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About Martin's

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!

917 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
European, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Daily 4PM
Happy Hour Daily 4PM - 6PM

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 295-0111

Website:
http://www.martinskeywest.com/

Parking Details:
off street parking on Duval Street

Public Transit:
no Public Transit Stops

Executive Chef:
Martin Busam

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.

Private Party Contact:
Martin Busam: (305) 295-0111

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

Martin's Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (11)
Good for a Date (9)
Romantic (8)
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Authentic (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Cozy (6)
Tapas (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Casual (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Scenic View (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Business Meals (1)
Fun (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Hot Spot (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Healthy (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

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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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

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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vip
 (Key West)·Dined 7 days ago

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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 (New England)·Dined 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.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot
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 (Key West)·Dined on February 5, 2018

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

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined 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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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 26, 2018

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

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 (New England)·Dined 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 17, 2018

This is an absolute must when in Key West.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 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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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 3, 2018

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

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 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.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Key West)·Dined on January 1, 2018

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

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined 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.

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Tapas, Quick Bite, Happy Hour
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great meal, though I wouldn't consider an amuse bouche a 'course'. The food and presentation were very well done.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Key West)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was outstanding. Very busy night and the service was on point.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

One of my favorite spots in Key West! Delicious food and excellent service!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great meal with great service. Prices reflect the area.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 23, 2017

This seems to be the best high end dining in Key West. Try it!

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Friday evening dinner for two reserved a week in advance. Requested outside seating with a pet. Seated quickly at a table out of the way. Waiter did bring water for our dog. Menu was mediocre, as was the food. Filet was a bit tough and with no proper steak knife it was difficult to cut. Small vegetable servings. Service during and after meal was so-so. Patio was so dark I couldn't read the bill. Not sure if I left an appropriate tip or not. Will not return as there are so many better places to eat in Key West.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 21, 2017

This is a top tier dining experience, it is pricey but worth a splurge for a romantic meal. Service was outstanding Beef WellinhGton impeccably prepared, They should consider including some additional affordable wines on the list.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 15, 2017

By far the best meal we ever had in the Keys. Highly recommend this restaurant. We will return!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I wanted to go to Martin's on Duval after my wedding- and watch the annual Key West Christmas parade. I made the reservation on Open Table the day it became available, and asked very clearly for their patio seating, which gives a great view of the street. That didn't happen. We arrived on time to find 2 larger parties occupying those tables. I guess first-come-first-serve doesn't apply here. We were seated inside, but next to the front window where we could still see the parade.
Our server was a little occupied, but no one else came to our table anytime soon to take a drink order. I ordered lobster caribe, $36. I was a good size, but tough and not succulent. No sauce or melted butter offered. my spouse felt that the mushrooms on his dish were canned.
Dessert time- our waiter brought menus, then went outside to watch the parade. He wasn't gone long, but right in front of us? Outside our window? Something just seems a little off about that. This restaurant used to be five stores last time I visited three years ago. I can see now why the rating has gone down. Wouldn't return.

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vip
 (Key West)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Another great meal at Martins!
My husband had the yellowtail and I had the Wienerschnitzel. Both were delicious.
Service was great! We will be back :)

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Fabulous! Food and ambiance was perfect. Our party had escargot, stone crab claws, beef Wellington, and grouper. Could not be better.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Once again, my partner and I enjoyed a delightful meal at Martin's. The choice of starters and entrees along with the presentation and table service is among the best in KW and rivals places we frequent in NYC. We enjoy Martin's whether eating inside or outside.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 20, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner at Martin‘s tonight. Our server, Nikolai, was awesome. Very attentive to us throughout the evening and offered good advice regarding the food. I had the fillet which was cooked medium and was delicious. My wife had the lobster and she said it was very good as well. We felt it was a great ambience and would definitely return. By the way, they have happy hour every day from 4 PM to 6 PM, half-price appetizers and martinis

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The experience was very good. Service was excellent. The food was outstanding! This was our 1st time and Martin's was a great choice. The Beef Wellington was great and the filet mignon and lobster were excellent as well.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Never eat here!!! This was our first trip to Key West! We have had great food and service everywhere we visited down here until we are here.. service was the worst we have had in years!! When we went to management about it he disregarded all comments. We hVe worked it the restaurant and bar service in the past and we could not believe the total disregard for our comments! Disgusting to say the very least!! Save your tips and appetite for another place! There are lots to chice from!! Chrrrtr

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Martin's was recommended by other guests at our hotel and it was great. Really nice touch that they sent out a dessert for my daughter's birthday! Waiter was awesome and from Michigan!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Western NC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

This has become an annual "must do" in the Keys. The food and service are excellent. They accommodate big parties (we typically have 12-14).

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Excellent restaurant located on Duval. We dined in the front seating area by the bar street side. We split a nice bone in rib eye ( perfect for two). Excellent service and great menu.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on July 27, 2017

I went to Martin's two years ago. It was wonderful then and it did not disappoint this time either! What an incredible restaurant!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Authentic, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion
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 (Key West)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Awesome food! Great that there wasn't an extra plate charge as we split a meal and it was perfect!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Key West)·Dined on July 8, 2017

The food was amazing and service was great too. We sat next to the street and had fun people-watching as well. We will definitely be back.

Tags: People Watching, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Columbus)·Dined on July 3, 2017

A great change on pace from the Key West fare of casual eating. This is a dressed up, yet laid back venue that offers superb food and wine for an upscale dining option. Great service, open air, yet under cover dining for our rainy evening. Loved it!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 29, 2017

We are pretty sure our waiter was drunk. He kept calling our 16 year old daughter sweetie in an odd sort of way and slurring his words. When we asked questions about the menu his response was...aaaaahhhhh ummm I'll go check. The steaks were great, but the fish was mediocre at best which was a total disappointment for $35+.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Outstanding! The food, the service, the attention to detail, the staff.......what more could you ask of a fine dining experience? Highly recommended! Will return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Tampa)·Dined on June 15, 2017

we were at Martins during our honeymoon - the food and service were excellent! we highly recommend it to first time key wesr diners.

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 (Naples)·Dined on June 5, 2017

Great dinner. Looked forward to it all weekend. The server was great and answered every question. The wine menu can be very intimidating but the server walked us through it. The temps of the steaks could have been a little more accurate considering the price, but still worth the money.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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