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1045 Coppitt Rd, Key West, FL 33040-5463
+1 305-294-2666
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Key West, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

My wife's favorite color is purple so we had to stop! The drinks were great and the bartender was very attentive. We will definitely be back!

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Thank leepatterson70
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a frozen drink take your *ss to the bloody Hyatt this is a straight up beer and hard liquor kinda place walk in with a smile walk out wasted..... It's like going back to the keys in the 60's or at least that's how I picture it to be

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Beer out of a cooler, full bar. Very casual and fun. Cash only great local water hole. Don't have much else to add. Stop in and have a cold one.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Small but friendly, not for beer snobs. A little rough around the edges. No food anymore due to smoking laws. They kept the smoking and got rid of the food. Beer from a cooler, and hard liquor. Lots of local flavor, we just wish we had gone earlier in our trip.

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Sayreville, New Jersey
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

If you like cans of beer out of a cooler this is the place for you. No beer on tap, thank god,no beer cooler just a couple of coolers on the floor, no air conditioning but they do have a skee ball machine. That makes it a 1 star.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014

This place is the diviest of dives and is one of the last if not the only true KW bar, although props to Don's on Truman and maybe Green Parrot. Log may it reign (although I doubt it)!

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1 Thank Morrisod
Brooklyn, New York
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

So much as an abandoned building that someone threw some beer and video games in. Real Keysy place...

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1 Thank iamnyc
Key West FL
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2012

There has been a bar here since the 60's with several owners. Some years back it served pretty good pizza and chili but that stopped and there is NO food here now, not that I would eat it anyway! It is just an old bar now. Sort of smelly, inattentive barkeeps, but does have local residents late at night, ping-pong... More 

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1 Thank KeyWestFLDThomas
Key West
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349 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2012

We first visited the Purple Porpoise about 20 years ago. It was a dump then, but I was a bit more adventurous back then. That day there was a biker wedding going on. What a hoot. The bride had an ankle tether because she was on probation for something. The place was full of drunk tattooed people, most of whom... More 

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2 Thank guavagirlKW
solon iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2010

I like this bar alot! It serves everthing for drinks. Not just beer and wine. It can get alittle warm in there do to know air condition. But over all, you make friends there quick and the bar tender is very up to beat and very nice and funny.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1045 Coppitt Rd, Key West, FL 33040-5463
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-2666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?