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Pepe's Cafe

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806 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6643
+1 305-294-7192
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Staff was pleasant but seemed to be pushing us out of the door. We went for breakfast which was packed but I don't know why and assume it was because other places were similarly packed. The food was fine. Our meals sounded exciting but tasted average. I don't think I'd make it a point to come back.

Thank Scottmoney10
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could eat here every single morning for the rest of my life I'd be content. Always go with the different specials they offer! The breakfast bread is to die for. The omelets here for sure don't go unnoticed!

Thank Cody P
Westminster, Maryland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you go to KW you must eat at least one meal here, breakfast is very good,service awesome. If you are looking for a four season experience forget it your in KW have fun live a little chickens will not kill you while you are eatingnor will they grab your food. I've visited every year for 33 years and I'm... More 

Thank Jeannette S
Dunkirk, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent Key Lime pie! The food looked great but we had just had dinner. Came here specifically for dessert and would go back for dinner. Recommend the pie for sure.

Thank AnnaK22222
Cresskill, New Jersey
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a bartender on Duval Street. She told us they have great oysters an food. We walked a few blocks and at first glance it looks like the building is falling down. When walked in we were surprised to find a great looking restaurant. The menu is very limited and the fish changes daily... More 

Thank Norman S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish we had more time to just sit in this old cafe with excellent breads and savour the feel of the real Key West! Their Banana walnut bread literally melts in the mouth. Must stop for breakfast, totally worth the money.

Thank Raysham H
Morganton, North Carolina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to eat breakfast here! They always have a "bread of the day", go early or stand in line. But servers and chef are quick, tables turn pretty easily. Bloody Mary's great. Haven't eaten dinner, but heard from Locals that it is quite good. Even had 1/2 price entrees during September from 5-7.........

Thank Suttonsmimi
Fort Myers, Florida
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good menu with some odd daily specials :-) Place is over 100 years old. Been there on a few trips. Great for breakfast or anytime!

Thank Marianne K
Longboat Key, Florida
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301 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our last breakfast sitting outside at Pepe's the best way you can in Key West- on their funky patio. Evidently this used to be a blacksmith shop. The pleasant waitress told us some of the history of the building. The food was good, atmosphere really cool and service excellent. I can imagine this place gets packed during high... More 

Thank Stcloudmom
Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend! Great seafood. Fantastic pork chops. They had about 5 nightly specials. Not particularly cheap, but that's OK. Great ambience. Say Hi to the cat. Right on the street, nice outdoor area. Don't miss it.

Thank toy4runr85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6643
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-7192

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