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Boondocks Grille & Draft House

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27205 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042-5344
+1 305-872-4094
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Syracuse, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was average. Prices were too high. 75$ dinner for two. With no bells or whistles staff was friendly but pushed too hard for sales. Wasn't unpleasant but wont go back

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

More than just a tiki bar! Divided into several sections with TVs, fire pit or dining only. Do believe they have live music at times in addition to a gift shop. Dinner was a step up from bar food - the fresh fish sandwiches were outstanding. The staff were very helpful and attentive. Fun place!

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Fort myers
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've come here at least 200 times and thought I should show some love! The staff is always friendly, great bartenders who can always make a good drink! Always have different events during the week (bingo Tuesday, trivia wed), live music every night and specials everyday. Just a good fun environment! Chad the manager is awesome, friendly and helpful! He... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here twice in 2 weeks food is good. Service is friendly and quick. They have live music at night. Don't miss this place

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been here for lunch twice in one week! Outdoor atmosphere, inside comfort! Clean, fast, and very scenic! The beer was cold and the burgers and seafood were plentiful! I only wish it was a little cheaper!

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Fort Mill
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here a couple times while we were in the Keys. Live band was good and plenty of seating both at the bar and tables. Bartenders were friendly and fast. Will definitely be back.

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on the way to Key West. It was fun, got us in the mood for our Florida trip and the food was amazing. Our server was great and friendly and we were served promptly.

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Dundas, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like the usual touristy music, food and environment, then this is a great spot. Always busy. Locals love it. I felt the food was ok but not great. The music was as close to elevator as you could get without actually playing elevator music

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Meppel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there with my family, including two young kids. There was a bingo night, which was/ is not are thing, but we were not disturbed :) Food was nice, we both had the daily catch and the kid food was ok. And not too fat!! Service was great with friendly staff. Definitely recommendable!

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Illinois
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138 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my friend from Minnesota out to eat. She got the hogfish which was very good. She ordered a side salad and it was brought with the meal. Her preference like up North is they bring ahead of the meal, so possibly the waitress should ask if you want that ahead of the meal. Overall, she was satisfied with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27205 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042-5344
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Ramrod Key
  • Phone Number: +1 305-872-4094
Description
HUMBLE BEGINNINGS FOR THE LARGEST TIKI BAR IN THE FLORIDA KEYS


Boondocks opened their doors over 25 years ago as a small ice cream shop. The current kitchen was the entire building. Quickly realizing Ramrod Key was in need of more than just ice cream the original owners expanded the menu to include sandwiches, and later added beer and wine to the mix.

It wasn't until 2001 that the real transformation began to take place. Lanny was first to arrive in the Florida Keys and scope out Boondocks. Seeing past the overgrown trees and broken tables he immediately called this father, Larry and long time friend and colleague, John to hop the next flight down and check out their new home.

With Lanny's vision, John's restaurant expertise and Larry's backbreaking work ethic, Boondocks Grille and Draft House and Miniature Golf has become one of the most popular destinations on the overseas highway.

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