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The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.

1100 Packer Street, Key West, FL 33040-3263
305-295-7970
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Ranked #20 of 346 restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $9 - $32
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Key West, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The food was amazing. And the service was outstanding. Our Server, Brian, was awesome with an adorable personality.

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Chicago, IL
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a more residential neighborhood, away from the hustle of Duval. The decor and setup of the restaurant is very unique. We had made a reservation for a Monday evening, which was recommended when I called there. When we arrived there were a few tables still available. We ordered the lobster mac entree as well as... More

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Grand Haven
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We came because of the reviews. Sadly, I think people are over inflating their ratings. The food is good, definitely above average, and the wine selection is quite nice, but a five star experience this is not. The location is in a residential area, far, far from anything else. We sat on the porch and had a delightful server. The... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Great location off the beaten path. We enjoyed a trio sampling of appetizers which included tomatoes and mozzarella, grilled shrimp and the infamous lobster mac and cheese. For dinner, I ordered the hogfish with banana salsa and my husband ordered two appetizers, scallops and the grilled shrimp. All exceeded expectations and I will definitely be back next time in Key... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Off the beaten path you will find amazing places and this is by far the best! I can honestly say that I have never had anything so good! The complex culinary flavors blew me away. Down thing so simple as chicken and waffles, was by far the most complex flavors! A little spice, a little sweet, and Bam! Seriously good.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful little restaurant. It is in a quiet location, has excellent food and congenial waiters - thank you Brian. The atmosphere alone is worth a visit, add gourmet like food and you have a winner. Surprisingly, this place has been open for eight years . I think once people discover it they want to keep it a secret... More

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Alachua, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The food at this restaurant was excellent. I had mahi and my husband had red curry with shrimp. We also shared the appetizer trio which was delicious. We both wished we had ordered an entree of the Lobster Mac and Cheese! It was rich and delicious. We enjoyed the server and host, who was readily available to answer questions regarding... More

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Vonore, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Been in south Florida for over a week. This was a terrific experience. Food was top notch.service by Micah was great. It is off the beaten path, so you want to go there for the food and service. If you want excitement, entertainment, crowds, and partying you best go someplace else.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My husband and I went here on our honeymoon....Amazing! The lobster mac & cheese is a MUST!!! I promise, we joke that we would go back to Key West just for the lobster mac & cheese! They are very friendly and help with any questions that you might have for the menu. Dessert was good too, banana bread french toast!

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Naples, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

What a find! Spicy Tropical Stir Fry with Shrimp was amazing - a wonderland of flavors! Good wine list made pairing easy. Alberto was so charming and helpful. Overall, a fun place, quiet and sweet.

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