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“Best Cuban breakfast we found in KW” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of 5 Brothers Grocery & Sandwich Shop

5 Brothers Grocery & Sandwich Shop
Ranked #155 of 443 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Chicago
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best Cuban breakfast we found in KW”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

We tried most of the Cuban fast food places for breakfast and liked this one the best - went twice. We had breakfast sandwiches and cafe con leche. All of the food and drink was very good, reasonably priced, and served quickly. Seating and parking are a challenge. Delivery is probably a better option (though the sandwiches couldn't be as freshly-pressed).

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank GG1010
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Key West, Florida
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best Cuban Coffee on the island.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

Got a hold of the place via word of mouth. Thank goodness, it took way to long to find them. They are on a one way street and parking is a pain at certain times of the day, but the line is well worth it.

Gotten a few bites to eat, everything is great. Glad they are there. Kept my sanity in the morning with a visit here.

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Thank pinkladysupport
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2 reviews
“Great spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

My family and I are locals here and when we walk in they know exactly what we are getting. The staff is very quiet but friendly. Has a great cafe con leche and the best Cuban cheese bread. Great atmosphere and the best coffee in town.

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Thank Lucy L
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“The locals go here for their food and cafe con leche...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2012

My grandmother was Cuban, so I spent many summers here. When we decided we were going to visit Key West again after 27 years, I started searching for the best place to get cafe con leche, Cuban sandwiches, and bollos -- a snack made from blackeyed peas and fried like hushpuppies. Many of the locals on Trip Advisor recommended Five Brothers -- which happened to be 2 blocks away from our bed and breakfast.

Their Cuban sandwich and bollos were just as I remembered from my childhood...and the cafe con leche was out of this world. I got up every morning at 6:00 am, put on my workout clothes, walked over for my coffee, then took a 2-hour morning walk each day. For me, it brought back great memories and was a little slice of heaven.

Oh, and I did not find the people here unfriendly at all. They were just quite busy each time I was there, and they were working fast and furious to accommodate everyone waiting in line in such a small area.

If you really want to experience "Cuban" go here!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank nose4roses
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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Cuban”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

Stopped in Five Brothers for a Cuban Sandwich to take back to our bungalow. It was quick in and quick out and very tasty!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Holly H
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