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Sandy's Cafe

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Caribbean, Cuban
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1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
305-295-0159
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great sandwiches delivered on time to our event

Sandy's team delivered sandwiches for a 100-person event on time with all the trimmings and napkins, etc. They were very tasty and everyone complimented the organizers/hosts on them. Highly recommended for dropping by their restaurant and catering events like ours.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Alex C
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Hyattsville, Maryland, United States
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Hyattsville, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sandy's team delivered sandwiches for a 100-person event on time with all the trimmings and napkins, etc. They were very tasty and everyone complimented the organizers/hosts on them. Highly recommended for dropping by their restaurant and catering events like ours.

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Thank Alex C
Halfmoon, NY
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here from word of mouth from locals, was not disappointed! Open 24 hours, had the Cuban wrap, enough food for 2 meals! very tasty, a great find!

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Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went by this restaurant on a tour and my wife said it would be a good place to get an authentic cuban sandwich. So, we went back, found it and got two cuban sandwiches. We only needed one between us but it was very authentic and great. We've had them all over the U.S. and this was as good... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While doing the laundry on White Street, we decided to try Sandy's Cafe that is attached to the laundromat. Oh, my, what a surprise. The best Cuban sandwich I have ever had. Instead of sliced pork they used chopped pork. It was succulent and very flavorful. Have been back several times.

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Thank Hmh65
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Cuban sandwich ever. I mean seriously! I can't tell you how much I enjoyed every single bite. And great coffee too. Myself and my other half shared a Sandy's and a Mixed Cuban. Both awesome. I would travel to Key West again just for this. Not even joking! I even ended up chatting to someone on the flight home... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huevos con chorizo, cafe con leche, omelettes, lots of possibilities. Haven't tried their specialty yet, the Cuban sandwiches. Love the sidewalk counter, especially on a sunny day. Beautiful place in a gorgeous town. So glad we came to experience Key West. And this gem of a Cafe.

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Thank Norshley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was told if you want authentic Cuban cuisine Sandy's is the place to go. Fried plantain, sandwiches but the best was the Cuban espresso!

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Thank LexiRue
Norwalk, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were just driving by and decided to stop. The food was excellent. We had the Sandys sandwich and the pork platter. Both were delicious! Would definitely return.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kinda like the street side late-night cheesesteaks in philly. Good spot, nice workers, clean bar stools and table tops! Get the mixed Cuban!

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After much sampling, I think that Sandy's makes the best Cuban coffee on the Island. Its sandwiches, stews, etc. are good, solid, hearty fare. A standard with the locals and it is open 24/7.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-0159

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children

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