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Charlie Mac's

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Brew Pub, Grill
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404 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6539
+1 305-320-0204
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Prices are reasonable but the food is average (spicy pork mac and cheese balls, strawberry salad and a side of mac and cheese.) Service was better than the food.

Thank Paula H
Newcastle upon Tyne
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lively busy place, with lots of people drinking round the central bar and watching sport on TV. We ordered Caesar salad to share. It's a large serving but with no chicken or bacon - I assume you've got to ask for that. The dressing was too strong and overall a disappointment. Then we shared a combination of... More 

Thank Yvonne P
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I think this is my first one star review. We went to Charlie Macs today, 2/16/17 at around 1:00 pm. We went there after walking by and it smelling so good. I wish I could give a review on the quality of the food, but the service was so bad, we never even got to eat, or drink. After sitting... More 

Thank Todd R
Florida, null, United States
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Around corner fromGreen Parrott and nice quiet change. Had brisket sandwich - was very good, others had wings which they really liked. My friend ordered rack of ribs, which was way too many, but first boiled perhaps?? Not that good he said. He also ordered their sampler bowl...which could have fed all four of us by itself! Tasted good. The... More 

Thank Bahamaer
Traverse City, Michigan
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Their Beef Brisket Chili is the best ever, also great BBQ & smoked ribs. It is right next to the Green Parrot.

Thank RFRobinson
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The amount of food is off the chart, great smoke house food, always a must stop when we vist Key West

Thank Drdee28
New Orleans, Louisiana
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169 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in to Charlie Mac's because it is literally next door to the Green Parrot and we were heading there next. Wanted some light bar fare (I know that doesn't make sense). We sat at the bar to be quick, but can't say that matched our expectations. Drinks were nice and strong and flowing, A+. Several people that came in... More 

Thank Classic247
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good BBQ, & reasonable price for KW. The Mac Daddy bowl is $19. It is enough for 3 people. My daughter & I split it, and we still brought half the bowl home. It includes brisket, pulled pork, onion rings, fries, baked beans, & mac n cheese. My husband had the wings, half price on Wednesday. He remarked that the... More 

Thank layner
Larchmont, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hit this spot more than once on my most recent trip to Key West. Kenny the manager is a super guy and really showed our crew a great time!

Thank Tiki Chris
Gurnee, Illinois
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241 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i ate here after we rented some scooters from across the street. Food was delicious. I had the barbq brisket sandwich. Tender and moist. You have 3 sauce options on the table. My wife had the fried fish sandwich. Very tasty. Crisp and flaky. Really good service and overall a really nice place to eat.

Thank Michael G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Brew Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6539
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-320-0204
Charlie Mac's is the winner of the 2013 Key Plaza Memorial Day BBQ Cook Off and serves up the best island-flavored BBQ in Key West. Inspired by the sizzling pits of South Carolina, Charlie Mac’s is Pat Croce’s latest Mile Zero local hot spot. Tap into two dozen brews. Order up an icy cocktail. Kick back to live music. Enjoy the great vibes right next to the Green Parrot Bar. And get lively with the Southernmost Hurricane Club on game day at the new official Key West home of the University of Miami Hurricanes.

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