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Lor-e-lei

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Seafood, Sandwiches
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81924 Overseas Highway, Mile-Marker 82, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-2692
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Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 70
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lor-e-lei is a must stop for us every time we visit the keys.

I've only had the Mahi Tacos here but they were soooo yummy I came back the next day for more. They also make a killer mango margarita. It's hard to beat that combination especially when coupled with such a great view of Florida bay. As far as dog friendly establishments go, they get a 5 out of 5... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I've only had the Mahi Tacos here but they were soooo yummy I came back the next day for more. They also make a killer mango margarita. It's hard to beat that combination especially when coupled with such a great view of Florida bay. As far as dog friendly establishments go, they get a 5 out of 5 bone rating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Went with my gf for the sunset. Met some great people from the mainland. Had great fun. Music is always great. Friendly place to go for happy hour!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Keys staple, get there early tables go fast. Perfect view of the sunset. music on most nights. Food is typical bar food but your there for the view!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We visited the Lor-e-lei for dinner during a bachelorette party. As there was 12 of us, i contacted John beforehand to see if we could reserve a table (the Lor-e-lei don't normally take reservations), for which he replied that he would reserve a table as long as we were there by 7pm, which was fine with us. Upon arrival, we... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

There was a little arts market next to the restaurant which was really cute and they have plenty of places to park your bike if you have travelled on two wheels! The conch fritters were the best and the margaritas are strong and very tasty! If you get in before all the diver boats return you can get a seat... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My family hosted a private party for my rehearsal dinner here. It was perfect and so delicious! We were set up along the water with our own bar and we had a buffet style dinner. There was great live music and even a magician! The staff was friendly, happy, and catered to our every need. Definitely a "must visit" if... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Service is good. View is great. Band was karaoke type and too loud. I wouldn't eat there again. It was all so-so. Fish dip was really mayonnaisey. Not much flavor to the entrees. Would probably stop for a cocktail but that's it.

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Islamorada, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

As locals, we have enjoyed visiting Lorelei for years. This is a happy place, that attracts visitors from all over. Staff is pleasant and eager to please. BEAUTIFUL sunsets! Conch fritters are among the best in the area. Live entertainment, for sunset celebration each evening. If you want a happy place to relax at the end of the day, where... More 

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Conover, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The coconut shrimp are delicious and the wife loved the conch salad. Live music on the deck, and a fantastic view of the bay make for a great casual oceanfront dining experience.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Relaxing outdoor bar and beach/table area. Good place to gather with friends, have a cocktail, watch the sunset and listen to some awesome music.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81924 Overseas Highway, Mile-Marker 82, Islamorada, FL 33036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-2692

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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