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Kelly's

301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 293-7897
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Ranked #230 of 360 Restaurants in Key West
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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
ChattyCathyVA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We usually go by each year we're in Key West. This year, the food was BAD! (except the gazpacho). Ceviche was mushy. Mango spinach salad had huge pieces of onion and mango so small you couldn't find it. The only redeeming quality is that the staff is really nice. Unless things change in the kitchen, we won't be back AND... More

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Allamuchy, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Stopped in for lunch last week. Service was excellent, waiter nice and outgoing. Food was just average. Wouldn't rush back.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This is my 4th time in Key West, but my 1st time at Kelly's off of Duval. Loved the outdoor dining area and lighting. Waiter was very nice and went above and beyond with his service to us. The short ribs were out of this world and my husband had red beans and rice with pork steak that wasn't too... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This place was suggested for happy hour. Bar was slightly full when we arrived with two bartenders, one pleasant gentlemen and a nasty rude woman that could have cared less if we were there. We actually got this a lot when places were slower, the staff seemed to be annoyed that is was so dead. I got a key lime... More

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Went for the micro brew and key lime pie and were disappointed with both. The beer was bland and the chocolate crust of the key lime pie tasted of freezer burn. We were very surprised that 2 of the signature items of the restaurant were lacking, and the more we sampled key lime pie during our week in Key West,... More

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Unavailable
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised how good our food was here and the service. We arrived early for our ghost hunting tour and the hostess said we could sit at the bar or have a table. We then decided to order food. Our waitress also told us about spirit encounters at this restaurant. The atmosphere is old key west. Loved the... More

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Sacramento, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went to Kelly's for dessert. Place was pretty empty as it was about 1/2 hour until closing. We ordered the chocolate brownie with side of ice cream. Have to say, it was delicious. Unfortunately, not so with the key lime pie. The worst we have tasted...pudding-like consistency, without any lime flavor. When the time came to pay the bill, my... More

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Viera, Florida, USA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stopped here for dinner while looking for a place not on Duval. The ambience was quite nice and the Pan Am displays were interesting. The food was good but quite overpriced. The ceviche was excellent. The kids' burger okay (a mediocre bun). The mahi was very good and the scallops were average. The chicken on the caesar salad was... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you're ever in Key West, be sure to visit Kelly's at the corner of Whitehead and Caroline Streets (one block off Duval St.). Between 4 and 7 in the afternoon, they have - without a doubt - the BEST happy hour EVER. They sell these killer Margaritas - NOT frozen, each one made from scratch - at the bar.... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Wings bad. Service terrible. Bartender sweating through her shirt. Went back n recommendation. Poor choice.

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