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Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Bear with me...we are returning to KW next weekend after a 7 year lapse. I'm remembering a very casual restaurant, on the water, with an amazing raw bar. It had warm wood tones, picnic tables or long benches, and I think it was an open-air setting. Any thoughts? If there is it any good? Sometimes memories are so different than the reality!

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1. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Sounds like it could be Half Shell Raw Bar.

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2. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

It could be either Half Shell Raw Bar or Turtle Krawl--both are great places.

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3. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Go to Google images for Half Shell Raw Bar and see if that's the place you remember. Could also be Turtle Kraals or even Schooner Wharf Bar. I have a feeling it's probably one of those three.

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4. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Half Shell

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5. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Sound like The Half Shell to me also.

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6. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Maybe Alonzo's?

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7. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

My first thought was also Half Shell....Is it any good? It's awesome!!! Great happy hour with 50 cent oysters and drink specials (try a KW Sunset Ale on tap to wash all those tasty oysters down). There's also Key West Bait & Tackle behind you in the parking lot ($2 ice cold beers to go all the time) and Turtles Kraals next door (try Tower Bar at sunset). Cheers!

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8. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Wood, picnic tables, open air, raw bar = Half Shell Raw Bar. It's been through an ownership change or two since your visit, but is still there.

Check it out and let us know how you like it!

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9. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Maybe Conch Republic Seafood Company???

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10. Re: Which restaurant am I thinking of?

Sounds exactly like Half Shell to me.