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Sloppy Joe's Bar

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Sloppy Joe's Bar, Drinks, Food, Entertainment and Merchandise. Sloppy Joe's is a Key West landmark located at 201 Duval Street since 1937. Sloppy Joe's is listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A Key West landmark- at least as bars go! ‘Officially’ established the day that prohibition ended. It’s a no frills bar with live music and bar type snack foods. Sit at the bar and enjoy the vibe. The mojito’s are fabulous!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Must go since everyone expects it, and everyone has heard of it. There is always a long line up to get in, so I got there before opening on a Sunday and was first in line so I had a complete choice of seating. Loved...the pictures of Cuba, history of Sloppy Joes and especially the pictures of Ernest Hemmingway. The sloppy Joe meat. mix is kind of mild but has a really nice tangy taste to it, especially loved it on the taco salad. Staff checks on you frequently and eager to please accommodating every request. There's life music entertainment and painting through the restroom even the ceiling has adornments. Simply put it help put Key West on the map. Great staff. Recommend the taco salad with sloppy Joe mix, delicious. The appetizers are very popular here. Complete bar serviceMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Average food, average prices. Crowded and loud, service pleasant but slow. Not sure why this such a “must see” spot. Many better options on Duval.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good system of seating people. Clean and comfortable. The drinks were fun and our server Chris was excellent. Enjoyed the fish tacos.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised by Sloppy Joe’s! For such a tourist destination it exceeded expectations. Staff was really nice and drink options plentiful. They had a delicious Key Lime cider on tap. Loved our bartenders Julie and Ashley. Must go if visiting Key West!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar is really fun. The staff were really great. The food was not good. BBQ tasted like spaghetti sauce on a bun. Fritters chewy and greasy. Eat somewhere else and come here for drinks.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For drinks and live music, Sloppy Joe's is a must visit in Key West. It's a fun environment that should top the list of bars to visit. The food, not so much. It's ordinary, pre-made food...but again, not the place to go to eat.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in around 11:00AM on a Saturday and we were lucky enough to get seats at the smallish front bar just as it was opening. This place was on our friend's list of places to visit and we were not disappointed. The prices were on...par with the rest of Key West, and the drinks were good, but the highlight was our bartender Tammy! (Apparently she is not the original Tammy, who was working the big bar, but she was AMAZING! She asked all of our names as soon as we sat down, and really made us feel comfortable! We didn't feel like annoying tourists AT ALL. We talked about some of the things that we wanted to do and she was happy to make suggestions. WSe had to take NOTES! Best key lime pie? Conch fritters? (Theirs were the best) Live music? She shared all of the tips and tricks! Having spent many years in the service industry myself, I appreciate when a bartender is GENUINELY friendly and helpful. We also had the sloppy fries, which my husband LOVED, but would have been plenty of food for 2 people. I ate ALL of my conch fritters. No sharing for me!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So you need to sit in the “tap room” It’s so much quieter back there and the bartender is amazing. Possibly the best Cuban sandwich I had a whole trip and the whole staff just made you feel like you were right at home. We...almost didn’t come because I was afraid it was a tourist trap but it’s not it has really good food.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sloppy Joe's on a Monday night and were pleasantly surprised with the live music and fun atmosphere. We ordered typical pub food and it was pretty tasty. Our server was the BEST! Fun time was had by all!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Richard H
February 21, 2021|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Just go to Sloppy Joes. Com and look at the web site.
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are gluten free options.
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July 24, 2017|
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Response from 599DavidD | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, I don't think you can book it's just a bar. You grab one as you walk in.
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