Restaurants in Florida Keys
The restaurants in the Florida Keys are both diverse and delectable. One thing is for certain you won’t run out of options for freshly caught seafood: stone crab, Florida Lobster, conch and of course the seasonal catch of the day. (If you’re visiting the Islamorada part of the Keys, some restaurants will even cook what you caught that day!)
Fish House, with its seafood-themed décor, is one of the best restaurants in the Keys. Fish House, as its name suggests serves up some delightful fresh fish including black grouper, cobia, and conch. Their specialty is matecumbe a fish dish baked with olive oil, basil, capers and tomatoes. And of course when visiting this Florida Keys restaurant, try the key lime pie for desert.
No Name Pub, despite its unassuming name, is a famous pub and restaurant in the Florida Keys. Grab a homemade pizza and a nice cold beer and listen to some Jimmy Buffet on the jukebox for an evening of fun. Discover more below about Florida Keys restaurants.
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.
Mangoes is famous for its Mango Coladas and prime destination on a corner of Duval Street.
Duck into this gourmet grocery for poached salmon salad or Evil Garlic Pickles.
The restaurant has a screened-in dock porch overlooking the water and will prep your fresh-caught fish to order (save room for the doughnut-like honey buns).
This restaurant at Burdines Waterfront is known for its burgers, fried fish, fried key lime pie, as well as its views of the sea, boats, and Boot Key’s mangroves. The Chiki Tiki consists of an upstairs hut with a thatch roof, surrounded by a dining deck the color of tropical shallows.
Hidden behind an unassuming white-stuccoed exterior, this intimate dinner spot is the most secluded restaurant in town. Reservations are essential, but those without one can sit at the bar and sample the seafood-based dishes, such as shrimp scampi.
With its old-school fishing shacks and shrimp boats, Stock Island harks back to Key West circa the 1970's. Dine at tables overlooking a dock crowded with shrimp boats at this funky dive that has live music on weekends.
In Old Town, nurse a $7 frozen Rum Runner as the live music plays throughout the day.
A neighborhood staple since 1989, this oceanside seafood joint combines Caribbean cuisine with a Florida vibe. A three-part endeavor, Waterfront is a restaurant, tiki bar, and outdoor deck, also known as The Turtle Club.