What Key West lacks in size, it makes up for in culture and adventure. This Florida island is only eight square miles, but there is just as much to do and see as larger vacation destinations. Tucked away in a quiet corner of the island is Southernmost Inn, a historic adults-only inn in Old Town. With so much to discover, a key to keeping your energy up is delicious and filling meals. If you’re looking for something new to try, visit a top Cuban restaurant found on Key West.

The Top 5 Restaurants Serving Up Delicious Cuban Cuisine

The cultural connection between Key West and Cuba traces back almost 200 years to the early 1830s when Cubans started moving to Key West in hopes of personal freedom. Today, the influence of this migration can be seen everywhere, from cigar factors still standing to restaurants serving up mouthwatering Cuban dishes.

El Siboney Restaurant

El Siboney Restaurant is not only one of the top Cuban restaurants on the island, but it’s also one of the best family-owned spots. The de la Cruz family has been running the place since 2004 and has remained committed to providing authentic Cuban food year after year. 

El Meson de Pepe

Located in Mallory Square, El Meson de Pepe is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat before the nightly sunset celebration. For over 30 years, this family-owned and operated restaurant has been serving up traditional dishes everyone will enjoy.

Ana’s Cafe Cubano

If you’re looking for a quaint breakfast or lunch spot, visit Ana’s Cafe Cubano. Stop in for a delicious sandwich, refreshing smoothie, and more before continuing to your next adventure. Don’t forget to order one of the Cuban coffee creations if you need a bit of a pick-me-up.

Frita’s Cuban Burgers

Since it opened in 2014, Frita’s Cuban Burger has been turning out a traditional, native Cuban street food from the 1930s. The frita is a seasoned ground pork and beef patty on a Cuban bread bun. This local shop has put its own twist on the classic dish and offers a few different versions of it.

Cuban Coffee Queen

For a quick grab-and-go option, swing by Cuban Coffee Queen. There are three different locations throughout Key West, so one is close to your adventures. The menu features everything from breakfast options to Cuban favorites and sandwiches.

Experience the Flavor of Key West

The outside of a Key West hotel that's close to a Cuban restaurant. The food scene in Key West has something for everyone, including world-class sushi spots, creamy key lime pie, and a fantastic selection of Cuban restaurants. Some of the best restaurants on the island are just a short distance away from Southernmost Inn.

What was once a cigar factory is now a modern yet charming adults-only inn featuring cozy rooms in various sizes. To learn more about our hotel and its amenities, like continental breakfast and pools, or special offers, call 888-525-0037.