El Meson De Pepe's Restaurant & Bar

410 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-2620


El Meson de Pepe's Restaurant & Bar, situated in the Old Town area of Key West and adjacent to Mallory Square, is a distinguished Cuban eatery that has been serving authentic Cuban cuisine and drinks for over 30 years. This establishment is a manifestation of a Cuban culinary passion that has found a home in Key West's vibrant restaurant scene. The menu features a range of Cuban favorites and unique dishes crafted by the renowned chef de cuisine, Pepe Diaz. Highlights include Cuban Nachos, Tamales, Lechon Asado, and Vaca Frita, ensuring a flavor for every palate.

  • Cocktails and Music: The restaurant boasts a Patio Bar where patrons can enjoy refreshing cocktails and live salsa music.
  • Sunset Celebration Spot: El Meson de Pepe is an ideal choice for those planning to experience the Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square, offering a lively pre and post-party atmosphere.
  • Signature Dishes: Among their featured items are the Cayo Hueso Cuban Mix, a local take on the Cuban sandwich, and an array of savory dishes like Picadillo Habanero, Ropa Vieja, and Churrasco.
  • Varied Options: Their menu also includes a range of steaks, marinated meats, and seafood dishes like Mahi Mahi con Salsa de Camarones and Zarzuela de Marisco.

El Meson de Pepe is open Monday through Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm, and Friday through Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm. The restaurant operates on a first-come, first-serve basis, without taking reservations. This culinary destination promises a robust taste of Cuban culture and cuisine, making it a must-visit for both locals and tourists in Key West.