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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“plantain chips” (76 reviews)
“lechon asado” (60 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to come for those who don't know much about Cuban food as they have a main course made up of three house specialities which were quite delicious. The staff are very friendly. It is also very conveniently located near Mallory...More

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I hopped in here for a quick bite while we were in the Mallory Square area. We ordered the Cuban Nachos, which features plantain chips instead of tortilla chips. It was very good and was just the right amount of food. The...More

Thank tools35
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! The food was delicious, the atmosphere was amazing and the staff was fun and knowledgeable! The Cuban coffee was to die for! Also they had someone going around and taking pictures and now we have memories forever because of those!! Thank...More

Thank Climber780093
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Dined here for lunch twice during a week in Key West. Tried to have dinner when we first arrived, but there was an hour and a half wait. Lunch is better choice. Service and food were both outstanding. Avocado salad is outrageously good. Salad ingredients...More

Thank BecauseWeCare
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The service was a bit slow but you’re in Key West - island time! Our waitress was very nice though. The Cuban bread and dipping sauces they bring out to start are to die for. My entree, the camarones en salsa criolla, featured fresh shrimp...More

Thank AshleyC4095
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The food is great. The churrasco with chimichurri is my favorite but the Cuban sandwich is great too. The bread that comes with your meal is out of this world.

Thank Shawn J
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Tasteless food!...they don't know how to make Cuban food,margaritas or mojitos...don't spent your money here Mc Donald is better

1  Thank yannygarcia87
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Nice tribal decorations, but service is very poor, it took more than an hour to get vegetable sandwiches that too tasteless, will never go again

1  Thank VPRBhuj
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

First...No moros. Then 45 minutes for rice, beans and pork chunks. Then we're told they're busy. Hello... I'm here.... there are at least 6 empty tables. Really? Not good enuf for the b/s.

1  Thank Meander722377
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The food exceeded my expectaions. The restaurant looks kind of like a Mexican restaurant but they have really good Cuban food.

Thank no1tek
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Robert G
January 14, 2018|
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Response from gtd2017 | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 5, We drink there most afternoons
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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
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, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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