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Kelly's Caribbean Bar, Grill and Brewery

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Address: 301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6542
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+1 305-293-8484
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Description:

Southernmost brewery in the U.S., owned by actress Kelly McGillis.

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Used to be a Favorite

Kelly's has always been a favorite of ours in Key West. Apparently it has changed hands and our visit this week did not meet expectations. Setting is lovely as always, but the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
John H
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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Why is this place still in business? It's a lovely, convenient location, but the food is average at best (conch fritters were nothing but breading), and the beer selection is the usual mass-produced factory brews you find any where. They had ONE supposedly house-brewed beer on tap. There are many many good restaurants and bars in Key West. Don't waste... More 

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kelly's has always been a favorite of ours in Key West. Apparently it has changed hands and our visit this week did not meet expectations. Setting is lovely as always, but the food was somewhat bland and lacked imagination. Service was attentive and fine. Maybe it needs to change hands again.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Kelly's with a dozen friends during happy hour. It was my first time there and We had a great time. The drinks were cheap and good, the wings were the same. We didn't care for the Shrimp Tempura but everything else was super. KRISTEN WAS A GREAT SERVER! It was my first visit but won't be my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The vibe is nice, very peaceful! Beautiful court yard , was disturbed by waitress with shorts that needed more material 😳 legs all bruised was not pretty but the food was good lol

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lunch is served in an outdoor courtyard, very peaceful and quiet. Try a beer from their Brewery, you won't regret it.

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Kalamazoo, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Roaming around Key West trying to experience the taste of the local breweries. Kelly's made 3, the wheat beer couldn't come close to say Bell's Oberon, the red beer was a bit better and they were out of the IPA. The service was very good. Not sure about the food because I didn't eat there. I would come back just... More 

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Thank dencrocket
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Just off Duval on Caroline Street, this spot is both convenient and less hectic than nearby Duval Street spots. Located in building where Pan Am airline was founded. Have expanded to do more food plus an on site microbrewery. Stopped by twice in three days, once for drive nose and once for lunch. Service was both friendly and accommodating. Food... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink at 1 and sat at the bar. Asked for her best drink and got Grapefruit Smash (bc Grapefruit is in peak season). Drink was fantastic. Husband came for their IPA but the brewery onsite was out of 2 of the 3 beers they brew 🙁so he went w the wheat on tap Ordered the coconut... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Nice courtyard, but smelled of paint the day we were there. I thought the conch fritters were poor, but the conch soup was ok. My wife had a chicken bacon sandwich that was nice. Yes she did give me a piece.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We were visiting Key West for my son's wedding in early January, 2017. My son and his fiancee had chosen Kelly's for their Wedding Reception - appetizer's and small reception with 50 or so guests. Chuck and his staff were wonderfully attentive to their needs and requests and food and service were great! We really enjoyed the outdoor space. We... More 

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