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The Boathouse

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
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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“lobster tempura” (27 reviews)
“kabobs” (23 reviews)
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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 5 days ago

Took my kids here the first day we were in Key West because we love to watch the comings and goings on the docks. Was really fun. Food was good and thank god for July it was cooler than expected

Thank designer109
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Boathouse is one of our must do's when we visit Key West. The food, drinks, bartenders and atmosphere are the best. Their happy hour is hard to beat. Drink specials and all appetizer plates are half price. The steak, shrimp, lamb and boathouse bread...More

Thank RNMommy120
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very casual & very friendly! Happy Hour is half price on all small plates (some of which are HUGE) & beer, wine & well drinks. A very frindly & convivial crowd.

Thank Irene D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual dining- Food was fresh! Atmosphere bar and grill but on the water. Service was great! Casual dining downstairs, more upscale upstairs at The Commodore.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The bartenders are snarky but what fun and they remember your name. Great place for happy hour but get there early to get a seat. Loved by tourist and locals alike. On of my favorite Key West bars.

Thank ctal2728
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places in Key West for happy hour dining. All of their small plates are half price and although they call them small plates, there is plenty to fill you up. If you grab a couple of small plates and...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place does 50% off between 4.30 pm and 6.30pm on starters. .drinks and cocktails. ..the menu is good...service friendly...well worth considering if you are in the area x

Thank Herbie1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dine here at least twice during our week long stay in Key West. The appetizer/small plate menu is half price from 4-6:30 pm. Love the tempura lobster tail with spicy mango dipping sauce!

Thank LELrd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Boathouse has happy hour every day 4 - 6:30. Half off beer and wine as well as well drinks. Half off small plates. The skirt steak is tender, the lamb chops are juicy, the specialty bread is incredible! Cant go wrong with calamari or...More

2  Thank dsphillips4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After dumping a glass of beer across the bar into my wife's lap, she informs us she won't charge us for the beer. Well, no kidding. How about paying for the drying cleaning bill for clothes and getting her purse cleaned. The reason she dumped...More

Thank islandexplorer
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Torii L
4 February 2018|
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Response from Phil G | Reviewed this property |
Every day
25 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
30 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Groups
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: 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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