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Mattheessen & Magilner's Candy Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
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419 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
1 305.296.8014
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In addition to providing delicious dessert options, everyone at Mattheessen’s couldn’t be nicer! I went a few times and was always greeted with a smile and nice conversation. I had the ice cream and it definitely tastes fresh and homemade. We also purchased a few giant cookies and they didn’t last long! I picked up a piece of plain chocolate... More 

Thank jessnicklos
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good time eating here. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We got the cookie monster and it was very delicious would go back again and get it.

Thank Sarah A
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Surprising, I know. We stopped for a snack and I ordered the key lime pie (regular, not frozen on a stick). It was the best key lime pie I've ever had! Perfect mixture of tangy and sweet, and the crust was a thick graham cracker butter crust. We tried Kermit's and Blond Giraffe, and Mattheessen's was the best. I knocked... More 

Thank gemdomer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent vanilla, frozen key lime pie delicious, and my 4year olds wanted to return a second day for .... Key lime sorbet. You won't be disappointed. Next time I'm going to try the key limeade !!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Open late, so perfect for a late sweet tooth. Cookies were amazingly soft and crisp and massive. Had a little for a late night snack and rest for breakfast. The Oat meal Raisin was delicious. Also had a piece of the Key lime pie - which was creamy and zesty.

Thank Tejal H
Northfield, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Very good homemade ice cream. And a large variety of fresh baked cookies. Friendly staff and very helpful.

Thank Jim H
Tequesta, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The ice cream was awesome. We had 7 flavors, all were fantastic. My son got the dark chocolate Key Lime pie on a stick. It was truly amazing! They had a large variety of fresh baked goods. Wish we could have tried more...

Thank Laurie1965
Orchard Park, New York
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I went to Matthessen's every day. We were in heaven with the peanut butter cookies. We'd also sample the fudge. They have delicious gelato and key lime pie too. One day I asked for a peanut butter cookie with frosting on top. The guy said "that's not frosting - it's fudge". OMG! What could be better than that? On our... More 

Thank wannabeconch
Clearfield, Utah
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234 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Walking Duval Street with kids doesn't allow for many places that are mainly kid-friendly. Getting my kids past this storefront improved impossible and soon all of us were enjoying samples of cookies, fudge and ice cream and then were happily on our way with some sweet creamy goodness.

Thank dalessiopietro
New Jersey
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Visiting here is a must every time we visit Key West. I must get on the gigantic chocolate chip cookies during our stay. The cookies are huge and so soft and chewy. I even decided to take one home with me this time.

Thank TJA1212

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 1 305.296.8014

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