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Juan loves lucy

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124 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6506
305-293-9599
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down may be the best roasted Cuban pork i have had. Tostones were fantastic and they make great Cuban style mojitos!

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Thank LeffFam
Hockessin, Delaware
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We have been to KW 15 times and seek out the best Cuban food we can find. If you want a real home cooked, authentic cuban meal, this is the place. We are repeat customers. Hidden down a little alley, it's a well kept secret that I probably shouldn't share. While all the other restaurants on Duval had a waiting... More 

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Thank MicheleRBiliski
New York
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were walking down Duval Street when we noticed this tiny restaurants yellow awning sticking out from this alleyway. We decided to take a look since we were both curious, and hungry. We walk around a man selling Cuban cigars in the alleyway and soon come into the dining area of an outdoor restaurant. Juan Loves Lucy... More 

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Thank Jacoblamoureux
Oxford, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner here, loved the vaca frita and house made sangria! Wait staff very friendly and prompt. Taking home a bottle of Castro's Breath hot sauce (spicy but not too hot with a long finish!). Don't walk past this hidden gem off Duval!

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Thank Arduinna60
Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

we went to this restaurant on St Patrick day.It looked romantic from the street so we decided to try.Service was done by a very rude person.Food was to spiced.Pork meat greasy.We were not even served water.At the end an 18% gratuity was added to our check.For us this was a nonsense for such a bad service.

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Thank eacv1957
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

DO NOT GO HERE!!! I came to eat with my wife and 2 kids.... other nearby places were full,kids were hungry and we wanted to try Cuban. Immediately after we sat down ee noticed THE FILTH on tables! we ordered bottled water and mineral one and they only had warm mineral. The owner/waitress brought ice but looks like she doesnt... More 

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Thank JP_SLO
Dahlonega, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We found the restaurant coincidentally- it's in the back within a patio at duval street! We were the only ones at that time and didnt know what to expect. They served very good mojito as well as typical "latin/cuban" food - black beans, rice, yuca, platanos with different kinds of meat! We had beef stew as well as the catch... More 

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Thank Julia G
Tauranga, New Zealand
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were drawn down a mysterious alley to this intimate place with rough hewn logs and a cabana type atmosphere. We were the only ones there for awhile, but service seemed to be somewhat of an imposition, although it was an odd time of the afternoon. We ordered beers and the combination appetizer. The beers were deliciously cold and the... More 

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Thank madamegadfly
Prairieville, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

While in Key West if you you're tired of the more commercial "front row" eateries, try this little out of the way (literally back ally) joint that has a limited but delicious selections from South of the Border, and I mean 90 miles to the South. Also, if you just drop in for a cool drink don't leave without trying... More 

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Thank Tony G
Placentia, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Average Cuban food. I ordered a glass of wine and it was a huge full glass, but was warm. The waitress took it off our bill when she asked why I didn't drink it and I told her. Restaurant was outdoors in back area of shops. Was clean and service was good, but food wasn't great. It was highly recommended... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6506
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-293-9599

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