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The Five Brothers

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Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Cuban
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930 Southard St., Key West, FL 33040
305-296-5205
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery

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  • 136
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
One of the original must haves..

Do yourself a favor and stop in this place and grab a cafe con leche with a few sugars. A Cuban sandwich and go watch the sunrise. It's a true keys gem and something very very special.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
NaplesDiner31
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Naples, Florida
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Naples, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Do yourself a favor and stop in this place and grab a cafe con leche with a few sugars. A Cuban sandwich and go watch the sunrise. It's a true keys gem and something very very special.

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Belleville, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Delicious Cuban sandwich and café con Leche. We stopped during a bike ride around key west. It was excellent!

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Bronx, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Most intense cafe con leche in the free world. A real mind blower. Excellent Cuban sandwich. Quick service and the benches on the west side were shaded when we went. Highly recommend.

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brandon, ms
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Local culture, food, coffee. A must go to especially during a bike ride. Nice stop. This is authentic. Be prepared to get it to go or relax on the bench outside

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Boone, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was not my first Cuban sandwich from The Five Brothers, just the first one this trip. I had the ham and cheese this time. Excellent.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

fabulous con leche (but not "the best"), and good midnight sandwiches. a great local spot, but beware - it's not a "Restaurant" - it really is a corner store with a deli window.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Maybe it's my Pittsburgh connection. Maybe it's my love of anything Cuban, except the Castro's, but this place is great no matter what. Breakfast here is fast, fresh and cheap. I have never been disappointed.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband has been trying Cuban sandwiches different places in Key West. The best so far. Traditional Cuban was right on target. My beef empanada was like my grandmother used to make. I will return on an empty stomach.

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Key West, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

When you want to mingle with the locals this is the place. When we lived here we always got their café con leche and breakfast sandwiches on Saturdays. Family owned take out and market. Plus pastries and other Cuban treats. A can't miss when we go back to visit.

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying at a little house a block from this delightful coffee shop / sandwich shop / convenience store. Best espresso I've had in years. As you walk in, the shelves are lined with french press machines, wine, etc. Not your average convenience store. They make great Cuban sandwiches. Such a find!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 930 Southard St., Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-296-5205

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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