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Mo's Restaurant

1116 White St, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-8955
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Ranked #103 of 360 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
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

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
13 helpful votes 13 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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
44 helpful votes 44 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
41 helpful votes 41 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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Aurora, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I just wrapped up a dive trip to Key Largo and traveled to Key West for a day to sight see and have lunch. I decided to eat at Mo’s Restaurant based solely on the recommendations on Trip Advisor. Mo’s does not open until noon, so be forewarned. The façade of the building on Winter Street does no justice to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We read about Mo’s on yelp and decided to check it out after paying way too much for mediocre food on and around Duval St. This place is small and very casual but the food is wonderful! Everything is freshly prepared and so flavorful. We started out with wings and crab cakes. When my husband grabbed a wing by the... More

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