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The Five Brothers

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Cuban
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930 Southard St., Key West, FL 33040
305-296-5205
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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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Visitor rating
  • 137
    Excellent
  • 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
the local coffee spot

a simple little deli with some good home cookin cuban eats. we usally head there first thing in the morning for a strong cuban expresso and some cuban bread. it really is a local and cheap eatery in a really nice quiet area

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
offonvacation
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new jersey
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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new jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

a simple little deli with some good home cookin cuban eats. we usally head there first thing in the morning for a strong cuban expresso and some cuban bread. it really is a local and cheap eatery in a really nice quiet area

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Naples, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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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, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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?