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Kelly's

301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 293-7897
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Ranked #218 of 356 restaurants in Key West
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Arkansas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I ate here with my family last week and we were a little disappointed. They were out of Mile Marker Zero beer, they had no sweet tea and the food was average, at best. We were expecting great things, I suppose, after hearing only good things about the place, but I understand that there has been a change of ownership... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

When we got there i was a little dissapointed since it was not very busy when we arrived but the service was a little slow but it finally came around and got better and the food was very good.

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Tampa, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Second time here and although we love the drinks, atmosphere and food (especially during happy hour with half price apps and $3 margaritas), I will say that the girl bartender with the space between her front teeth is not very friendly. We had to beg her to serve us and then wait an inordinate amount of time to get her... More

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Venice, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The food is always exciting and has bold caribbean flavors. The pulled pork with mango salsa was awesome as was the coconut red snapper. we eat here at least twice on every trip, never disappointed.

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Anchorage
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a large group (17) that included 11 teenage boys and everyone was happy with their meals. The atmosphere with the live music made the evening perfect! It's away from the main drag so to speak and the peaceful atmostphere was perfect before we headed off to watch the sunset. I'm sure it must have it's busier nights but... More

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Disputanta, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Kelly's is one of our favorite spots to eat! I had the coconut crusted mahi maui and I don't think I have ever eaten fish so fast before! It is so good! The service is great too! We were eating out side and when our food came the flies started to come around us, our waiter was so nice and... More

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florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Kelly's used to be a standard for us on our annual Key West trips. We just returned and were very disappointed. The food was overpriced for the servings. We ordered Mojitos and the club soda tasted flat. The bartender didn't agree but we sent the drinks back anyway. Our steak was over cooked and tasteless. This is not the Kelly's... More

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Went for lunch on the advice of 2 locals. I had the Mango gazpacho which was different but tasty. Followed it with the bacon/shrimp quesadillas which were heavenly. On top of that I fell in love with the waiter who was great. The only reason I only gave it a 4 was the atmosphere. It is in an old building... More

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Deerfield beach Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We were sent by a recommendation. Was not worth the money. I got the coconut shrimp and it was overcooked. We also got catch of the day and it was very small for $26.00. I would not go back. The only good thing of the evening was our waiter and the atmosphere. Nice to sit outside.

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Lompoc, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We happened on this bar and grill because my wife's name is Kelly. The appetizers and Key Lime margarita were well worth it. We sat under the shade of huge trees chatting up with a couple from Virgina. Other than stuff falling from the trees occasionally the experience was nice. Can't beat Key West's 1/2 priced appetizers and drinks from... More

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