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“My favorite in Key West”
Review of Conch Shop - CLOSED

Conch Shop
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

Shorty and Josepha only open the shop when they catch enough conch that morning, so its a catch as catch can as far as eating there, but the food is so good I don't mind. Josepha is very sweet. The place is a simple and down home. The conch fritters are the best. The collards are quite good as well. Haven't tried the nasty burger because I'm too hooked on the conch. They only have about three tables and if you want a beer with your meal, you have to go to the bodega on the corner. Also, the menu changes daily according to what they have available. It's like going to a good friend's house for lunch and they make whatever they happen to have in the refrigerator.

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Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

Seriously... what are their hours?? Thought they opened at 12. They didn't. Went by later in case they were running late. They still weren't open. Had to ask a local what their deal was and they told me they kinda do their own thing. Such a shame. Especially since 1. Key west has a lot of tourists who don't know which restaurants "do their own thing" and 2. They are right across from Blue Heaven. When all else fails, they get their business lol. Maybe they should post something on the building? I'm sure others have had this issue. I am giving them an average review to light some fire under their behinds. Hopefully they will do better and I can actually go next time I visit.

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Thank TheG00dTheBadTheUgly
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Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. .seriously the best cracked conch, conch fritters and conch cerviche you will get without going to the Caribbean. The only problem is I have been to the Keys 10 times & they have been open twice...get the house made ginger beer if they have it!!!

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Thank keb2016
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

The best conch fritters we have found! Fried shrimp equally so. Everything was so good I had to bring home a bowl of conch chowder. The cook is 83 years old and going strong. The only downer was no key lime pie that day.

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Thank Billfromvermont
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

Made a point this trip to eat conch fritters at several places and then make a choice. Without a doubt this is the place for the best conch fritters in town. This is not a fancy restaurant--just a little shop with a few menu items which you then eat on some tables outdoors. But, do not pass up the experience. This is truly Key West!

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Thank MiamiFirefighter
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