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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“plantains” (115 reviews)
“lechon asado” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

De visited El Meson de Pepe for our first trip to Key West. Was referred to by a family member. The restaurant is very picturestic with all the folklore paintings that resemble the customs of those particular decades of Cuba. It is quite dark inside...More

Thank Lourdes F
Reviewed yesterday

We absolutely loved this place. The food was unbelievable. My wife and daughter had the cuban sandwich, and I had a bistec something I can't remember the whole name and it was fantastic. Similar to a country fried steak but way better. Staff was very...More

Thank BigO824
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was tasteless. Extremely expensive for what you get. Being from PR I know what Latin food should taste like but I was extremely disappointed. They have a great location that's about it. Super sad.

Thank LizEsc
Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this place by accident when wandering in and out of Mallory Square. It is Cuban cuisine and decorated to reflect that. We had to wait for a table but the bartender provided ice cold water for us as we waited. I ate my...More

Thank Lynette308
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here for lunch to sample some Cuban dishes. The spacious facility was filled with unique historic memorabilia complete with narrative displays of life in Cuba from long-ago. The food was average, although a bit pricey - as were the drinks. Service was a bit...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited at the outset of a rainstorm. The restaurant was so dark that I literally had to use my Iphone flashlight to read the menu. Our waiter had been there for a month and frankly looked and acted like he was afraid to interact...More

Thank travelcrickets
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Location and surroundings screams tourist trap. It's NOT!. Very well prepared dishes, large portions and good and fast service. I will definitely come back. Prices are ok according to Location and quality...

Thank ivanthiim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our visit very much. The atmosphere was high energy despite the rain. The patio covers had to be rolled out so the view was diminished, but we did not let that get in the way of our experience. Our server Iris was great. Very...More

Thank marxaddress
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully authentic Cuban! In America! Server Sergio was amazing! Shared the 3x combo dinner! Absolutely wonderful! Will definitely return when next in EYW!!

Thank R9400IZrebeccal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Roast Pork and it was absolutely amazing. The pork was unbelievably tender, and it had sautéed onions on top. The onions were marinated in lime and tasted very savory with the pork. Even if you don't like onions these are worth taking...More

Thank knexster
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Questions & Answers
Frank S
September 27, 2016|
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Response from SnowChik | Reviewed this property |
Hi, So sorry to have missed your question, I was on travel myself. Hope you had a great time in Key West and got a chance to check out that restaurant.
April 7, 2015|
Response from Sheily V |
No I actually tried calling ahead and they said they didn't do reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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