Dining in Key West
Strip House Restaurant Does Steak Right
At The Reach, our love affair with fresh, seasonal cuisine is matched only by our passion for unparalleled service. Each meal is more than a chance to showcase our culinary skills; it’s an opportunity to pair great food with our oceanfront setting and create a one-of-a-kind dining experience. From our waterfront Key West steak house, Strip House, to “toes in the sand” beach dining at Casa Marina Resort, we have the perfect restaurant for any taste and occasion. Guests of The Reach may also enjoy the restaurants at our sister resort, Casa Marina and charge to their room at The Reach.
The famed Manhattan restaurant brings its upscale steak and seafood dining experience to the shores of Key West. Enjoy prime cuts of meat charred to perfection, and signature side dishes such as truffle creamed spinach and goose fat potatoes. Pair your meal with the perfect vintage from the extensive wine list, and cap off your evening with the decadent 24-layer chocolate cake. Enjoy the view of the Atlantic Ocean through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the dining room or while dining on the terrace of our Key West steak house. Inside, the restaurant’s luscious all-red interior, designed by David Rockwell, is full of rich colors and backlit Studio Manasse photographs, balanced by seductive music and lighting.
Strip House offers poolside dining throughout the day.
Private Events at Strip House
For memorable corporate events and social gatherings, the restaurant’s private dining room accommodates 40 guests and features ocean views, plasma screen televisions, PC connections and wireless Internet access.
Daily: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sand and Sea Coffee and Gift Shop
Enjoy Lavazza specialty coffees, frozen frappes, locally made gelato from Flamingo Crossing, daily prepared sandwiches and salads to go, fruits, pasties and bagels as well as selection of beer, wine and ice-cold beverages.
You can find all your sun, sand and surf essentials and souvenirs as well: sunscreen, pool and beach toys, sun protection apparel for kids and adults and after-sun care products. Browse resort apparel by Island Company and Tommy Bahama, beach cover-ups by Echo, LeSoleil and PilyQ Swim. Finish your outfit with pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses, Coolibar Hat and flip flops by Olukai or Havaianas.
Hours: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Need a quiet night in? Strip House offers in-room dining to be enjoyed in your room or on your private balcony.
Casa Marina Restaurants
Guests of The Reach may also enjoy the restaurants at our sister resort, Casa Marina.
Boasting one of the most unique dining settings in Key West, this “toes in the sand” restaurant blends marvelous ocean views with a refined menu of classic Key West cuisine, showcasing the freshest local seafood and locally grown produce. Be sure to join each morning on Flagler’s Terrace for the Sunrise Breakfast, offering Continental and a la carte selections and a full breakfast buffet with omelets made to order.
After soaking up the sun, sand and surf, bring the day to a close at Sun Sun Bar. This relaxing bar features an oceanfront setting complete with swaying palm trees, warm breezes and signature cocktails like the Casa Key Lime Colada, Sunrunner and Southernmost Mojito.
Daily: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The Lobby Bar
Catch up with friends or unwind with colleagues over tapas-style sharing plates and specialty beers, wines and champagnes. The relaxed ambience and creative cuisine make the Lobby Bar idea for stirring your evening to life before venturing out to explore the world-famous attractions of Duval Street.
Enjoy a custom-blended cocktail or try an absinthe-infused “Green Fairy.” A favorite of 1930s Key West resident Ernest Hemingway, this infamous spirit was preferred among the artistic and bohemian communities of Paris, where Hemingway had lived during the 1920s. Upon moving to Florida, he was still able to obtain absinthe from nearby Cuba.
Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Rambler's derives its name from the famous private railcar of founder Henry Flagler, commemorating the linking of Key West to mainland Florida. Located in the lobby, the store features many comforts of home, Lavazza coffee, breakfast pastries, bagels and fresh grab-and-go salads and sandwiches as well as locally crafted gelato. Resort attire, beach apparel and footwear, and essential sundry items are also available.
Daily: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.