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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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    Very good
  • 109
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  • 84
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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
Most recent review
What happened?

This use to be our go to spot for happy hour. Thought our visit during fantasy Fest was a fluke. Price increases, menu changed to do so , and margaritas were weak. Very disappointed. Have they changed owners?

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Marty R
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This use to be our go to spot for happy hour. Thought our visit during fantasy Fest was a fluke. Price increases, menu changed to do so , and margaritas were weak. Very disappointed. Have they changed owners?

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East Amherst, New York
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230 reviews 230 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We were strolling back from a tour and happened upon Kelly's. The menu has something to please most. I tried a lunch special a turkey BLT wrap and cup of conch chowder. They were very good. My wife had a burger with sliced avocado. It also was very good. Good drinks, some local beers, quick service All pluses.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped because we heard is was an OK place for a drink and appetizer. The food was about average and the service was less than average. I won't go back.

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Yorba Linda, California
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80 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I accidentally stumbled onto Kelly McGillis restaurant. We had the turkey BLT wrap and the conch chowder--both good. I also had a key lime margarita--very tasty.

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Key West, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at the outdoor backyard setting and it was wonderful. The entire experience could not have been better. We had out of town company and they were quite impressed. Food was delicious, presentation excellent and it was delivered in a timely manner. The wait staff was entertaining and very personable. Can't say enough good things about the experience.

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Winter Park, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Chuck and his staff from Kelly's catered three different events for our family (12 of us) while we were in Key West celebrating my father's 90th birthday at Simonton Court. All three events were beautifully executed at the hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. The first event was a Monday evening welcome reception with wonderful... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Only had the calamari, so I can't speak for the whole menu. It was good, but nothing special. I did love the atmosphere, and as a huge Top Gun fan, having ties to Kelly McGillis made me even more excited to be there.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Probably one of the best micro brewery bars we have visited, the beer is great the food is excellent and the happy hour food and drink deals are fantastic.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Went here based on kids' advice. They had a very pleasant drink in an outdoor bar that was beartiful day or night. We went for dinner. Menu was very weak and the food was only mediocre at best. Grilled shrimp on the cobb salad was barely warm. Go for a drink; forget the food.

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

This happy hour is one of THE places to go in Key West! Excellent Sangria and Thai chili wings created a wonderful start to our evening. It's a good place to people-watch too! Locals and tourists share space around the oblong shaped bar and tables surrounding. Inside or outside seating. How the servers keep track.....don't know, but we were well... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?