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Louie's Backyard

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700 Waddell Ave, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-1061
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oslo, Norway
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went in by chance and found a great restaurant with outside seating and a patio bar having great views of the ocean. Very good food even though my Bloody Mary did not stand up to standards. A must visit if in KW.

Thank ANicolai
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Outstanding outdoor patio in which you can dine from. Did not have reservations and they gave us a good seats with a good view. Steaks and seafood was excellent. Service was excellent as well.

Thank JSokarch
New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food is nothing great but it is a really fun place. Loved the rooster. Staff was very nice and attentive.

Thank DDavilla
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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128 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to this restaurant with every visit to Key West.. While this visit was not my favorite it did not disappoint. The weather was a factor, I missed the cocktail out on the water during sunset due to heavy rain. The staff was very accommodating. Our waiter was excellent. The wine list and bread were excellent. Our appetizer... More 

Thank FoodieGirl50
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived 30 minutes early for our 6:30 reservation so we went to the outside bar for a cocktail. As we sipped our drink we watched a 3 mile paddle board race taking place on the ocean in front of us. What a lovely spot. Promptly at 6:30 we were scored to our table for two, front row of the... More 

Thank Richard M
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the view from the restaurant is great. we had dinner there with friend. service was really good and the food excellent. can't ask for more than that. Mojitos were very well done.

Thank essemeIndy
Secaucus, New Jersey
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cool place at the back of an actual home turned restaurant. The restaurant is terraced. There is also the After Deck bar at the back. Great sunsets if u get there early enough.

Thank djv1954
Pittston, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was in Key West for my 50th birthday with my wife. A friend suggested this restaurant that is on the waterfront. We ate tapas upstairs and I have to say the food was very good! The service however was excellent. I felt very at home and the host made us want to come back on my next trip to... More 

Thank ChefDave7566
Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For what it is I thought it was rather pricey. And for the price I was disappointed in my dish. But the atmosphere was great.

Thank Sonja C
Miami, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second time dining at Louie's backyard. The food is really delicious and the view is breathtaking. You have to sit outside and enjoy the ocean breeze.

Thank Alexis D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Waddell Ave, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-1061

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