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Pepe's Cafe

806 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6643
305- 294-7192
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Ranked #80 of 367 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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Dallas, Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

While food was ok, expensive and waiter continues to try to upsell without advising of extra cost. Waiter was using his cuteness instead of service and thus 15% tip, so in the end he screwed himself out of a better tip. One item was steak dinner special steak black and blue. Their version of blackened is a heavy dose of... More 

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STRONGSVILLE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Good oysters, friendly and efficient service. The outside looks really old (and it is) but it's nice inside.

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ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

arrived around 9:30 for breakfast and had a 15 minute wait. This place is popular. Lots of retro charm and kitsch along with some tasty food. Had an avocado omelet with freshly baked banana? bread as a choice instead of toast. Food was good and service was quick. Restroom was very clean. Liked the laid back ambiance of the place.

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new york
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91 reviews 91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We went to Pepe's cafe for breakfast. The service was excellent, great fresh squeezed OJ and good omelets and pancakes.

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Moneta, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We travel to Key West every year when we visit Ft Myers. We found this quaint restaurant 3 years ago. This time we ate lunch and both ordered the fish sandwich of the day. The fish was a piece of Mahi grilled ,nice size and we had it on rye and we both thought it was quite good. They have... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

in all my many visits to Key West, I never dined at Pepe's...and what a shame because it was wonderful. :) The atmosphereis very traditional open air, rustic Key West. I was greeted immediately and all of the staff was festively dressed. I ordered the special texas french toast with blueberries, raspberries and peaches, it was delicious. The staff was... More 

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Lewiston, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

It's really interesting to read Pepe's reviews as there are people with issues about the atmosphere (it's very "original" Key West) or the staff (they are also Key West originals)- but I continue to visit every time I'm in Key West and frankly look forward to it. The food is really good and if you show up expecting a "different"... More 

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Moneta, Virginia, United States
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Love Pepe's cafe on Caroline St in Old Town, Key West!! It's a great respite after shopping Duvall street, the atmosphere feels authentic and the food had never disappointed!! This year we shared some local shrimp served with freshly prepared salsa followed by grilled mahi on rye...yum!!! See ya next year!!!

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Islamorada, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Went to get some oysters and a few drinks and were told we couldn't have a table because we weren't getting dinner. After mentioning we were getting oysters they said it wasn't good enough and all six of us would have to find a seat at the bar. The restaurant was half empty, the bar was full, and it was... More 

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Key Colony Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Pepe's is always on my list of places I must eat at when in the Keys. The staff is friendly, the crowd is always fun, and the food is fantastic.

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Additional Information about Pepe's Cafe

Address: 806 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6643
Phone Number: 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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