We love stopping to eat when driving through the Florida Keys. Luckily having lived in Miami all of my life, we traveled often to the Keys and have eaten at many places in Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon
Upper Keys Restaurants
Key Largo Restaurants
This place is owned by the Lazy Days restaurant group (they have a restaurant in Marathon and Islamorada), and all 3 of their restaurants are excellent! Their menu is extensive and they have a wide range of options (seafood, pasta, burgers and many other entrees). It is located right on US1, giving it easy access to road traffic. The one thing I do not like about this place is the lack of oceanfront dining. However, the decor is lively, the drinks are plentiful and the seafood is fresh!
This is one of my favorite Key Largo restaurants. I love this place! It is a low key restaurant that also has a fish market attached. You drive down some back streets and arrive at a simple place. You order from a window and sit in open air tables and picnic benches. I do not recommend going in the summertime as it is blazing hot! Surprisingly, there are not an abundant amount of Key Largo restaurants on the water… this is one of them that actually is waterfront.
Their seafood is as fresh as it comes! I have ordered many things off the menu and have never been disappointed: snapper, hogfish, grouper, and lionfish. They also have daily specials (which are also spot on). They have
Although there are many more restaurants in Key Largo FL, these are my two favorites. If you would like some ideas of things to do in Key Largo or some Key Largo tourist attractions, click below:
Most tourists will stop at Islamorada Fish Company when they are visiting the Florida Keys; however, it is very touristy. There is always a long wait, and to be honest, the food is overpriced. You can get better service, better prices and better quality at other “local places”. Here are some of my favorite and best Islamorada restaurants.
I stumbled upon this restaurant at the recommendation of my parents who are frequent Keys visitors. They often stop in for a quick dinner on their way down to their place in Marathon because of their fast service and quality food.
This is another one of those places that
This Islamorada restaurant is very well known for its’ food, decor and ambiance. Their Beach Cafe is exactly what it says… a restaurant on the beach (in the sand). This place epitomizes
This is another great seafood restaurant located in Islamorada. It is actually my kids’ favorite because they have outdoor rocking benches as tables on the sand overlooking the water. We often stop here for lunch when the weather is nice and enjoy the delicious seafood and cold drinks.
I hope you enjoyed reading my reviews on my favorite Upper Keys restaurants. If you happen to be traveling down to the Middle Keys, please check out my favorite restaurants in Marathon. If Key West is your final destination, also check out my reviews on places to stay and eat in Key West.
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