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“Good Cuban Food”
Review of El Meson de Pepe

El Meson de Pepe
Ranked #133 of 471 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $18
Cuisines: Cuban, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The service was a bit slow but you’re in Key West - island time! Our waitress was very nice though. The Cuban bread and dipping sauces they bring out to start are to die for. My entree, the camarones en salsa criolla, featured fresh shrimp in a homemade Cuban Creole sauce, with sides of black beans, yellow rice, and plantains. It was absolutely delicious. There was a salsa band playing outside next to the patio where we were seated, which made for a fun atmosphere. The inside of the restaurant is decorated in a very cool & funky way. If you’re in Mallory Square for the sunset celebration, this is a great place to stop for dinner afterwards.

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

The food is great. The churrasco with chimichurri is my favorite but the Cuban sandwich is great too. The bread that comes with your meal is out of this world.

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Thank Shawn J
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Tasteless food!...they don't know how to make Cuban food,margaritas or mojitos...don't spent your money here
Mc Donald is better

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Nice tribal decorations, but service is very poor, it took more than an hour to get vegetable sandwiches that too tasteless, will never go again

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

First...No moros. Then 45 minutes for rice, beans and pork chunks. Then we're told they're busy. Hello... I'm here.... there are at least 6 empty tables. Really? Not good enuf for the b/s.

1  Thank Meander722377
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