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Sandy's Cafe

1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
305-295-0159
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Ranked #97 of 369 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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Columbus, OH
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've been to Cuban coffee queen several times but found this place on our final day of the visit. We got an egg, cheese, and ham sandwich. It was good. But once you have CCQ Cuban bread, it is hard to eat it elsewhere. I will say the Cuban coffee seemed smoother and richer at sandy's though. Overall, I would... More 

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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Great value. Stick with cuban and sandwiches and can't go wrong. Open 24 hrs. Liked fast service and prices. Great late night stop.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

...that this little walk up restaurant would offer such good food 24 hours a day and also deliver? I stopped there for Cafe con leche (cuban coffee) on our first morning in Key West and after seeing their extensive menu of Cuban and Mexican dishes, we ended up going back several times plus having a meal delivered. Check out their... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was our first trip to key west. I found good food on the island lacking until our last day when I discovered Sandy's. WOW - amazing authentic Cuban food! The Cuban Sandwiches are amazing as are the various breakfast options and cafe con leche. Sandy's is open 24 hours! We will definitely be back here and we highly recommend... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This place has the best Cuban sandwich I've had in years. It shares a space with a laundromat, but the food is great and the prices are cheap for the area. A huge added bonus, they deliver all over the island.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have friends who reside in Key West. We asked them one evening what was the best restaurant for Cuban sandwiches and they recommended Sandy's café. We tried it and we cannot agree more with the recommendation. We have eaten here on three occasions since we arrived!

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

There's nothing not to like about this place. They serve the best Cuban and cafe in town. It's a traditional Cuban. No pickled onions or special sauces. They aren't necessary. It might look like the wait could be long when you drive by but the staff moves fast. Give it a go. You won't be disappointed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I ordered a carry out with Cuban-mix sandwiches and Roast pork lunch there when driving back to Miami. They were all excellent dishes. The Cuban sandwich is somewhat different (in a good way) from other places like Conch Seafood Company. But I like their roast pork the most, the bean and plantains are the best I have tasted.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

the last three years, we always make it a point to eat at Sandy's. The food is great & lets say budget priced. Great value. there is a reason no matter what time of day you pass, there is a line. the food is THAT good. Plus it's always fun to tell your friends back home that you went to... More 

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dfw
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Bought Cuban sandwiches for our boat excursion on recommendation of the captain and we weren't dissapointed. I got the "sandy" and it came with a bag of chips. The sandwiches were huge and mighty tasty. Definitely will go back again

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

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