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The Boathouse

700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
+1 305-294-1269
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tempura” (23 reviews)
“kabobs” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are many nice restaurants with excellent food in Key West, but this has always been our favorite. For openers, you cannot beat the half-priced appetizers during Happy Hour (4-6:30), and there is a nice selection. We went later and opted for dinner. Every dish...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a great meal, but the best part is that all appetizers and drinks are half-priced during happy hour (4-6:30). You can eat a full and very good meal at a very reasonable price. The location is nice too. Well worth the trip.

Thank Sharon3290
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around Key West looking for a place to eat. After rejecting a number of places we found The Boathouse. The food was ample and excellent. It was a little crowded, but all restaurants near the water are crowded. We were three people, ate...More

Thank Dugan65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had three small plates between the two of us and was stuffed. coconut shrimp, beer battered shrimp, grouper bites, a side of veg and two drinks. $45. service is good, a lot of cuties, jammed on a Tuesday night. Saw a platter of fish and...More

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar, tucked under the Commodore Resturant has a fantastic happy hour. Half -priced apps included filet mignon skewers, conch chowder, wings, ribs, etc. Everything was gourmet quality. The draft beer selection was the best in Key West by a wide margin. Server Kristin sent...More

Thank Steven O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fish sandwich. Key West is not a gourmet center but the food was alright and more reasonably priced than most places.

Thank ARG1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed Happy Hour both Friday and Saturday night. Appetizers are 1/2 price during Happy Hour. We are locals and have always had an excellent time.

Thank CaptMikez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a let down. I order the ribs. They came back and said ribs are not served before 4pm. That is fine. So I ordered the the Cuban Panini. My wife received her plate in the meantime. My fries came out not panini. There...More

Thank juliehamin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE tried several of the advertised happy hours during our stay. Unfortunately we didn’t find The Boathouse until our last night. Staff super friendly even though it was busy. Food was top quality. Steak and mushroom kabobs were amazing. Prices of drinks and appetizers were...More

Thank ccl0717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They do it right! Happy hour 400-630 1/2 price appetizers. Great service, Rachel! Good food, nice on the water. I'll be back!

Thank Susan S
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Questions & Answers
25 December 2016|
Response from GNRoney | Reviewed this property |
Maybe they are too busy or maybe bc they open at 4. But it is so worth it
30 May 2016|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
4-6:30 and you do need to get there early if you want to sit at the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Front St, Historic Seaport Area, Key West, FL 33040-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-1269
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