Latitudes Restaurant, located on the Island provides fresh flavorful cuisine with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. A delicious, ever-evolving “work of art” menu incorporates locally sourced fresh fish and tropical fruits cuisine.
Luxuriate while dining in the Ernest Hemingway Room, where photos of author, fisherman and former Key West resident adorn the walls or outdoor dining overlooking the Gulf of Mexico where tiki torches illuminate the night sky magnifying the glorious Key West sunsets.
Latitude's Restaurant was named the #1 Best Overall Restaurant in Key West by OpenTable in 2016.
Reservations for Latitudes can be made online. Click here to make your reservation.
In this Grand Island paradise, menu items often change based on what is in-season. Popular fare include:
- Saffron crusted black grouper with potato napoleon, maui onion cream, grilled asparagus, smoked paprika oil
- Honey & ancho chile crusted Waygu beef skirt steak with roasted garlic potato puree, goat cheese and corn cake, sauce romesco and fried onions
Latitudes is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Attire for breakfast and lunch is casual. Shirts and shoes are required. Attire for dinner is "country club casual." Collared or dress V-neck shirts and dress shorts are acceptable. Tank tops and/or cover-ups are not allowed for dinner.
Reservations are required.
Each morning, cottage guests enjoy our “Rise, Dine and Sunshine” breakfast basket, delivered to your porch each morning while admiring the stunning views of the sparkling blue sea and lush landscaping. In-cottage dining service is also available.
Guests are invited to join us at Latitudes Outside bar for “Up Spirits!” every afternoon between 4:30-5:00p.m., as we revive the Royal Navy sailors’ long-ago tradition of savoring a daily ration of rum. Enjoy complimentary tasting of Latitudes’ own white or golden raw rum-straight up like the sailors did, or mixed in the Up Spirits cocktail du jour.
Sweets Served Daily
Be sure to listen for the bell of “Sweets Served Daily,” an island ritual where treats for both kids and adults are served from a colorful “conch cruiser” by the ice cream man.
Chef Orr's Culinary Background
Chef Orr has called Key West home for 16 years and is well known locally for his New Island cuisine, an artful combination of fresh local fare, Caribbean spices, Asian influences and French technique. He is a six-time winner of the MARC House Master Chef's Classic and has overseen the culinary programs at several of the destination's most popular restaurants.
He comes to Latitudes most recently from The Reach Resort where he had served as executive chef since early 2014. He was previously executive chef at Roof Top Café for 10 years, and spent five years as the sous chef at Louie's Backyard. Chef Orr also spent several years in Paris, France where he worked as executive chef of a bistro-style restaurant and helped ownership launch a second successful restaurant there. He completed his culinary apprenticeship at the American Culinary Federation in Jacksonville in 1999, prior to moving to France.
Well-rounded and multi-faceted, Chef Orr majored in English and minored in Forestry at the University of Florida, and spent a summer semester working as a park ranger and firefighter in the Pacific Northwest prior to pursuing his culinary career. He speaks fluent English, French and Spanish, and conversational Creole.
Chef Orr believes strongly in giving back to the community and has been an active volunteer in a variety of local and regional charities including the Destin Wine Auction benefiting North Florida children's charities, the MARC House Master Chef's Classic benefiting the Monroe Association of ReMARCable Citizens, and the Taste of Key West helping provide funds for AIDS Help of Key West.