The Best Restaurants in Florida Keys, According to our Tastemakers

The OpenTable Team

The best restaurants in the Florida Keys deliver on several compelling fronts. Expansive flavor profiles range from Caribbean-influenced and classic Italian to Asian-fusion. The top eateries across this tropical island chain boast ample seaside venues situated in beachfront cottages, historic mansions, and open-air dock-side terraces. What do the most acclaimed chefs in the Keys have in common? A mastery of fresh local fish and seafood that includes Key West pink shrimp, Florida lobster, and yellowtail snapper. But where do the smartest, most experienced eaters go for an amazing meal in the Florida Keys? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We pulled data covering thousands of area restaurants to find the best of them all according to OpenTable's savviest users. Together, these restaurants offer every element that makes the Florida Keys so special – sunshine, stunning scenery and delicious cuisine, plus everyone's favorite cool beverages, of course. Anyone heading to the Keys or lucky enough to live there should book a table at one or more today.

Restaurants:Nine One Five, La Trattoria Oceanside, Bistro 245
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Key West

Nine One Five

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Key West
2,611 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
A sophisticated eatery inside a Victorian home on Key West’s famous Duval Street, Nine One Five presents a refined take on new American cuisine with global influences. It’s one of Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys
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La Trattoria Oceanside

$$$$·Italian·
Key West
1,180 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
La Trattoria Oceanside opened in 2011, a testament to the enduring popularity of the original La Trattoria in Old Town, which dates to 1983. Just like its sister restaurant, the OcRead more
97% recommended
Best Value in Key West / Florida Keys
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Bistro 245

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Key West
754 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
One of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys for upscale fine dining on the waterfront is Bistro 245. The restaurant sits adjacent to the harbor inside Key West’s MargaritavilleRead more
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Key West / Florida Keys

Pierre's Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Islamorada
527 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
An antique-filled two-story plantation on the waterfront of Islamadora houses one of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys – Pierre’s Restaurant and Lounge. Dinner at Pierre’s iRead more
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Key West / Florida Keys

Azur

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Key West
1,526 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Mediterranean-inspired cuisine showcasing top-quality local ingredients is the signature of Azur in the heart of Old Town Key West. The restaurant presents brunch and dinner in itsRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys
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Cafe Marquesa

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Key West
1,363 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Café Marquesa sits inside the Marquesa Hotel, an Old Town Key West icon comprising a set of 19th-century conch houses restored to their former glory. Fitting with such an exceptionRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys
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Antonia's

$$$$·Italian·
Key West
1,212 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
As a Key West locals’ favorite for more than 30 years, Antonia’s is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys. Its home-style, from-scratch Italian cuisine, offerRead more
87% recommended
Best Service in Key West / Florida Keys
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Little Pearl

$$$$·Seafood·
Key West
1,399 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
With chic nautical décor to complement its seafood-centric menu, Little Pearl is a delightful little restaurant in Key West. It’s of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys to dinRead more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys
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Seven Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Key West
1,410 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
In a striking venue with floor-to-ceiling windows in Key West, Seven Fish offers excellent local seafood dishes, often with exotic tropical flavors. Standout items on the dinner meRead more
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Key West / Florida Keys

Tavern N' Town - Marriott Key West

$$$$·American·
Key West
1,481 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
  • Romantic
Tavern N’ Town, the signature restaurant of the Marriott Key West hotel, specializes in shareable cuisine. Its dinner menu features tapas, salads, soups, rustic pizzas, entrees froRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys

Angler & Ale at Hawks Cay

$$$$·Caribbean·
Duck Key
316 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Sunny, dockside seating and a cheerful, nautical-themed dining room complement the friendly atmosphere at Angler and Ale, an upscale-casual lunch and dinner spot at Hawks Cay ResorRead more
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Key West / Florida Keys
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DiGiorgio's Cafe Largo

$$$$·Italian·
Key Largo
580 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food
A feature on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-In and Dives” brought national attention to DiGiorgio’s Café Largo, but locals already regarded the family-run Italian-American eatery onRead more
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Key West / Florida Keys

Castaway Waterfront Restaurant & Sushi Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Marathon
383 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Neighborhood Gem
A Marathon institution, Castaway Waterfront Restaurant and Sushi Bar dates to 1951. From its early days the eatery stuck with a simple, winning concept of offering cold drinks and Read more
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Key West / Florida Keys

A&B Lobster House

$$$$·Seafood·
Key West
2,383 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
A&B Lobster House, a Key West icon since 1947, is one of the longest-running and certainly one of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys. Its waterfront setting, with views over Read more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys
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The Stoned Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
Key West
188 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
When it comes to sustainable, all-local seafood, Key West gem The Stoned Crab is one of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys. The restaurant’s sustainable seafood program incluRead more
Healthy in Key West / Florida Keys
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Bagatelle

$$$$·Seafood·
Key West
1,722 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
A 19th-century, two-story house on Duval Street in Key West is home to Bagatelle, an approachable fine-dining restaurant specializing in southern and Caribbean flavors. Its wine liRead more
93% recommended
Hot Spot in Key West / Florida Keys

Southernmost Beach Cafe

$$$$·Caribbean·
Key West
874 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
With a “boat to table” concept, ocean views and chef Matt Slattery’s tempting cuisine, Southernmost Beach Café draws an appreciative crowd of locals and tourists alike. Seafood-cenRead more
92% recommended
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Matt's Stock Island Kitchen & Bar at The Perry Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Key West
338 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
There’s live music every night at Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen and Bar, an inviting venue inside Stock Island’s upscale Perry Hotel. The restaurant is open all day, seven days a weeRead more
92% recommended
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Sarabeth's

$$$$·American·
Key West
761 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Sarabeth’s is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner on Wednesdays through Sundays. It’s a gem of Old Town Key West, housed in a 19th-century landmark with indoor and outdoorRead more
95% recommended
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Latitudes on Sunset Key

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Key West
10,278 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Among many accolades, Food & Wine named Latitudes on Sunset Key the most romantic restaurant in Florida. Rest assured it’s just as impressive a venue for any non-romantic occasion Read more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Key West / Florida Keys
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