One of the most commonly overlooked attractions, is something that the Florida Keys has become famous for ... its food. Visitors to the Florida Keys, as vacationers everywhere, want to sample the local cuisine of their vacation spot, and the offerings of Keys dining emporiums are enough to please the most discriminating palate.
Put together the worlds best chefs, the freshest seafood, and an authentic tropical atmosphere and you have a dining experience that can only be found in the Florida Keys. The availability of fresh seafood plays an important part in the menus of most Keys restaurants. Key West pink shrimp, familiarly known as “pink gold,” are served in a variety of ways in the many seafood restaurants throughout the Keys. From simple diners to five star elaborate resort dining rooms, shrimp, mahi mahi, yellowtail, and other ocean delights are popular choices among diners both local and visiting.Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, according to many nutritionists, and many restaurants have become famous for their morning selections. A variety of omelettes, crepes, and other early-morning selections is just waiting for you to make your choice.
Enjoy top cuisine from all over the world and from our very own backyard. Only in the Florida Keys will you find this many restaurants serving up the finest in Cuban, Jamaican, and Bahamian cuisine. These traditional and time honored dishes are sure to give you a "taste" of what island living is all about. Of course, you can't talk about cuisine in the Florida Keys and not talk about seafood. Fresh fish and shellfish are brought in daily by the Keys most experienced fisherman and cooked by its most talented chefs. The Florida Keys are known for having some of the worlds finest shrimp, and no trip to the Keys is complete without trying some "Key West Pinks". The variety of eateries in the Keys are bound to have you coming back for more. From casual diners to five star restaurants, you're guaranteed to find the perfect spot no matter what your craving. And don’t forget dessert. Many eateries offer the Keys’ famous Key lime pie, and until you have tasted it, you don’t know what you’ve been missing. Or you might want to try Key lime ice cream – but don’t go away without a sampling of the Keys’ most famous fruit.