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The Conch Shack

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118 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6506
+1 305-295-2494
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Davie, Florida
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried the mahi bites, conch fritters and ceviche and all were TOPS. Cash only location in a little nook on Duval with a few seats in the front and a few back by Hog's Breath to listen to music. Fast service and food cooked fresh. This place was PERFECT and inexpensive.

Thank Bonnie N
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on reviews we headed here for lunch. First surprise was that they only accepted cash, but scraped together $40 and tried the lobster rolls ($16/each). This is the 3rd place we've had lobster rolls in past 2 weeks and the lobster rolls we're good but ranked 3rd in our minds. Lettuce filled over half the roll and lobster meat... More 

Thank Mike C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty, fresh and friendly! The best burger in the world. Handmade french fries! Good prices! Super friendly.

Thank Martin G
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to Key West many times and always wanted to taste a conch fritter. The woman at the smoothie shop suggested The Conch Shack. First of all it is a 'shack'. I am in Key West, and I have eaten many a good meal at "shacks"so I overlooked the crud and ordered the small three piece offering. Watched the... More 

Thank Sam D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read a lot about this place and headed for it for our first meal in Key West. Very disappointed! Served in a plastic basket, the fried conch had hardly a taste. While being right on Duval Street, the uncomfortable stools did not make the stay pleasant. The fries were mushy and became cold quickly. Definitely not interesting.

Thank raoul v
Brookfield, IL
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent conch preparred to order. There is a small outdoor seating area. Great place for a snack. Reminded me of a visit to a local conch restaurant in the Bahamas. Slightly lower price than other nearby restaurants serving conch.

Thank jrmsr
Dothan, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love local restaurants. This place had the very vibe that said, "We are Key West". Earnest Hemingway visited here. Food was wonderful and plentiful. LOVE THIS RESTAURANT!!! It's a must eat.

Thank 401gloriag
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I see this man my heart jumps with joy, I've had conch in many places in South Florida, but NOTHING beats this piece of Conch Heaven. Cracked Conch is my addiction and I refuse to quit!

Thank Ralphie T
Lawrence, Kansas
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885 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by the Conch Shack while you are visiting the water front area and enjoy some conch fritters or another delight.

Thank buffalojim67
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was craving some conch fritters and this place was recommended by a local. We got the trio to share as a snack and were pleased with the food and the portions. It was intended for one person, but we shared. It came with cracked conch, fritters and seviche with fries. I would have liked a bit more seviche with... More 

Thank Gale S

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6506
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2494
When you visit The Conch Shack, you're in for a true Key West experience. Located on the 100-block of the world-famous Duval Street, pull up a stool street side and grab a bite and watch the scenery walk by. You never quite know what you are going to see any given day. Experience our "Best Ever" Conch Fritters, island renown flat-top burgers, hand-cut Island Fries, and a Maine Lobster Roll that would make New Englanders proud.

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