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El Meson de Pepe

) #104 of 323 Restaurants in Key West ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Front Street, Key West, FL
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Front Street, Key West, FL
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an early dinner. I had a great mojito to start. Loved the bread basket. Just dipped a corner in the hot sauce. We devoured it all. I had the number 69, Cuban pork. So good. Loved the yellow rice and beans with it....More

Thank Tigerfan85
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious food tasty mango mojito! Our waiter August was informative and fun. The plantain chips are delicious!

Thank FinchFam4
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a Friday evening and the service was barely acceptable. Our waiter was closing out a large party so we could make concessions but we ordered a pitcher of sangria that we never received. A few minutes after we received our food he tried...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, fantastic Cuban dishes, terrific waiter. We had 6 in our party and they accommodated us well. Recommend!

Thank dponzio1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am no poet and I know it. Nonetheless, we decided to grab a bite after the Sunset on Mallory Square, a mojito and visiting the Cat Man. Place was hopping, folks dancing. They start with Cuban bread with two dipping sauces. Beware, it is...More

Thank litchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy mojitos. Really enjoy them. So when in any Cuban restaurant this is what I order. So, while killing time, I ordered one here. This is not the perfect mojito, but it's pretty close. What makes this one special is the rum. Not sure...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the sample Cuban food plate and it was awesome. Lengthy wait but worth it. The mint mojitos were super.

Thank crunch413
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Promptly seated and our server was not far behind. Another great menu to choose from. The sangria was very good. Plenty of food with our order, no room for dessert.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were waiting to embark on the Sunset Dinner Cruise and stopped here to have a drink and dessert at the outside dinning area. The Key Lime pie, chocolate cake and mixed drinks were fantastic. The items being served around us had a delicious smelling...More

Thank Kami K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great Spanish/Cuban food. If you go on the weekend they have live music and a courtyard to dance salsa.

Thank Laura S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, 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: Front Street, Key West, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305-295-2620
  • E-mail