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The Buzzard's Roost

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21 Garden Cove Dr, Key Largo, FL 33037-5005
305 453 3746
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Crystal River, Florida
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited several times many years ago. Returned this trip and was pleased that it was even better than before. Good quality and service excellent. Reasonable prices. I had Mahi wrap and it was huge and full of perfectly cooked Mahi. Beer selection very good also. Ate outside and loved the view. A must try.

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Oklahoma
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We usually get the huevos ranchero when we get brunch here. The food is good for other meals as well, but we tend to come most often for brunch. We've had the bananas foster and the coconut cake and recommend both.

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Thank Jadite
Cleveland, Ohio
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very nice spot off the overseas highway that is well worth the trip. Fish taco's - VERY GOOD! Shrimp basket - grilled, blackened or breaded - blackened was also very good. Fries are well seasoned. Beer is ice cold. Mojito's are very well made and tasty. All for a reasonable price. Sat on the patio and got... More 

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Thank CountessCorn
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice little hidden spot. The fish was fresh and delicious. The food and drinks were good but a little pricey. Still worth it.

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Thank Lilchung
Oxford, Alabama
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this place! Sat out on screened porch & it was lovely! Great food- we had a late lunch! My husband had the peel & eat shrimp and I had the seafood combo basket which you can get broiled or fried. It was delicious!! Great service too!

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Thank hossnphat
oceans2010, Owner at The Buzzard's Roost, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed what we offer and we love your state of Alabama. Glad you could make it to the Keys. We think we have a cozy atmosphere and sure makes us happy when someone recognizes the quality of our food. We really appreciate your thoughtful words and picking us as one of your stops along your... More 

Raleigh, NC
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, views, and service. Lobster bisque was great as was the smoked fish. Don't miss this place if you're in Key Largo.

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Thank friendswithdave
oceans2010, Owner at The Buzzard's Roost, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review and your recommendation, we appreciate you and your business. Our Lobster bisque has a twist from the classic. We add some spices from the islands to make it our own. Join us again whenever you are in town. Thank you for stopping in. More 

Homestead, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem upon your entrance to Key Largo. Not a big place by any means (which I prefer), but service and reasonably priced fresh food is very good. Seating can be inside or out, both with a view of the marine and canal that opens out to the ocean.The Florida fresh raw oysters were indeed fresh and... More 

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oceans2010, Owner at The Buzzard's Roost, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we really appreciate your business. No, we are not a really large place but 150 seats with a few extra if needed. Sometimes the restaurant looks a bit smaller because we have three different seating areas, including outside. Our fish is bought either from local fisherman or the local fish market daily, so it... More 

Key Largo, Florida
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are locals and we recently had lunch here for the first time. Very good food and terrific service. I suggest that you sit outside and enjoy the marina atmosphere.

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Thank JohnAB13
oceans2010, Owner at The Buzzard's Roost, responded to this review

So nice to hear from one of our locals, we love all of you. It is really great to hear you found us and decided to stop in for lunch. Our staff work hard for our customers and to give you the best experience possible. Thank you for the positive review, we really appreciate it. More 

Brentwood, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The server was very attentive and friendly. She had some great suggestions. Service was quick. I had the Lobster Ruben - it was incredible! We loved siting on the screened in porch. No bugs and not as hot as out on the patio.

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Thank Patrick O
oceans2010, Owner at The Buzzard's Roost, responded to this review

You are the best for giving us a 5 star review, we just love to see it. But, most of all we work hard to make you happy and to see that you have the best experience possible. We really appreciate you and your business. Hope you can come again. More 

Sweetwater, Texas
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there this afternoon, after a drive down from Plantation.... our server.... frig, I forgot her name... was phenominal!!! Food was excellent,,, fish drip, shrimp, mahi and keylime pie... Couldnt have been happier with everything!!!! Thanks again my friend for an incredible meal!!!

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Thank BlimpGuy14
oceans2010, Owner at The Buzzard's Roost, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you, for your kind and positive words. We are so happy you enjoyed dinning with us and certainly hope you will be able to join us again sometime. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and for the 5 stars. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Garden Cove Dr, Key Largo, FL 33037-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo
  • Phone Number: 305 453 3746

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?