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Grunts

409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 294-8280
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Ranked #21 of 362 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $33
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A beautiful brick courtyard, surrounded by bamboos trees and palm trees.Located in old town but it feels like miles away.Grunts specializes on fresh seafood and a relax atmosphere.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Grunts is a somewhat hidden little restaurant around the corner from Duvall Street that will surprise you with outstanding menu and very well-prepared meals. The lobster mac & cheese has made my best ever's list and is only one of many reasons I would recommend going, but the primary reason I will be going back.

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We loved the food and the eclectic setting; cool sails that serve as a roof and blankets to ward off the evening cool. We ended up eating there 3 times for dinner as it quickly became one of our favorite restaurants. Service is very good. You have the try the lobster macaroni, even if its just an appetizer. It's very... More

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Phoenix, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Grunts was our favorite restaurant in Key West. We stopped in for dinner the other night only to find a sign saying the food space was for rent :(. We were looking forward to having dinner there as we always did during our visits to Key West. The bar was still open but the courtyard was empty. Does anyone know... More

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My wife and I were here last year and had one of the best meals of our lives! Perfectly cooked stuffed lobster tail, Black grouper with a lght tomato broth with hint of saffron even the side dishes where amazing, and dont get me started about the lobster mac and cheese appetizer that we had It may have been the... More

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Tracy, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

best slice of key lime pie and a must try lobster mac and cheese. Hubby and I split the lobster mac and cheese and fresh seared scallops. Oh man. So yummy Very small restaurant that didn't have air conditioning but the sweating was worth the eating!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very good seasoning. Great food. Different from another restaurants. In a calm street, very good location.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Found grunts on TripAdvisor and the reviews were correct. Food was very good, attentive service and quiet outdoor location.

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Laurel, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I read the reviews on TripAdvisor and we asked the doorman at our hotel and he recommended we go to Caroline's instead. We went to Caroline's and read the menu and still decided to go to Grunts. The food was great. The lobster mac n cheese was awesome. I had the appetizer fish tacos and it was nothing special but... More

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Covington, LA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was our second time here! Great food and very nice wait staff! The snapper was delicious and the Lobster Mac N Cheese very rich and good!

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Cherry Hill NJ
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9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Met a Grunts employee at the Green Parrot who was genuinely excited about his job. He detailed the stuffed lobster and the lobster mac and cheese. It made us so hungry so the next night we gave it a try. Hubby had the quail on a mixed green salad and I had the yellowtail in a corn sauce over rice... More

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Additional Information about Grunts

Address: 409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: (305) 294-8280
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Average Prices: USD 10 - 33
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, French, Seafood

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