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Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille

97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
+1 305-852-0822
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
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1 - 10 of 987 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The churasco steak had a great flavor. Unfortunately that was the only redeeming feature of Ballyhoo's restaurant. Interior was tired and not very clean. Waitress was attentive as I was her only customer. Menu prices for everything seemed rather excessive for the basic bar ambience...More

Thank One_Happy_Sailor
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are sorry you did not enjoy your meal.I assure you we have one of the cleanest restaurants in any of the keys and sorry you felt we are not up to par for your liking , as we have very high reviews, of how...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way out of the Keys for a quick fish sandwich (rather than a fast food joint). The parking was OK and the time to grab something to eat and dine was about 30 min. The ambiance was not very impressive, Ballyhoos...More

Thank NoName007
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the review, were glad you enjoyed our hog fish sandwich, as well as our side dishes. As for our ambiance we are a historic building and sorry we that you did not enjoy the rustic design.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will try to keep this short and sweet, although I could go on and on about this place. Vacationing with my parents, husband and 18 month old son over Labor Day in Key Largo, it was Tuesday, the day before we had to evacuate...More

Thank SHELLandBenT
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the five star review,were happy you enjoyed our food and drink.And your more than welcome to come join us in the keys anytime.

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had the best meal of our week in the Keys here . From the cool decor to the 80's rock background music to the great attention from our waitress , I have no hesitation in giving this place a five star review . We...More

1  Thank Mobrienrock
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review,its customers like you that make us enjoy doing what we do .Serve great food and great customers.

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We order dozen oysters on the 1/2 shell. Had worms!!!!!!! Alert brown dried out on the edges. Good way to end up in the emergency department

1  Thank F13rt3264
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We are sorry that you didn't get to enjoy your oysters, we order them fresh every day.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Def would recommend Ballyhoo's - especially for vegans! They have a few awesome vegan selections (try the grilled cheese, and sweet potato burger - jalepeno jelly is AMAZING)!! It was so good, we literally had it 3 days in a row!

Thank HawaiianSun123
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank You for the great review.We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Although rather expensive, the restaurant is basic and looks more like a local bar. The waitress was really friendly, but screwed up on the order, and got completely flustered afterwards. She was very friendly to comp us afterwards, and clearly felt bad. Food and drinks...More

Thank KVandIV
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

We thank You for your feed back.We are sorry that the waitress made a mistake with your order and fixed it to your satisfaction.Hope to serve you again in the future and make your experience a enjoyable one.Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were in Key Largo where my daughters and I went to get SCUBA certified and stopped here our first night because one of daughters is vegan and read they had good options. Turned out they have a separate vegetarian menu with lots of good...More

Thank Rich S
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

thank you for the great review,we hope to serve you again when your in town.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Trevor Summers in the last week I found a hair in my chicken. A black hair was like cooked into it. I have blonde hair so it wasn't mine! I couldn't eat my entire chicken breast. I was sharing with my daughter. She couldn't eat...More

Thank Clarence S
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

I'm sorry for the experience you had but I assure you it will not happen again.If you would like to speak with a manager please call 305 852 0822.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 9pm. The service was terribly slow as it took about 1 hour to get our food. We split a Captains plate that was not very good. One scallop was raw, lobster was tough and Mahi had no flavor. On top of all...More

Thank Timothy H
salsballyhoos, Manager at Ballyhoo's Historic Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sorry you didn't enjoy your meal, wonder why nothing was said to the manager to have it taken care of when this happened?

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sharonking11
5 January 2017|
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Response from Mcalibo1 | Reviewed this property |
Not currently, but we have three signature restaurants which have Vegan items and ask your server and our chefs will be happy to customize a wonder select for you during you stay.
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aveda0
26 December 2015|
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Response from madisen0216 | Reviewed this property |
No there not open for Christmas that's a day they spend with there families.Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97860 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo
  • Phone Number: +1 305-852-0822
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