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The Buzzard's Roost

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££ - £££
As featured in 3 Days in Key Largo and 1 other guide
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21 Garden Cove Dr, Key Largo, FL 33037-5005
+1 305-453-3746
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting little outside area. Food was delicious. Service was great. Great laid--back atmosphere. No downside.

Thank Elaine K
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great Key Largo local option for a bite on the way to Key West. The gator appetizer is very special and the service very friendly. If there is availability, outside seating is special nice

Thank Fritz V
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great pet friendly restaurant located at the the end of a canal surrounded by a marina. Great spot to stop and start off your stay in the Keys our as your last stop when you really don't want to leave the Keys.

1 Thank Vic C
Newport, Wales
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Again a place we have visited before but I am pleased to say as good as ever. There is plenty of food so do not be afraid to skip appetisers! I had the Twin Lobster Tails and my wife the seafood pasta. You also get a salad to go with this. Our server was Melissa and she was fantastic. As... More 

Thank argwatkins
Juneau, AK
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265 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I drove through a soaker to have dinner here on the Monday night after Thanksgiving. It was off-season and we about had the place to ourselves when we arrived at 8 pm. Hostess Charlotte (who later turned out to be our server) took us to our table on the deck by the water (as the rain had tapered... More 

Thank dave1013
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a nice dinner here. I had a mahi sandwich and conch fritters and the wife had a hogfish entree. Everything was nicely done and we enjoyed the meal. Possibly a little overpriced but one of the better meals of our week in the keys.

Thank EasyAsheboro
Middletown, New Jersey
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214 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after seeing a sign on Route1- it is back off the main road on the water. Service was great and the food was delicious! Very nice setting to dine either inside or out. The 🦀 cake conch sliders were awesome. Sorry we had no room for dessert. Would suggest you give the place a visit. You... More 

Thank kmc1021
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place last year and had to come back this year (twice!). The food is great and served by a staff that is knowledgeable and friendly. My wife and I especially love the waterfront setting that is just far enough out of the way to make it feel like a local spot and not a tourist trap. This is... More 

Thank Rich E
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at a table outside and enjoyed the view of the boats and marina. The food was excellent. I had grilled catch of the day which was snapper. Soup of the day, crab bisque, was also excellent. The other two members of our group had the burgers. They were cooked perfectly and huge! Our server, Ben, took excellent care... More 

Thank fins4me
Glens Falls, New York
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Once again, not disappointed. The staff was attentive expecially Craig, General Manager. Welcomed us back and the food was delicious of course the Smashed Buzzard Cocktail was a must and look forward to visiting again upon our next trip back to Key Largo in a few months.

Thank Lisa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 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: 21 Garden Cove Dr, Key Largo, FL 33037-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo
  • Phone Number: +1 305-453-3746

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