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“Not what it once was!”
Review of Cowboy Bills - CLOSED

Cowboy Bills
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed April 4, 2013

I used to love this place. It WAS my favorite bar in Key West. Lots of great bands and several busy bars inside the place really gave off a great vibe. Not anymore.

Cowboy Bill's was unstoppable when they first opened several years ago....they just kept expanding. Sadly, Bill sold the joint a few years back and the place has taken an all-out free-fall into obscurity!

You can tell that the staff do not enjoy working here. Service is spotty and they act like you're bothering them when you ask for something. The bartenders are constantly changing (a sure sign that something's amiss). The attached Mexican restaurant is also nothing to write home about (and it used to be awesome).

On a good note, If you're just looking to watch a game on TV, you'll have plenty of open seats and plenty of TV's to choose from.

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1  Thank Bottombet
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

First, they were out of several brands of tequilla. Really, this is a western bar with mexican food... They were also out of guacamole. The service was slow, and the servers really did not seem to have a clue nor did they care. The food was awful. Bland mexican. Just a huge dissapointment. With all of the fantastic choices in Key West, I am surprised this place is still open. Don't waste your time.

2  Thank Roxiematilda
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

no pork or beans, really in a mexican restaurant...It was a given to go here for lunch , and nobody there....

Thank jank1959
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Looks like it is closed when you see it from the Duvall entrance. Kind of run down and dumpy. But, the food was surprisingly good. Good service, too. This place is fine for a meal and a few beers when you aren't really in the mood to make much of an effort to search for a restaurant.

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Thank wjstpb
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

To be honest, this place is kind of a dump. Run down furniture, and sports blaring on every tv. The food was decent...not great, but not bad, either. We ate here pretty late at night, maybe the atmosphere is better during the day? If we're in the mood for mediocre "Mexican" food, we'll eat here again.

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Thank NellieX
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