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“Marina view, good food and a smile”
Review of Pilot House

Pilot House
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Ranked #28 of 135 Restaurants in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Pilot House Restaurant is a local's favorite and a Key Largo landmark. You can choose to dine outside at our waterfront Glass Bottom Bar overlooking our five star marina. Then again, if you're looking for a more private experience consider dining indoors in climate controlled comfort. All dining experiences offer a selection of beer, wine, cocktails, fresh local seafood and shellfish prepared a variety of ways, a broad choice of appetizers, sandwiches, steaks and deserts. For the little ones we have a full "Kids" menu.
Livingston, TX
Level 6 Contributor
269 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Marina view, good food and a smile”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

We only get to the Keys a few times a year. Pilot House is always one of our relaxing stops. Nice deck patio view of the marina with sea breezes. Fish Tacos, Hog Fish Eggs Benedict and a few adult beverages were enjoyed.

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Alexandria, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great view, lots of pelicans, declicious fish tacos”
Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We had a leisurely lunch here and it was great. Crab cake lovers - don't bother, but fish taco lovers will enjoy the blackened option. Dark and Stormies, great service from Emmanuel, and good food. Would definitely come back.

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Auckland
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Visited on African Queen Cruise”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great ambience here - buzzing places with lots of locals hanging out. Nice meals, good service. Would definitely return if the opportunity arose.

Visited January 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Stopped here for lunch a number of times on my drives to Key West. very pleasant atmosphere and very fresh fish. Love the blackened mahi

Visited January 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fun but food not outstanding”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

The Pilot House is mostly known because of the glass floors which do provide a view of the sea life below. It was very busy while we were there which meant the service was rather sporadic. No sunset available from the Pilot House but the African Queen boat tour comes there as a destination and we liked sitting outside.

Visited February 2013
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