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El Mocho Restaurant

5708 Maloney Ave, Key West, FL 33040-5985
+1 305-296-7490
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cuban toast” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
5708 Maloney Ave, Key West, FL 33040-5985
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While driving to Key West, we wanted some good Cuban food. This place has excellent reviews on google, yelp and tripadvisor. And they are correct. The food is delicious, huge portions and the staff was super friendly. I had the special of the day which...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Nice little family owned business. Service was excellent. Plenty of locals, which is a good indication it had great food. Huge servings.

Thank cwstudent
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We visited Stock Island for the month of February and fell in love with the food at El Mocho..The staff were very accommodating and when we asked for the Cuban for breakfast, they complied....awesome staff...great place no rush....

Thank rj56_us
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Stopped here for a quick breakfast before sightseeing in Key West. Has its own parking lot. Good basic breakfast.

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I was staying down the street and looking for a breakfast spot. I stumbled on this place. I LOVED IT. Small local place that seemed to be the spot for everyone to stop in for something to go. Or to hang out. Nicest people ever....More

Thank njpk
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went here for breakfast on a tip from a local. Missed by 10 minutes and they would not accommodate me. So, I ordered some fried pork chunks with plantains and rice which was good but nothing special in terms of either flavor/seasoning or preparation. Kinda...More

Thank eppikureeus
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

You gotta try the tostones ! Delicious, delicious, delicious! The Cuban toast with breakfast also amazing! Are there more than once on our trip! Can't beat the price either!

Thank Pamella A
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Good simple breakfast service with fresh Cuban toast. Friendly and quick service. Definitely try this breakfast on stock island.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The Food is good but the Service is going down hill. 2 tables 4 at the counter. 2 people walked out and found that those who were there complained about the service too. Waitress talk to much and are not attentive to their customers. I...More

Thank chloe20106
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is small and quaint, but they have great Cuban food! Love their cuban coffee and toast. Staff is friendly, and they make everything to order!

Thank SV0710
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5708 Maloney Ave, Key West, FL 33040-5985
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-296-7490
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