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Sandy's Cafe

1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
305-295-0159
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Ranked #135 of 360 Restaurants in Key West
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A sandwich/coffee bar has been attached to the M&M laundramat for many years, so the cuban sandwiches and Cuban coffee here are probably as authentic as it gets in Key West, although the current owner came to Key West from Mexico in 1989. The standards remain pretty high. Just spent two weeks in Key West, and I could happily live... More

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Key West, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My family and I had breakfast from Sandy's Cafe on 8/16/14 and it was very good. My husband and I have been visiting Key West every year for our anniversary and sometime we have family with us. Everyone wanted something simple like a breakfast sandwich and Sandy's was the perfect choice. Breakfast sandwiches on Cuban bread were wonderful. We'd never... More

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Atlanta,GA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We ordered from Sandy's 3 times while we were staying at Alexander's Guesthouse and they are prompt, friendly and deliver great food!

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Cairo, Egypt
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stopped by Sandy's because we saw it featured on the Travel Channel as home of the original Cuban. The sandwich was cooked to order, a generous portion, and a great value. I liked the carryout window/outside stool eating area.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

One of the best things about Sandy's is their quick and efficient delivery service. This would be unimportant if the food was not great. I regularly order the Cuban mix which is consistently good, but others in my party ordered tacos that they praised for flavor, texture, serving size and cost.

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Arlington, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Recently had takeout breakfast from here. The huevos rancheros and the Cuban coffee lates were great. Short walk from the house where my family and I were staying. Service was friendly and prices reasonable for key west.

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Spring, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Sandy's bills itself as the home of the Original Cuban sandwich and they definitely didn't disappoint. The meats were seasoned and cooked perfectly, and the pickles were awesome! In my opinion, the pickles and the bread are what make a great Cuban sandwich and Sandy's does them the right way. What a treat!

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Centreville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Located in a quiet neighborhood away from Duval, and offers a walk up window and some stools (most of their business appears to be delivery). Outstanding sandwiches and coffee for very little money.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This really was the best coffee on the island. It did take a little while for our food to be cooked but it was a very fresh and the coffee was amazing! Just a reminder they are cash only and prices are a little higher than expected but the amount of good you get is worth it! A side of... More

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Cashiers, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

So Sandys has good decent coffee and sandwiches, its quick, easy and well its right on the street corner. One thing that this writer has forgotten a few times is that this place is cash only, in this day and time they take no credit or debit. We all know what owners of CASH Only restaurants do with all that... More

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