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Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

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Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

We will be in KW Nov 15-19th. This is our first trip- celebrating my 40th -OMG I feel only 30! We love to eat and drink! ANd fish!

What is a must?? Any recommendations for a romantic dinner? and in-shore fishing adventure? Live music? What is your best advice??

Thank you!!!

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1. Re: Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

For starters you might want to browse the free on you birthday deals...




Edited: 10:44 pm, November 04, 2012
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2. Re: Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

I spent my 40th in Key West, it was a great time! For music I would recommend the Green Parrot, Smokin' Tuna and Hog's Breath. Too many good places to eat and drink for me to list, but I would suggest just trying some places the seem interesting. I like the Half Shell and Red Fish Blue Fish for dinner. Jack Flats is great for lunch, so is Harpoon Harry's. I wasn't a fan of Conch Republic Seafood Company for dinner, over priced and the food wasn't that great, but I did get a good sandwich there for lunch one time. I could go on and on, but really it just depends on what you like. Seems like everybody finds something different in Key West that they like, so I am sure that you will too. Have fun!

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Fishing: Kingbird Charters

Food: Blue Heaven, Caroline's, Grunts, Better Than Sex, Half Shell Raw Bar, Harpoon Harry's, (late night) Mr. Zee's.

Music: honestly just walk Duvall and duck in every bar til you hear something you like.

Romantic dinner: Latitudes

Edited: 12:18 am, November 05, 2012
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4. Re: Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

Congrats on the 40th ( for my 40 th we had 17 peeps meet up with us in KW and partied our a@#!es off, did the same for my wifes bday this year)

Fishing , Kingbird Charters , Capt Bonez is a great guy!

Romantic dinner , Latitudes , Roof Top Cafe , Cafe Marquesa , Azur , Louie's

Live Music , Sloppy Joe's , Green Parrot , Capt Tony's (drunk sing a longs rock) Irish Kevin's for sure (check out NY Paulie , he's a riot). The list can go on and on, live music is virtually everywhere you go.

Must do's , take in a sunset at Mallory Square , do a progressive happy hour at Alonzo's , Conch Republic Seafood Company , Half Shell The BoatHouse, Turtle Kraals, Schooner Wharf, all located at the bight. Go to Sloppy Joe's , Margaritaville , Hog's Breath and capt Tony's they are Key West icons. Bar Hop , bar hop bar hop, get out on the water for a sunset cruise, the water might be a lil cold for snorkeling , or a jetski tour.

Man there is so much to do!!!

Advice , do the Duval Street thing then get off Duval and checkout this quaint lil island, Don't over plan , let Key West take you where it wants to take ya.


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5. Re: Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

Happy birthday! Key West is an awesome place to go for a birthday. As far as a nice dinner, Cafe Sole or Michael's are my recommendations. Both have a great atmosphere and something for everyone. If you do not want to pay the prices to charter a boat we always go with Tortuga IV out of the Conch Harbor Marina. It's a party boat fishing company. We have fished with them several times and always come back with plenty for dinner. Prices are reasonable, I believe $50 for 5 hours and there are always coupons for $10 off in the newspapers and coupon books. Enjoy KW!

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6. Re: Turning 40-Our first trip- what is a must?

Thank you everyone!

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