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Lock 'N Key Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

FROM THE KETTLE
Cup 5
Bowl 6
Seafood Gumbo
Cup 5
Bowl 6
Soup of the Day
Cup 5
Bowl 6
Our Famous Chili
GREAT BEGINNINGS
13
Stuffed Mushrooms
Our signature crab stuffing & melted provolone cheese
14
Crab Cake
Parmesan coated and pan seared. Served with cajun remoulade sauce.
13
Baked Brie
With peach preserves & sliced almonds
1/2 doz 9
Doz 17
Oysters On The Half Shell
13
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
13
Coconut Tempura Shrimp
1/2 lb. 12
1 lb. 19
Shrimp In the Rough
Add Cajun Grilled Chicken 12
Blackened Shrimp 14
Quesadilla
13
Ahi Tuna
Served with our wasabi & seaweed salad
12
Clams By The Dozen
CHEF'S FAVORITES
Entrées are served with your choice of Garden salad, Caesar salad or Cole slaw and fresh vegetable & choice of side. Our pasta entrées are served with a Garden or Caesar salad. (Add: Bleu cheese crumbles $1, Anchovies $1)
14 oz 26
10 oz 22
Seasoned New York Strip
Handcut & chargrilled
27
Black & Bleu New York Strip
(14 oz) Handcut, blackened then topped with Bleu Cheese Crumbles
10 oz 34
6 oz 28
Filet Mignon
Handcut tenderloin, chargrilled to perfection. Our chef suggests a butterflied filet when requesting a well-done temperature
Market Price
Surf & Turf
(10 oz) Filet Mignon and a (7 oz) broiled Lobster Tail
Market Price
Twin Lobster Tails
Broiled and served with drawn butter
Queen (16 oz) 26
King (24 oz) 32
Prime Rib Au Jus
The best there is!!!
1/2 Rack 16
Full Rack 22
St Louis Style Ribs
A house specialty, tender and moist, chargrilled and glazed with our BBQ sauce
18
Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken
Pan seared served with our key lime cilantro & whole roasted garlic butter sauce over pasta
18
Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Pan seared and simply served with a lemon butter garlic wine sauce over pasta
ADD TO ANY ENTRÉE
Your choice of grilled, fried, blackened, scampi style or pan seared. Oscar any Steak with steamed Asparagus, tender crab meat & Béarnaise sauce for just $6. Complement your Steak with our Béarnaise or Au Poivre Sauce for just $2. Please ask your server
5
(1) Chicken Breast
6
(4) Shrimp
8
(2) Scallops
SEAFOOD SPECIALITIES
Entrées are served with your choice of a Garden salad, Caesar salad or Cole slaw and fresh vegetable & choice of side. Our pasta entrées are served with a Garden or Caesar salad (Add: Bleu cheese crumbles $1, Anchovies $1) Most of our seafood can be prepared your favorite way: chargrilled, fried, sautéed, blackened or pan seared. Since the fresh fish market fluctuates daily, some of our items are priced daily to allow us to serve you the freshest available at a fair price. Complement your fresh catch with one of our special sauces: Key Lime Cilantro, Tropical Mango Salsa, Provencale, Francaise, Crawfish, Lemon Dill or Picatta for just $2
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Market Fresh Fish
Ask your server for today's fresh catch
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Key Largo Grouper
Pan seared Gulf Grouper topped with shrimp, scallops & mushrooms then finished with our béarnaise sauce
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Grouper
Florida's Favorite prepared to your liking
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Stuffed Grouper
Gulf Grouper stuffed with our delicious crabmeat mixture then baked to perfection
24
Shrimp Vera Cruz
Large Shrimp sautéed with sliced jalapenos, red onion, black olives, diced tomatoes, cilantro and garlic in our lemon wine butter sauce served over a bed of orzo pilaf
24
Crab Stuffed Salmon
Fresh Atlantic Salmon stuffed with our signature crab mixture baked to perfection and finished with our béarnaise sauce
24
Coconut Tempura Fried Shrimp
Lightly battered and fried the island way served with our spicy berry sauce
20
Fried Shrimp
Mixed Grill Trio
A combo of Mahi, Salmon and Grouper grilled and topped with our mango salsa
24
Sea Scallops
Our extra large scallops prepared to your liking
ON THE "LIGHTER" SIDE
Market Price
Fresh Catch Baybreeze Salad
over mixed greens, with cran-raisins, candied pecans, gorgonzola cheese & vinaigrette dressing
21
Lobster Salad
Whole Maine Lobster meat over mixed greens, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers wedges of tomato and fresh basil
16
Shrimp Avocado Salad
Our large shrimp grilled & served over mixed greens, tomatoes, sliced avocado, mango and our avocado ranch dressing
18
South Beach Salad
Coconut Tempura Shrimp over spring mix with fresh mozzarella, candied pecans, cran-raisins & fresh mango. Served with our raspberry vinaigrette
16
Skins, Wings & Ribs
A sample of each
Market Price
Fresh Catch Sandwich
Ask your server about our market fresh catches. Prepared to your liking and served on a hoagie with french fries and slaw
1/3 lb. 10
1/2 lb. 11
Build Your Burger
Fresh Angus beef the way you want it!! Add cheese, bacon, mushrooms, caramelized onions or jalapenos for $0.75 ea. Served with french fries
18
Add sautéed mushrooms OR caramelized onions 1
Prime Rib Sandwich
Chargrilled and served open faced with au jus and french fries
17
Grouper Sandwich
Prepared to your liking with french fries and slaw
17
Grouper Fingers
Served with french fries and slaw
A LA CARTE
2
Cole Slaw, French Fries, Fresh Vegetable or Orzo Pilaf
2.5
Baked Potato, Sweet Potato or Sweet Potato Fries
4
Tossed Salad, Caesar Salad or Creamed Spinach
Slice 1
Loaf 7
Pumpkin Bread
KIDS
$8. 10 And Under Only. Served with french fries and a soft drink with one refill
Pizza
Burger
Hot Dog
Grilled Cheese
Fish Fingers
Chicken Fingers
Pasta with Marinara
Macaroni & Cheese
DESSERT MENU
Coconut Cream Pie
Our coconut custard in a flaky homemade pie crust topped with toasted coconut flakes
Key Lime Pie
Our Key West Lime custard in our homemade walnut, graham cracker crust
Peanut Butter Pie
Our creamy peanut butter and cream cheese filling in an Oreo cookie crust drizzled with chocolate syrup
Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae
Our warm homemade brownie topped with vanilla ice cream and fudge
Turtle Cheese Cake
Our creamy homemade cheese cake in a graham cracker crust topped with hot fudge & caramel and garnished with walnuts
Turtle Ice Cream Pie
Butter pecan ice cream layered with fudge and butterscotch in our graham cracker crust
Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie
Mint chocolate chip ice cream layered with fudge in our Oreo cookie crust
S'Mores Ice Cream Pie
Coffee ice cream, layered with chocolate marshmallow ice cream & fudge then topped with toasted marshmallow cream in our almond graham cracker crust
About
The Atamanchuk family and the entire staff welcome you to the Lock-N-Key where every entree is a "Specialty of the House." Our menu items are made fresh from the finest available sources and prepared with loving care by our talented chefs. Please inform your server of any special request and we will do our best to accommodate you. Great food at great prices. Great entertainment several nights a week. Catch your favorite team on one of our many TVs with your friends or rival comrades. Soak up our gorgeous sunsets or come for lunch and glory in the warmth of Florida. No matter what the reason… we've got a table ready just for you. If you close your eyes you'll hear the sounds of small waves tumbling
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today

We have vacationed in this area for 15 years and have always enjoyed the Lock and Key. We were excited to see the new renovations this year and they did not disappoint! They did a phenomenal job with the renovations. Stopped in one night for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Deb P
Reviewed yesterday

The meal was below expectations and not even average and not nearly worth the $100 per couple cost without any alcoholic beverages. The Ahi Tuna appetizer was so dry and tasteless. The coconut shrimp portion was large and ok. The Key Largo grouper while liked...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their dinner in our party of 3. A steak dish, chicken and my baked stuffed shrimp were all very good. I tried one of the frozen drinks and it was delish!!For dessert, we split the key lime pie (yum). After dinner we walked...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank katmac83
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food and drinks. We cannot wait for you to return and visit again. Please visit our website and or our Facebook page for event information and daily...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here for lunch whilst visiting Manasota Key beach. Had a very nice lunch which was reasonably priced with good attentive staff.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Stevenpringle
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food and drinks during your lunch visit. We cannot wait for you to return and visit again. Please visit our website and or our Facebook page for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there twice for lunch during our stay. The location is perfect, right across from the beach. The first day for lunch was great and it wasn’t too busy. The second time we went they were extremely busy and my husband had to send...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank KristaC916
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food and drinks. We do apologize on the over cooked chicken, but we are glad you both enjoyed the Captiva Wrap. We cannot wait for you to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always fun at the bar with the pull-off tags. Food is always delicious. We always bring friends from out of town there, as you know they will like it: no matter what they order.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MMS132015
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the bar with your friends. We cannot wait for you to return and visit again. Please visit our website and or our Facebook page for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a drink, got to play the pull tab game , which gave us a discount on a couple drinks, then relaxed and watched the beautiful sun and people. A great atmosphere for sure.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank davewD2845DH
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed Happy Hour and the sunset on Englewood Beach! We cannot wait for you to return and visit again. Please visit our website and or our Facebook page for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had made a note to go here based on reviews and took our family on a weeknight in March. We had no trouble getting a table around 5 pm but it quickly filled up soon after. Drinks arrived fairly quickly and service was decent....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank grapetomato
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is good and they have great drinks. This restaurant is busy as it's location is right on Beach Road and parking is limited.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BeachBabe65
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the food and drinks. We do offer a shuttle service if you live on the key and we also do have offsite parking where we can pick you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Key Largo Grouper was wonderful. A nice piece of grouper with a great sauce. The shrimp and scallops on top were extremely good. I loved the blue cheese salad dressing that came on my salad. The folks were nice The price was in line...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kwright65
SueandRocketA, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we appreciate your great review and feedback on your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the Key Largo Grouper! This is a very popular dish. We cannot wait for you to return and visit again. Please visit our website and or our Facebook...More

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Not sure, you will have to call their direct. It’s a great place!!!
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They have a golf cart shuttle that can pick you up and take you back to your car. Call and ask where you go to get picked up.
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