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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“plantain chips” (76 reviews)
“lechon asado” (60 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious, the service was good, and the historic Cuban atmosphere was interesting. The adjacent gift shop had some interesting choices.

Thank DunedinDale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Cuban Sandwich….Not pressed; bread was hard as a rock; meat was cold; no mustard; AND SERVED WITH TOMATO & LETTACE !!!...Avoid this place !!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very, very good food in a very cool and colorful place. We had dinner here right after watching the sunset in Mallory Square. Dinner on the patio was perfect for people watching and listening to live music, but be sure to step inside and check...More

Thank justcindy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently returned from a Key West trip with my husband and friends. We tried many of the island's offerings, but dinner here was definitely the highlight for me. The ambiance was vibrant, the service cheerful, and the food flavorful and reasonably priced. My husband...More

Thank bekahchica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First you should know I’m an All-American eater most of the time. My husband really wanted to eat here, so I agreed. I wish we had eaten here every night! Wow. It was so good. I had the skirt steak, and my husband had to...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here after watching the sun set at Mallory Square. First stop - dancing to live music outside on the patio with a bunch of fun people of all ages! Had a quick wait at the bar for our table inside - the waitress...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped for a drink after sunset and the music kept us there! The live Cuban music was great and had many people up and dancing. Great atmosphere and cold beer!

Thank mickiet2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are out in Mallory Square you should really stop here. They have a great bar and live music. The food is very good as are the drinks. One of the coolest things are the Key West chickens and roosters are running around everywhere,...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to come for those who don't know much about Cuban food as they have a main course made up of three house specialities which were quite delicious. The staff are very friendly. It is also very conveniently located near Mallory...More

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I hopped in here for a quick bite while we were in the Mallory Square area. We ordered the Cuban Nachos, which features plantain chips instead of tortilla chips. It was very good and was just the right amount of food. The...More

Thank tools35
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Robert G
14 January 2018|
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Response from gtd2017 | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 5, We drink there most afternoons
27 September 2016|
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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.
7 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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