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Grunts Bar

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$$ - $$$
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409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6501
+1 305-294-8280
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good drinks! and right next to Garbo's Grill. A pair not to be missed. Will definitely be back for both!

Thank charles m
Saint James City, Florida
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Step into this AWESOME establishment and you will be DELIGHTED with everything about it! A glorious food truck sits behind this wonderful, immaculate upscale bar with the BEST FOOD! The SWEETEST & BEST Bartender ever! The walls are covered with pictures and if you GET LUCKY, you'll get to meet Chris-The Owner. Living in Key West since the 60's. The... More 

4 Thank dkinney2010
Peoria, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We love this bar and go every time in key west. Convenient between whitehead and duval. good selection and food truck has excellent food.

1 Thank Julie H
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting set up with a bar (Grunts) in a shotgun style house and Garbos food truck (airstream) in the back. You can eat at an outside table, in the bar or take off site. We ordered a fish burrito which was loaded with dolphin (fish) tat was a bit on the dry side. Also ordered a shrimp burrito which was... More 

1 Thank NoName007
Key West, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

great place to have a beer and listen to music and enjoy good food from a food truck in garden . The bar is in a Conch style home with plenty of open air with lots of character. Key West Style relaxing

1 Thank De B
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Grunts/Garbo for Friday night dinner. Order your food from the food truck at the back. Korean tacos were amazing as was the burger. Food was delicious! However, the attitude of the bartender was terrible. There was no table service, so we approached the bar and ordered a couple of beers. When we went for the next round,... More 

5 Thank Commerford
Tampa, FL
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Totally cool little cottage-turned-bar a short walk from Duval Street that was certainly worth the tiny detour. They serve up some excellent libations to pair with the tasty offerings from Garbo's Grill that's set up at the rear patio section of the property.

Thank WarmWeatherPlease013
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Every time I enter the door, we are greeted by a great smile and helping hand to their great selection of bottle and tap beer. Touting everything from pale ales to the darker Porter - we can always find what I and my friends like. Ms. Pat continues to remain my fav behind the counter. Her smile and fresh conversation... More 

1 Thank TortugaSailing
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great evening. Good atmosphere, cold beer, and great food from Garbo's Grill food truck. Just off Duval St.

1 Thank Joe H
Bellville, Ohio
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Came here to eat at Garbos and wanted couple of beers....word of caution... know what you want when ordering a beer because Heaven Forbid you have any questions about anything other than crappy Bud Light or Miller Lite (especially if the surly girl with the southern accent is working)...she'll just throw a menu at you and say "here, you wanna... More 

1 Thank posam53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040-6501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-8280
A beautiful brick courtyard and relaxed surroundings with bamboo and palm trees. Located in old town but it feels like miles away. Wifi available.

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