Enjoy Thanksgiving in Key West
Thanksgiving is a fantastic Key West holiday. The island remains un-crowded, there’s great energy, and the weather is beautifully moderate. If you want to enjoy a special Thanksgiving, book a trip to Key West. On this page, we highlight Key West Thanksgiving dinner options and the best Key West bars to watch the big game.
Support the Key West Community
On Key West, we have a lot to be thankful for, and we’re happy to share this gratitude with our guests. Thanksgiving in Key West will be extra special this year as our island community gives thanks for the love and support we’ve experienced in the wake of hurricane IRMA.
Key West Thanksgiving Dinner
Key West has warm weather in November, so it’s possible to enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner outdoors. If you’re renting a home with a private patio, porch, or pool area, we encourage you to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast outdoors. Adding fresh seafood to your Thanksgiving dinner makes it extra special.
Many Key West restaurants offer Thanksgiving dinner options. The Hot Tin Roof, a classic Key West seafood restaurant, offers a 4 course Thanksgiving special pre-fix menu. Other great Key West restaurants for Thanksgiving include Pepe’s Café, Key West’s oldest restaurant that serves Thanksgiving meals every Thursday, and Bistro 245, which offers a special Thanksgiving buffet.
If you’re looking for a unique Key West Thanksgiving experience, book a Thanksgiving dinner on a boat. Fury Water Adventures offers a full Thanksgiving buffet on the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce and a full day of parasailing, jet-skiing, and snorkeling.
Enjoy Football at Key West’s Best Sports Bars
Thanksgiving is synonymous with football, especially in Florida. If you like watching Football, there’s plenty of bars in Key West to enjoy Thanksgiving’s classic games. For football fun, head down to Old Town and Duval Street’s Key West’s best bars.
Top 10 Key West Bars to watch Football on Thanksgiving
10. Big ‘Uns Sports Bar
Located in the heart of Old Town, Big ‘Uns Sports Bar has 16 high definition flat screen TVs.
9. Don’s Place
This is the true dive bar of Key West. Enjoy a tiki bar and a liquor store with a drive-up window.
8. Island Dog’s Bar
Enjoy a laid-back vibe, live music, and a cozy atmosphere while watching the big game.
7. Jack’s Flats
Jack’s Flats is famous for frozen drinks, large grouper sandwiches, a rowdy atmosphere. Visit a Duval Street traditions.
6. Cowboy Bill’s Honky Tonk Saloon
This horseshoe-shaped cowboy bar has six big screen TVs. After the game, you can listen to live country music, ride a mechanical bull, and practice your line dancing skills.
5. Stick and Stein Sports Rock Café
Step back in time at this classic Key West dive bar. Enjoy four bowling lanes, a live alligator tank, and the great drink specials.
4. Shanna Key Irish Pub and Grill
If you’re looking for an Irish fix, this pub offers the Southernmost pint in the United States.
3. Rum Barrel
Owned by Pat Croce, former President of the Philadelphia 76ers, this Old Town Key West bar offers over 150 rums and tons of craft beer.
2. Ricky’s Key West
Also known as Durty Harry’s, this eight-bar Duval Street complex will keep you entertained all day and all night.
1. Green Parrot Bar
A favorite Key West Bar, for all occasions. This sunny place for shady people is great spot to enjoy Thanksgiving on Key West.