Restaurants in Florida Keys
Situated on a small private island, this oceanfront resort restaurant was chosen by Travel + Leisure as one of the nation’s most romantic dining destinations.
When the crowds on Duval get too rowdy, step off the street into this whitewashed Victorian tapas and wine bar. Pair one of the specials—Black Angus filet and a cone of crispy French fries—with one of more than 20 wines by the glass.
Marrying Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, this restaurant has been serving everything homemade for more than 30 years. Each morning, handmade pasta can be seen hanging out the window, until it's used in chef Christopher Round’s three-course tasting menu during the week.
The tony restaurant, with its private booths, is ideal for a low-lit romantic dinner of Florida lobster.
Originating as a casual lunch café in 1992, Blue Heaven is now a full-service restaurant that draws huge crowds all day. The restaurant is located in a small, century-old building that once housed a pool hall, an ice cream shop, and a bar where Ernest Hemingway refereed boxing matches.
The name alone gives a good indication of the fun-hearted, "he's not here" vibe at this famous pub, eatery, and tourist spot.
This restaurant’s menu is a marriage between Caribbean and Italian cuisine with an emphasis on seafood. The oceanfront seating overlooks Higgs Beach, while the inside is designed like a funky beach shack with hanging white lights, mural-painted walls, and a dog-friendly policy.
Sandy’s Café never closes so visitors can stop in for Cuban and Mexican cuisine anytime.
The restaurant—renowned for its cheap eats from the sea and honey biscuits—has a fun, junk-shop-style interior.
As it's name suggests, the Fish House spotlights fresh, local catch like black grouper, cobia, and conch. The dining room is decorated with seafood-themed art and strings of lights, but seating is also available at umbrella-shielded tables in front of the blue building.
This open-air, French-inspired nook is no secret, so arrive for breakfast before 9:30 a.m. The crêpes come in both savory and sweet varieties. Try the most popular, filled with a creamy mushroom sauce—it's called La Super.
The owners of Eaton Street Seafood Market opened the place to help fight what they saw as an import trend.
The funky shack gets its charm from a mishmash of ripped fishing nets, no sniveling signs, and a rusted truck. And yes, the fritters are superb.
This globally inspired French restaurant opened in 1999 at Moorings Village, a 20-acre, palm-lined property about midway through the Florida Keys.