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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to El Mason de Pepe at least 25 times over the years and have enjoyed enjoyed every meal, every Mojito, and every cigar. Great enviroment, great food, great drink, and fantastic music. Thanks for such an experience. B&D

Thank gtd2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice outdoor atmosphere, good food, efficient courteous service. Nothing to complain about here - did it knock our socks off? No, but is was an enjoyable meal and super convenient to Duval and Mallory. Good option if you are down that way during meal time.

Thank Planegator
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have been going to Pepe's for breakfast for 25 years. Eating outside is preferred and they do their best to seat you quickly. Eating inside is cozy, but fine as well.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their green mojo sauce that they offer with their bread is one of the best tasting things I've ever eaten in my life. This was my first taste of Cuban food, and I have thought about this place every single day since my vacation ended....More

Thank JamieKateWrites
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are located in a busy area near the cruise ship dock. They have a good menu with excellent food. If you are seated outside, a chicken or rooster may come by your table.

Thank wvillamil
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cuban food is very good and the Mojitos are great! A couple of mojitos and you are guaranteed to enjoy yourself. Nice section of Cuban history and artwork contributes to the atmosphere. Salsa bands play outside at night for some Latin dancing. Right next...More

Thank KP D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place, the food, service, atmosphere were excellent. This restaurant is located right on Mallory Square, it is a great place for dinner before watching the sunset.

Thank Maritza F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here upon recommendation of local person. It was okay. Nothing over the top. I was hoping for some good Cuban cooking but was disappointed. I had some shredded beef. Good but just not great. Waitress was slow also. Ran out of drink and never...More

Thank TNTraveler477
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not expect too much from a business event buffet in Mallory square -- think TOURIST TRAP!! However -- everything (except the fans ! ) was wonderful : rice and beans, picadillo, ropas, marinated park, plantains. SANGRIA !!!! Service was stellar, given the all at...More

Thank Bambi G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great food and nightly outdoor music for dancing at the bar.All around fun place to be after the sunset festival revelers leave.Had a great time here.Bar staff is friendly and remembered what I was drinking,even when I wandered around.

Thank Suzanne H
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Questions & Answers
Frank S
28 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SnowChik | Reviewed this property |
Hi, So sorry to have missed your question, I was on travel myself. Hope you had a great time in Key West and got a chance to check out that restaurant.
8 April 2015|
Response from Sheily V |
No I actually tried calling ahead and they said they didn't do reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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: 410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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