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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, Dessert, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 842
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  • 197
    Very good
  • 90
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  • 26
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  • 11
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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
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Great meal at Flaming Bouy! I found the menu very unique with options for anyone to enjoy. The best part of the experience was the friendly and attentive staff. This was a great restaurant to enjoy away from Duval Street. Small dining room so be sure to make reservations!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great meal at Flaming Bouy! I found the menu very unique with options for anyone to enjoy. The best part of the experience was the friendly and attentive staff. This was a great restaurant to enjoy away from Duval Street. Small dining room so be sure to make reservations!

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Martinsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant had a really cool vibe, which was unexpected. It's a cozy/intimate feel with great atmosphere. Alberto provided our service, and if you can, you should request him. He is fantastic, and provided great color to our meal with his personable traits. You must must must try the chicken and waffles! They are different from any chicken and waffles... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Service was good, not outstanding and the place had a moldy smell to it. The grilled Key West shrimp appetizer was good, but the sipping sauce was dry like it was day old. The 2 main dishes of fresh fish; the fish was fresh, we are from the Keys. That was about it. The Mahi was done very well but... More 

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We always eat here one night during our Key West visits. The lobster Mac and Cheese is a delight and their Hog Fish is about as good as it gets.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

On all the important measures, The Flaming Buoy just missed being as good as we'd expected from the reviews we'd read. The food was okay--shrimp and hogfish--but nothing special. The exception was the Trio appetizer which was very good. Service was adequate but not what should be provided in a top notch restaurant. A big complaint--because of what the experience... More 

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Nags Head, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Seemed like all the food was loaded with ginger and cilantro. None of us enjoyed our dishes. Would not go back. Service was only fair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Food was outstanding, service was awesome. If you want to experience a lil bit of everything, order the appetizer trio & the entre trio, that's what we had and we enjoyed every bit.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Hidden gem in a Key West! An absolutely fantastic treasure. Fabulous food atmosphere and staff. The spinach salad with key lime dressing was off the chain. Go for it!

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Baldwinsville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place came highly recommended by a friend, and we were not disappointed. Fresh seafood, simple yet decadent preparations, and top-notch service. Love small, off the beaten path places like this.

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Wichita, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We had the appetizer trio and entree trio and everything was excellent. Our server was fun, the outdoor setting was romantic, but oh my gosh the food. Don't miss this place in Key West!

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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: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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?