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301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 293-7897
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty, quiet setting, but could use some attention to details

The hostess the night we went for dinner seemed to be annoyed by the questions that we asked before being seated. They advertise a happy hour, but we were told that there were only 15 minutes left and we wouldn't be able to take our drinks to the dinner table. The dining area was nearly empty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
barbetNewJersey
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new jersey
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I took a daytrip to Key West. As soon as we got there it was so congested and we had such a hard time finding parking. We had been planning to eat down by the water, but as we were walking we came across Kelly's. The shady patio was a beautiful oasis on a hot and muggy... More 

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mass
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Sitting under the trees, cool breeze (big fans), was really nice. The food and service were excellent. Would love to go there again.

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new jersey
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30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The hostess the night we went for dinner seemed to be annoyed by the questions that we asked before being seated. They advertise a happy hour, but we were told that there were only 15 minutes left and we wouldn't be able to take our drinks to the dinner table. The dining area was nearly empty, but the hostess was... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We stumbled upon this place after shopping along Duvall Street. It has a lovely setting among trees. The food was excellent. Our wait person knew the menu well and gave us well-chosen recommendations--grouper, plaintain-crusted chicken and seafood pasta.

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key west
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I had my wedding at kellys on Saturday, march 21, 2015. We live in key west but had family coming in from all over the country (and world). There was 118 in attendance. Chuck and Abbie, the event planners, were FANTASTIC. They were immediately responsive to any phone calls or emails and always welcomed us in person if we stopped... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My husband and I went for lunch on March 22 and sat at the bar. The woman and gentleman behind the bar were more interested in their own personal conversation during the time we were there. They discussed why she should not forget to put the screen on the dishwasher, working elsewhere, etc. The female gave us menus and left.... More 

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Tampa Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Saw an article about Kelly's that mentioned their Key Lime Margaritas - so had to go there and try one. It was delicious:) Glad we went. Had brunch while there. it was good. Mushroom + cheese Omelette and potatoes. Sat outside in nice patio area w beautiful orchids overhead. Only downside would be if we went for lunch - didn't... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great happy hour, best margarita in Old Key West. Sit at the bar and the bartenders will make your stop fun! Have some happy hour wings. 1st place I hit at 4.00.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had the red snapper and maihi grilled to perfection with fresh veggies and a bottle of wine. The perfect end to a day. Highly r ed commend.

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Baldwin, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This drink is absolutely worth the walk to Kelly's. So good we went back again to have another. Seating both inside and out provides a great opportunity to relax.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: (305) 293-7897

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?