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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (116 reviews)
“lechon asado” (51 reviews)
“fried cheese” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Looking for a place to eat after watching the sunset we tripped on this place. We sat outside, and listened to the nice live music. I ate a deep fried whole fish, which was quite dry, with yellow rice on the side and plantains. It...More

Thank Janonderweg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you like real authentic Cuban food this is a place to go in the Keys. The service is second to none, great live music, and just all-around a fantastic place to hang out for a couple of hours. Highly recommended. Definitely have to try...More

Thank Eloy F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I may have reviewed this place a few years ago, but bear with me. After viewing sunset at Mallory Square, this is the closest good restaurant. You can dine inside or outside, where you get the atmosphere of the area. The food is almost uniformly...More

Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is right be sunset in Mallory Square. The food is decent and prices are not too bad. Ropa Vieja was about $16.50 as an example. I was served quickly on a Wed night when the restaurant was not crowded.

Thank DiverM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the hype and must try left us disappointed. Service average, food nothing special. For Cuban flavors we left disappointed. Would not go back or recommend. Other places in Key West much better

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great music, good food, but drink are expensive. Located right on the Sunset Pier this restaurant/bar has great Cuban food and live music that will get you dancing. The bar is small and drinks are pricey. Best Cuban on Key West.

Thank KMart22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Key West would not be complete without a Cuban Sandwich and the best black bean so up Every!

Thank angiet1313
Reviewed 4 November 2017

12 hungry tourists stumble upon what appeared to be a typical Cuban restaurant. We were in Key West and Jimmy Buffet would not do. What a find. Of course, the menu and quality of authentic Cuban food delighted all of us. But it was the...More

Thank AscDac
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Our waited was a great guy and food was okay. But dinner was ruined when the owner threaten to have one of my guest thrown out because he did not like that we made comment about his white bean soup. His attitude was uncalled for...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 28 October 2017

So thankful to Lori for the time and love that she had to make my son's rehearsal dinner so memorable! Originally, it was supposed to be in the garden, but the weather did not cooperate. Fortunately, she created an oasis inside that was beautiful and...More

Thank maldo54
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Questions & Answers
Frank S
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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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