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Key West Ice Cream Factory & Cafe'

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Coffee Shop, Cuban, Delicatessen, Ice Cream
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201 William Street #101, At Historic Seaport, Key West, FL 33040
305-295-3011
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located at the Historic Seaport in Key West. Featuring breakfast...
Located at the Historic Seaport in Key West. Featuring breakfast sandwiches,fresh cuban bread & bagels, delivered each morning. Cafe con leche & specialty coffees & pastries. Over 40 flavors of homemade ice creams & sorbets, homemade key lime pies & chocolate dipped key lime pie bars, cookies & fudge. Cuban sandwiches, specialty sandwiches, pizza & Nathan's hot dogs. Open 7 days, 8am to 10pm. Overlooking our beautiful Harbor.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not to recommend

The ice cream wasn't really good and then also ways too expensive!!! So I can not recommend that place...

1 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2014
Philipp_87_Ger
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Oldenburg, Germany
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Oldenburg, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The ice cream wasn't really good and then also ways too expensive!!! So I can not recommend that place...

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Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Seriously, 15 minutes in the hot sun with 3 hungry boys...we finally get there and it's GONE. No directions to where, no signage. What a disappointment. 😁

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

WOW, this place is fantastic. GREAT for the kids/family to "see" them make the home made fudge, and all those great pies. Sample any thing you like = no problem! We went there multiple days, it was REALLY fresh= very "key-lime" delicious! Plenty of tables to sit and enjoy. Their homemade ice cream was fantastic. They had the (very dark)green... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

No longer there...doh! Wanted to find a good ice cream spot in the historic wharf district. Unfortunately without this place there are no alternatives nearby. Would have to go to Duvall.

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scott089, Manager at Key West Ice Cream Factory & Cafe', responded to this review

We are closed for a few months for renovations and will be open in a month or so on the boardwalk, at the other end of the building! See ya'll soon!! More 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Cheeky little Key Lime ice cream late at night served by some great local people! Loved the atmosphere and the offer to try everything!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My son and I had an afternoon treat one afternoon. I ordered the Key Lime Pie on a stick dipped in dark chocolate. It was good, but rich. My son tasted the chocolate chip cookie dough, then ordered two scoops. It was almost $11 for just those two things! His ice cream was terrible. Way too much vanilla. I'm not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Cute little icecream/ deli on the marina. super clean friendly great view fresh waffle cones. Everything is homemade!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Have said once before and didn't want to delete my prior trip advisor posting but I think it's acceptable to repost. (I was forced to delete my last trip advisor due to the bubba system... for anyone who has never heard of the "bubba system" look it up to help explain) The people who own this local joint are a... More 

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This was my first visit to Key West. Vacationed here with some friends that have been to the keys several times. They told me about a café we had to go to that had the very best key lime pie ice cream. The Key Lime pie ice cream was amazing. Also ate breakfast here one morning and lunch another day.... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Homemade Key lime pie ice cream - OMG - to die for, or at least go back and get more. SO good. Then there was the key lime pie bar, dipped chocolate on a stick - WOW. It was worth finding, since it is right on the walkway at the seaport on William Street. A great walk for a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 William Street #101, At Historic Seaport, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-3011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 9
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Cuban, Delicatessen, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

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

Description

Located at the Historic Seaport in Key West. Featuring breakfast sandwiches,fresh cuban bread & bagels, delivered each morning. Cafe con leche & specialty coffees & pastries. Over 40 flavors of homemade ice creams & sorbets, homemade key lime pies & chocolate dipped key lime pie bars, cookies & fudge. Cuban sandwiches, specialty sandwiches, pizza & Nathan's hot dogs. Open 7 days, 8am to 10pm. Overlooking our beautiful Harbor.

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