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Grunts Bar

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409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6501
+1 305-294-8280
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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El Segundo, California
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A unique place with a good size bar area and lots of outdoor seating. The bar is located inside the restaurant and the food is ordered outside from an old style motor home. Not much to choose from the menu, but the burgers and seafood available were really good. Very casual place with friendly staff and customers. fun place to... More 

Thank berniek1949
Greensboro, North Carolina
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Local band Bubba, Black and Skabudda was playing... Beer and Wine... Food Truck on Site. Indoor and outdoor eating. Great value. I'll be back.

Thank John W
Pinckney, Michigan
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for Garbo's but opted for the beer at Grunts with our food. They had a really good band so it was great to sit out in their courtyard area. Nice evening out just off Duval.

Thank DrSandyD
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grunts is a cool little bar at the end of Caroline Street. Just adjacent from Kelleys. We had some of the mix drinks. Margaritas and Sangria. They also have a good assortment of beer. The staff is great. Wish I would have went there more instead of going to to over crowded tourist bars.

Thank Steve688
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my wife's favorite bar. Very nice outdoor seating area. Small inside the bar. Entertaining band played at night. Decent beer selection.

Thank Michael W
Lindsey, Ohio
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Grunts again. Of course I drank a cold locally brewed beer and my wife had a white sangria served in a large water glass. After two of these, she stopped talking, ha ha. Local group was singing and atmosphere provided was a wonderful KW evening. Went out back and ordered food from Garbo's food wagon/trailer.

Thank James H
Lafayette, IN
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They do not have a full bar at this location, however of you like beer and wine, you're in the right spot. You can even order an agave margarita and agave bloody Mary, that taste just like what you're used to with tequila and vodka. The band playing was excellent.... bartender Kim was attentive and a great server! There is... More 

Thank seworc
Lockport, Illinois
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint, clean and slightly off the beaten path. We always stop in for a drink while we're waiting for our Garbo's tacos. They share a space, so you're able to grab a drink to go with your food. They have only a few tables inside but they allow you to bring your Garbo's food inside to eat. Super clean and... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had hoped for good food in a casual dining environment. The menu was extremely limited and the scarce cheap metal tables and chairs outside provided the limited seating. A so-so burger and a bag of cheap bar-be-cue chips is not my idea of memorable.

Thank Retta P
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Although it is located only one block off of busy Duval Street at 409 Caroline, this place is like an oasis from all the fun, crowds and noise happening on the main drag in KW. This bar is set back from the street and has the appearance of a cabin that you would find in a rural area of the... More 

Thank Joe K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-8280
A beautiful brick courtyard and relaxed surroundings with bamboo and palm trees. Located in old town but it feels like miles away. Wifi available.

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