We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“A Must Go To Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bien

Bien
Ranked #1 of 443 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $16
Cuisines: Latin, Fusion, Caribbean
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
st louis
Level Contributor
60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A Must Go To Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

Luckily social media has caught onto this place and I had already decided it would be a first day stop on our trip to Key West. Our concierge had never heard of Paseo (but does now - I made sure of that!). It is a small place with limited seating and some of the best food you'll find on the Island. GO!

Visited October 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank cardsfan62
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,507 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1,224
    225
    39
    12
    7
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Savannah, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Life-Altering Seared-Scallop Sandwich”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

I know...Scallops?! On a sandwich?! Dude. Seriously. I was blown away. These scallops were seared and spicy (you can get them on a scale of 1-5 and chose 5, which was delicious and not at all over-powering). The sandwich was bursting with giant scallops and huge, wide slices of grilled onion. It was one of the best sandwiches I've ever had. Crazy good.

The place was a little hole in the wall and not much to look at, so don't go expecting a waiter with tails and a top hat. Do bring your appetite, as the sandwiches are big and the grilled corn...well, my guess is that other reviews have covered the awesomeness that is their special approach to grilled corn.

  • Visited October 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Cleggerama
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Caribbean food Key West Must!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

After visiting the Paseo Restaurant, my significant other and I can see (actually tasted) why this was rated #1 on Tripadvisor. Action not words. Enough said.

  • Visited September 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank nivee_lady
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Lynchburg
Level Contributor
54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“What a gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

Paseo's is a gem and a must for visitors to Key West - the rating of #1 in the Trip Advisor listing is earned. Easy 15 minute walk from our hotel and well worth the small inconvenience of eating on a bench. We ordered the #8 - an updated version of a cuban sandwich. One sandwhich was more than enough for 2 of us -- great value -- as it was huge and stuffed full. Roasted corn was good, but my preference would be for less seasoning. I was hoping to eat here again prior to leaving, but I believe they are closed on Mondays.

  • Visited October 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank AGTrav
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cary, NC
Level Contributor
62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great value, local treasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

#2 pork sandwich and fresh catch mahi mahi sandwich were both fantastic. Definitely get the grilled corn with aioli and parmesan. I've never had anything like it and it was devine. Seating is tough. We did grab a shaded table just as the food came out and then shared with others too. Roosters outside were cute and thankfully not aggressive. Tried ironbeer--a spicy cream soda.

  • Visited October 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank hudsontj
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Bien also viewed

Key West, Florida Keys
Key West, Florida Keys
 
Key West, Florida Keys
Key West, Florida Keys
 

Been to Bien? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing