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Ken's Cedar Keyside Diner

490 Dock Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5168
352-543-6800
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Ranked #4 of 25 Restaurants in Cedar Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $17
Cuisines: American
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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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
Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I liked the restaurant décor and the service was good, yet my food was average. I went there with 5 other people and they felt the same way. The portion servings were decent and food tasted okay. I am not a fan of fried food, so maybe that's why I would not go back.

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Oldsmar, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The back porch of this diner is heaven. You stare right out at Atsena Otie Island, watch kayakers go by, dolphins jumping. We had fried shrimp and it was pretty good, prices are reasonable. Service is very friendly.

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our first visit to Ken's certainly will not be our last. My wife and I had a wonderful breakfast, loving Ken's Crusty French Toast. Service staff were attentive, food was great, location and view are great. Definitely will be back for lunch this winter when we return to Cedar Key.

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Apopka, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our first visit to Ken's was an enjoyable experience. The quaint restaurant and atmosphere were delightful, the menu was quite varied and the food was excellent! We drove from Apopka Fl, about 150 miles and will continue to make the drive because the food and service we got at Ken's Dinner. The staff was down to earth, the food was... More

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Bowmanville, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

During our vacations to Florida we always make a point of making sure we eat here a couple of times each trip. It's a place with really great food. Their burgers in particular are excellent. As are the patty melts and onion rings. We've never had a bad meal or bad service. There's a screened in patio which allows the... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had breakfast here with some friends and the food was very good. You have to try the Blown Engine..........more food than you can eat. Fresh and filling.

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My favorite place to eat breakfast on the island! After a long Cedar Key Friday night, Kens is perfect!! Plus the view is amazing as you sip your coffee and the world melts away!

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Fairhope, Alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Service was good. Asked for extra crabmeat in my omelet Didn't need to, it had plenty. Went back a second morning. Enjoyed the view and food.

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Englewood, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The service was polite and friendly with a fun atmosphere. The view was amazing . The food delicious and reasonably priced. I'm so sick of the chain restaurants which this is not. This was like a home cooked meal. We later went back and checked out there downstairs shop and had a specialty coffee. Desserts looked awesome but I was... More

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Kissimmee, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Best breakfast place (in a very limited market). Good basic menu and daily comfort foods served. Open for breakfast and lunch only.

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