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The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.

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1100 Packer Street, Key West, FL 33040-3263
305-295-7970
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 91
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best in Key West!

Have dined here several times, and took a friend last night for her first visit. We were both in food heaven. If there's a better plate of food in town than the Entree Trio at Flaming Buoy, I haven't found it yet. The lobster mac & cheese, bacon wrapped scallops, everything I've tried is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
William J
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Key West, FL
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Key West, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have dined here several times, and took a friend last night for her first visit. We were both in food heaven. If there's a better plate of food in town than the Entree Trio at Flaming Buoy, I haven't found it yet. The lobster mac & cheese, bacon wrapped scallops, everything I've tried is wonderful… I am a concierge, and... More 

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Key West, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I had the spicy tropical stir fry with chicken and it was delicious! The portion was huge, cannot believe I ate the entire thing. I will definitely return to try other things on their menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Dined with friends who are local and the place is beyond friendly and quite interesting. The appetizer trio and the Entrée trio were both superb. More local than tourist but one of my fave places here!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were recommended to come here and walked a fair way from our hotel in opposite direction to the rest of town, we would love to say it was amazing but something was a little off the mark... We think it was to do with the waiter who was clearly sucking up to other guests and giving them over the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very quiet place in the middle of residential area. Nothing special in terms of menu. Food wasn't bad but we wouldn't go there again

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Love this place - we have eaten here since they opened whenever we are in KW. Off the beaten path from the madness of Duval Street the relaxed and pleasant atmosphere is great.. There is a charming porch for those who like to be outdoors. The food is always fresh and delicious. If you want local good and not mass... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I came here based on trip advisor and yelp reviews but, I lost! The appetizers were good... I had the black bean soup and Cesar salad. My husband had the hogfish and banana salsa which, he said was bland. I had the lobster mac and cheese which, was greasy and little better then a homemade attempt. This restaurant is in... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We loved everything about this place. Our waitress, whose name I don't recall (she is originally from Poland), was amazing and gave us great tips about where to watch the fireworks and made helpful suggestions. The picky eating teenagers LOVED LOVED LOVED the lobster mac & cheese and everything we adults ate, including the unusual beer selection was good. The... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a hidden gem! The place looks like a little house, outdoor dining is on a wrap around porch, cool lights and decor. Inside is very dim with great dim lights and candles, very trendy/moody decor, perfect to have a few cocktails or glasses of wine...they even had some good music on in background. -NOW THE FOOD: Hands down, the... More 

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Mount Forest, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our entire group felt this to be great. The wine list was very good...we enjoyed 2 different Italian wines....the appetizers were outstanding as were the entrees. The vegan offering was found to excellent and the Mac and cheese with lobster was outstanding.

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Additional Information about The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.

Address: 1100 Packer Street, Key West, FL 33040-3263
Phone Number: 305-295-7970
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1100 Packer Street, Key West, FL 33040-3263
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-7970

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?