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Grunts

409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-8280
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Ranked #23 of 361 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A beautiful brick courtyard and relaxed atmosphere surrounded by bamboo and palm trees. Located in old town but it feels like miles away.
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English first
Nyack, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Have always heard of Grunts but this was the first time we stumbled upon it. Garbo's grill opened up there this week luckly while we were in KW and tried it the first day it was open. Burger and Korean BBQ was awesome. The bar at Grunts was terrific, great bartender, cold beer all that we needed. It is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Now that there is cheap and awesome food :), AND in the same spot as this great little bar with all the outside space in the world, the friendliest and sweetest bartenders. Its the best spot for lunch and beer in town! A must go see! Hidden 20 seconds off Duval.

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Key West, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is the 2nd time in just a handful of years that the food disappeared. The restaurant which occupied the space over the last year was amazing, almost always packed, and now it's gone. It's a real shame because it's a great little space but without the food, it's just another bar with beer & wine.

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Frank C, Guest Relations Manager at Grunts, responded to this review

Our food vendor has recently changed. As of today 10/15/14 Garbo's Grill is serving lunch and dinner. Sorry you missed out during our changeover. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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2 reviews
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Grunts

Address: 409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-8280
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Seafood

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