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The Buzzard's Roost

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21 Garden Cove Dr, Key Largo, FL 33037-5005
305 453 3746
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the roost with our family and have to say we found service really good, food great and place itself lovely, specially in the evening overlooking the harbour!

Thank JoostBous
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first stop of our vacation, driving from Miami to Islamorada. Thought they oversold the water view location as it is only a canal, but we still enjoyed the atmosphere. Our waitress was super nice, and all of her recommendations were spot on. Food was very good, as were specialty cocktails. Our only negative experience came when we... More 

Thank TravelsWithBoyz
Doral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the lobster bisque from here. Delicious. Would definitely recommend the fish and chips. Everything is fresh. The service and ambience is great. Will highly recommend.

Thank Vanessa H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was great! We caught fish and took it there to have it cooked per the recommendation of Capt Frank(Mr. Nice). It was fabulous! We got Bert style and Almond and blackened. Bert Style was our favorite. We also got the coconut cream cake that was to die for!! You must try it! Nice, romantic atmosphere as well.

Thank Para P
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch by the canal and it was excellent. Service was good, food excellent and everything was reasonable. A must stop.

Thank r k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a hidden gem. Seafood appetizer was awesome. Hogfish was light and flavorful It's not what I expected when we drove up! I thought we were lost. The history is interesting! Clean and friendly too!

Thank Janet G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with fun staff and pretty view!!!! The fresh mahi was yummy!! You know it's good when the locals love it!

Thank Valerie D
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After another delayed flight south from Laguardia (3 hours this time) we were tired, cranky and need of a pick up. So we headed to the Buzzards Roost for dinner and they totally changed our mood. Great service, friendly atmosphere, relaxed setting, Keys decorations - whats not to love ! We had a salad - fresh and crunchy- followed by... More 

Thank allerton21
Elkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 couples in 3 vehicles stopped here for lunch. The first group sat at bar for a cold one while waiting for the others to arrive; we were all so impressed by "Jamie" the bartender - her open friendly smile & commitment to good service was VERY Impressive !! All 10 of us enjoyed the BEST fresh fish & burger... More 

Thank sharonatodonnell
Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a table inside to enjoy the AC. We had a good view of the canal as we dined. I had the mahi mahi tacos with French fries. My wife had a fish sandwich with fries. She didn't know the type of fish and didn't care. The food was pretty good. The prices were quite reasonable. Service was very... More 

Thank Bunmaster2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?