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Key West Shrimp House Incorporated

117 Ferry St, Madison, IN 47250-3606
+1 812-265-2831
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (45 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (34 reviews)
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 Ferry St, Madison, IN 47250-3606
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family has been dining at the Keywest Shrimp House for decades, but after the service we received today I won't be rushing back. I took my wife there for lunch today to celebrate Valentines day which is also her birthday. Server didn't even speak...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience...wait staff was wonderful...great suggestions for us to decide on. The food was excellent. there were 3 of us so we were able to taste each others' choices...we went back every time we have been to Madison. have recommended to several people...More

Thank katherinemV9931JD
A TripAdvisor Member
Henryville, Indiana
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. The food is good. My favorites are the halibut Oscar and the shrimp in a net. I miss the pickles in a crock on the tables.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This was formerly a great town favorite for seafood, but after an ownership change and ensuing employee changes the service and quality of food has suffered greatly. Slow, non-caring service and less than top-notch food is the now norm.

Thank R W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Another great restaurant in downtown Madison where the seafood is always prepared correctly, unlimited salad bar, and desserts to make everyone full by the time they leave this restaurant.

Thank dan s
A TripAdvisor Member
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Great little place for seafood and dining. They treated my niece like a princess so she totally enjoyed it. She doesn’t like fried shrimp; they fixed her grilled shrimp. It was decorated well for Christmas and very friendly staff.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The seafood was fresh and well prepared. We had the seafood Norfolk, the shrimp and scallops were both cooked just right. Family restaurant, friendly service, clean with a hometown feel. We visited at night so we were not able to appreciate the river view. First...More

Thank Tracee G
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice dinner while visiting Hanover College. Key West Shrimp Company is in the Madison Historic District and has an old fashioned steak and seafood house atmosphere just across the road from the Ohio River. Steaks and salmon were good. Service...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere and the food. The lady that greeted us at the door was very warm and welcoming even though it was 20 minutes before closing time. (We did not realize they closed during the day.) Our waitress was wonderful as well. I...More

Thank tsheetz
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed our seafood. The service was very good as well. This place is obviously loved by the locals. Also, having an all you can eat salad bar was a bonus. The homemade desserts are wonderful and reasonably priced.

Thank KEC13-2
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27 May 2017|
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Response from lloyd w | Reviewed this property |
The Madison Key West Shrimp House is (or was) owned by the grandson of the founder of the Indianapolis Restaurant. He told us he worked for his grandfather in the old place for years before opening his own.
18 July 2016|
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Response from IndianaKris | Reviewed this property |
So sorry you had such a bad experience Cindy.....we have been there several times and enjoyed it. But one time my husband was upset that there were so few pieces of crab meat in his dish...but when he complained...they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Ferry St, Madison, IN 47250-3606
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 812-265-2831
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