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“"MMMMM" after every bite!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.

The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.
1100 Packer Street, Key West, FL 33040-3263
305-295-7970
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Ranked #30 of 380 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $32
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“"MMMMM" after every bite!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

First trip to Key West and was quickly disenchanted with the tourist trap that is Duvall St. A little research led us to the Flaming Bouy which is off the beaten path, quaint and relaxing. Our server Alberto was fantastic and took outstanding care of us even while dealing with a lets say difficult woman at the table next to us. My wife and I had the fresh and I emphasize fresh Mahi Mahi and the Lobster Thermador both of which were perfectly cooked and a full if wonderful flavors. The food was plentiful and every item on the plate was exceptional down to the spinach and jalapeño cornbread. We finished the evening with the spicy chocolate quesadilla which was a first and amazing! The icing on the cake was a "Bodum" full of the decaf we ordered... Excellent coffee! Give them a try, you won't regret it!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food, friendly staff!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Lobster Mac & Cheese was awesome. Staff was very friendly and made great recommendations. Would consider going back on our next trip.

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Salt lake
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“One of the best restaurants in KW”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Trio appetizer - was great start
Service was excellent
Ambience was very nice
Food cooked perfectly
Loved the lobster thermador

Visited November 2012
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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“Sit outside”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Charming little restaurant. Our favorite thing at this restaurant is the trio appetizer. Lobster mac is out of this world!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The trio appetizer was so good! - grilled shrimp, watermelon and tuna ceviche and lobster Mac and cheese. We both had fish fresh catch that was cooked to perfection - Hog Fish. You must get the banana french toast for desert served with ice cream.

  • Visited October 2012
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