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Martin's

4.5
404 reviews
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$31 to $50
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European
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Martin's surprises the guest with a classic and tropical mix. As soon as one arrives, one feels surrounded by European sophistication with a touch of the playfulness of the tropics-just like our menu.

All sections-formal dining area, lounge and garden are flexible as are our menus from formal
classic European cuisine to informal/ tropically inspired tapas, appetizers and desserts. In addition to a full complement of imported champagnes and imported and USA wines, the bar provides a complete range of tropical and classic cocktails.

The clarity and quality of style that surrounds you in Martin's reflects the menu's flexibility and quality from a Martini to a weekend brunch to a formal dinner to a banquet or evening of dancing in a chic, cosmopolitan setting.

As soon as one arrives in Martin's, one feels surrounded by European sophistication with a touch of the playfulness of the tropics-just like our menu!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
European, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner Daily 4PM
Happy Hour Daily 4PM - 6PM
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Phone number
(305) 295-0111
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Martin Busam
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Private party facilities
Martin's can accommodate groups for dinner from 12-60 in our palm tree garden. Our main dining room seats 50 and our out door lounge can accommodate 10 - 80 for cocktails and Hors D'oeuvres. Is your group larger rent out the whole restaurant with all three floors for a truly memorable event.
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Private party contact
Martin Busam: (305) 295-0111
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
off street parking on Duval Street
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Public transit
no Public Transit Stops
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 404 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

The staff was absolutely wonderful. Food was fantastic. Will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Birthday celebration! I had the lamb (oso buco) excellent and my husband had jederschnitzel also excellent. the blue martini was perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

I’ll start by saying we’ve been coming to KW for around 20 years and over that time we’ve sampled just about every restaurant here. We found Martin’s some years back and it is the only restaurant we come to each and every trip (2-4 times a year).
The entire staff are some of the friendliest and most attentive I’ve experienced anywhere. The chef and kitchen crew amazingly talented, making every plate a culinary work of art for your taste buds. And I must add the martinis second to none!
There’s something very special about being recognized by staff in the hospitality/f&b industry, our regular server Patrycia originally remembered us from one of our early visits. You just don’t find that anymore yet combine it with all the other perfections achieved and you have a recipe for success that needs to be shouted from the rooftops and shared with the masses.
I could go on and on about their very extensive menu, instead I’ll share that while they specialize in seafood and steak there are selections for everyone that you just won’t find at any other eatery in KW. Salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts, all sure to please and exceed any expectation.
Do yourself the pleasure of putting Martin’s on your trip’s must do list, it is the service and culinary experience you deserve to treat yourself to.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

One of Duval classic gems! Amazing location, decor, menu, bar, and of course excellent service. You must try it all on the menu but my favorite is the grouper Dijon, so good!

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2.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Food was not our favorite. Most dishes have a German twist. Do not get the ribeye. Fish dishes were nice and fresh ordered blackened and they were barely cooked.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent well prepared German cuisine, very hard to find in America - not your typical tourist interpretation of German fare, Martin’s delivers contemporary style dishes. The veal schnitzel was lightly panniered, and a very generous portion. Seafood looked and smelled fantastic. Server, drinks, and ambiance were all excellent. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great experience. Greeted right at the hostess station immediately serviced. It was delish! Thanks

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Great menu and excellent service. Drinks are excellent with great wine list. Food was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Excellent experience.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Fabulous foods, Terrific service, and a rye manhattan like none other.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Excellent food and great service!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

All in all it was a good experience. The waitress seemed a little tables to tend too, but it went rather well.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Garden setting is lovely. Dinner was very good. Service was very good. One of the better restaurants in Key West.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Martin’s is consistently good with great service. The menu has some solid German favorites, quality steaks and a varied Tapas menu. Sit inside, streetside, the bar or patio and don’t miss the potato soup.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Wonderful ambiance, wonderful service. AND great food. We had escargot, which were a little cheesier than we'd have liked. On the other hand, t he German potato soup and lobster bisque are incredible.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Best lamb chops!

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Martin's is a gem. The service was excellent and the food was over the top. Wonderful evening.
If you are looking for fine dining and a place to celebrate a special occasion this is a lovely restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Martin's offers superb food, wine, martinis, service!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Our first visit and happy with everything. Our server was excellent. He explained all the dishes to us, never rushed us and was all around professional and friendly. The menu was diversified with something to please everyone. The red cabbage was the best ever.
The decor is very pleasing and once inside Deval St seemed far away. We will return.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Great experience from beginning to end. Bartender , Magic, is awesome. Our waitress , Patricia, was fantastic as well. Many thanks !

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

The dog that was allowed in, non service, significantly reduced our dining experience. The dog owner did take it outside briefly when it started barking but....

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Lovely restaurant, great service, fantastic food all round a lovely place.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Excellent dining experience. Friendly and knowlegable staff. Our server, Tripp, explained the nuiances of each dish with great enthasuiam. Nice wine list. Excellent martinis. Will definitely return.

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2.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Unfortunately first impressions count...2 chips out of my plate on my first course, made for a bad impression. Out of the 4 apps, the crab cake was very good. On the main course, my husband had the best meal. His Rib-eye was cooked perfectly. I had the specialty wiener schnitzel. at first I thought bland but then I got an after-taste of oil. Not the flavor you want lingering in your mouth. Our guest picked the lobster out of the pasta sauce because the sauce really had no flavor either.
Our waiter was attentive and good.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

This was our first dining experience at Martins after being in Key West on many occasions over the years. We plan to make this one of our regular stops on future visits. The food, the service and the ambiance were all excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

I was here two years ago and the food was delicious and decided to go back with my family. The food was still great and the server Trip was fantastic. He was knowledgeable and was very attentive. Thank you!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Server wasn’t great and food was kinda eh. Fixed menus sometimes have this affect. Also the bottle of wine we selected had a dry cork, the server said “the cork breaks on all these bottles” little did she know the wine had essentially gone bad. To no fault of her own, but this trend should Have been noticed and tended to. Would try again on a regular night I guess

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines, engagement and anniversary
Poor start to a special evening
Everything was fine after being seated and 3 conversations with staff members over 15 minutes to get a server

After he finally came he was very good

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Fine dinning, amazing wine list and cocktails, in a perfect setting right on Duval Street in the heart of old town Key west. The perfect gem of a Resturant! Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

First time eating at Martin's. Drinks were wonderful - kudos to the bartender! All the food was delicious but felt it was a bit overpriced. Atmosphere in the back garden was very picturesque. Also loved the fact that they had a tapas menu as well.

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Great food , service, and atmosphere! Don’t miss the Happy Hour.

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Our waitress whose name was Patricia was excellent. We would return just to have her serve us again.
The Weiner Schnitzel is still the best we have experienced in the U.S.

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2.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Thought we would try it again...that was a mistake!!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Wonderful location on duval street and yet so peaceful inside. Great food and ambiance. Excellent service. A place for a special meal.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

This is an absolute must when in Key West.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

We loved the menu. Each dish was splendid - lobster bisque, yellowtail Imperial, beef Wellington, and a lovely dense chocolate torte. All perfect for us. Very pleasant surroundings. Our best dinner in Key West so far.

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4.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Lovely food and great service at a decent price for this area.

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5.0Dined on January 2, 2018

Martin’s was excellent. The food was amazing. We had filet mignon, seared tuna and a veggie plate. Our server (Brian) was excellent.

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4.0Dined on January 1, 2018

Weiner schnitzel was outstanding. Potato Soup a bit bland and too thick

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2017

I'm a local, and if you're looking for a classy happy hour spot, with a great wine list, martinis and tapas, then this is the spot. But if you're considering anything beyond that, then I recommend, you pass on Martin's.

You can chill drinks by how cold the bartender and most of the wait staff are. Once we were finally seated, our waiter turned out to be the exception. Aside from him, don't expect the staff to be very inviting. The night featured a $125 per person "Special Four Course menu", which wasn't necessarily special as it just featured a couple selections from their existing menu. The opening chef's amuse bouche was a small potato pancake with cream cheese and caviar on top. The caviar brine flavor complimented the acidity well. Then I had the crab cake appetizer, and thought it was well put together; it wasn't overloaded with bread crumbs and fried like you would find at most places. It was light and a good starter to set the stage. My entree was the beef filet. Good cut of meat, but the preparation and accompaniment wasn't anything to write home about. Bearnaise was bland and offered little on the plate other than color. The broccoli, was well, just broccoli. I ordered the Creme Brûlée for dessert and it was satisfying; hard to mess up custard with brûléed sugar on top.

Glancing at their regular menu after the fact, I could have pieced the same meal together for less than $65. My wife's meal would have come out $79. The only special menu feature was the minuscule potato pancake. There was no wine or champagne included in the $125 per person charge. There was in fact, nothing special at all about their menu.

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