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Salute! On The Beach

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1000 Atlantic Blvd, Higgs Beach, Key West, FL 33040-4852
305-292-1117
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11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 379
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  • 262
    Very good
  • 73
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Be prepared to wait 40 minutes at lunch

Only eat here if you don't mind a very long wait at lunch and don't expect the maitre'd to be friendly or fair. We went to have lunch around 1:15 pm and were told there would be a 30 minute wait. We decided to come back the next day at an earlier hour and since the wait was 20 minutes,... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Judy49NewYork
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New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Only eat here if you don't mind a very long wait at lunch and don't expect the maitre'd to be friendly or fair. We went to have lunch around 1:15 pm and were told there would be a 30 minute wait. We decided to come back the next day at an earlier hour and since the wait was 20 minutes,... More 

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Mahomet, IL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Made reservations for dinner without a problem. Arrived and were seated in less than 5 minutes despite the restaurant appearing full. Excellent service, waitress was helpful. Menu selection was wide ranging. All our meals were hot and delicious. Desert menu was good but you have to get the key lime pie. It's the best on the island! Huge amount of... More 

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Rartian, NJ
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71 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

When they say "on the beach", they mean that literally. It's sort of an open air beach shack with mismatched tables, live music and an eclectic clientele. The food is superb - creative, but not too out there and the portions are generous. This place is very popular so call ahead if you don't want a long wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Yummo! Third time there and will be back. The only thing I ever get is the carbonara. It is absolutely amazing and worth coming back for. A friend and I had it 3 years ago and still talk about it. But everything else is incredible as well from the fresh bread and salad to the key lime pie. Highly recommended,... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Spoke with Brian the host, who was most helpful. When I asked, I was pleased to hear that they give a veteran's discount. Brian wasn't certain, however the bartender was, so this was good news for us as we have family coming to visit, and it will be fun, good food, and affordable. Even without the vet. discount, the menu... More 

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Lexington, MA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very good stone crab claws and yellowtail snapper salad on a nice setting right in the beach (Atlantic side near the White Street Pier). Friendly, efficient service and very fresh food.

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Waterford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We fell in love with Salute from the moment we walked in and were warmly greeted by Brian. He set the stage to a warm casual yet really great dining experience. Our server was really friendly and knowledgeable too - helping us pick out several salads and starters we could share. And she was spot on - the food was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I've never written a tripadvisor before, I had to because our server Gino was the most fantastic server we have ever had. He made our experience a truly special. The view of the ocean and the beautiful sunset made Salute a truly special place! Gino recommended some great wines to go with our hangar steak and carbonnarra. The hangar steak... More 

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New York City, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

One of Key Wests best view restaurants, right on Higgs Beach. They could draw people just because of the location, but they go way beyond. Amy, our waitress was better than fantastic, ask for Amy and tell her Bob and Joan sent you. The food, yum. The calamari is one of the best I have ever had. I had the... More 

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Weems, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This restaurant is a bit off the beaten path and the evening we went wasn't crowded at all. We found the service to be just fine. One of the seafood dinners a bit overdone. All of the pasta entrees were excellent. Would certainly go again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Atlantic Blvd, Higgs Beach, Key West, FL 33040-4852
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-292-1117

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?