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Sandy's Cafe

Cuban
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1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
305-295-0159
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 190
    Excellent
  • 115
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Still The Best!

I hadn't been to Sandy's in over 20 years, and it's still the coolest place in Key West! Great sandwiches, awesome locating and friendly, fast service. Don't miss it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Liz S
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Exton, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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360 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I hadn't been to Sandy's in over 20 years, and it's still the coolest place in Key West! Great sandwiches, awesome locating and friendly, fast service. Don't miss it!

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DURHAM
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

For those who are seeking the best Cuban sandwich in Key West, this is a must! The very best I have ever had! The location is very unusual for it is a walk up counter in front of a laundromat. Seating not available, however, take this delicious sandwich to your favorite spot in Key West and enjoy! You will not... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A great little local eatery right on the street here in Key West. Wonderful food, good prices. We ate the Cuban Mix sandwich and the "special for Tuesday" Ropa Vieja. Plenty of meat and very filling! Oh and did I mention that they are open 24hours!

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Madison, South Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

They are telling you the truth when their sign says 'best Cuban'! While it's small outdoor seating is very casual, it makes up for it with some of the best food in Key West. Well worth stopping by, or getting take out.

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Stamford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

a 24 hour 'fast' food service place that backs on a laundromat. limited outdoor seating, but absolutely everyone stops there. Don't be put off by the ambulance or police cars out front - they're grabbing lunch, dinner, breakfast or snack like everyone else. The Sandy special is really great - skip the fries. They have a breakfast menu that we... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

local favorite ,good mexican/cuban takeout open 24 hours and its cheap ,favorite was cheese toast , grilled cheese on cuban roll

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Went there with a friend for lunch. Absolutely outstanding food great service in a friendly staff. It's hard to believe that it's attached to a laundromat!I guess that's convenient if you happen to spill some of the sauce on yourself 😱

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maryland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Just a store front attached to a laundromat with a few stools. Food delish and cafe con leche excellent. Wonderful chicken tacos. Cuban bread with eggs and sausage. Open 24 hours. Make it there.

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Broussard, La
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Sandy's is an inviting take out place, with a few stools and a small counter outside. Our lodging in Key West was a VRBO that happened to be one block from Sandy's, which was super convenient. Our morning "routine" was for me to walk over to Sandy's and get some Cuban Espresso and a breakfast item to go with the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The historic area of Key West has the most expensive real estate in all of Florida. It also has, at the corner of White and Catherine streets Sandy's Café, which boasts the best café con leche in the city together with a terrific Cuban sandwich, tacos and much, much more. All at reasonable prices. Wrong food if you are on... More 

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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: Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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