Lena Brazilian Steakhouse

421 Caroline Street
(305) 432-9440
Distance From Hotel: .9 miles
L/D

Come hungry and have ample time to enjoy yourself during your visit to this delectable Brazilian steakhouse! Whether you’re in the mood for an extensive salad bar or endless exceptional meats, this is the perfect location for a group dinner or romantic night out.

Columbian Grace

223 Petronia Street
(305) 517-6449
Distance From Hotel: .5 miles
L/D

For a little Latin American spice, this charming restaurant offers impeccable service and an excellent menu. Dinner options include mouthwatering empanadas, red bean soup, and tasty Arepas. Breakfast is served on Saturday and Sunday.

The Commodore

700 Front Street
(305) 294-9191
Distance From Hotel: 1.1 miles
L/D

Welcome to a favorite waterfront restaurant in Key West, FL, serving steaks, lobster, ice-cold martinis, and a fabulous wine list. Located in the Historic Seaport with pristine views and a wonderful menu selection, this restaurant is sure to make your evening extra special.

The Conch Republic Seafood Company

631 Greene Street
(305) 294-4403
Distance From Hotel: 1 mile
L/D

Overlooking the Historic Seaport and the Key West Marina, this beautiful, open-air restaurant offers spectacular waterfront dining in Key West. The Conch Republic Seafood Company has live entertainment daily with the best local bands playing an entertaining mix of island style and Caribbean music. Together, their view and atmosphere bring you the finest restaurant in the harbor. One of the best places to eat in Key West, here you can savor fresh local seafood as you watch the boats come and go.

Duffy’s Steak & Lobster

1007 Simonton Street
(305) 296-4900
Distance From Hotel: .3 miles
L/D

Duffy’s Steak & Lobster House is a favorite Italian steak and lobster house in Key West, offering an extensive selection of dishes and a friendly atmosphere. Located on the corner of Simonton and Truman Street, just one block off of Duval Street, enjoy a wonderful selection of steak and seafood, with a little something for everyone.

El Siboney

900 Catherine Street
(305) 296-4184
Distance From Hotel: .4 miles
L/D

El Siboney Restaurant is a local’s favorite that serves authentic family-friendly Cuban cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner in Key West, FL, their full menu is also available for takeout.

The Flaming Buoy Filet Co

1100 Packer Street
(305) 295-7970
Distance From Hotel: .4 miles
L/D

This romantic little spot not only has a lovely atmosphere, but the dishes are flavorful and creative. From the Lobster Mac & Cheese to the Pan-seared Hogfish with Banana Salsa, the food is sure to impress and delight.

Hot Tin Roof

0 Duval Street
(305) 296-7701
Distance From Hotel: 1.1 miles
L/D

Located at 0 Duval St, next to Mallory Square, enjoy your beautiful meal while also enjoying one of our famous Key West sunsets. Reservations are recommended at this Key West restaurant.

Latitudes

245 Front Street
(305) 292-5394
Distance From Hotel: .8 miles
L/D

Located on Sunset Key just off of Key West, this nearby restaurant is just a short boat ride over to your own little island paradise. Guests can choose to dine alfresco on the adjacent patio overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or under the stars at a romantic table surrounded by tiki torches. In this breezy island setting, savor an ever-evolving menu of locally-sourced fish and tropical fruits.

La Trattoria

524 Duval Street
(305) 296-1075
Distance From Hotel: .6 miles
L/D

This restaurant in Key West is an Italian favorite, offering a nice atmosphere located right on Duval Street. Savor authentic Italian cuisine, pasta, seafood, steaks, soup, and fish specials daily. La Trattoria also offers an extensive wine list, martini menu, and imported Italian Liquors, as well as a friendly and knowledgeable staff in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere for casual Key West dining.

Louie’s Backyard   

700 Waddell Ave
(305) 294-1061
Distance From Hotel: .3 miles
L/D

A little on the nicer side, Louie’s serves high-fashion Caribbean food in a laid-back way. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor seating, in addition to a great little cocktail bar for having a drink and relaxing by the beach. This romantic Key West dining spot overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, whose specialties include shrimp and grits, grouper, and Key lime pie on a gingersnap crust.

Michael’s

532 Margaret Street
(305) 295-1300
Distance From Hotel: .7 miles
L/D

One of the finest Key West restaurants is nestled among the charming tropical back streets of Key West’s Old Town District. Savor local, fresh entrées at this delicious Key West steakhouse.

Martin’s On Duval

917 Duval Street
(305) 295-0111
Distance From Hotel: .3 miles
L/D

Best known for their delicious tapas options, this restaurant is fun and friendly place to eat dinner in Key West. This restaurant has an extensive menu that is influenced by German cuisine, great martinis, and a laid-back lounge atmosphere.

New York Pasta Garden

1075 Duval Street
(305) 292-1991
Distance From Hotel: .2 miles
L/D

This tasty Italian restaurant has a unique Key West twist: there are parrots and chickens in the garden! Eat amongst the beautiful wildlife while you enjoy rich pasta and pizza dishes that are definitely as memorable as the setting.

Nine One Five

915 Duval Street
(305) 296-0669
Distance From Hotel: .3 miles
L/D

This is a great spot located on the quiet, southern end of Duval. Enjoy the upscale ambiance as you feast on some of the finest fish and steak available in Key West.

Origami Japanese Restaurant

1075 Duval Street
(305) 294-0092
Distance From Hotel: .2 miles
L/D

If you are a fan of sushi, this restaurant is well-known for having fresh rolls that are delicious and artful. The majority of the seating is outdoors which means you can relish in the tropical surroundings while you enjoy the freshest fish on the island!

Pisces

1007 Simonton Street
(305) 294-7100
Distance From Hotel: .3 miles
L/D

This fine dining is quite pricey, but it is a must for all foodies coming to Key West. Delight in velvety wines, rich appetizers, and some of the most unique and tasteful seafood dishes on the island.

Santiago’s Bodega

207 Petronia Street
(305) 296-7691
Distance From Hotel: .5 miles
L/D

The dishes at this trendy restaurant are nothing short of astounding. A favorite among many who love Key West cuisine, this is the perfect location to go to with a group and share everything! Don’t miss out on the fruity sangria or the goat cheese stuffed dates.

Seven Fish

632 Olivia Street
(305) 296-2777
Distance From Hotel: .4 miles
L/D

Call it a fish-style bistro, where mahi-mahi and sashimi mingle with meatloaf and steak. Seven Fish is walking distance from Duval Street, but doesn’t feel like a tourist restaurant. This quaint little restaurant offers limited seating, so book in advance! Savor excellent local seafood in a quiet, intimate setting.