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The Boathouse

700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
+1 305-294-1269
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visit anytime for great food but for the price you need to go for happy hour! They are the best on the boardwalk! Peel and eat shrimp are to die for!

Thank Tammy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped in for some beers and appetizers. We were not disappointed. Great location on the water. Staff very friendly. Food was smaller portions then expected, but the quality made up the difference.

Thank AquaRichard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for supper after my husband had been fishing as we were told they would cook caught fish here. Server seemed annoyed that we brought our own fish. Price was a little much at $18.95 each, it was just blackened. That included our fish cooked...More

Thank kitty_phi
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we were staying in key west some locals had told us to try and save money go to some of the local restaurants that had happy hour appetizers and drinks. We did this one evening at the boat house and a couple other places....More

2  Thank owlsbball
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had excellent fish and chips and prime rib sandwich. Our server checked on us numerous times to make sure everything was fine. The food came out fast and hot. Loved it!

1  Thank Rotts4me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food,fast service. The fried conch was excellent. Food portions were big, we left stuffed. I had the fried shrimp and my wife had the scollops bother were great.

1  Thank Will M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there tonight with the family. Service was excellent. All four of our meals were very good and we had nothing left over. Recommended for sure. Being in the docks makes this place cool to hang out

Thank Dmax32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner and it was excellent! We sat at a table overlooking the marina. It was a truly excellent dinner! 👍👍

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice of food, good prices, good service and good views to the Harbour/marina. Good choice also for families

Thank Tiago M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend that lives locally suggested this place to us. Suggesting they had the best happy hour. He was right. The bartenders were super friendly especially Shannon. Very attentive and pleasant. They were super busy but we never went without a drink or food. The...More

Thank Laura L
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Torii L
5 February 2018|
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Response from Phil G | Reviewed this property |
Every day
26 December 2016|
Response from GNRoney | Reviewed this property |
Maybe they are too busy or maybe bc they open at 4. But it is so worth it
31 May 2016|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
4-6:30 and you do need to get there early if you want to sit at the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-1269
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