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Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille

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97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
+1 305-852-0822
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Penfield, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch on a rainy day. AMAZING food! We had the Joe & the Volcano Salad and the Shrimp and Oyster Po' Boy. OUT. OF. THIS. WORLD! You can't go wrong here, folks!!!!

Indian Shores, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a hidden gem............we had a lovely meal, great White Wine Sangria and one of the Best Key Lime pies we have ever had. We will return.

Thank NanaNoreen
Simsbury, Connecticut
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a laid back restaurant with a wide selection of food. I'm a vegetarian and often don't have much to choose from on a menu. However, this restaurant has a vegetarian/vegan menu that offers many options. I ordered the bean tacos, which were quite good. The service is on the slow side, but shouldn't pose a problem for vacationers.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really wanted to enjoy our dining experience. It was a busy Monday evening just after sunset, and the wait staff and bar tends were really running. We put in our drink orders and food order at the same time, and got our drinks after about 10 minutes. We watched as the other tables around waited and eventually get served,... More 

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Bath, Maine, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The tuna was delicious and had us returning for a second night! Decent beer and wine selection, but no liquor.

Thank Crystal B
Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived in Key Largo after a long day of travel and went across the street to the nearest place to eat and were pleasantly surprised by the quality and selection of the meal as well as the server who was great! He offered us a pepper jelly that was amazing as we sat under a beautiful tree with small... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a delicious dinner at Ballyhoo's for my husband's birthday while staying in Key Largo. Absolutely spectacular, makes your tastebuds dance - but quite a bit overpriced. You do have to experience it when traveling through. The playlist that was playing overhead was even amazing! And when they tell you that they have the best Key Lime Pie in... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is very little to commend this restaurant. It exists in the median of Overseas Highway so the traffic noise overwhelms the eating experience which was very disappointing as well.

Thank nlv33
North East, Maryland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the staff was very entertaining the food left a lot to be desired, we had the seafood platter which was really overcooked.

Thank jj d
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in just for the Key Lime pie and a local beer. The pie was FANTASTIC! Was very happy I did so. Staff was friendly and inviting.

Thank Hewson01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo
  • Phone Number: +1 305-852-0822

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