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About Prime Steakhouse

Prime Steakhouse offers the finest steaks in the Florida Keys! Whether a 24oz Bone in Rib Eye or a succulent Filet, grilled to perfection, Prime is the best kept secret in Key West. Tucked away in the Conch Harbor Marina above Dante's, settle into our intimate dining room and let our servers take care of the rest. In addition to fabulous steaks, Prime serves Fresh Florida Lobster and nightly Seafood and Pasta specials. Nightly specials may also include a 16 oz Bone In Filet, Double Bone Pork Chop and an outrageous 16oz Veal Chop. Don't miss the Crab Cake and the Smoked Gouda & White Truffle Macaroni & Cheese. Noted for it's impeccable world-class service, the finest wines from the USA, Italy & France and a superb Martini and Cocktail menu, Prime has become the locals favorite Steakhouse!

951 Caroline Street
Key West, FL 33040
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Nightly: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Grinnell

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$50 and over

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

Phone Number:
(305) 296-4000

Website:
http://primekeywest.com/

Parking Details:
Underground pay parking is available in the Conch Harbor Marina lot on Grinnell Street.

Executive Chef:
Kim Quach

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact restaurant for details.

Private Party Contact:
Nicole Earley: (305) 296-4000

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Prime Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (27)
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Cozy (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Waterfront (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Authentic (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Hot Spot (5)
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

This was our first visit to Prime and it won’t be our last! The steak was incredible and all six meals were cooked to perfection. Duck, the manager, and Alex, our waiter, were as good as you will find.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 4, 2018

This was by far the best restaurant we ate at while in Key West. Melt in your mouth filet, delicious lobster. They even went so far to acknowledge we were there celebrating our 30th anniversary with a menu stating it, a sparkler and dessert. I would think they were the best based off the quality of the food and staff alone. Thanks for making out last night in Key West great!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Key West)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great place and great food. Staff always amazing and we will definitely visit again. Thanks

Tags: Romantic
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 (Key West)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have dine there many times, but it has went down hill. Steak was tough and chewy, General manager was very rude. Will not go back

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Incredible service and great food! They went out of their way to ensure our anniversary dinner was incredible.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Great food. Great service! Really enjoyed our christmas dinner

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Key West)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Pricey, but very enjoyable. The service was outstanding

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Key West)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Very noisy the other night Large Christmas party in the same dining room. Food can be pretty pricey but it is good.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Food is amazing and staff was very friendly and attentive

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Naples)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Steaks were good but way under cooked. I ordered my filet med + and it was more to medium rare. My husband ordered his steak medium rare and was more to rare than medium. Nether steaks were very juices. We enjoyed our dinner. The salad and soup were both very good as well as the sides.

The wait staff were very attentive. If they say your water glass empty regardless if it was their table or not they stopped by our table and refilled them.

Would recommend eating here but remember to order your steak a little more done than usual.

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 (Key West)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent food experience. Tony's service and attention to detail did not go unnoticed. He is very knowledgeable about the wine list , he recommended a great bottle pinot noir. He explained the specials in detail ! The steaks were perfection.

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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Reasonably good service but waiter brought wrong steak, it was not cooked as I requested, but the Caesar salad was good!

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Very satisfied and everything was very good
We really enjoyed

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Awesome as always!! Hidden gem in KW

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was delicious as always. Alex and Kim were awesome and made our date night special.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 28, 2017

The steaks are the best. Not inexpensive but worth the money considering the ambiance as well. Making and early reservation for a special occasion, we got the private dining area. Cozy and private. Our waitress Kim was exemplary in her attentiveness while also being very pleasant and had a great sense of humor. I would definitely recommend asking for her. This is one of the most expensive restaurants in Key West, but if you are in a mood for meat, it is well worth the money if you want a special evening.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We had a great dining experience. It was my wife’s birthday and the staff was very helpful. We will be back the next time we are in Key West.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Superb food and service. Highly recommended for special occasions.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Me and my fiance went here on 11-25-17 for the first time. Great food, exceptional good service. The Mac and gouda cheese was soooo good. I can't wait to go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Had I guess for Key West an early 6 pm reservation for 6. The service was smooth and not rushed and the food was incredible. We're keeping this place on our must visit list for restaurants in Key West. Thank you for a very enjoyable evenings dinning.

Tags: Waterfront, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Staff very attentive and food well executed

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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Took my wife for her birthday and our anniversary the food was AMAZING WORTH EVERY CENT!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

As always, service was great! Food is always amazing. Bone in filet is AMAZING!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

I found prime on Google as I was looking for a top quality steak with local seafood while my wife and I were in Key West on holiday. I'll start the review with the food. The shrimp starter was delicious, with a bed of the, freshest, strongest horseradish I've ever had supporting four delicious, and huge shrimp. I chose the surf n turf for main and my 8oz lobster tail, and 10oz fillet steak were cooked beautifully, and as I asked. The truffled macaroni side I ordered was also nice. My wife had the fish of the day, topped with a crab cake and Asparagus, which she found delicious, and very filling.
Our server, Sterling (I think he was called) was nice and helpful in explaining the special's. However I, and the table opposite us felt that quite a few other people seemed to be getting a lot more priority service as we had to wait a long time for starters (+35mins, it was only chilled shrimp) and the bread came with the starter, cold, with no butter. In fairness to our server I think some of this was due to a loud group behind us demanding a lot of our server, and another group who ours, and the table of 3 opposite me assumed were regulars as all the servers were very attentive to them but seemed to serve us as and when they remembered. A shame as our sterling was a nice guy, when he was with us. As a Brit, and a member of CAMRA I would say the two beers I tried were poor and flavourless, and overpriced! Especially given the choice of wonderful craft ales available in the USA nowadays .
This website asks if I would recommend Prime, so I'd say give Prime a go as the food is excellent, however only go when it is quiet as the service, and crucially the "details" are not worth the cost, I have had much better timing of the food in considerably cheaper places, which is sad as the restaurants core food is really lovely. To summarise, Our food was lovely but we wouldn't go again as we know better overall options are available in Key West.

Tags: Waterfront, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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 (Key West)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The hostess seemed to be inconvenienced by our request to be seated outside. There was a lot of confusion about who was serving us which worked to our advantage as we were well taken care of. Outdoor seating had little ambiance especially for being in Key West. Enjoyed our meal.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food was great and the staff was nice. Would visit again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Best place in KW for an awesome steak dinner! We try to go here every time we're down, and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Fun, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great service and great food. A must in Key West if you want a great steak.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Six of us to celebrate daughter’s 30th Bday while in Key West for a wedding. Great steakhouse, but don’t go if looking for local color. Go for the meat. Big steaks (I should have shared my delmonico, and two of the guys went for the 24oz bone-in ribeye...huge. Careful if you order that rare, it was truly rare (cold in middle), but that’s a true rare I guess and server kindly offered to give it a few more minutes. Sides are separate and large, we shared asparagus, hash browns and a Mac and cheese , all good. With 2 bottles of lower priced wine we were >$600. A friend had ordered a cake delivered and server kept that a surprise and graciously served it. A great evening for the Birthday Girl, top notch service.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Found this restaurant on our trip to Key West last year. It is located above Dante"s pool/bar. My wife and I went their that night for a great romantic dinner . We have now been back to Key West 2 more times and when we planed our trip the plan included dinner at Prime, every time the meal and service were outstanding. Two of our dinners included 6 of us and all 6 had a great meal including several fish entrees , my favorite is the NY strip and I can not wait to return to Key West in February and enjoy another great meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Key West)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Been to this restaurant numerous times over the years. Never was disappointed. Great meat dishes, excellent cocktails, as well as nicely prepared sides. Friendly staff. You can't go wrong.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

One of the better steaks I’ve ever had. Service was outstanding as well.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great place! This was my first time here, and I was PLEASANTLY impressed! My wife and I went on a date here, and we were blown away! I guess if I "had" to complain, then the mashed potatoes were a little dry. But other than that, it was amazing. Thanks guys, I will be coming back again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Live Sports
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

It's nice to have a really good steakhouse in a little town like Key West. I've lived here most of my life, and while the local catch is awesome, I do sometimes crave steak done above the merely acceptable level of the local "Aussie" franchise. The sides are huge and meant for sharing, and the appetizers are nice, too, but the feature is the meat. Good cuts, skillful preparation, and simple presentation.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Visiting Key West with my wife and son and his girlfriend looking for a nice steakhouse to go to ... I had heard a few people mention this spot and they were right on the mark. Great meal, great service ... great time. I would recommend and definitely visit again when in Key West.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Excellent, as always !

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·Dined on September 4, 2017

We visited the Key West area and found most of the dining options to be less than enjoyable. Prime Steakhouse was a welcome change for us. The atmosphere was quiet, comfortable and upscale. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and will go back again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 4, 2017

Perfect food and great service!

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

First time visiting Key West and Prime came highly recommended. Courteous, knowlegable, and attentive staff. Bartender patiently identified a wine for my wife's palette (She rarely drinks so she provided him with no reference). He found her the perfect wine within 2 samples. Excellent menu and wine options. Desserts are not an after thought, but reflect the same attention and creativity as the main course. Our server Pavel attended to us expertly the whole evening, and our host was very accommodating to seat us 30 minutes early as we had a change in schedule which allowed us to arrive early. Everyone was top notch.

Dinner consisted of Escargot w/ garlic, butter and seasoned to perfection. Not the standard 3 or 4 at some eateries, but several. Oysters on a half shell, delightfully fresh. Mutton snapper stuffed with crab w/ hollandaise and creamed spinach w/ garlic. Boneless ribeye medium rare with garlic smashed potatoes. Keylime pie dessert.

We will absolutely be dining here in the future.

Jay & Cris

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Just awesome dining experience. Food was excellent and our dinner at Prime was our best meal during our trip to Key West. Our server, Kim, was wonderful.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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