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Ken's Cedar Keyside Diner - CLOSED

490 Dock Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5168
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Price range: $3 - $17
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: We are a DINER, serving breakfast and lunch daily. Friday and Saturday evenings we open late 11pm to 2am serving breakfast and sandwiches. We are not a seafood restaurant, there are already plenty of those on the Island. We are a DINER serving your typical breakfast and lunch menu, however, we do offer some seafood items during lunch. We are priced right and the portions are plentiful and the food is fresh. We have a 50's theme with classic cars and music.

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English first
Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

we loved Ken's and went many times. SO SO sad they are gone! Last days end of December! I dislike they closed, loved their food & service ad location on the top of the dock bldgs! PLUS all the 50's stuff!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We stopped at Ken's for breakfast on a Sunday morning and were pleased. It was mid-morning, so they were not too busy. All four of our party received our selections of biscuits and gravy, an omelette, chicken fried streak, and 2 eggs over easy with potatoes and toast quickly and they were all prepared well and were tasty. The staff... More 

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Ethridge, Tennessee
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170 reviews 170 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
446 helpful votes 446 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

That's all I ever get, so maybe my review is not a fair one. My mother and I went to Annie's the most during our month in Cedar Key, then Ken's. Both are excellent options. At Ken's we sometimes get an older waitress - I know her name but I don't like to name names - and she is always... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

So, what can I say about this place. The view was incredible! The waitress was such a nice woman. They are desperately understaffed. The poor woman (who was elderly) had to wait on like 13 tables. We never got a refill on drinks, the coffee was horrible! The food was ok. Most of it overcooked, under seasoned and dry. They... More 

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Daphne, Alabama
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111 reviews 111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Fun atmosphere (50's drive in theme), with breakfast made from scratch. Boys had Belgian waffle and French toast, while I stuck with toast and bacon. My wife enjoyed her omelette. It's not fancy, but the food was very good and the service was fast and friendly. We'd definitely opt for this again if we were in Cedar Key.

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Fort White, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We love CK do much we recently bought a second home there. We have tried almost every restaurant in CK. But the locals kept insisted that Kensington had the best breakfast and burgers for lunch. Finally gave it a shot and we were not disappointed. Loved the good,service and diner atmosphere. The views of the channel and barrier islands are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Had a great hamburger for lunch today. Fixed just the way I ordered it. The atmosphere is nice and the view is fantastic. Already looking forward to my next visit!

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Burnsville, Minnesota
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you want a great old fashioned diner breakfast with great views of the bay, then Ken's Cedar Keyside Diner is the place. With excellent service and a 50's theme this is the best place for breakfast on Cedar Key. Ken's is also an excellent place for lunch and prices for both lunch and breakfast are reasonable.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Easily one of the best chicken fried steaks I've had! Eggs as requested and good coffee. My wife had eggs benedict and it was very tasty as well. Neat diner décor and good service. Staff was fun to talk with. Ken does his own cooking and my compliments to the chef! We will be back!

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Bradenton, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place for breakfast and the location is perfect to enjoy sunrise. Very reasonably priced with genuine and caring employees. Features of the day include both a Philly omelette and a crab one!

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Additional Information about Ken's Cedar Keyside Diner

Address: 490 Dock Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5168
Phone Number: 352-543-6800
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
Average Prices: USD 3 - 17
Cuisine: American

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