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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
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was looking for a vegetarian/ vegan restaurant on our way back from key west. There was only about one restaurant that fit that bill per key on our way north to Miami, but because it was Sunday most were closed. Fortunately, we found Ballyhoos on zomato (app). We were delighted with the food. Wide variety and well seasoned. The... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've never been to a restaurant in the middle of a median before, but that's where Sal's Ballyhoo is located. We chose it because it is almost right across the street from Bay Harbor Lodge, so that meant we didn't need to get back in the car again after a very long drive from MIA to Key Largo. The food... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in key west for a short Vacation and I choose this restaurant for the high rating, which they deserve, they have fair prices and the food taste delicious, I think people don't give the fifth start because there is no water view, the server was fast and good even to our dog that we brought with us, I... More 

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Beloit, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice - once for dinner and once for lunch. The food was wonderful and there are vegan/vegetarian options which we really appreciated. The vegan food was awesome!! Our entire party enjoyed their food. Service was a bit slower but I think most people are on "keys time" so I hate to ding them on that. If you... More 

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3 Thank Jessica E
Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was average. They feature crab legs but everything else is average. Listened to a server argue with a customer about what the bar did or did not serve in the past. Will not go back to many other great places.

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Thank Richard O
Boca Raton, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious seafood in a low key atmosphere. Sat outside in a little garden area. Waiter not super nice, food was great, prices average.

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3 Thank tara c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at Ballyhoo's twice during our vacation. They're pecan and goat cheese salad is amazing!! You can add seafood like Mahi or shrimp on your salad which makes it even better! They have a cute outdoor seating area and their desserts are delicious! Our waitress, Barb was the best!!! Definitely eat here while you're in Key... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long drive from Orlando we decided to eat here for convenience we had two small children who were tired but hungry . We were seated quick enough and our order was taken but then we waited nearly 50 minutes for food ! Another 20 minutes for dessert and took the Jill to the register as had been in... More 

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1 Thank Emma B
Ightham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super helpful Ashley talked us through the various dishes and specials. We were staying at the Seafarer and the restaurant was within walking distance. All meals were generous portions and there was a good selection of drinks. Excellent key lime pie

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2 Thank Ightham1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional southern fare, with surprisingly large veg/vegan menu! We tried a bunch of things from the veg menu, all are homemade and tasty. Boiled peanuts were an interesting appetizer. Salads were good, food was tasty and fresh. We tried the vegan coconut cake for dessert - could have been a bit more moist, and was a little pricey, but still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?