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$8 - $105
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American, Bar, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a local establishment. Their specialty is seafood, of course. I had the seafood alfredo. We had the tuna sashimi and it was delicious. The conk fritters were very good. And you can’t leave without trying the key lime pie. The snow crabs were...market price, so that made this meal a little pricy. But if you are in the area try this place. I recommend it.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 28, 2021 via mobile

Nice little place for lunch and mimosas! Service was friendly and masked. Hogfish sandwich special was so good! Lightly fried, served with one side, lettuce, tomato and Tatar sauce on a Kaiser roll. The burgers were good, too! Plenty of seating inside in the AC...(we ate here on a Wednesday and we were the only customers inside) or out on the side patio that has shade. Glad we ate here, recommended by staff at Rock Reef Resort.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 26, 2021 via mobile

A really tasty lunch! The conch chowder was so flavorful loved it! You can dine inside or out. The mahi blackened fish sandwich was also very good with a fried tomato on it. Service was also good. Cold beer and good ice tea! Would return...and recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 4, 2021

We stopped her for lunch. The food was awesome (especially for a vegetarian). The kids mac and cheese was great too. But being sandwiched between the two roads, made for a lot of road noise and not much to look at.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 25, 2021

Food, service, and ambiance was all great but the burger was over the top and the best ever. Even the kids burger was large and delicious. Great coconut shrimp and desserts as well.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 23, 2021

Down for a family vacation and was looking for something close by to where we were staying one night after a long day. Food was fantastic!! Was so good we went back again two nights later. While the views may not be comparable to the...more expensive waterfront eateries we visited, the food was better, hands down!! Everything was fresh and delicious. I loved the cracked conch appetizer and the yellowtail as a main. We also had the walnut crusted hogfish which was great.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 20, 2021 via mobile

Overly large and poorly prepared/integrated courses (think Denny’s), the deep fried snapper was notably good. Service was acceptable but the patio ambience was terrible. Clearly a locals place given cliental. Not worth a second visit.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 14, 2021

The food is good here but the service is lacking. We weren't the only ones to notice, as a couple who came in after us left without eating. Also advised by locals in the area about service, but too late for us.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 6, 2021

Our first night in Key Largo and we found Ballyhoo's just down the road. I had the shrimp Meniere style and it was excellent. We understand from the table next to us that the crab legs are awesome! A bit pricey but you pay for...what you get.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 21, 2021

I live in key west and have driven by many many times And wondered if it was good. finally I went in while I was at a resort in largo for dinner. Went in early at 5pm as I know it can get crowded. We...both ordered the All U Can Eat Snow Crab Legs. They were very good and hot, cooked perfect so there were good chunks of crab. They came out timely every time we ordered another round. Sides were good and our waitress was nice and made sure the crab legs came out hot and timely. Fried Oreos were amazing, I recommend and would go back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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brightk24
February 11, 2020|
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Response from Erin K | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $55.
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December 6, 2018|
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Response from april40371 | Property representative |
Please if your still in town come in and speak with April on this matter that is not our price for an add on. We are not in the market to make any customer feel this way and Please let me know who was your server so I can... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sal's Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille

Yes, Sal's Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille offers takeout services.

Yes, Sal's Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille offers delivery services.

Sal's Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4