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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“plantains” (110 reviews)
“lechon asado” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite, had the Cuban sandwich and the papa rellena(stuffed potatoes). The sandwich was big, came with plantains or fries, papa rellenas came with plantain chips, it was ALL SO GOOD!!! Service was very friendly and quick. The decor was very...More

Thank Olga H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband, my father and myself came across this restaurant as we were trying to kill time until the sunset party in Mallory Square started and boy were we pleased! It is a large restaurant with plenty of seating inside as well as outside. All...More

Thank Mariah C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere was very pleasant.. It happened to be nice enough to eat outside, even nicer. we had a traditional Cuban dish with scallops, shrimp, plantains and yellow rice. It was delicious.. And the Mojito was yummy.....

Thank Deborah O
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to stop here and try some Cuban food for the first time. Our waiter could tell we were having a hard time trying to figure out what to get because we honestly didn't know what most of the items were....More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 1 week ago

We make a point to eat here every time we come to Key West. The food is always fresh and flavorful. The staff is always attentitive and very knowledgeable about the different food selections. We always eat outside to enjoy the surroundings.

Thank DennisNewnan_GA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant with another couple. We all had something different selections from the menu. Not one of us was dissapointed with our dinner. It was really good and felt they gave you plenty of food. Authentic Cuban that you would be very pleased...More

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun restaurant to go to for lunch with the family. The interior is wonderfully decorated and festive. The food was fantastic! I had the shredded beef platter and it was one of the best meals I had during my trip to the...More

Thank andykiley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think the only place where we were able to find a whole fried fish, delicious. They have the best mojitos in town, with a generous amount of rum, just the way is supposed to be, otherwise it would just be a lemonade with mint....More

Thank RMend0za
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant with lots of indoor seating ... we chose to sit inside due to the chickens running around on the patio. The service was good and the food was excellent. From the homemade bread to the Cuban sandwich... it did not...More

Thank FuzzyNaples
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want real Cuban food eat elsewhere. This is by far the worst Cuban food I've ever had.... it deserves no star. Folks I am Cuban a true Cuban cook and this is NOT Cuban food. It has the names of Cuban dishes but...More

Thank Atsobe
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Frank S
We are coming in this weekend love Cuban food also Latin dancing best time for dancing ? How tough is parking ? Thanks see you this weekend we are from Venice FL.
28 September 2016|
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Response from SnowChik | Reviewed this property |
Hi, So sorry to have missed your question, I was on travel myself. Hope you had a great time in Key West and got a chance to check out that restaurant.
Do they take reservations?
8 April 2015|
Response from Sheily V |
No I actually tried calling ahead and they said they didn't do reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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: 410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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