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Patrick Jun 5, 2006 07:33 PM

Hello all.....
I am hoping that someone can recommend a REALLY INCREDIBLE restaurant for a very special occassion in Key West.........

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    Max Jun 5, 2006 08:55 PM

    Would you be willing to do something off of Key West? There is a place called Little Palm Island, one of the top ranked retreats in the world, that has an amazing and romantic setting for dinner. Its about 1/2 away from Key West and then its just a quick boat ride (10 min) to the island.
    http://www.littlepalmisland.com/

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      advisorGirl Jun 6, 2006 08:08 AM

      Key West? - Michael's is probably the best grub in town...

      Cafe Sole, Pisces, 7 Fish and Antonia's also get a nod.

      Louies Backyard on the water is lovely...

      AG

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        chaz Jun 7, 2006 10:42 PM

        Sarabeth's-southern outpost of the famous NYC
        Sarabeth's

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        march33 Oct 3, 2006 08:51 AM

        Resort is upscale but the chefs keep changing. The last time I ate there several years ago, I was disapppointed.

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        netmover Jun 6, 2006 12:45 AM

        Ricky's Blue Heaven...not on the water, however the food is fab, the wine list far out and the vibe way laid back. Outdoors under the trees or in one of the funky rooms, the place has got some great chow.

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          Sue Jun 6, 2006 08:12 AM

          Little Palm is the way to go. There is nothing like it but if that won't work, I would have to go with Pisces or Michael's. But really try to do Little Palm.

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            cfisch Jun 7, 2006 02:37 PM

            Little Palm would be excellant. If you don't want to drive there is a restaurant on sand island that is less expensive but truely romantic. It's run by the people that own the Hilton at mallory square. Can't think of the name but call the hotel. You take a shuttle boat from the hotel, dinner right on the beach!! And the food was great. My girlfriend loved it!!

            1. OysterHo Oct 3, 2006 12:34 AM

              Louie's Backyard was amazing. Go early before sunset and have a drink on the water. The view is beautiful. They have tables outside and they're on tiers so everyone has a great view.

              The food is just wonderful. It's expensive, but so worth it.

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                march33 Oct 3, 2006 08:55 AM

                Loui's is the most romantic and the food never disappoints, I've been there every year. No one has mentioned Marquesa. It is in an inn and indoors but the food is great in a small lovely rromn room. Go on a day when you don't want to be outside. Pisces tries to be special but I find ithe food expected and quite ordinary.

                1. OysterHo Oct 3, 2006 04:01 PM

                  OMG, I forgot all about Marquesa. Wonderful food!!

                  1. Suzie Oct 3, 2006 05:04 PM

                    Marquesa is a great choice and I would pick it over Louie's when it comes to food.

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                      madisoneats Oct 11, 2006 02:05 PM

                      How about a boat trip to Sunset Key and dinner out there? Sooo romantic-- restuarant is ? Latitudes?

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