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“Best burger I have ever had” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Garbo's Grill

Garbo's Grill
Ranked #2 of 443 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Florida
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25 reviews
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“Best burger I have ever had”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2011

The Blue Cheese and Bacon Burger was the best. My 8 year old loved his hot dog. The restaurant is actually a food cart, but it is clean and the food is better than I had at Kelly's a few days before. The hot sauce store across the street has a sitting area and you can eat your food in the a/c

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central Florida
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“Hidden Treasure on Greene St”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2011

Came to Key West with some friends. We are regular visitors, however I had never had the pleasure till now of meeting Heidi, and eating at Garbo's. My buddy had researched TA and knew of the Fish burrito. Heidi humbly addressed our now high expectations and hoped to live up to the hype. Fresh Mahi, tasty mangos, crisp cabbage, kicking jalepenos, and some great sauce made for a surprisingly complex tasting lunch. Heidi suggested sitting in the AC across the street at Peppers. We had a blast over there and clearly the two businesses are working well together. The green lava sauce was an amazing addition to the already great Burrito. Yes it's a food cart, but her low overhead is reflected by the large portions of high quality ingredients. The X factor is a great sense of humor, and the willingness to send you somewhere else if she doesn't offer what you "think" you want. Get the burrito, your taste buds will thank you,

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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“Truly the best deal in Key West... Perfect pre or post snorkel meal, great for delivery poolside”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2011

Heidi is awesome, everything here is super fresh and flavorful. The fresh mahi burrito is amazing. I live in KW and work as a concierge, I have searched and there is nowhere else north of Flemming Street that you can get this much fresh, local, wild caught fish without paying 17$ for an entree.. The burrito is truly the best deal in town

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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“Best in Key West!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2011

I do not like most seafood. I ordered the fish burrito and loved it. By far one of the best things I have ever eaten! Each ingredient is fresh and compliments each other making a wonderfully tasting dish! The mango dog was also great! We sat at Peppers and enjoyed the air with some hot sauce tasting on th side. Great experience and will definitely be back! Highly recommended!

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Liverpool, UK
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“Oasis in a Town of Chaos...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2011

Firstly we all know tripadvisor reviews are to be taken with a pinch if salt.. But I have to say the food is good, honest, non pretentious, and served with a smile. If only all proprietors, servers and bar tenders on this rock we love to hate, showed the interest in their customers as you get here; whether dining at the side of the road or michelin star restaurants, the experience would leave you a much happier and content customer..

Semi-rant over, on to the food.. Once I had a favourite place to grab a bite, but no longer, Garbos is now number 1..

I had the fish burritto which even though I declined mango, this was great, the fish was light and flaky, the sauce complimented it well, and the jalapenos added a welcome kick.

Heidi if you read this, I'm sorry for not having the mango, you took it well, and thanks for you dining recommendations..

Your new ambassador from the UK, Mike.. ps love the glasses .

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Thank Karbry
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