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El Meson de Pepe

) #100 of 315 Restaurants in Key West €€ - €€€ Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Front Street, Key West, FL
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (15 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Front Street, Key West, FL
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking into the restaurant is like walking into a different world. I love the décor. The food is purported to be authentic Cuban food. It was excellent. I would recommend the tamal with pork and plantains. A very nice experience.

Thank JMCKingsland_GA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive server and great music if seated outside. The only negative was the rude hostess. Other than that, interesting decor, friendly service, and of course, tasty Cuban food at reasonable price - great place to eat.

Thank green-banana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I love this restaurant, great drinks, we loves the pina colada and the sangria. The food is delicious, they have live music and a dance floor. You have the option of eating inside or outside.

Thank Gianni H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped @ Pepe's for lunch and I wasn't feeling well and only wanted soup but I just had to try the churrasco. The meal came with rice, choice of soup or garbanzo soup, churrasco and choice of yucca or plantains. I decided to try the...More

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a quick bite after a Sunset cruise. Food was really good, coconut shrimp delicious. Atmosphere was nice, outside seating. Waitress wasn't the friendliest but that was not unusual for Key West.

Thank lisa r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can never go wrong with the variety offered and the amount served. The Caribbean flare really does offer a nice change of pace.

Thank mberg56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner. I had a great mojito to start. Loved the bread basket. Just dipped a corner in the hot sauce. We devoured it all. I had the number 69, Cuban pork. So good. Loved the yellow rice and beans with it....More

Thank Tigerfan85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food tasty mango mojito! Our waiter August was informative and fun. The plantain chips are delicious!

Thank FinchFam4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a Friday evening and the service was barely acceptable. Our waiter was closing out a large party so we could make concessions but we ordered a pitcher of sangria that we never received. A few minutes after we received our food he tried...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great atmosphere, fantastic Cuban dishes, terrific waiter. We had 6 in our party and they accommodated us well. Recommend!

Thank dponzio1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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: Front Street, Key West, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-2620
  • E-mail
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