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Sandy's Cafe

1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
305-295-0159
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Ranked #120 of 361 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
Restaurant details
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
Key West, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I have read all the reviews and thought I will give it a try. For me the experience was not all that great. I felt the service was slow the staff was not that friendly at all and the café con leche was just okay and kind of bitter actually, and the chicken quesadilla was just so-so.

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charleson sc
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went on the recommendation of a good friend who lives in Miami and eats authentic Cuban all the time. Had the Sandy sandwich, plantains and black beans with rice and they were all amazing. Authentic as it gets in the US. Place is no frills, just a lunch window and a few bar stools at a counter.

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Ingleside, Illinois
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Came over for lunch. Great fresh sandwiches made to order. The service was really fast at the window and you can even call your order inner have it delivered. Cool vibe at the place.

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Silver Spring, MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Best Café Cubano and Café con Leche in Key West. The Cuban Sandwich was also outstanding! Say hi to "Skip O'Neill" who will probably holding court out front!

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Middlesex
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

for starters is Open 24/7, they deliver and the food is great and cheap. We had breakfast here quite a few times on our visit to Key West. Their omelets are awesome and huge. There is not a lot of place to sit down, is more of a take out place but is worth it!

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Mandeville, Louisiana, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you were looking for the Best Cuban sandwich in Key West. Consider ending your trip at Sandy's Cafe on White Street in Key West. Don't be fooled that it is located alongside a laundromat. There is a reason that people are lined up outside waiting for their food. I have only had the Cuban and it melts in your... More

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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband asked for a "media noche" and it was not made on a sweet bread (which it's the actual bread needed to make the sandwich. I asked for a Cuban "cafe con leche" and it was not made to our liking, especially after telling the guy that I wanted it light and sweet (he still made it dark and... More

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Marietta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Love coming here. Affordable, low-key, and authentic. We heard about it from a local, and have eaten there more than once on each of the two trips we've made to KW. Take out or outdoor (limited) seating only. Iced Cuban coffee is great too!

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Duck Key, Florida
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great little hole in the wall place inside a laundry mat. Had breakfast and lunch here on different days. Recommend for good inexpensive food.

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Key West, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Past few visits I have not received my order or receiver an incorrect order. Food is still good as expected.

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