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Garbo's Grill

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American, Seafood, Korean, Caribbean, Fast Food, International
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409 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-304-3004
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 1972
    Excellent
  • 320
    Very good
  • 85
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fish taco was good, the steak to die for!

Definitely worth a stop, or two! The fish taco was very good, but I've had better, especially in the Florida Keys. The steak (I think it was flat iron) taco was off the hook. The meat was well marinated and the flavors combined with the toppings cannot be matched! We visited the bar next door for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
nikkikh
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely worth a stop, or two! The fish taco was very good, but I've had better, especially in the Florida Keys. The steak (I think it was flat iron) taco was off the hook. The meat was well marinated and the flavors combined with the toppings cannot be matched! We visited the bar next door for a few nice glasses... More 

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Snag a table out front in the bar's area and go to the back to get food from the truck. We loved everything, but the Kogidog was the best thing ever!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tucked behind a bar called Grunts is Garbo's. Open from 12 to 3 and then 5 till 9. Food is so good it is worth finding. It looks like a food stand but the food is so much better. You sit at tables around the bar and get your drinks from there. Nice location.

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Thank nickvandekar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were traveling with my brother this year and all we talked about was going back to Garbo's for lunch He didn't believe us that this is the best lunch he'll eat in Key West. What a surprise he had when we ordered, got our drinks in Grunts Bar which is where Garbos is located and sat down to eat.... More 

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Thank fascor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This little food truck behind Grunts Bar is amazing! There was a nice mix of locals and tourists and the food was hands-down the best I had while in Key West. Simple but a great blend of favors. The braised Korean beef tacos were DELICIOUS!

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Thank Kelly F
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never will you get such an abundance of flavor from a 6x8 ft food cart. DDD absolutely told the truth about the food here. Walked by it twice before asking directions, my phone took me to their old location. Worth taking a cruise just to eat here.

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Thank bill108
Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fish tacos are the BEST I have ever eaten. The Korean taco was almost as good. It is busy. Tried three times before could get in but well worth it!!!

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Thank Soccerzzr21
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Must stop here every time we are in Key West. Korean BBQ tacos are the best you will ever have. Shrimp tacos always get an order, sometimes just eat the skrimps, it's that good. Make it simple : Place ur order at the food truck, take the pager. Get a few cold beverages at Grunts then enjoy some great food... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tucked back in the parking lot of Grunt's Bar on Caroline St is GARBO's GRILL. No wonder why DDD and Trip Advisor rate it so highly! With creative items like fish tacos with strips of mango and Korean short rib burritos, it shows that fine dining can come from a food truck. It is a challenge to find but worth... More 

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Thank Patricia H
Boyne City, Michigan, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Heard about Garbo's Grill on DDD. Decided to check it out. The food trailer is behind Grunts Bar. We stopped by for dinner on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Three of us had the Mahi Mahi Fish Taco and my husband had the hamburger. We all loved the food. There was ample fish on the taco. We all gave Garbo's Grill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 409 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-304-3004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Korean, Caribbean, Fast Food, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?