Where To Eat Now in the Florida Keys
Halfway between Miami and Key West is Midway Cafe and Coffee Bar, a cheery spot with a big menu of omelets, waffles, and breakfast burritos.
Stop for fish tacos at Bad Boy Burrito, a fun outdoor eatery.
Enjoy fresh seafood, and afterward take a relaxing walk on the sand at The Beach Café at Morada Bay.
In its new digs just off the Overseas Highway, Islamorada Beer Company has a big tasting room and a beer garden out back, which is illuminated by strings of twinkling lights.
Set just off U.S. 1 is Marathon Bagel Co., where you'll find the best breads in town with a variety of house-made specialty cream cheeses.
Watch the boats come and go from your table at the Lighthouse Grill, the seaside restaurant at Faro Blanco Resort & Yacht Club. (The resort's red-and-white lighthouse was made for an Instagram-worthy photo op.)
Slowing down is easy on the second floor of Keys Fisheries, where diners can dig into freshly caught seafood and catch the sun setting over the Gulf at dusk.
Located on the marina with a patio and bar mere feet from the water, Lazy Days South offers a tropical cocktail menu with a view.
Key West: Breakfast
Start the day with a cup of coffee and a fresh omelet or scratch-made pancakes from Sarabeth's, a sweet little eatery trimmed with a white picket fence.
Key West: Lunch
Order a classic lobster roll at Eaton Street Seafood Market any day of the week, and settle in on the umbrella-shaded patio. (Bonus: They ship nationwide too.)
Key West: Dinner
Michaels Restaurant is a sophisticated spot that invites diners to enjoy a long, leisurely meal of steak, snapper, or shrimp. Book early for a table in the garden, where you'll have your meal under a starry sky.
Key West: Drinks
Grab a seat at the tucked-away bar inside the restaurant Nine One Five for a satisfying selection of wine and cocktails—plus a beckoning dessert menu. Order the Key Lime Bar.