Food & Dining
Best Hidden Gem Restaurants in Key West
As Key West’s waterfront restaurants and Duval Street pubs have diners taking up every last barstool, these restaurant underdogs continue to hold a special place in the hearts of locals.
Don't Miss the Key West Food & Wine Festival 2023
The Key West Food and Wine Festival is set for five days of food, wine, and all things fine Jan. 25 through 29 across the Conch Republic.
What to Eat at this Year's Florida Keys Seafood Fest
The Florida Keys Seafood Festival returns April 2 - 3, 2022 for two days of succulent seafood. If you plan on going, make sure to dig into these Key West classics.
10 Best Raw Bar Happy Hours in Key West 2021
Appreciate the flavors of the sea (and take advantage of these killer discounts), by sitting down to a platter of freshly shucked oysters at the best raw bar happy hours in Key West.
Edible Key West: Old-School Food Joints
Check out our list of old-school restaurants around the Conch Republic for a piece of Old Key West.
An Easygoing Recipe for Conch Salad, a Key West Staple
Key West is pretty laid-back, and so is the process of making conch salad.
All Things Edible in Key West
While in Key West, don’t waste your time with any meal that’s less than the very best!
Best Local Eateries at a Fair Price
One of the best parts of being on vacation is taking a break from the culinary norm and enjoying the local flavor of the area. This can set you back a pretty penny if you’re planning to eat out every meal, but Key West has a full range of dining options with not only gourmet venues but great eats at great prices.
Best Restaurants to See the Sunset in Key West
Key West has legendary sunsets, with the sky putting on a full display of glowing orange, pink, yellow and red every evening. Order a drink and enjoy this sensory experience, where your meal comes with a spectacular view. Here are some of the best sunset restaurants.
What's Open Early in Key West
Ready to watch the sunrise over Key West? You might be coming in from a cruise, getting ready to go snorkeling or just enjoying another beautiful morning on the island. Whatever the case, you’ll need sustenance. Here are a few places that will gladly cater to your whims during the wee hours of the day.
The Best Places for Pizza in Key West
Looking for the best pizza in Key West? Order artisanal pies or pizza by the slice in these five top places around the island. Best of all, Duettos Pizza & Gelato was rated one of the top 10 pizza places in the country! Pizza places are available in Key West late at night, perfect after an evening on Duval Street.
Best Raw Bars in Key West
Oyster season runs from September through April in Florida. Here’s a look at where to go for the best oysters while on vacation in Key West, whether you enjoy oysters steamed or raw. Enjoy fresh, local seafood at dozens of restaurants around town.
The Best Cuban Eats in Key West
Cuban food in Key West is as much of a staple as its local seafood. Check out the best spots for Cuban fare in the Conch Republic, from your morning joe to Havana-style street food.
A Beginner’s Guide to the Conch Cuisine of Key West
Key West natives – known as conchs – are what they eat. Try the best conch dishes in Key West.
Key Lime Pie, Minus the Pie - Part 2
As part of our series, here’s some Key lime treats to be enjoyed across the island outside of its usual pie-form.
A Taste of Key Lime Pie, Minus the Pie
While Key lime is usually served in the form of a sweet pie, it also compliments liquor, spicy peppers, rum, nuts, a French Toast breakfast -- you name it, it’s probably been tried here on the island.
New Starbucks Drinks this Spring
Check out these limited beverages perfect for the spring season at our onsite Starbucks.
5 Best Cuban Sandwiches in Key West
The Cuban sandwich is a Florida favorite that started as an immigrant take on the typical ham and cheese sandwich.
Where to Eat Stone Crab in Key West
To make sure you’re getting real Key West stone crab and not lump crab meat from some faraway sea, here we’ve rounded up the best places on the island to enjoy stone crab.
Your Guide to Stone Crab Season in Key West
For local fishers, the stone crab is a way of life. The crustacean's gigantic claws pass through many hands before they get to your plate.
Organic & Local Eats in Key West
If there’s time for a late-night treat after the Duval Crawl, then there’s no reason you can’t mix in some local or organic eats as well.
Best Lobster Dishes in Key West
There’s nothing quite like a good lobster, and in Key West it’s available in all different forms.
24 North Picks: Iced Summertime Drinks at Starbucks
Here at 24 North, we suggest you keep it 100% and enjoy a cup of joe poolside. With Starbucks on site, order up tropical coffee and iced tea blends that will keep you refreshed, cool and energized to see all the eccentric sites the Conch Republic has to offer. We suggest these iced beverages with tropical flavors that will keep you in the island state of mind.
The History behind Key Lime Pie
How did Key West get so famous for its key lime pie? There’s a story to go with that.
24 North Picks: Starbucks Summer Drinks
It’s practically summer here in Key West, which means warm weather, not-a-cloud-in-the-sky type days - and plenty of Starbucks iced drinks.
24 North Picks: Toasted Coconut
In Key West, life is better outside. But the only way that life can get any better outside, is with the addition of some food.
Try Starbucks’ Two New Drinks @ 24 North
Key West Sun + Starbucks is all we need. And that's exactly what we have at 24 North. Our on-site Starbucks has been the icing on the cake, or should we say the whipped cream on our frappucino since it's opening inside the hotel.
photo by Tammy Gordon
The Cuban Key West: The Best Cuban Sandwiches on Key West
We at 24 North have quite the affinity for our southern neighbors. We also share a love of their cuisine - specifically the Cuban sandwiches. Here's where to find the best Cuban mixes in Key West.
Tis the Starbucks Season
The new Starbucks inside 24 North Hotel couldn’t have opened at a better time. Not only is it the best weather of the entire year in Key West, but it’s also the start of the holiday season, which means the Starbucks holiday beverages. Now we get to enjoy the warm sunshine and cool island breeze – and we get to enjoy it with an Eggnog Latte in one hand and a sugar cookie in the other, a Gingerbread Latte tomorrow, and maybe even a Peppermint Mocha at night. With a Starbucks downstairs, we can get one whenever we want – and so can you.
24 Things to Do in Key West - 4 Places You Must Eat in Key West
As part of our ongoing series, 24 Things to Do in Key West, here are four places that you cannot miss during your stay on the island.