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Thanksgiving, Key West – 2023

Visitors to Key West… want to know where you can get a traditional turkey dinner on Thanksgiving? Or, don’t care about tradition, but still want to eat out on the holiday? Below, check out our guide to Thanksgiving in Key…

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Jimmy Buffett

While Key West has been home to its share of celebrities through the ages, perhaps none are as well known as Jimmy Buffett. His music and his Margaritaville brand are recognized nearly everywhere. And while he is not originally from…

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Island Genn’s Smoked Wahoo Salad

I have been making tuna salad for years, and I love it, but after making this wahoo salad, I may never eat tuna salad again! The wahoo salad is so flavorful.  Freshly smoked fish will beat the taste of canned…

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Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Fish Tacos, Key West Style

I absolutely love tacos. Living down here in Key West, fish tacos are a pretty common menu item at just about any seafood restaurant. The fish of choice is typically mahi mahi (also known as dolphin fish or dorado) as…

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Red Shoe Island Bistro – Review

I have known about Red Shoe Island Bistro for awhile, but I typically avoid going downtown during busy season because parking and reservations can be difficult. So, with the season starting to slow a bit, my husband and I along…

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The Kolache Kitchen Review

Just what is a kolache? Until this new eatery opened up in the Overseas Market on Roosevelt Blvd, I had never heard of one. Apparently, it is a Texas thing, brought to them in the late 1800’s by Czech immigrants….

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Prime Rib at Four Flamingos

Where to get Prime Rib in Key West

Seafood is typically the cuisine of choice for those visiting Key West. But, sometimes red meat is what the cravings are calling for, and people just love prime rib. So, the question is, where can you get Prime Rib while…

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Book Your Trip to Key West this Summer!

Key West is a great vacation destination any time of year. You can enjoy tropical weather, gin clear waters, world class fishing, and so much more! But if this can be enjoyed year round, why come in the summer? Glad…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Key West with Mexican Food

Today is Cinco de Mayo, so let’s celebrate with some of my favorite fare, Mexican food! Tacos, burritos, quesadillas, oh my! I love it all! Many restaurants on the island of Key West have Mexican inspired dishes. But, there are…

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Key West Sandbar Charters: The Better Beaches

When people think of a tropical island, beaches instantly enter the mind. Well, Key West does have beaches, but the island is made of limestone, so the beaches are rocky and man made as the sand is pumped in from…

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Kaya Island Eats: Restaurant Review

Kaya was a regular stop of ours for dinner when it was located near our Sugarloaf house. But since Scott reopened in Key West, we had not had the opportunity to check it out until recently. There is so much…

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Sushi Song – Key West: Review

My BFF Dianne loves sushi. So, for her birthday this year we went to Sushi Song on the corner of Truman Ave and Duval Street. When we arrived, we had to wait a bit before we were seated. In that…

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