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The Best Places for Key Lime Pie
Is there anything more quintessential “Key West” than Key Lime pie? The city takes immense pride in our Key Lime pie and there’s always a hunt for the best slice in town. There’s even an annual Key Lime Festival, where locals and tourists can sample anything from pie to Key Lime infused cocktails. It’s safe to say we’re Key Lime fanatics, so we did the work for you to curate a list of some of the best spots in town!
Don’t let the mile-high meringue scare you off, this is one of the best Key Lime pie slices in town! Blue Heaven’s dessert is beloved by locals and tourists alike and offers up a great picture perfect moment to boot! While you are enjoying your little slice of key lime perfection, sit back and enjoy the live music and chickens scampering around Blue Heaven’s outdoor courtyard.
Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe
Just a 5-minute walk from The Marker, Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe is a known Key Lime destination. The storefront has almost every type of food with a key lime finish! They also have an adorable back patio area to enjoy your slice next to a bubbling foundation. Can’t make it to Key West and still want the flavors of the southernmost city? Kermit’s has a great selection of recipes online to make at home!
The Blond Giraffe
With the title of “Best in Key West” from the Key Lime Festival, The Blond Giraffe is home to some of the most delectable Key Lime pie around. With over 150 Key Lime inspired items for sale, the shop offers everything from chocolate dipped frozen pie on-a-stick, an assortment of espresso beverages, Key Lime pie cookies, and more! To top it off, they have been featured everywhere from the Food Network, Travel Channel, and CMT! When it comes down to it, their motivation behind their work is simple: “Our job is to make people happy.”
With not one, but two locations on Duval, Mattheessen’s is a taste of homemade baked goods that you’ve been craving. Using a thick graham cracker crust, their Key Lime pie is a favorite of many. One of their most popular items is their Key Lime pie on-a-stick dipped in creamy, rich Belgium dark chocolate. They also sell an assortment of delicious desserts, from half-pound cookies, marble slab fudge, and homemade ice cream (perfect for cooling off from the Key West heat!).
Key Lime Pie Festival
Why yes, there is a festival devoted to our favorite food! Every Fourth of July The Key Lime Festival comes to Key West, touting the tagline “What’s more American than Key Lime Pie?” Compete in a pie eating contest, then partake in a Sip & Stroll event, and top it off with a Key Lime Pie Hop. The Sip & Stroll allows groups of friends to stop by 15 different bars and sample their signature Key Lime Martini & Margaritas! Make sure to mark your calendars: This year will be the festival’s 5th year!
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