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“Another winner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Square One

Square One
1075 Duval St, Duval square, Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-4300
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Ranked #53 of 361 restaurants in Key West
Price range: $8 - $34
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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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.
Aventura, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Another winner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We had previously eaten at their sister restaurant (Solo American Bistro) and were very pleased. A gallery owner had hightly recommended Square One and since it was near our
hotel we made a reservation. WOW! We live in a very cosmopolitan area(Miami) so we are
used to great dining. This place rivaled any of the restaurants we have sampled by us. The waiter was so charming and knowledgeable... our appetizers and especially the main course
selected- a seafood lasagna with a becamel sauce - had us swooning!! The prices were very
reasonable for the ambiance and the quality of both food and cocktails. The selections all sounded wonderful so we will definitely be back to sample other meals. Although the address is
Duval Street it is away from the crowds at the other end which made it even more enjoyable.
Do not miss the place!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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SquareOneKeyWest, Guest Relations Manager at Square One, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Your kind words are very appreciated. We are a bit puzzled by your assertion that Solo American Bistro is our "sister" restaurant. We certainly love Solo Bistro and would recommend it, but we are not partners. It could be said that both restaurants reflect a new, modern attitude regarding cuisine and style. Vibrant flavors are key to every meal served at Square One and we work diligently to insure our servers are knowledgable, kind and work as a team in their service. Just as your wonderful review illustrates.

Namaste,
Michael
Guest Relations
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Eastchester, New York
1 review
“Best dinner in key west”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

The food and service were better than any restaurants in Key West. The seafood lasagna was perfect, I would recommend this place above all! We will be back!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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SquareOneKeyWest, Guest Relations Manager at Square One, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Many thanks for sharing your thoughts. I must admit we have many wonderful entrees, but the seafood lasagna is one of my personal favorites too.

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Michael
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“A kids point of view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The food service was quick and friendly and the food was awesome! I got the fried calamari and it was a bit big and i got the the mack and cheese side witch was enough but there is a kids menu. Kids can go and have a great time but it is mainly for adults.

Visited June 2013
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SquareOneKeyWest, Guest Relations Manager at Square One, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
We cater to adventurous tastes and the fried calamari certainly fills the bill for a younger palate.
Square One is honored that in one day we received 2 thoughtful reviews from our younger guests.
Certainly we are most grateful that you also added your voice to the positive feedback we've received since reopening earlier this year.

Namaste,
Michael
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“A Kids Review”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

The food was great and the people that worked there were very nice and welcoming. I had the Mac and cheese of the adults menu but there is also a kids menu. Our sever was very happy and festive. Over all I had a great dinning experience at Square One.

Visited June 2013
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SquareOneKeyWest, Guest Relations Manager at Square One, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
We are overjoyed to read such a kind, well composed review from one of our younger guests. Thanks for thinking of us.

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Michael
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“Great atmosphere, great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because they have both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. We started with golden beets, jicama, and goat cheese salad. I then had the grouper special, my husband the Morrocan tagine. It was excellent. We finished with a flourless chocolate cake that was the best I have ever eaten. I'd go back just to eat dessert.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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SquareOneKeyWest, Guest Relations Manager at Square One, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Thanks for your generous review. The world is a big, tasty place and our global cuisine theme endeavors to reflect this diversity with as much flavor as we can muster.

Namaste,
Michael
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