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Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge

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90311 Overseas Hwy., Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
+1 305-852-6012
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Crestwood, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

We had our rehearsal dinner at this lovely restaurant and I could not have been more happy with our experience. We got into town on Sunday and decided to go try it out before we had our rehearsal dinner on Tuesday. The food was great and the service (our waitress was named Mary) was absolutely amazing. The manager, Brian, was... More 

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1 Thank Jessica G
Brian D, General Manager at Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much,what a great family and friends you have and what pleasure you were to work with. More 

Hinesville, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

The Keys are not known for the fine restaurants, but the Old Tavernier is the exception. As serious food critics (and chef) we were quite pleased with the carpaccio and brie appetizer. Our main dish was the veal piccata, the veal was nicely sliced with a delicious lemon caper sauce. Service was very good and overall a very pleasant time.... More 

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Thank LKFBroker
Brian D, General Manager at Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge, responded to this review

Your comments are appreciated and i am happy to speak with a true chef that appreciates the product we serve and the atmosphere we provide. Again,thank you. More 

Staten Island, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We went to Old Tavernier restaurant . When we got there the wait staff seemed to have been lost in space. And then after speaking to the owner now I know why they are Lost in Space his feet haven't touched the ground yet he's so far out there he lied to me. We had ordered Frutti de Mar lobster... More 

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1 Thank Michael R
Brian D, General Manager at Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disappointed as you can see you are in the minority with your view. I only asked if you were local and in the area the area so I could invite you back in for dinner with our compliments. As i recall we gave a refund for your dinner which you seemed to consume most of.... More 

St. Augustine, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had a very special dining experience. Our server was Bree and Jess, an apprentice, assisted. The service was impeccable and the Yellowtail snapper could not have been better. We each had different preparations and both were remarkable. The dining experience with white table linens in the main dining room was very special. We will definitely return. If I had... More 

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Thank klqstjohn
Brian D, General Manager at Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments it means a great deal to our staff and our establishment. More 

Tavernier, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

They have great soup and a good menu selection. The price is a bit high, but bring your own catch and tell the chef to pick. You won't be disappointed.

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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Hard to believe, sitting out on the porch overlooking the marina, that we were so close to US1. Pretty setting. Sauteed escargots were different but very tasty and a nice surprise. Martini was excellent and carafe of wine was fairly priced for a house wine. The prime rib, ordered medium rare, was served to perfection and was a very generous... More 

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Thank Tom G
Brian D, General Manager at Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge, responded to this review

Thank You for dining with us and your review.We are glad you enjoyed your evening. More 

New York City, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there for our anniversary . The food was OUT OF THIS WORLD and the staff was amazing. Would recommend this place.

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Key West
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134 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had a great dinner here. The service was excellent from start to finish. We sat on the outside deck which is on a pleasant canal with lush vegetation. It was a nice setting. The food was all prepared well and excellent. We had a cracked conch salad that was one of the best I have had. The entrees come... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

An annual visitation to the Keys would not be complete without stopping at this restaurant. Our server was very accommodating, friendly and professional. I ordered the prime rib and it was cooked the way it was ordered. The bread was straight out of the oven and delicious.....(don't miss the Key Lime Pie)

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Herndon, Virginia
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238 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

My wife and I went here for dinner on a Saturday night in April. When we arrived around 8:00 PM or so, the place was very busy and pretty loud, but we were seated right away without reservations. It took Mary, our server, a little while to get to us, understandably, but once we got started, all was good. We... More 

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Thank Brian M
Brian D, General Manager at Old Tavernier Restaurant-Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, the bread is delicious isn't it! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $50
Cuisine
Italian, American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90311 Overseas Hwy., Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo  >  Tavernier
  • Phone Number: +1 305-852-6012
Description
Serving the upper keys community for 26 years Old Tavernier Restaurant offers its guest visiting for the first time or welcoming back our local guest back again a warm, safe and friendly place to enjoy the casual flavor of our lounge or the back patio overlooking the marina to our white table clothed dining area, but casual dress is fine!. We offer an international menu that includes the areas best pizza to Prime beef and fresh regional seafood. Offering a full menu until 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?