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El Meson de Pepe

Front Street, Key West, FL
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ropa vieja” (16 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Front Street, Key West, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Latin music. Closes to early. Wonderful atmosphere, cute inside!! Mojitos were great. Drink prices a little pricey. Food looked good but closed too early. Worth checking out for an early night.

Thank Vchica
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought in a large group, spent a lot of money for a bad experience. At one time the food runners could not find the water and just brought out the food anyways. So they delivered cold food to us all. They ordered were wrong....More

Thank pammer22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I ate lunch here. Our food was very good, the atmosphere is fabulous, loved it! The waiter was awesome, but the service was slow, as well as getting the food. I think it may have been due to being understaffed. I would...More

Thank Jerri J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will say all the food items we had here were very good. Unfortunately, our beleaguered appearing server spilled a whole glass of red wine on our "bachelor's" linen shorts and it ruined that part of his night. There was a feeble offer to pay...More

1  Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was alright and their cocktails were over priced for what you got. It wasn't busy and it took quite a while for our waiter to come over. Don't think we'll be going back anytime soon.

Thank AvPack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't bother with the menu but do go for the mojitos they're the best but plan on another location for lunch or dinner - don't waste your time or money.

Thank Houston_traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location at Mallory Square. Good food, excellent staff. Love the "local" chickens that wander around.

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we order the trio in we got a cold plate. the taste of cold food was not a grade one. the only thing the like and was warm was the bread we got before our cold dinner

Thank mannydallas14
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great colorful store that has it all! Go in for a great small museum of the Cuban world, souvenirs , food, drinks and even dance to the music of a salsa band outside until 10:00p.m. If you like quiet don't go there...gotta love the loud...More

Thank Taina27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very busy at sunset due to the fact it's on Mallory Square and it has the best mojitos. $11 gets you a fantastic mojito that I think is possibly the best on the island. They have a live band with Cuban music and is a...More

Thank Greywolf8577
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Key West, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-2620
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