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Bobalu's Southern Cafe

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As featured in The Best of Key West
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301 USHighway 1, Big Coppitt Key, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-296-1664
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11:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Venice, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best pizza in the keys! You can have it fifty ways to sunday, but the basic pepperoni always our favorite. They have a full menu, but are known for the pizza.

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Thank Luvn_Life_in_FL
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had an unplanned stop at Bobalu's on the way to Key West. We had a party of over 10 with a mix of seniors, adults, & older and young teens. No one ordered the same thing on the menu. A few ordered their specials and the others ordered off the menu. This "unplanned" stop became our best stop... More 

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Thank scndcoin
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I like to go to non-commercial restaurants when we are traveling. We enjoyed our lunch here. Food was hot. Waiter was very personable. Price was decent.

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Thank Marsha O
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I stopped in here for lunch. We ordered their jerk chicken and sampler platter both were really good. But the sampler platter was over-the-top the shrimp the fish the scallops all were fantastic. As sides we ordered sweet potato casserole and roasted brussels sprouts. They were both amazing. It's really a shame we live in Iowa. The... More 

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Thank Amanda C
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice spot, they cook your catch of the day when you bring it in. I love the wings and the German chocolate cake.

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Thank Emmanuel G
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Returned for a meal after two plus decades . The garlic Parmesan chicken wings were delicious. But the southern fried chicken was better. Moist juicy and perfectly seasoned four piece dinner was better than I expected.

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Thank dmarng
Toms River, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The food amazing. I had the Hog Fish. Our waitress was the owner and was FANTASTIC. She had such a personality. We were a table of 7, not a long wait. Her husband is the Chef. Everyone loved their food.

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Thank kareng3162015
Big Pine Key, Florida
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went in to try the pizza. It was pretty good, and the onion rings were also good, but that's where it ended. We were one of two tables. We noticed a good amount of take out orders, than it hit us. The table service sucked. The waitress was horrible. The second waitress was more concerned about eating her own food.... More 

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Thank swatman201
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The food was pretty good. My husband and I both had sandwiches. The fried green tomatoes were tasty. The pizza looks amazing though.

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Thank Jennifer V
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great selection for everyone. Great prices for the amount of food you get. We dined in and our server was great and service was quick from what I remember of our most recent dine-in. We order To-go a lot as well since we live near by. Quick, easy and delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 USHighway 1, Big Coppitt Key, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-296-1664

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?