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Sep 15, 2006 03:05 PM

Need Key West Help

Going to key west in november with a large group(15-17) and need some great food reccomendations. First, I need a few dinner places that can accomodate a large group for excellent food. Also looking for can't miss eats, whether a fish sandwich stand or small breakfast or lunch place,ice cream, etc, since breakfasts and lunches won't be with the whole group. Thanks in advance.

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  1. I go with a couple of friends at least once a year. We have breakfast at Camille's Retaurant 1202 Simonton St or Croissants De France at 816 Duval St. Abbondanza at 1208 Simonton St has pretty good Italian and could probably take care of a large group in the dining room. Take at look at some of the menus on the website Michael's steak house at 532 Margaret St is very good but I don't know how big a crowd they could handle

    1. I'm back again. There is another website that may give you some info. just click on Key West, they have reviews, we use that website when we want to try something new.

      1. For large group idea here is a good list to start with. The are in no particular order.
        1. Alonzo's Oyster Bar (Seafood)
        2. Mangia Mangia (Italian)
        3. Half Shell Raw Bar (Seafood)
        4. Blue Heaven (mix of everything)
        5. El Siboney (cuban)
        6. A&B Lobster House (Seafood)
        7. 915 Duval (everything)
        8. The Grand Cafe (everything)
        9. Alice's (everything)
        10. 7 Fish (everything)
        11. Turtle Kraals (seafood)

        Some cant miss things are-
        Flamingo Crossing for ice cream
        B.O.'s Fish Wagon for a Fish Sandwich
        Banana Cafe for Breakfast or Lunch
        Santiago's Bodega for either Lunch or Dinner
        Half Shell Raw Bar for some oysters
        Alonzo's Oyster Bar for Happy Hour
        Conch Republic for a Mojito
        Ambrosia for Sushi
        Harpoon Harrys for Breakfast
        Pepe's for Breakfast
        Martins for Benedicts at brunch only on Sundays.

        This site should have many of the menues listed above. Any of the others you should find just by googling them.

        1. Another must is have a drink at sunset at The Afterdeck at Louie's Backyard.

          1. The above recs are all good, but I think that a party of 15-20 would push the physical limits of 7 Fish.