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Garbo's Grill

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Caribbean, Seafood, Eclectic, Fast Food
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409 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-304-3004
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 206
    Very good
  • 63
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Worth the trouble of finding it

A few years ago we came to Key Wet for just one day. We tried to find Garbo's but we didn't know it was a food truck so we got lost and then finally found out they were closed that day due to illness. Then we saw the DDD show for Key West and they featured Gabo's Grill! This year... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Collierottiemom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A few years ago we came to Key Wet for just one day. We tried to find Garbo's but we didn't know it was a food truck so we got lost and then finally found out they were closed that day due to illness. Then we saw the DDD show for Key West and they featured Gabo's Grill! This year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We found Garbo's on Trip Advisor, looking for a place to have lunch. Little did we know the top rated restaurant in Key West was a food cart behind Grunt's Bar. We tried the Mahi Tacos & the Shimp Tacos, the shrimp recieve a 10 and the Mahi a 9. Who knew you could get such amazing food from a... More 

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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Decided to hit this place up as it was ranked #3 in Key West on Trip Advisor. We took our hotel shuttle in to town and then walked to Caroline Street. There was rain in the forecast, and when we arrived at Grunts we were told that Garbo's wouldn't open for another 30 minutes (it was already 6pm) due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We went there because of all of the fantastic reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. We had the Caribbean shrimp taco with a Korean bulgogi short rib taco. The food was incredibly affordable and some of the best food I have ever had to eat. The atmosphere was absolutely amazing!

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

After drinking in the keys, some of this food can be heaven! We had the mango hot dog and beef tacos and albeit spicy it was delicious. However, the place is so packed that we had to stand somewhere to eat the food. The truck is behind a bar which is great because you can keep drinking while you wait... More 

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Cambridge, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I loved how fresh and flavorful the fish tacos are! My first time eating here...I'll be back every time I visit the Keys!!!

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Perdido Key, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Love the new location behind Grunt's plenty of shade and tables to sit and eat, The wait can be a bit long but it 's because it IS worth it!

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Seriously one of the best meals of our stay in Key West. The burger, Bulgogi, Mango Dog and Fish tacos were all stellar performers. We had intentions of splitting all items into quarters and sharing amongst the family but the plan disintegrated when the items were tasted and possession clamed. This forced us to go back a second time and... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The food truck was easy to find, it is just a short walk off Duval, located behind a bar called Grunts. We arrived at 11am, exactly when they opened. There was about a 10 minute wait for the food. The small patio got crowded really quickly. We had the shrimp tacos, beef tacos, and fish tacos. My husband loved the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We finally stopped here, on our third visit to Key West. The food cart is in the back of Grunts. There are a number of tables for outdoor seating, but depending on the time of day can be difficult to snag. The shrimp tacos were the best we have ever had! Definitely looking forward to next Key West vacation so... 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: Caribbean, Seafood, Eclectic, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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?