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Mo's Restaurant

1116 White St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-8955
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Ranked #114 of 361 Restaurants in Key West
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Boston
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

It's all about the food. Shrimp creole and Caribbean chicken were both outstanding. If you are looking for authentic Caribbean food, this is a good place to go!

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Mo's is definitely worth the search! I had the grouper and my wife had Shrimp Creole. Both dishes were superb! The grouper was cooked to perfection, as was the Shrimp. Sad that I visited my last day in Key West, as I could eat here everyday! Looking forward to next year, we'll be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Whenever I go to key west Mo's will be my first place to dine. The food taste delicious, great staff and the chef prepared the food while you wait. Last time I had grio, sauce, rice and beans plus pasta. The best pasta I ever taste so far, tasteful simply amazing. I always make sure I take a plate back... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was our first visit and Mo's makes you feel like you walked right into the cook's kitchen. And what a kitchen, the aromas let you know you are in for a treat. The gazpacho was delightful, and the oxtail stew was authentic, rich and savory. The sides were perfectly matched. Mo's is a small restaurant with colorful native island... More

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Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The portions were generous and the meat was very flavorful. 3 of us were there and we had pork, lamb and beef. It was a bit hot to be honest in the restaurant, but the food was worth it.

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Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We just came from Mo's after a quiet dinner. The chef/ server fixed a great meal: Oxtail, pigeon peas/ rice and veggies ($18.95) and a very generous portion of Spinach Quiche ($7.95), Cup of French Onion Soup ($4.00) and Garlic Bread ($2.00 for 8 large slices). Soda came in cans and he had an extensive beer/wine list. My spouse love... More

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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115 reviews 115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We got in late afternoon and didn't want to go far from where we are staying to grab a bite. Mo's was just a couple blocks down the street and it was one of the few places we hadn't tried yet. It is real small inside but had a great local KW feel. We were given menus quickly and drinks... More

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Tulsa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We only had good meals in Key West, but this is the one we’ll remember. At Mo’s we ordered grouper and red snapper, Caribbean style (beautiful balance of heat and fruit), with black beans and asparagus. Our dessert—slices of sour orange pie—came as a reward for our ecstatic consumption of every atom on our respective plates. This is the one... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Walking into Mo's is like walking into the kitchen of a creole family in the caribbean. Immediately you will smell the amazing aromas coming from the giant boiling pots you can see on the stovetop behind the counter. Is the best off the beaten path, hole in wall gem in Key West. Off the tourist strip. I have tried nearly... More

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Key West, FL
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135 reviews 135 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've been living in the Keys for 14 years and couldn't believe that we hadn't been here since it changed hands over 8-9 years ago. We had lunch here today. We walked in and there was a family. It was quiet while the World Cup played in the background. The décor reminds us of any local island (Caribbean) restaurant so... More

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