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Pepe's Cafe

806 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6643
+1 305-294-7192
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Ranked #82 of 369 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Alexandria, VA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

One of my most fond memories of Key West is breakfast and dinner at Pepe's after a long night out. Pepe's will forever hold that place in my memory, but my last few visits have left something to be desired with food and service. With the exception of the occasional breakfast special, the breakfast menu is standard and the food... More 

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A mix of locals and tourists line up for a lively tried and true Key West must do. Consistently good food.

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Hanson, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Place looks like a rundown shack where you should not enter from the outside. Don't let that fool you. Many say Blue Heaven is the best breakfast in Key West and we like it too but our vote for best is Pepe's.

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We've eaten at Pepe's a few times, not because Hemingway supposedly did, but because the Gulf oysters are really fresh and sweet, and the fish is prepared well. The only thing that keeps Pepe's from getting the top rating from us, is that they don't really try anything new with the fish, and they leave aromatics and spices to the... More 

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Rushville, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I really felt like we got the local island experience. We sat at the bar for breakfast. Food was good. VERY small restaurant though. Get there during non peak times or expect to wait.

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Orlando, Fl
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110 reviews 110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We were told this is one of the few places that has fresh squeezed OJ. So off we went. We all got a screwdriver and they put raspberry puree on top. Very delicious! They are known for this drink (among other things!) It's a total dive. You will find lots of locals here, as well as visitors. Staff is very... More 

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Naples, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Worth a wait anytime! I love the food here. Always fresh and the specials are creative and unique. The breakfast burritos are my favorite. The staff is attentive and friendly.

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marathon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great little spot in Key West. It is very Old Keys. Lots of character and fun. I had the Portobello sandwich. OMG this is the best sandwich I have ever had in my life. You will need lots of napkins. It will put a smile on your face for sure.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

six of us found this place thru local friends. great variety of lunch items. i can recommend the portabella and the mahi sandwiches. service was quick and attentive. bathroom was clean and desserts are homemade.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We enjoyed good food, good service and all in a great outdoor patio atmosphere! Not only that but they brought a fresh bowl of water for my service dog! Thanks!

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Additional Information about Pepe's Cafe

Address: 806 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6643
Phone Number: +1 305-294-7192
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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