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1000 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040-6925
+1 305-517-6740
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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key west
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

They have great sandwiches, I think the #8 is the ticket. the bread is really good. They also serve breakfast, which is also damn good.

Thank muchfuninc
Key West, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Best Latin food anywhere! All food served hot and fresh cooked. My favorites are the fire coasted corn, the rice bean trio with roast pork and the ahi Mahdi in red sauce (be careful if ordering the optional spice, 2 is plenty hot!).

Thank Ron B
Bay City, Michigan
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Great food from an old gas station. Be ready to enjoy the eclectic atmosphere eating wonderfull food outside the restaurant. We watched a mother hen protect nine of her chicks from an unruly rooster while enjoying wonderful Caribbean pork and corn on the cob. Double check there hours as they are not open every day.

Thank BillyC989
Columbus, Ohio, USA
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627 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We had enjoyed the food at this restaurant when it had a different name and probably different management and chef, but now, I have to say "Wow!" All four of us loved our choices. One had a sirloin sandwich of some sort and brought half of it home because the size was quite large. The vegetarian in our group said... More 

Thank teachers55
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Anyone who's ever eaten there knows what a great place this is. New name, but same great food. Roasted ears of corn are a must. Parking is nearly impossible except for bikes or scooters. Very informal outdoor dining.

Thank T469
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! The breakfast menu is small but the selections are fantastic. The service was fairly fast. Let me tell you, those sandwiches are HUGE! It's money well spent. A great value in a very expensive city

Thank holtphotog
Rogers, Minnesota
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Five easy blocks from the hustle and bustle of Duval St, this little cafe serves fresh and filling caribbean food. The 'Caribbean Bowl' is particularly delicious. Well worth the short walk to the corner of Eaton and Grinnell. Order inside, then eat outside at the small streetcorner tables. This is a quieter area with minimal road traffic around lunchtime.

Thank j2ette
Lewes, Delaware
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

RUn, walk or bike to Bien and carry out or sit on one of the few outdoor tables and enjoy the fantastic Caribbean/Latino food. My husband and I took a nice walk and picked up dinner to bring back to my waiting Mother-in-Law. She and my husband had the Rice Bean Trio with the Caribbean Roast Pork and I had... More 

Thank KathySperlBell
Laurel, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2016

My husband and I just had lunch at Bien today. It is a small carryout type place that looks like it may have once been a gas station. There is some outdoor seating in front. They have a wide variety of offerings on their menu. The food was freshly made for us and then brought out to where we were... More 

Thank Dawn P
Key West, Florida
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Great soups and sandwiches, but you must try the Caribbean combos. Just the best, if you like Cilantro like I do, this is a must...especially the steak and chicken combos. Our guests went back twice.

Thank sophiegalileo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 16
Latin, Fusion, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040-6925
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-517-6740

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