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“Delicious food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof
0 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
305-296-7701
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Ranked #47 of 369 Restaurants in Key West
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Front Street
Description: Hot Tin Roof features bright vibrant colors indicative of the overall style of the Ocean Key Resort & Spa. The restaurant's 3,000 square feet of dining features indoor seating for 60 and an outdoor deck overlooking Key West Harbor, accommodating up to 40 people. The restaurant's lounge, Stage Door, serves a unique selection of themed signature cocktails and is highlighted with a custom-designed mural by Key West artist Jeff Beal. "It's a melange of tastes and fragrances, combining traditional Florida foods with Latin, Caribbean and tropical influences. It's funky, fun, and fresh with a broad range of tastes and sensations. The restaurant features a relaxed elegance with dramatic water and sunset views.
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Delicious food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My husband and I went here for our anniversary dinner and we were not disappointed. The scallop piccata was one of the best meals I have ever eaten! The scallops were seared perfectly and the sauce was unbelievably delicious! My husband loved his meal too. I would definitely recommend this place, even though it's a little pricey.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Fabulous food, atmosphere, and staff.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

What a great find. Food was so good at lunch we had to return for dinner and were not disappointed. The key lime pie is the best we've had from Charleston to Savannah to the Keys. Out of 10 different dishes we could not choose our favorite. Would definitely return.

  • 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wish it would have been more....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

I decided to ignore some of the reviews when I should have known better. The ambiance was beautiful, the views were perfect, our server LOUIS was attentive and extremely knowledgable, but the food was not what I expected. My grouper was dry and the surf and turf for 2=$135 and I could have made it better myself. YUCK. Huge disappointment. Go for views and dessert. You want a REAL top notch dining experience? Hideaway Cafe in Grassy Key EXCEPTIONAL MEAL AND SERVICE with extensive wine list. Half price 10xs better food!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Lovely evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Service and food very good
A little cramped inside but too hot to go out
The steak was excellent and so were the cocktails

Visited June 2013
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“Delicious Eating Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

To celebrate our wedding anniversary we took a wonderful one week trip through South Florida visiting State Parks and tourist attractions and looked at our surroundings with fresh eyes. Our "staycation" Florida trip concluded with an amazing eating experience at Hot Tin Roof in Key West. Our reservation was at 8 pm close to sunset time. We enjoyed a spectacular view from our comfortable inside dining table and from the get go everything went smoothly. Our waitress Marie was attentive without being intrusive. The big glass bottle with filtered water, the lit menu, the bread selection and presentation all led to a delicious eating experience that was surprisingly superior and far more inventive than what usual 'fine dining' offers. Here is what we ordered: Scallop on grits with black beans, warm goat cheese, served in a cast iron terrine, char boiled ribeye steak, caramelized grouper with coconut corn, chorizo, carrots..and we are still drooling over the vanilla ice cream cobbler, recommended by the GM Joseph who stopped by to make sure that everything was to our liking. We were impressed and delighted and will return to check out lunch some day soon. Erika & Joel Biddle

  • 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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