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The Dining Room at Little Palm Island

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French, Latin, Eclectic
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28500 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 28 1/2, Little Torch Key, FL 33042 (Pirates Rd.)
305-872-2551
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 152
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Expensive but worth it!!

Every couple of years we come up from Key West to enjoy a special outing at Little Palm. It is not for the faint of heart. The boat ride out (and back) is now a high-speed dash that maximizes your time on the island. Four of us enjoyed a four-hour multi-course special dinner. Tabs were $350 and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
EdwardBonekemper
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Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Every couple of years we come up from Key West to enjoy a special outing at Little Palm. It is not for the faint of heart. The boat ride out (and back) is now a high-speed dash that maximizes your time on the island. Four of us enjoyed a four-hour multi-course special dinner. Tabs were $350 and $400 per couple.... More 

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Cleveland Heights
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

From the boat ride over, this was a wonderful experience! Very posh resort with a lovely restaurant. Our lunch was expensive and worth it - great seafood (I had cobia), nice wine list, gorgeous setting. This was a worthwhile splurge.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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120 reviews 120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The food , views, and service were the equivalent of a five star restaurant. What was not to like? Everything was first class and the Sunday buffet is not to be missed.

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Vermont
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The boat ride out to this restaurant is just the beginning of a very classy outing. Went for brunch with my wife and in-laws and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. VERY friendly and helpful staff and great food. The porch is well decorated and authentic. The views are spectacular no matter where you sit. This is not an inexpensive meal but... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My husband took me here for our 2 year anniversary for dinner. I was completely satisfied. The service was top notch, food was excellent. Overall I highly recommend this for a special date night, it was extremely romantic.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The experience starts with a short, scenic ferry ride with other guests to the island. The setting is idyllic. Our table overlooked the lovely garden and beach. The service was courteous and professional, the food was excellent starting with the crab cake appetizer and ending with a shared Key Lime Pie to die for. Will we return? Yes, without a... More 

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Key West, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Been here many times. You have to make a reservation so they can get you on a ferry. It is an impressive event to eat here, so bring your friends. it is a private resort that opens the dining to the public. Plan on spending some time here. The setting is lovely. You will feel like you have escaped reality... More 

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Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Loved the fact that the island was extremely private and dining area quaint. The menu was simple yet tasteful allowing all persons in the party to find something fitting for their diet. A must for any keys traveller.

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ANNAPOLIS, MD
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65 reviews 65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Gave an evening at Little Palm Dining Room to our adult niece and boyfriend for their 2nd anniversary! Everything was perfect...sunset ride to the island by boat, they were given a table right on the beach overlooking the ocean and sunset. They had a lovely meal of perfectly cooked mussels, seared grouper and poached lobster with white wine wine andthey... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was looking forward to our Valentine’s dinner at The Dining Room at Little Palm Island, first because the restaurant got great reviews, and second because we wanted to see if the resort was someplace we might want to stay when we returned to the Keys. We arrived at the ferry station around 7:00 as we had 7:30 dinner reservations.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28500 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 28 1/2, Little Torch Key, FL 33042
    (Pirates Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Little Torch Key
  • Phone Number: 305-872-2551

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: French, Latin, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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