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B.O.’s Fish Wagon

801 Caroline St. (William St.) Send to Phone
305-294-9272 | Menu
Utmost in quirky Key West character and genuine local cuisine.
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Lunch & Dinner daily

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B.O.’s Fish Wagon Restaurant Review

: B.O. stands for Buddy Owen, the colorful, chatty and opinionated “Conch” (meaning born-and-bred Key West native) who owns this lively little spot. More of a collection of partial walls than an actual structure, the “wagon” is outfitted in trap markers, crab traps, license plates, handwriting on almost every surface, and oddball flotsam and jetsam. The food, like the owner, is bona fide local, from meaty conch fritters to fish ‘n’ chips (all fish is bought whole and filleted on the premises so don’t expect bargain-basement prices despite the appearances) and a first-rate cracked conch sandwich. The bread is always Cuban; the sides are black beans and yellow rice. The burger is B.O.M.F (B.O’s Mother’s Finest), meaning as local as a burger in Key West gets. A favorite of visitors and locals, B.O.’s is the real deal and then some. Don’t miss the live music and hopping happy hour on Friday afternoons.

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