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The Boathouse

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700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
+1 305-294-1269
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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food especially the Conch Fritters, great drinks, beautiful view, and an awesome staff. Love this place.

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Thank Annette G
North Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great location on the waterfront in Old Town. Every night they have an awesome happy hour. All appetizers are half price. You pick right from the menu. You are dining with a fantastic water view. Service is good as well as the food.

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Thank terrisma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a top of the list MUST try! If possible, ask for Branden(little hint....... Branden isn't a he!!) and you will NOT be disappointed! This spot and Branden are on their game!

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Thank H20T
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone here multiple times the 3 years we have been to the area now. We love the happy hour it is our favorite. Food is great as is the all the workers. This place is a must for anyone visiting the area!

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Cut Bank, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

These 3 bartenders are so popular people wait to be seated at the bar just to yak with them!! The food was fantastic and so were the drinks. My wife's mojito, which Rachel made perfectly went perfectly with her Caesar salad. I had lamb chops with rosemary red potatoes. Everything was excellent! This is one of our favorite places on... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Boathouse. There is always something going in around the Marina so whether it is just people watching or the fish being filleted, grab a booth by the window and be entertained. On our last visit to Key West we came here for dinner. This time we came for lunch ... twice! The food is very good, super... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the coconut shrimp which was to die for...should have had ordered double as the portions were very small. Cocktails are good. Reasonably priced. Staff not so friendly and although there were plenty of seats, we were made to sit right at the back of the restaurant with no views on a tiny table.

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Thank catp79
Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went two nights to The Boathouse for Happy Hour, where we at practically everything on the small plates menu, and had great drinks. The grand total per person for way too much food and drinks was about $20 each. The variety, the ambiance and the service were all great. Get their early because this is not a well kept secret.... More 

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Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a great dinner here. The wait staff were so accommodating, even going upstairs to the fine dining to get my sister a small loaf of delicious bread. Would definitely recommend to our friends.

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Thank Taos776
Indialantic, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to see the charter boats return with their catches. Best happy, hour all appetizer's and some drinks half price. All freshly prepared and delicious. Prime rib dinner was great, it is supplied by the Commodore fine dining restaurant above for a small price.

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Thank Michael L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-1269

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