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MEAT Eatery And Taproom

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American, Bar, Pub
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88005 Overseas Highway, #15, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-852-3833
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Smyrna, Delaware
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I seen this on dinner drive& dives. We stoped on the way out from key West. The staff was friendly. I had the lucy juicey burger. It was good and tender. Have to get the fresh made pork grinds, there amazing.

Thank John T
Sebastian, Florida
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pork rinds are amazing! Juicy Lucy burger, unbelievably good. Both times we've been, they are out of most of the beer, strange. Loved that they offered a lettuce wrap instead of a bun as I'm gluten sensitive. Unfortunately, it's not a wrap and requires a fork and knife. That said, still enjoyed my chicken "sandwich" with tapenade added.

1 Thank Heidi2Keys
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a week of seafood, was craving a burger. Found MEAT on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. They make everything in-house - bacon, chorizo, ketchup, mustard, pork rinds. Had the Juicy Lucy with the truffle fries which were delicious dipped in the homemade mustard and mayonnaise combined. Husband had the special Cowboy Burger and loved it with the perfect... More 

1 Thank Maxaxmom
Haines City, Florida
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338 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little bar with a few tables was a great find as they served up some of the tastiest wings I have ever tasted. But it got better still... their fried chicken was spectacularly good. The burgers were tasty and the fries nice and crisp and the coleslaw was interesting. There's a selection of craft beers on offer and the... More 

Thank Paul H
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very different for the Keys...but what a breath of fresh air. Great food, but more than seafood. Good beer, great staff and very good food. Nice atmosphere. Location is almost camoflauged in a strip mall but worth the look.

1 Thank Disneygirl4131
Boucherville, Canada
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a snorkeling trip...we were hungry...god bless this restaurant!!!! Do not be fooled by the front appearence...the service is curtious and the food is really good. A small place with lots of caracter ! Also the serving was not too big ; just the right size. We took the famous burger voted "the best" and it was delicious....i highly recommand... More 

1 Thank 80isabelle
Newport, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is only a small place but its big on taste. You seat yourself and order at the bar. They have a large beer menu and even have adult milk shakes. We had a Juicy Lucy inside out burger which had bacon and cheese inside the burger and was real tasty. Like i said its only a small place but... More 

1 Thank sally 21
Lexington, South Carolina
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233 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our trip through the keys we stopped at MEAT which was one of Guy Fieri's recommendations. Bot ht wife and I had burgers and shared the skins, had a few beers and on the road again. The restaurant isnt real big so if you go at lunchtime there may be a wait,but is well worth it.

1 Thank waynelauld
Richmond Hill, NY
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in on election night and had some great fried chicken and sweet potato fries. The milk shake was off the charts! Super pulled pork sandwich and bottle of local brew. We think the owner took care of us and was very friendly. Not fancy digs but clean and nice

1 Thank Cathy H
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here based off of some friends recommendation. It was great, the burger was awesome and had some smoked chicken wings that were spectacular. Great craft beer selection and the employees were very friendly and accommodating.

1 Thank Barry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88005 Overseas Highway, #15, Islamorada, FL 33036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-852-3833
M.E.A.T. Eatery And Taproom is a Cutting-Edge Quick-Service restaurant in the Upper Florida Keys. It smokes its own meats, makes its own Sausage in-house, has high quality Burgers, Hotdogs, Pulled Pork and even Lobster Rolls as a Gourmet Fast Food establishment. MEAT alo carries Craft Beers, Microwbrewed Sodas, Organic Wines and Homemade Ice Cream. Not to be missed traveling in the Keys!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?