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El Meson de Pepe

410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
+1 305-295-2620
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We travel to eat.  And I mean that literally.  We spent five days in Key West.  Our activities including walking across the street to CVS for supplies, and walking to dinner.  Beyond that, we lounged on the balcony. Pepe's used to be better than Cuban...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 863kerwing
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portions here are generous. Skirt steak was amazing as was the grouper. Service was friendly and music made the night more enjoyable.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tnkrbell
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours before the conch fell. People were dancing to a good band. Food was good. Black bean soup and crunch soup were good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank denisf596
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has high prices and poor food. We ordered various beef and chicken dishes and the food was so over cooked that it was dry and so chewy we could hardly eat it. Our bill was well over $150 for 6 people. We waited...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank janshopsalot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a quick something after a day of walking. The tapas plates were very good and the sangria is great! We were treat well, Thankyou.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lyle7692
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to give this restaurant a try because it had a lot of outside seating and a great location if you want to get to Mallory Square quickly for the sunset. Waitresses are friendly and the service if pretty quick. The restaurant does have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jreed37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time I ate here,,and I’ve been to a lot of places in Key West over my years of visiting often,,, I would say this restaurant is average. Average food , below average service. Eight of us went as a family for dinner. Only 7...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better be hungry when you eat here. Appetizer of bread and dips was very good. The roast pork was delicious. Plantains, black beans, yellow rice and yucca were delicious. The tamale was the worst I have ever had. Don't try it. The palomia steak was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eastbrookcenter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very authentic restaurant. The bread and dip was my favorite. The best cuban sandwich I have every had!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These guys, hands down make the best mojito's you can find anywhere. The food is authentic Cuban cuisine and the location right on Mallory Square really cannot be beat. Make to visit at sunset for the sunset celebration in the square every day.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Steve G
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Robert G
15 January 2018|
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Response from gtd2017 | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 5, We drink there most afternoons
27 September 2016|
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Response from SnowChik | Reviewed this property |
Hi, So sorry to have missed your question, I was on travel myself. Hope you had a great time in Key West and got a chance to check out that restaurant.
8 April 2015|
Response from Sheily V |
No I actually tried calling ahead and they said they didn't do reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Wall St, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040-6633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-2620
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