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Garbo's Grill

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Caribbean, Seafood, Fast Food, Eclectic
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409 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-304-3004
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 3:00 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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 1521
    Excellent
  • 221
    Very good
  • 66
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 15
    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
I would drive 3 hours to eat here

Everything on the menu is excellent. Next time im eating in Garbo's at least twice a day, so i can try the rest of the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2012
Iri S
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Everything on the menu is excellent. Next time im eating in Garbo's at least twice a day, so i can try the rest of the menu.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We read about this place on trip advisor but didn't find it originally - we found it just as we were leaving and we are so glad at we did. Excellent fresh food while you wait, very busy, something for everyone, delicious - we only wish we could have found it sooner.

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Greeley, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Little cart on side of the road, lots of character, people who work their are awesome. Best thing I ate all trip!

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New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We were told of this place by Captain Hook. If you see him thank him. The food was amazing. We were only in Key West for 5 days and ate here 2 times. Great lunch place!!!!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Just a little food truck but WOW!! Excellent food and great service. Just a bench for seating but the bar a few doors down (Tattoos and Scars) let us bring our food in and eat. Call to check the time they are open. We tried to catch them a few times and missed them.

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York, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

You'll find that Garbo's Grill gets great reviews on TA and rightly so! The food here is so good! I had the Mango Dog and was floored at how good it was. Yes it's crowded and yes the wait can be long but it's totally worth it. The presentation is nice and the food is delish. The roosters that hang... More 

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South Mills, NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Heard about this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try--only to get there and realize it was closed (there are no set hours). So glad we came back another day, because it was by far the best meal we had, and at a food cart no less. My husband got a burger which was absolutely to... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

On the last day of our trip to Key West, we were cutting through a parking lot on our way back to our B&B and stumbled upon this tiny cube of a food truck. I had heard a little about them from someone complaining that "the highest ranked restaurant on the island is a food truck...A FOOD TRUCK" welllllll it... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Glad we went out of our way to seek this out. The food is outstanding, with unique and spicy flavors. The kimchi hot dog in key west? Who knew? Long wait and not much seating to speak of ( you're at a shack mind you) but if you know what to expect, it is highly recommended. We had kids with... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

My family and I have been coming to Key West for several years and understand why this food cart beats out major staples with good food. The prices are reasonable, the service is great, and the food is delicious. The food is not from a food service, it is fresh, not fried, and has fresh trimmings. I do order off... 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, Fast Food, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?