Fine dining at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Hot Tin Roof Restaurant

Our Key West restaurant offers casual elegance and the best waterfront dining overlooking the Key West Harbor.

Our restaurant pays homage to Tennessee Williams, a frequent Key West guest, by playing on the title of one of his most well-known plays, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The Hot Tin Roof restaurant menu is a mix of seafood and land fare prepared in a unique culinary style with a mélange of tastes and fragrances, combining traditional Florida with Caribbean influences.

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Hot Tin Roof restaurant at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof restaurant offers the best Key West’s best waterfront dining. Our lounge and dining room feature elegant island styles, which embrace the vibrant community of Key West. Detailed teak woodwork, hand painted murals and ceiling, white leather seating and wild wire sculptures bring whimsy to the beautiful lounge, while cozy banquettes offer an intimate option when embracing an island romance. The coolest place to dine overlooking the Sunset Pier at the end of Mallory Square.

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Reservations at Hot Tin Roof


Monday - Saturday 7:30am - 11:30am
Sunday 7:30am - 11:00am

Sunday 11:30am - 2:30pm
*Brunch menu is curated weekly and features unlimited shareable plates, bloody mary's and mimosas, as well as traditional brunch favorites. $49 per person.

Daily 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Ocean Key's Executive Chef Scott Maurer

MaddaFella Rum Bar

Our cozy lobby bar is the perfect place to have a cocktail while waiting for your significant other before dinner. Great views of the local "wildlife" and a cool respite from Duval Street. Enjoy locally made rums and regional IPA's. Open from 11a-6p daily.

Learn to be a mixologist at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Southernmost Mixology Class

Become a cocktail master during this unique experience in Hot Tin Roof at the Ocean Key Resort and Spa. This two hour interactive experience will have you shaking, straining and muddling like a pro. Our talented bartenders will cover the history and techniques of mixology. Then get your hands dirty while helping to make some of your own specialty cocktails from our unique list of libations. Of course, you get to enjoy the fruits of your labor as well as a charcuterie board provided by our award winning Chef.

A great bonding experience for friends, family or co-workers.

Subject to availability
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price: $50.00++ per person

8 people per class (larger group classes are available on request.)

Reservations can be made by contacting our concierge at 305-295-7005 or at

Ocean Key's Executive Chef Scott Maurer

Scott Maurer - Executive Chef

Captivated by the sophisticated seaside classic nestled between Key West Harbor and Mallory Square that is Ocean Key Resort & Spa – a member of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection of luxury hotels and resorts – Scott Maurer leads the team as executive chef. Embodying the epitome of passion in all aspects – from his enthusiasm for a productive, cohesive team, to his desire for guests to experience the highest quality level of dining – Chef Scott Maurer will oversee all culinary operations for the hotel and its signature restaurants, including Hot Tin Rood, Sunset Pier, and LIQUID Pool, Bar and Lounge.

Chef Scott Maurer’s extensive culinary experience has led him to work in numerous hotel and resort restaurants and establish a history of success in the food and beverage industry for more than 20 years. Since 1993, Maurer has worked in iconic resort restaurants beginning with Cove Cay Country Club in Clearwater, Fla., followed by both Bistango and The Phoenix Brewing Company in Atlanta, and continuing to The Peabody Orlando where he spent 15 years and was promoted from capriccio restaurant chef, to banquet chef, and finally executive sous chef.

Upon his departure in 2013, Maurer accepted a position at Hyatt Regency Orlando as executive sous chef, where he remained until he took on his present role at Ocean Key Resort & Spa. Chef Maurer’s culinary achievements, along with his impeccable blend of Cuban flavors, local seafood and fresh produce that perfectly captures the world charm and eccentric character of Key West, make Maurer a perfect fit for Ocean Key Resort & Spa.

Learn to be a mixologist at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Hot Tin Roof Award

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