Breakfast in Key West : A Local’s Top 5 Camille’s. Sarabeth’s. Goldman’s Deli. Pepe’s Cafe. Harpoon Harry’s.
Four Places Where the Locals Eat in Key West Discover Our Favorite Key West Restaurants. The Café- 509 Southard Street- www.thecafekw.com. Mary Ellen’s- 420 Applerouth Lane- www.maryellensbar.com. Southernmost Beach Café- 1405 Duval Street- www.southernmostbeachcafe.com. El Sibonay- 900 Catherine Street- www.elsibonayrestaurant.com.
Avoid these 5 tourist traps to keep your Key West vacation relaxing and enjoyable T-Shirt Shops. For years, Key West had a well-documented problem with Duval Street t-shirt shops. $5 Shops. Many of the shady t-shirt shops have tried a new line of attack – the $5 store. Jewelry Stores. Shady Art Galleries. Cosmetic Shops.
Here are the best cheap restaurants in Key West . The Conch Shack. If you ask around, the locals will tell you the same thing: The Conch Shack has some of the best cheap eats in Key West . Harpoon Harry’s. Cuban Coffee Queen. Mattheessen’s. Keys Coffee Co. Fernandy’s Cafe. First Flight Brewery.
The 8 Best Neighborhoods in Key West for Tourists Duval Street. Duval Street runs from one end of Old Town to the other. Downtown/Historic Seaport. Heart of Old Town . Casa Marina. Bahama Village. Truman Annex. New Town . Sunset Key .
Home to dozens of souvenir stores, tour providers, and rowdy bars, mile-long Duval Street is the only part of Key West many visitors see. Rather than crawling between touristy Margaritaville and Sloppy Joe’s, head to the Green Parrot on Whitehead Street.
Key Largo Restaurants and Islamorada Restaurants: A Local’s Guide Key Largo Restaurant Views. Key Largo Restaurants – Lazy Lobster. Key Largo Fisheries – My Favorite Key Largo Restaurant. Gilbert’s Tiki Bar – Key Largo restaurants. Key Largo Restaurants – Sharkey’s. Lazy Days Islamorada. Morada Bay sand area. Outdoor seating at Marker 88.
Where to Eat in Islamorada , Florida Chef Michael’s. Chef Michael’s is known for elegant dining in a casual island setting. Green Turtle Inn. If you are just driving through Islamorada and can’t stay for long, my favorite lunch spot is The Green Turtle Inn. Morada Bay Beach Cafe. Morada Bay Beach Cafe is an outdoor Mediterranean cafe set in the sand. OO-Tray.
Transportation to the restaurant is just a 7 minute boat launch ride away, which departs from the Margaritaville Key West Resort and Marina. Advanced reservations are required by calling 305-292-5394. Special arrangements can be made for large groups.
Key West , Fla., is one of the most beautiful areas to visit in the country. The fact is that some of the more dangerous places in Key West have three times the national average in crime rates.
Duval is very safe . There is are cops everywhere. Key West in general is a safe city. The only area I tend to avoid after dark is Bahama Village.
I was wondering if you can walk around Duval Street with an alcoholic beverage/open container? Related: What are the most popular tours in Key West ? Yes, as long as it’s in a plastic cup.
The key strategies are: Go during the off season, roughly June to November. (September and November are the cheapest of all.) Shop around for accommodations and compromise on amenities or location. Seek out affordable , casual restaurants. Take advantage of the many terrific free and inexpensive things to do in Key West .
I would say a minimum of 4 days to get a feel for the place and the vibe, and longer if you can. For a longer answer to “How long to stay in Key West”, and suggested itineraries for different vacation durations, see my post here.
The best time to visit Key West is between March and May . The winter crowds will taper off, the hotel rates become reasonable and the weather is remarkably similar to winter’s blissful 70s and 80s. Speaking of winter – that season is the island’s busiest and priciest.