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Sandy's Cafe

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American, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Caribbean
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1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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313 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always the place we go for a great Cuban sandwich. They do it the right way. They have put in extra outside seating which is a big help to keep the lines moving. They also make a perfect coffee to pick up on your way to the White St pier for the sunrise.

Thank PensacolaBeach
Key West, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 5th vacation in Key West and would never have found Sandy's if it wasn't for a friend who lived there for 15 years. This was without a doubt the best fish tacos I have ever had. My wife loved her beef and rice and my son actually ate his entire meal.

Thank jlatreille13
Youngsville, Louisiana, United States
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This little cafe was just around the corner from the house we rented. All week long, we smelled the enticing food smells that wafted over our backyard as we lay by the pool. So finally we had to try it out for ourselves. Half of us enjoyed our food while the other half said it wasn't that great. So if... More 

Thank Lacey H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been driving by Sandy's for four days. Even drove by at 2:30 in the morning. Always people there. We stopped by for lunch. Sandwiches were very good. Had the Cuban mix and Sandy's sandwiches. Both were very good. Could have split them they were so big. Had a great meat to bread ratio. Balanced with right amount of lettuce, tomatoes... More 

Thank Eric F
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sandy's Cafe had wonderful food, decent prices, and a very hot homemade habenero hot sauce! They were open late which was perfect after an evening out fishing on a charter boat. Everyone enjoyed their food and we went back for both breakfast and dinner on other evenings.

Thank Jane Faith C
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent authentic Cuban food and coffee. Fast friendly service. Located in a laundry mat but uptown flavor. Enjoyed three days and every day got a different dish and each were equally as good. Yes the cuban sandwich is very good.

Thank djkwwp
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148 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed their excellent Cuban sandwiches. Next time I'll also bring my laundry since Sandy's is opposite a coin laundrymat. Seems like locals frequent small eateries with laundrmats adjacent.

Thank Lee-and-Baby
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic find, comfortable outdoor seating felt like an authentic Florida dinner. We ordered the Buffalo chicken sandwich and key lime pie. Both were sublime, too much food but I endured. Loved the atmosphere, eating outdoors with the food cooking in the background.

Thank Tim M
Gaffney, South Carolina
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming here and getting a real Cuban sandwich. It is so good and a perfect place for lunch to get an authentic sandwich.

Thank clarinetjpc
Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like cuban sandwiches, you must seek this place out! It's not near the strip but nothing is really too far on Key West if you have a bike. It's a dive located in the same building as a laundromat but that's part of the experience. And the cubans are scrumptious! I'm back home now and craving them!!

Thank Angie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Caribbean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 White St, Key West, FL 33040-3394
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-0159

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?