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Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille

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97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
+1 305-852-0822
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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new york city
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had dinner. Food and service excellent. They start with a basket of pretzel sticks and biscuits with their homemade pepper jelly. Mahi Mahi Hemingway style was excellent. A nice sized portion of fresh fish parmesan crusted with crab meat on top. Cole slaw is tossed to order . People said the key lime pie was very good but as they... More 

Thank iove2travel55
Easley, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading the TA reviews we decided to try Ballyhoo's. it was Excellent! If you are looking for a great local feeling dinner spot with a great menu you must give them a try. The service was great as well as excellent food. We will be back for dinner again.

Thank dclogston
Redding, CA
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked from Playa Largo resort to Ballyhoo's, a small restaurant in the divider between north and south US 1. We were greeted promptly and seated right away at a nice table outside. Menu is great, lots of fresh fish, and an extensive vegetarian menu that was perfect for my wife. We started with a nice house Pinot and grilled avocado.... More 

Thank Sander S
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delicious meal, very nice waiter. I had Shrimp and tomatoes. It was excellent. Giant portion of shrimp and properly cooked. Veery good sauce covering shrimp, all placed on fried tomato slices. YUM ! Husband had Churassco and it was a nice portion, also cooked as requested. Peanut Butter pie for dessert, huge and enough to share.

1 Thank Kathleen S
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinners here two nights in a row! Awesome selection and good vegetarian options too! My family and I really enjoyed this restaurant-something for everyone and great service too!

1 Thank KammyH H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Came for dinner and only disappointment was the pie. Would highly recommend eating here but maybe get pie further south on journey.

Thank Jim dana l
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Meal and Great Service!!! Kids selections are good here. Enjoyed the food the drink and enjoyed having a waiter that was a transplant of Boston(with accent). He knew the island and you could tell actually enjoyed working there.

1 Thank PhillyCyclist1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh seafood, really tasty. Atmosphere is pretty noisy as it is between a divided highway. Dinner was delicious.

1 Thank Tricia C
Plainview, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so suppressed by this place. I couldn't believe that this is where I had the best burger I have every had. My wife a southwest salad that she loved. We went back for dinner a few days later and I had a delicious curry dish and my wife has the whole fried snapper. Can't wait to go back... More 

1 Thank mikecas84
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic fantastic fantastic food and service. Fried pink tomatoes. Fried snApper. Key lime pie best in the Keys!!

1 Thank Glen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo
  • Phone Number: +1 305-852-0822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?