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“Can't go wrong if you go here” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hobo's Cafe

Hobo's Cafe
Ranked #6 of 133 Restaurants in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Serving fresh seafood to the locals of the Florida Keys since 1991. Patio dining available!
Cary, North Carolina
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81 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Can't go wrong if you go here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2014

We ate here twice on a recent trip to key largo. The food is good and the prices are reasonable, there is nothing worse than trying a place on vacation and walking out after a crummy dinner feeling ripped off. This will not happen to you here. Good food and good price.I would eat here again...and I did.

  • Visited May 2014
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Louisville, Kentucky
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“Great choice!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

Stopped by for dinner after reading several reviews and was pleasantly surprised. We started with the Award winning wings and they certainly lived up to the name! Followed with Steak Churrasco and Godfathers which were delicious as well. Our waitress Chrissy was very friendly and recommended the Key Lime Pie for dessert. We are so glad she did!!!

  • Visited May 2014
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Brunswick, Maine
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Outstanding Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

We found this cafe was very close to where we staying in Key Largo and gave it a try based on some very positive Trip Advisor reviews. It did not disappoint. The cafe was clean, roomy, conservatively but tastefully decorated, had solid service, and served both of us excellent fish entrees.

We noted a few days later as the weekend approached that even getting a parking spot was a problem, as the locals must like it as well.

The cafe is a roadside establishment, so if you are looking for a view of the water, this is not the place. If you are looking for very good food, it is highly recommended.

My only criticism would be parking, but we found this to be a problem at a number of establishments along the Keys.

  • Visited May 2014
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Leesburg, Florida
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102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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“Great Food - Fun Atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was our first trip to Key Largo and my wife and I wanted to find a good place to eat for our first meal there. Both the woman at the Tourist Bureau and the clerk at our hotel recommended Hobo's. Because it was within walking distance of our hotel we decided to give it a try.
We are very glad that we did. The food was great (I had the blackened Mahi-Mahi sandwich and my wife had the MM 101 sandwich). Both were excellent. For dessert we had the Key Lime Pie. I'm not a big KLP fan but this was delicious.
The owner, Ron, came up and introduced himself. He told us that he has only owned the restaurant since December. We were there mid-afternoon and there was a constant stream of people coming in to eat.
With great food and atmosphere I believe that he has a winning combination on his hands.

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“Great experience - good service!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We stopped on our way through Key Largo for lunch before heading to the airport. They had great service (nice hostess, attentive waitress, owner chatted for a few) and the food was good. We enjoyed the spin artichoke dip and the Marino burger. If you're looking for a good local pick, this is a great choice!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kelly S
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