Key West

El Meson De Pepe's

Brightly painted murals, roosters crowing cock-a-doodle-doo!” and some of the most amazing Cuban food can be found at this Key West establishment. El Meson de Pepe is a family owned and operated institution of Key West located just off of Mallory Square that has been open for almost 40 years.

The Place:

Whether seated indoor or outdoors, beautiful murals painted along the walls will grab your attention. The true Cuban heritage seeps through the vibes, the cocktail and beer selection, the food and the service.

The Food:

We know you have loads of Cuban cuisine to choose from when you’re on the island, but one thing we’re confident in: You won’t find a better option than El Meson de Pepe. The sweet plantains, white rice, black beans and meat of choice will leave you drooling for more. 

Our Recommendation:

Begin your meal with a cuba libre cocktail and then choose between a vaca frita or ropa vieja for your entree. Don’t forget to finish your meal off with a flan or tres leches! 

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