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Grunts Bar

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409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6501
+1 305-294-8280
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had hoped for good food in a casual dining environment. The menu was extremely limited and the scarce cheap metal tables and chairs outside provided the limited seating. A so-so burger and a bag of cheap bar-be-cue chips is not my idea of memorable.

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Thank Retta P
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is located only one block off of busy Duval Street at 409 Caroline, this place is like an oasis from all the fun, crowds and noise happening on the main drag in KW. This bar is set back from the street and has the appearance of a cabin that you would find in a rural area of the... More 

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Thank Joe K
Beverly Hills, Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it wasn't for meeting some locals, we never would have found this bar and what a find it was! Perfect little bar, great music and a really fun crowd.

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Chicago, Illinois
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It seemed like a pretty great place: there are bike racks the front, tables are spaced out throughout the courtyard. Drinks are available inside at the bar (sangria was decent), and food at a trailer in back. We weren't able to find anything for our small children... everything on the menu seemed spicy, and the only drink available was a... More 

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Thank TravelinLB
madison
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very good drinks! and right next to Garbo's Grill. A pair not to be missed. Will definitely be back for both!

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Thank charles m
Saint James City, Florida
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Step into this AWESOME establishment and you will be DELIGHTED with everything about it! A glorious food truck sits behind this wonderful, immaculate upscale bar with the BEST FOOD! The SWEETEST & BEST Bartender ever! The walls are covered with pictures and if you GET LUCKY, you'll get to meet Chris-The Owner. Living in Key West since the 60's. The... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We love this bar and go every time in key west. Convenient between whitehead and duval. good selection and food truck has excellent food.

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting set up with a bar (Grunts) in a shotgun style house and Garbos food truck (airstream) in the back. You can eat at an outside table, in the bar or take off site. We ordered a fish burrito which was loaded with dolphin (fish) tat was a bit on the dry side. Also ordered a shrimp burrito which was... More 

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Key West, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

great place to have a beer and listen to music and enjoy good food from a food truck in garden . The bar is in a Conch style home with plenty of open air with lots of character. Key West Style relaxing

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Grunts/Garbo for Friday night dinner. Order your food from the food truck at the back. Korean tacos were amazing as was the burger. Food was delicious! However, the attitude of the bartender was terrible. There was no table service, so we approached the bar and ordered a couple of beers. When we went for the next round,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-8280
Description
A beautiful brick courtyard and relaxed surroundings with bamboo and palm trees. Located in old town but it feels like miles away. Wifi available.

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