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“Some of the Best Food in Key West” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Square One

Square One
1075 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-296-4300
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Ranked #56 of 367 Restaurants in Key West
Price range: $8 - $34
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Vegetarian, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Square One
Transit: The Key West Bus Route stops one block away at The Gato Building next to the restaurant"s Simonton Street parking lot.
Description: The restaurant's New American cuisine features "chef driven" ethnic twists on classic recipes that combine innovative global flavors. the Square One team of chefs take many old world dishes and transforms them through luxury ingredients and contemporary gastronomy featuring significant creative use of seasonal produce, regional herbs, exotic spices, fresh colorful foods, interesting sauces and homemade condiments. An eclectic offering of fine boutique wines, craft beers and innovative cocktails complement the cuisine. Enjoy your Square One dining experience in their sophisticated, yet truly upbeat, Key West ambiance all while being expertly attended by professional, dedicated servers.Square One is open every evening for Dinner. FREE PARKING in our parking lot.
Holden Beach, North Carolina
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“Some of the Best Food in Key West”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

My wife and I were wandering around Duval St looking for dinner, and ran across a free spirit very delicately hawking the attributes of Square One. After perusing the menu, we got a table outside. My wife very much enjoyed her petit filet, while I found the roast duck breast perfectly seasoned and cooked to a delicious medium rare. Service was flawless, and the wine list, though limited, offered a sufficient spread to choose an excellent cabernet to accompany our dinner. Beyond a doubt, the best fine dining meal we had in Key West in the 6 days we were there.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Old styled up scaled piano restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Patty cakes at the bar is a standard, as well as the tunes from the baby grand, classic formality- not so Keysy and more pricey than other choices, but a damn fine filet can be had

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Square One is kind of hidden away off to the side, but the atmosphere is relaxing and peaceful. A lot of locals like to sit at the bar for drinks. The piano player is an added nice touch. I had the Green Market Salad with champagne vinaigrette which was delicious, the veggies were all and fresh and delicious. For my main course I had the Grass-Fed Black Angus Tenderloin of Beef which was cooked to my perfection and melted in my mouth, with asparagus and a baked potato that was done like I've never seen and was out of this world. For dessert I had a chocolate mousse tart, which was perfect for the chocolate lover that I am. Patrick the bartender is just fabulous and makes the experience even better. Michael the owner is also wonderful and is always there to greet you and say good-bye.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Great food and nice secluded setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Tucked away in a little side area off Duval, this restaurant provided really good food and great service for breakfast.

We arrived as it opened at 9 and sat outside by ourselves for at least 30 minutes - enjoyed the weather, read the paper, had pleasant conversation. Our server was extremely pleasant and did not rush us one bit. She encouraged us to linger after we finished.

Recommend highly.

Visited November 2012
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Thanksgiving”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We were walk-ins on Thanksgiving night and greeted with smiles and great service. The food was delicious and returned the next day for breakfast again it did not disappoint.

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