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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 #16 of 360 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This place is beautiful inside! The food was outstanding and so was the customer service! Prices are well worth what you get. A must stop restaurant!

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Houston, Texas
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16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went on a weeknight. 2 others in the place and we had reservations and they put us in the corner! All the center tables were empty. Food was very rich. Not sure how this is Zagat's top 10 choice?? Maybe went on an off night. Wine prices were great though. A bottle for 24 bucks and you can take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Very good special food and service from a restaurant off the beaten track We had the taster 3 starters and the same for the mains which were all of a high standard To top it of we shared spiced chocolate quesadillas which had a real kick Service was very friendly and quick Very good meal

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

It's a bit off the main drag in Key West, but the great ambience, service and food should draw you onwards. The dining room is dimly lit, the serving staff friendly and ready for a laugh, and the food is good. The lobster mac & cheese was delicious, and the ribs were great. My friend had the red curry with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place was awesome! We were in the mood for steak and my boyfriend found this restaurant. Cute and tiny. Atmosphere is casual. We both got steak entrees and they were a great portion. Our waiter was really friendly. The owners/staff are also Star Wars fans!!

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I used Trip Advisor for restaurant choices during our August 2014 trip to Key West. The food was wonderful - especially the appetizer where you had a trio of choices - I remember in particular the lobster mac and cheese - yum - as one of the the three that I had. One of the owners came... More

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Hatboro PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a 6pm reservation on Wednesday August 20, 2014. Since the restaurant opened at 6pm we were the only patrons for about 30 minutes. During that time, Mikah our server came over and talked to us and explained the menu and made suggestions,I couldn't decide on a bottle of wine, so Mikah brought over samples of a couple so... More

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

This is a gem in the neighborhood, a haven for locals and a lucky find for tourists fortunate enough to find out about it. Being two blocks from our home my wife and I eat there regularly and always have a great meal, a lot of laughs with the wonderful staff and a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I had my wife's... More

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Key West is one of our favorite places and we are here for the month of September. Tonight we went to The Flaming Buoy based on other Trip Advisor reviews. From the minute we walked up the porch steps until we left, we had such a good time. Our server, Christopher, was fantastic! He was friendly and knowledgeable. We opted... More

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Islamorada, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

food is OK, I've heard good things about it, maybe the line cook was hung over. Place seems filled with attitude, server took a really long time to get our drinks, AND the food came out of the kitchen too quickly. not recommending

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