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Key West's Reach Resort dock and beach ocean view from resort restaurant.

Four Marlins at the Reach Resort: Review

February 9, 2020 – Since I have lived in the Florida Keys (20+ years now), the restaurant at the Reach Resort has been Shula’s, Strip, Spencer’s and now Four Marlins. They finally broke away from the “S” theme, so hopefully…

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Ringing in the New Year in Key West

If you find yourself in Key West to ring in the New Year, you have so many options. You can just relax in your hotel room and ring in the 2019 with Ryan Seacrest on the television. But, the island…

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Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen & Bar at the Perry Hotel – Review

  I love trying out new restaurants, especially ones that are close to my work. When Matt’s Stock Island Grill opened up at the new Perry Hotel on Stock Island, I was excited. Matt’s tagline is to let the ingredients…

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Ocean Grill & Bar | Review

I love eating at Duval Square because it is a comfortable atmosphere with great restaurants and (drum roll) parking in Key West!  Ocean Grill & Bar recently opened after the owners of the New York Pasta Garden, also located in…

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Rooftop Cafe | Review

Our friends were recently visiting from out of town and we wanted to take them to dinner someplace quiet so that we could catch up with them without having to yell above the noise that is inherent to many downtown eateries. It…

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Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar | Review

I was out shopping with my girlfriend Dianne the other day when we decided to grab a quick bite for lunch. Neither one of us had eaten at the new Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar yet which is located at the entrance…

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El Meson de Pepe’s: Review

Since 1985, the family run El Meson de Pepe’s has been serving Cuban food to residents and visitors of Key West. The restaurant has been at its present location in Mallory Square since 1997. This building is as much a museum…

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The Waterfront Brewery: Review

The Waterfront Brewery opened last fall in the building that had been the longtime home of the Waterfront Market. Currently, you can go there to enjoy food, spirits, and an ever-changing beer menu as well as games and a view. And…

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Havana | Review

This weekend I met up with my friend Pam for lunch. We decided to try Havana on Duval Street since neither one of us had eaten there before. The space is small and loud as you walk in, and it has…

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Piper Charlie Mac's Ribs

Charlie Mac’s | Review

Yesterday was Tuesday so a few of us decided to partake in Taco Tuesday at one of the downtown restaurants that do this weekly special. We ended up at Charlie Mac’s on Southard Street next to the Green Parrot. I had not been…

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Martin’s | Review

I had eaten at Martin’s before and enjoyed the experience, but it had been awhile so my husband and I decided to take some friends who were visiting from out of town. Located at 917 Duval Street next to the…

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Abbondanza Italian Restaurant | Review

Located on Simonton Street, Abbondanza is a family style Italian restaurant. The building is made up of several conch cottages that have been connected. While charming, the tables are small and tight if you are a tall person. Even me…

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