On this page I'll try and refer you some good local restaurants.. both high end and where the locals eat. And yes, for the partying crowd.. this place may seem to shut down by 10 pm.. but there is still a little nightlife around.. If you know where to find it.. I'll keep you posted..


did you know...

In 1965, Florida State Representative Bernie Papy, Jr. introduced legislation calling for a $100 fine to be levied against anyone advertising key lime pie that is not made with key limes. The bill did not pass.

As of July 1, 2006, key lime pie is the Florida state pie.

The empty conch shell can be used as a musical instrument!

Originating in the Keys, by

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Florida Keys Flats Fishing
Capt Barry Hoffman fishing guide

Lets just start with the

Keys Cuisine

Here are a few culinary

Stone Crab  Best enjoyed

Florida Lobster While sometimes called

Conch  Similar to clams


local flavor..

Two things to know when ordering food in the Keys.. that chewy seafood you just ordered, it's pronounced "Konk", not "konch" AND the Key lime pie filling should be yellow, not green. Also, don't ask if the fish is fresh! (It is)


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Specializing in sight fishing for bonefish, tarpon, redfish and permit on fly or light tackle.

Capt. Barry Hoffman's

Lazy Days - Nice views of the Atlantic Ocean with outdoor seating. mm 80

Outback Steakhouse - Good "chain" food, outdoor tiki bar. mm 80

Green Turtle - Nice place, tackle shop next door! mm 80.5

Uncle's - Put on the feedbag. Excellent food and a bartender that does magic tricks. mm 81

Chef Michaels - Our new favorite! Local food with a flair and great servers! 81.5

Islamorada Fish Company - On the water for your basic fish basket meal. mm 82

Tower Of Pizza - Small and simple pizza joint with authentic pizza. mm 82

Morada Bay - Great sunset views from the beach with light meals. mm 82

Pierre's - French, Upscaled, a little expensive, but worth it on those special occasions. mm 82

Kaiyó - Trendy little Keys-Asian cuisine spot. Very good! mm 82

Bentley's - An old favorite.. large menu. mm 82.5

Ziggies & Mad Dog's- Menu typical of Keys' restaurant, steaks and such. Nice bar. mm 83

Brazalena - A Brazilian steakhouse. Definately for the meat-eater mm 83.5

Island Grill - Great little cozy outdoor spot, beach/dock dining and my personal favorite spot. mm84

Marker 88 - On the bay, outdoor dining w/free sunsets nightly. mm 88

Made to Order - Excellent little place on the water. Quiet, quaint and good food. One of my new favorite spots. mm 91.2

Chad's Deli - Excellent fresh food.. lunch and dinner. mm 92.5

Here is a list of restaurants in the area. They are placed in the order they appear on the highway. All come recommended by my clients, with a few personal notes by me. Scroll thru the list below...

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local restaurants