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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040
305 295-2620
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Ranked #152 of 362 Restaurants in Key West
Price range: $18 - $18
Cuisines: Cuban, Spanish
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were in Key West with family & friends and had 12 people in our party. It's difficult finding a restaurant that can accommodate that many people. They seated us all together, outside, which we requested, and we had a great time. The food was delicious, large portions, and the ambiance was really fun. Centrally located right near the waterfront... More

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Kendall, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

live music and drinks.. yes, this is all i did in Key West. This was my first stop when i arrived on Friday.. and it wa s aperfect jumping off point.. there was some rain which dampened things a bit but other than that- very enjoyable. Good drinks and great music.

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South Korea
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Love the fried plantains as sides... sooo mouthwatering and yummy! I got the tamale and it's one of the best... and I'm from South TX, where we are home to some of the best tamales!

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2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wanted a drink and an appetizer so we decided to sit at the bar that over looked Mallory square. There was one other couple already sitting at the bar . Bartender was talking to them. We sat down and there was no acknowledgment. Bartender continued with his conversation. It was like he didn't even care. I had to stare at... More

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

First off, I must admit that cuban cuisine is my favorite type of food, so that heavily influences my high rating of this restaurant. I have been here several times over the years and I can't stress how much I love everything about this place. The location is brilliant, it's right on edge of Mallory Square. I strongly recommend eating... More

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Winter Springs, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The location is perfect for the sunset. The food is always good. The music makes you feel like you really are close to Cuba.

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Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The best thing I can say is that our waitress was very nice and the portions were very generous. We stopped for lunch and half of their Cuban sandwich was plenty. I used to live in South Florida and this wasn't really the authentic Cuban cuisine I was seeking though. The plantain chips were very bland, and there were people... More

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Allamuchy, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been wanting to try this restaurant for several years now, we had planned on taking friends to the Sunset Celebration on Mallory Square so I figured it was perfect. I called the day before to make reservations, figuring after reading reviews they would be very busy during that time frame. I was advised they don't take reservations even for... More

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Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very strict and up tight attitude. Quite dissimilar to most places on the island. There are not many rules in key west but they seem to make up their own. Too bad because it is a great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

First night we split a combination platter to get a good idea of what was good: it was all amazing & plenty for two people. Second time we had steak and roasted Chicken- also amazing; my husband can't stop talking about that chicken. Our waitress was Genesis. Best service we've had in a long time (both times) So it's no... More

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