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Island House Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1129 Fleming St, Key West, FL 33040-6909
+1 305-294-6284
07:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 04:00
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Thornbury, Canada
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the menu has greatly changed in two years since I was there last, much more selection, better presentation, some good old standby's. Kitchen staff and wait staff are very accommodating to your required needs when it comes to substations. awesome job guys, while having lunch or just a snack, the eye candy in the clothing optional pool, helps as well

Thank SkotBeau
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197 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For such a small hotel, the food is surprisingly good, and prices very reasonable. We ate here for all breakfasts, and quite a few dinners during our stay. I recommend.

Thank Mitchelllafrance
New York City, New York
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

An impressive kitchen within this male wonderland. Everything is good, the staff remember your name and the service is great.

Thank Ralph R
West Palm Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I have eaten at Island House at many different times of the day, but since I always stay just a few blocks away, up Flemming St, it is an excellent option for dinner when coming in late. I have always had excellent meals there!

Thank fb1231615056
Tel Aviv
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49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very clean place, good food and fresh, the staff courteous, helpful and smiling. Venue. Location near the pool adds to the good atmosphereץ

Thank tomersi
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Our first night at the Island House we ordered salads - they were huge and delicious! (One Cobb, One Greek!) We also enjoyed two mornings of their fabulous breakfast - fantastic eggs!

Thank Marc207
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

My partner and I actually have to force ourselves NOT to eat every meal at the Island House Cafe - breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all really good - a great variety of food, very well prepared, and served in a beautiful setting. The bar is also excellent - Happy Hour and the Sunday and Wednesday Pool Parties are not... More 

Thank John_Rabbia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

What a surprise...while staying here in Island House most hotel food outlets leave little to the imagination. There food and staff are awesome!! I ate there for the majority of my trip. The meatloaf special is amazing. The Duck pot stickers and Grouper dinner special amazing. Breakfast was good and the coffee was great. The entire experience with the room,... More 

Thank scarobby
Amsterdam, Nederland
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Lunch was great in this place. Love the menu and the waiters are great. Will be back on my next visit to key west. Been there two times this week.

Thank ras0407
Wormerveer, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Staying elsewhere, we went mainly for the gay sauna, which was disappointing and too small & practically empty, other than that, it was just relaxing around the pool area and/or drinking/eating. Most people seemed to be there in groups. This wasn't the typically gay sauna we were expecting so after trying a few different times, that was it as far... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 Fleming St, Key West, FL 33040-6909
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-6284

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?