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El Siboney Restaurant

900 Catherine St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-4184
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Ranked #52 of 361 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Port St. Lucie
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

They have an simple theme, definitely homey, unpretentious atmosphere. Family friendly, space for large group. The food was wonderful, well spiced, (I had the bistec palomilia with white rice and black beans. Huge portions! Our waiter was helpful at the beginning and then I think he forgot we were there. We asked for a box, he left and never came... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The food here was delicious! The servers are very friendly. I had the meatballs, they were fantastic. Very large portions, took it back to the hotel and finished them off in the evening.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Awesome food. Fast and friendly service. A whole lot of food for your money. Will definitely come back.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

After spending the day in Key West, we wanted something different--and El Siboney was definitely the ticket! A blend of Cuban and Nicaraguan cuisines, it's a local's restaurant to be sure--there's no atmosphere to speak of--but the food and service made up for it. The prices are very reasonable (especially considering it's in KW!), the portions large, and the people... More

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Land of the Pharoah's
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

A group of us went to El Siboney on a weekend night. It took a little time to get seated, but when you show up with 9 people and no reservation then you get what you deserve. We chose this place because of the strong desire for good Cuban food without having to invade Cuba again. Were not disappointed. As... More

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Alicante, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We went there following the trip advisor reviews, when we arrived, we were shocked by the place, not pretty at all. Never the less, we stayed for dinner and left so disappointed with the food, which we thought it was awful. The staff was friendly and the price was inexpensive. It you want to have good Cuban food, try one... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Group of business travelers- they sat us all! The food was excellent- don't get the pealla unless you have at least three others to split it with! Awesome sangria!

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Naples, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Very authentic Cuban with a very unpretentious neighborhood feel. Food was excellent. I'd go back again.

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Julio D, Owner at El Siboney Restaurant, responded to this review

You really hit the nail on the head with what we're all about -- no frills, just authentic Cuban vibes! We're so glad to have impressed you, and hope you'll stop by again soon. Cheers, El Siboney Restaurant Team More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Really big portions of really good food and amazing staff, friendly and smiling. Great value for money

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Julio D, Owner at El Siboney Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad to have impressed you, Ilaria! When you're next over from Luxembourg, we'd love to welcome you back for a 5-star meal. We know we can do it! All the best, El Siboney Restaurant Team More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Recommended by our fishing guide Tom. Happened to be a street behing our hotel. Went for a late dinner and couldnt of been happier. Ordered the Siboney Steak and wow. Skirt steak seasoned to perfection and topped with onions and cilantro. Melted in my mouth. Great sides with yellow rice and black beans. If your a fan of rice pudding... More

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Julio D, Owner at El Siboney Restaurant, responded to this review

Tom knows right, Pat! We're so glad to have lived up to that recommendation, and to know that our signature steak really hit the spot. "Melt in the mouth" is exactly what we aim for! Next time you're in the Keys, we hope we'll be your first stop. A pitcher of sangria will be waiting! All the best, El Siboney... More

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