Easter in Key West – 2017

Island Genn and her sister Amy having Easter Day Brunch.

Island Genn and her sister Amy having Easter Day Brunch.

Easter Sunday is just around the corner now, and if you will be in Key West for this holiday, you are probably wondering where you can enjoy a nice Easter brunch or dinner. Below are a list of restaurants that will be open, some offering their regular menu and others offering holiday specials. Just make sure to call and make reservations!!

Restaurants
  • 2 Cents – 305-414-8626
  • A&B Lobster House – 305-294-5880
  • Antonia’s – 305-294-6565
  • Azur – 305-292-2987
  • Bagatelle – 305-296-6609
  • Banana Cafe – 305-294-7227
  • Benihana – 305-294-6400
  • Bistro 245 – 305-292-4320
  • Bliss Key West – 305-240-1281
  • Bruschetta Cucina Italiana – 305-517-6282
  • Cafe Marquesa – 305-292-1244
  • Cafe Sole – 305-294-0230
  • Doubletree Grand Key Resort – 305-307-9752 – Easter Brunch from Noon until 4:00PM. Menu items include eggs benedict, omelette station,bacon, sausage, pancakes, fruit, salad, Caribbean chicken, spiral ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and desserts. $25.95 plus tax per person with lower rates for children.
  • The Grand Cafe – 305-292-4740 – Offering a special Easter Sunday Dinner including a grand trio of smoked duck breast, beef carpaccio, and tuna tartare for $14.99, citrus baked ham with asparagus and mashed potatoes for $26.99, and chocolate mousse cake with whipped cream and a mango -raspberry coulis for $9.99.
  • Hot Tin Roof – 305-296-7701
  • Key West Harbour – 305-292-3121
  • La Te Da – 305-296-6706
  • La Trattoria – 305-296-1075 / 305-295-6789
  • Mangoes – 305-294-8002
  • Martin’s – 305-295-0111
  • Michael’s – 305-295-1300
  • Nine One Five – 305-296-0669
  • One Duval at the Pier House – 305-295-3255 – Eater Brunch will be served from 10am until 2pm. Cost is $42 per person and included a complimentary mimosa. Lower rates available for children.
  • Prime Steakhouse – 305-296-4000
  • Rooftop Cafe – 305-294-2042 – As an exceptional Key West restaurant, Roof Top Café is open during all major holidays, including Easter. Typically, our full dinner menu will be offered along with holiday specials. In addition to the regular menu, special multi-course menus are often available. Reservations on all major holidays are recommended.
  • Sarabeth’s – 305-293-8181
  • Senor Frogs – 305-404-8094
  • Southernmost Beach Cafe – 305-296-6550
  • Spencer’s by the Sea at the Casa Marina Resort – 305-296-3535
  • Casa Marina Resort – 305-296-3535 – Visit the Easter Bunny and join in the egg hunt at 11:00am! Brunch is served from noon until 4:00pm. Menu includes seafood, carving station, raw bar, mimosas, live music, and more! Price is $62 per adult and $30 per child under 12.
  • Tavern N Town at the Marriott Beachside Resort – 305-296-8100 – Offering an amazing East Brunch from 11:00AM until 2:00PM for just $45.95 per person.
  • Thai Life Floating Restaurant – 305-296-9907

In 2016, the following restaurants were also opened… We will keep updating for 2017 as the information comes in!

  • Hard Rock Cafe – 305-293-0230
  • Latitudes – 305-292-5394
  • SHOR at the Hyatt Resort will be serving Easter Brunch from 11am until 3pm. Enjoy bottomless mimosas along with fine cuisine. – 305-809-4000
Religious Services

If you are planning on attending mass or another a church service for the Easter holiday, we have many churches of different denominations that you could attend.

Activities
Fury Watersports is offering their special KEY WEST EASTER ULTIMATE ADVENTURE which includes reef snorkeling, jet skis, parasailing, and many other water sports. Leave all the work to the Easter Bunny, and enjoy your holiday with Fury Water Adventures! After an hour of snorkeling, we will head to Fury’s Island Playground for Jet Skiing, Parasailing, Kayaking and Water Park fun. When finished, cool down with complimentary beer and wine as we sail back to Key West. Our Easter Sunday Ultimate Adventure provides a special holiday menu and unlimited refreshments! This six hour adventure starts at 10:00AM and is priced at only $150 plus tax per person! Call us at 1-888-362-3474 to make reservations!
Happy Easter!

Before deciding where you are going to eat while visiting Key West, be sure to read my restaurant reviews; check out our restaurant review section of this blog as well as our previous restaurant reviews.

And to see what is happening on Key West during your visit, check out our Key West Events Calendar to see other upcoming special events. For more information about the fun side of Key West… things to do and see in our island city, go to our Key West Web Site.

Feel free to Email Me if you have any questions about Key West!!

Island Genn

Key West Concierge

Easter in Key West – 2016

Island Genn and her sister Amy having Easter Day Brunch.

Island Genn and her sister Amy having Easter Sunday Brunch.

Spring is here, and Easter is this coming Sunday! If you are wondering where to celebrate this holiday of the moveable feast while visiting Key West than look no further! Below is a list of restaurants that will be open for brunch or dinner. Just make sure to place your reservations asap by calling the restaurants directly or by visiting www.opentable.com.

  • 2 Cents – 305-414-8626
  • A&B Lobster House – 305-294-5880
  • Antonia’s – 305-294-6565
  • Azur – 305-292-2987
  • Bagatelle – 305-296-6609
  • Banana Cafe – 305-294-7227
  • Benihana – 305-294-6400
  • Bistro 245 is offering an Easter Brunch from 10am to 2pm for $48 plus tax per person. Reservations required; call 305-292-4320
  • Bliss Key West – 305-240-1281
  • Cafe Marquesa – 305-292-1244
  • Cafe Sole – 305-294-0230
  • Doubletree Grand Key Resort – Easter Brunch from Noon until 4:00PM. Menu items include eggs benedict, omelette station, eggs, bacon, prime rib, mahi, ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, cheese, and desserts. $29.95 plus tax per person with lower rates for children. 305-307-9752
  • Hard Rock Cafe – 305-293-0230
  • Hot Tin Roof – 305-296-7701
  • Key West Harbour – 305-292-3121
  • Keyviche – 305-432-9440
  • La Te Da – 305-296-6706
  • La Trattoria – 305-296-1075 / 305-295-6789
  • Latitudes – 305-292-5394
  • Martin’s – 305-295-0111
  • Michael’s – 305-295-1300
  • One Duval at the Pier House – 305-295-3255
  • Nine One Five – 305-296-0669
  • Prime Steakhouse – 305-296-4000
  • Rooftop Cafe – 305-294-2042
  • SHOR at the Hyatt Resort will be serving Easter Brunch from 11am until 3pm. Enjoy bottomless mimosas along with fine cuisine. – 305-809-4000
  • Southernmost Beach Cafe is holding a non-denominational sunrise Easter service on the beach at 6:45am. And from 5:00pm until 9:30pm later that evening they will be serving a special Easter dinner. 305-296-6550
  • Spencer’s by the Sea at the Casa Marina Resort – 305-296-3535
  • Square One – 305-296-4300
  • Sun Sun at the Casa Marina Resort  – 305-296-3535
  • Tavern N Town at the Marriott Beachside Resort is having a special Easter Sunday Brunch from 11am until 2pm. The cost is $42.95 per person and the brunch will have a carving station, a sushi station, and a breakfast station. What more could one want!? – 305-296-8100
  • Thai Life Floating Restaurant – 305-296-9907

Christmas in Key West: 2015

Papa's Pilar Rum Hot Rum Punch

Papa’s Pilar Rum Hot Rum Punch

If you are going to be in Key West for Christmas you can still enjoy a wonderful Christmas dinner at one of the many restaurants that will be open for the holiday! Some restaurants will be serving a special dinner in celebration of Christmas while others will be offering their regular menu items. Just make your reservations well in advance and enjoy our warm Florida Keys weather.  Maybe you may make visiting Key West a new Christmas tradition!

Below are the restaurants offering Christmas Dinner. I will be updating this list as I get more information, so check back often!!


2 Cents – 416 Applerouth Lane – 305-414-8626

A&B Lobster House – 700 Front Street – 305-294-5880

Antonia’s – 615 Duval Street – 305-294-6565

Azur – 425 Grinnell Street – 305-292-2987

Bagatelle115 Duval Street – 305-296-6609

Banana Cafe – 1215 Duval Street – 305-294-7227

Benihana – 2591 S Roosevelt Blvd – 305-294-6400

Bliss – 411 Petronia Street – 305-240-1281

Cafe Marquesa – 600 Fleming Street – 305-292-1244

Cafe Sole – 1029 Southard Street – 305-294-0230

Palm Haven Restaurant at the Doubletree Resort – 3990 S Roosevelt Blvd. – Enjoy a Christmas Day buffet from noon to 9pm. $32.95 plus tax and tip per person. Reservations are highly recommended. Call 305-293-1818, ext. 7525.

Firefly – 223 Petronia Street – 305-849-0104

The Grand314 Duval Street – 305-292-4740 – Enjoy dinner in the garden or inside the beautiful mansion. Serving Christmas dinner from noon until close. For $26.95 enjoy baked turkey and ham, stuffing, creamed spinach, whipped potatoes with gravy, and cranberry relish.

Hot Tin Roof at the Ocean Key Resort is hosting a special Christmas Dinner for $69 plus tax and tip per person. Check out the holiday menu! Call 305-296-7701 for reservations.

Keyviche – 421 Caroline Street – 305-4332-9440

LaTeDa – 1125 Duval Street – 305-296-6706

La Trattoria – 524 Duval Street 305-296-1075

Martin’s – 917 Duval Street – 305-295-0111

One Duval at the Pier House Resort

Prime – 951 Caroline Street – 305-296-4000

Rooftop Cafe located at 308 Front Street will have regular hours of operation on Christmas Day, and will be offering their full menu in addition to holiday specials. Please call 305-294-2042 for reservations.

SHOR at the Hyatt Resort – 601 Front Street 305-809-4000 – Enjoy their Christmas Day Celebration Buffet for just $51 plus tax and gratuity per person. Served from noon until 8pm.

Southernmost Beach Cafe – 1405 Duval Street – 305-295-6550

Spencer’s at the Reach – 1435 Simonton Street – 305-296-5000

Square One – 1075 Duval Street – 305-296-4300

Sun Sun at the Casa Marina Resort – 1500 Reynolds Street – 305-296-3535

Tavern N Town at the Marriott Beachside Resort – 3841 N Roosevelt Blvd. Please call 305-296-8100 for reservations.

Thai Life – 1801 N Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-9907


Sunset Watersports is having a special Christmas Dinner Cruise! Enjoy turkey, ham, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, yams, and pie. For reservations please call 888-362-3474 and tell them that you would like to reserve seats on the Sunset Watersports’ Christmas Sunset Dinner Cruise Special.


Fausto’s – 522 Fleming Street – 305-296-5663 & 1105 White Street – 305-294-5221 
If you prefer to enjoy Christmas dinner in your own lodgings and not in a restaurant setting, order a full meal from Fausto’s! They are offering two options, both enough to serve 8 – 10 guests. Their Holiday Turkey Dinner is $149.99 and includes a roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, sweet potato casserole, cranberry relish, and stuffing. Their Traditional Cuban Pork Dinner is $99.99 and includes a half pan of Cuban pork with yellow rice, black beans, sweet plantains, and Cuban bread. Orders must be placed by December 20th and picked up by 6:00 PM on December 24th.

Key West Cakes – 1014 White Street – 305-296-4162 – Order a holiday cookie platter or one of their delicious pies for Christmas! Choose from Pumpkin, Chocolate Cream, Apple Crumb, and Pecan.

The Bakery at Cupcake Sushi – 1013 Truman Ave. – 305-432-7599 – Taking orders for holiday Apple Pies!


See what else is happening on the island during your visit by checking out our Key West Events Calendar, and for other things to do and see in our island city, go to our Key West Web Site.

Before making your reservations for Christmas dinner check out our restaurant reviews!

Feel free to Email Me if you have any questions about Key West!!
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
Island Genn
Key West Concierge

 

Thanksgiving in Key West 2015

Thanksgiving Day Feast

Thanksgiving Day Feast

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Turkey, pumpkin pie and sharing it with family and close friends! If you are in Key West for Turkey Day, give thanks because you can still enjoy traditional Thanksgiving Day fare while basking in the warm Key West sun. Or, you can start a new traditional and celebrate the day with a local seafood specialty instead. It is your day after all!

Below is a list of places that will be offering specials for Thanksgiving. Reservations are highly recommended!! Enjoy!

  • A&B Lobster House – 700 Front Street – 305-294-5880 – Offering their regular menu along with a special traditional turkey dinner.
  • Azur – 425 Grinnell Street – 305-292-2987 – Enjoy a nontraditional Turkey Day with a selection of Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Bagatelle – 115 Duval Street – 305-296-6609 – Enjoy their holiday featured items or stick with one of their regular tropical menu items. Yum!
  • Cafe Sole – 1029 Southard Street – 305-294-0230 – Enjoy a Traditional Turkey dinner for $30 per person.
  • The Commodore – 700 Front Street – 305-294-9191 – Enjoy a Thanksgiving Day meal of maple butternut squash bisque, roasted turkey breast with stuffing, whipped potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and either sticky toffee pudding or pumpkin pie for dessert. All for just $33 per person.
  • Croissants de France – 816 Duval Street – 305-294-2624 – Serving Turkey Dinner from 12:30 – 7pm!
  • Duffy’s – on the corner of Truman and Simonton – 305-296-4900 – Enjoy a three course Thanksgiving Day meal with turkey and all of het fixings for just $24.99 per person.
  • Firefly Cafe – 223 Petronia Street – 305-849-0104 – Bring your family to enjoy a real Southern Thanksgiving feast!
  • Hot Tin Roof at the Ocean Key Resort – 0 Duval Street – 305-296-7701 – Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with a gorgeous water view for just $69 plus tax per person. Special enters include Thanksgiving Day favorites to island cuisine specialties. Yum!
  • Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville – 500 Duval Street – 305-292-1435 – Traditional Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dinner for just $1895 per person.
  • Keyviche – 421 Caroline Street – 305-432-9440 – If you are not looking for turkey dinner this Thanksgiving, come here to try some ceviche!
  • Martin’s – 917 Duval Street – 305-295-0111 – In addition to their full regular menu Martin’s will also have specials in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. These include pumpkin soup, oven roasted turkey breast with mashed potatoes, gravy, red cabbage and cranberry sauce, and a spices apple, Turkey Schnitzel, and pumpkin pie!
  • Pepe’s – 806 Caroline Street – 305-294-7192 – They practice all year for Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving they will be open for breakfast and lunch and dinner will start at 4. Full dinner menu available in addition to the Thanksgiving special.
  • Pier House Resort & Caribbean Spa – 1 Duval Street – 305-296-4600 – Dine at one of the resorts four restaurants.
  • Prime Steakhouse – 951 Caroline Street – 305-296-4000 – In addition to the regular menu they will also offer traditional Thanksgiving Day favorites.
  • Rooftop Cafe – 308 Front Street – 305-294-2042 – Enjoy our full dinner menu along with holiday specials, such as turkey dinner on Thanksgiving.
  • Tavern N Town at the Marriott Beachside – 3841 N Roosevelt Boulevard – 305-296-3676 – is serving a feast of familiar holiday favorites along with their regular menu from 3pm until 10pm.

Looking for action this Thanksgiving rather than the normal lackadaisical Turkey Day? Here are some options for you!

  • The Fishing Is Amazing Here In Key West over Thanksgiving! Check Out Dream Catcher Charters – Key West best resource for fishing charters since 1994.
  • Fury Watersports – call Island Genn at 888-362-3474 for reservations! – If you are looking for some exciting events during the Key West Thanksgiving 2015, then hop aboard the largest fleet of catamarans on the island and get ready for some exciting new adventures.  Our Key West Thanksgiving Ultimate Adventure comes complete with all the water sports you can handle and a traditional Thanksgiving luncheon.
  • Sunset Watersports – call Island Genn at 888-362-3474 for reservations! Join the Sunset crew on a Thanksgiving Day dinner and dancing cruise. For $69 plus tax per person you can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day buffet as well as unlimited drinks, music and that famous Key West sunset!

Want to enjoy Thanksgiving in the comfort of your home or hotel room? Well then you can order meals to be picked up!

  • Old Town Bakery is taking orders for pies, breads, as well as cheese and meat platters. Orders must be in by November 24th. They will be open on Thanksgiving from 7am until noon. Located at 930 Eaton Street, 305-396-7450.
  • Faustos is now taking orders for their Thanksgiving feast! Oven roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, cranberry relish, stuffing to feed 8-10 people all for $149.99. Or, you can simply order the turkey or a spiral ham. Place your orders by November 22nd. Orders must be picked up by 6pm on November 25th. Located at 522 Fleming Street: 305-296-5663 and 1105 White Street: 305-294-5221.
  • Great Events is creating a Thanksgiving feast that you can bring home to enjoy without having to doc all of the prep work! Order by November 23rd at 5pm. Pick up between 9am and 2pom on Thanksgiving Day. They will even deliver to your door for an additional $25! Menu includes: sage brined whole roasted and carved turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, stuffing, cranberry orange chutney, green bean casserole, and monkey bread. Other tidbits such as desserts are also available as are custom menus. This dinner for four is $120, and cash orders will be discounted.
  • Key West Cakes is making pumpkin pies, chocolate cream pies, apple crumb pies, and pecan pies as well as assorted cookies for Thanksgiving. Located at 1014 White Street, call 305-296-4162 for more information.

Below are places that offered specials for Thanksgiving in years past. We are still awaiting confirmation that they will be doing something similar this year as well, so stay tuned for updates to this list!!


Before making your reservations for Thanksgiving dinner, be sure to read my   restaurant reviews; check out our restaurant review section of this blog as well as our restaurant reviews. Also, to see what is happening on the island during your visit, check out our Key West Events Calendar to see other upcoming special events.

For more information about the fun side of Key West… things to do and see in our island city, go to our Key West Web Site.

Feel free to Email Me if you have any questions about Key West!!

 

Island Genn – Your Key West Concierge