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Bobalu's Southern Cafe

301 USHighway 1, Big Coppitt Key, Key West, FL 33040-5571
+1 305-296-1664
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (79 reviews)
“fried okra” (6 reviews)
“patty melt” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 USHighway 1, Big Coppitt Key, Key West, FL 33040-5571
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the old standby for people who grew up in New Jersey and enjoy diner food. This place offers a good assortment of sandwiches, burgers, wraps, fish dishes and those hard to find meals like meatloaf or prime rib. They also make New Haven,...More

Thank PJ D
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

After visiting the recommended stock island restaurants and being disappointed we ventured away a few miles down the road and found this great little gem. The crab corn chowder was great, ordered a second cup. The key west pizza was delicious. The place is adorable...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Location: The restaurant is right off of Route 1, which runs the entire length of the Florida Keys. It has a Key West address but not actually sitting on Key West itself. Food: I ordered the jerk chicken sandwich and I must say it was...More

Thank Injaznito H
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Drove by mid morning and saw local police there to eat. We figured if the locals eat there it must be good. Came by after lunch and discovered a delightful Surprise... Server was fun and learned she was filling in after owners daughter was in...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We were trying to find a place before we got to KW because the restaurants there are generally overpriced, have lousy service, and the food is mediocre. We found it!! At MM10 and almost to Key West is this little gem. Our family ordered two...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I live in keywest and I drive to Big Coppett for the best pizza outside of New York. The service is great and the staff is friendly. The cheese steak sandwich also delicious along with the onion rings. The desserts are crazy good. Ask for...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

I read some of the previous reviews and was a little put off by them but we stopped here for dinner anyway so that we wouldn't have to go into Key West and it was a fantastic choice. There was no wait and a very...More

Thank firenurse1
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Awesome low key place to bring your fresh catch for cooking - they offer cooked fish by the pound with 2 sides each for every person in the order. You can get the fish cooked a couple different ways, we opted for grilled and fried...More

Thank Sambo836
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I come down each and every spring and make sure i leave room for a stop at Bobalu's. Everything i ever had here has been great and you cannot go wrong. Try the mango wings! Incredible and i've never had 'em anywhere else! You won't...More

Thank Nansk11
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We've have lived here for over 25 years. And have been through 2 owners. We have dined in, and got orders to take out. Momma and I pulled a full shift and she didn't want to cook so we decided to go up bobalu's. Ordered...More

Thank Charles M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 USHighway 1, Big Coppitt Key, Key West, FL 33040-5571
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-296-1664
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