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Boondocks Grille & Draft House

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27205 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042-5344
+1 305-872-4094
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11:00 - 23:00
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Boston, MA
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The mini golf is fabulous. What a fun (and somewhat challenging course!) The restaurant has a fun vibe -- the food is fine but the service and setting make it worth your while. Our entrees were good enough; my spinach salad was bland but the addition of the blackened fish (I think it was grouper?) was amazing. The fried club... More 

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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch in the middle of the day sat at the bar. tracy, our bartender ,was bubbly, funny and very attentive. Get the jolly rancher-a frozen concoction that tastes just like its name! wonderful, fruity and sooooo cold on a warm sunny day. We both ordered a black/blue ciabatta steak sandwich with homemade chips and it was... More 

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2 Thank Nansk11
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good, the staff was helpful and there was music! Nice evening! Our friend had a chipotle bean burger that he raved about... his wife had a nice soup; the hubby had a burger and I stuck to the appetizers and we enjoyed our choices! I had the bang bang shrimp! It was super!

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2 Thank Chrissy L
Milton, Vermont
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying at nearby Parmers resort and read / heard this restaurant was a good choice. It clearly met/exceeded my expectations. Live duet was playing and they were excellent, not too loud, and covered "Willin'" by Little Feat ! We sat at a breezy / elevated table... had a very pleasant and excellent waitress. Service was quick, Specialty drink menu was... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped on a whim as we were traveling back to Key West. Once we stepped in and heard some good tunage and smelled some good food, we knew we had hit a good spot! The decor was fun and the massive amounts of TV's was mind bending. If you like fried, finger foods - this is your place. A tad... More 

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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and our bartenders were India and Jaime. The food was very good and the bartenders were great. The atmosphere is great. It's big and very open. We had the seafood stuffed mushrooms, bang bang shrimp and flat bread pizza the food was very good. We like this place a lot since we don't have to... More 

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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll start with the positives, mini golf was a blast, and the chef knows what he/she is doing. The vibe seems fun, and the night we went they had two charity events happening. This still is not the reason for my low review..... We showed up the hostess seemed stressed, which, we could understand why. Not a big deal. Our... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped at Boondocks while on the way to Key West. We enjoyed a refreshing beer while playing a competitive round of mini golf in the Florida sunshine. My defeat was followed by the tastiest lunch. (Black Bean Burger and Fish Tacos) Our server, Casto, was very personable, attentive and outgoing. MJ in the gift shop was... More 

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Cudjoe Key, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local of 18 years I can still say this is one of my favorites!! Their Sunday Brunch is a MUST!! it is served only in season...is the BEST around a huge variety of all you can eat buffet that has everything..you pick the ingredients omelette made right in front of you, all types of breakfast items eggs, bacon,... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hit the 18 hole mini-golf course before heading next door for some amazing food. The swordfish was great. You can't go wrong with any of the good. There was even live music the night we stopped. Great for Families and couples.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27205 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042-5344
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Ramrod Key
  • Phone Number: +1 305-872-4094
Description
HUMBLE BEGINNINGS FOR THE LARGEST TIKI BAR IN THE FLORIDA KEYS


Boondocks opened their doors over 25 years ago as a small ice cream shop. The current kitchen was the entire building. Quickly realizing Ramrod Key was in need of more than just ice cream the original owners expanded the menu to include sandwiches, and later added beer and wine to the mix.

It wasn't until 2001 that the real transformation began to take place. Lanny was first to arrive in the Florida Keys and scope out Boondocks. Seeing past the overgrown trees and broken tables he immediately called this father, Larry and long time friend and colleague, John to hop the next flight down and check out their new home.

With Lanny's vision, John's restaurant expertise and Larry's backbreaking work ethic, Boondocks Grille and Draft House and Miniature Golf has become one of the most popular destinations on the overseas highway.

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