Wedding Reception Venues & Private Parties

Whether it’s a Key West Wedding Reception, or a Private Party, Turtle Kraals Bar & Restaurant is the Perfect Spot!

Looking for the ultimate Caribbean-inspired setting for a wedding reception, rehearsal dinner or private party?  Turtle Kraals Bar & Restaurant, situated on the water in the heart of the historic Key West seaport, within easy walking distance of Duval Street, is the ideal venue.

Our world-class cuisine, inspired by the best of the tropics from Cuba to the Bahamas, is highlighted by ceviche sourced daily from our own Half Shell Fish Market. We also offer fully stocked bars on both levels and a stage for live music and toasting.

Planners can choose between indoor and outdoor wedding reception venues. Customize our air-conditioned first-floor dining room to fit your specific theme, or enjoy a panoramic view of the breathtaking sunset over Key West Harbor and relax or celebrate amid an ocean breeze on our open-air scenic rooftop Tower Bar.

The Tower Bar seats 70 guests for dinner, and the interior bar and main dining room seat 140. The 4,000+-square-foot restaurant and bar can comfortably host up to 200 guests for cocktail receptions. We have years of experience planning and executing one-of-a-kind trendy or traditional wedding receptions.

Turtle Kraals is available for private parties and group events, such as corporate meetings, birthday gatherings, sit-down dinners, and cocktail parties. From live music to complimentary bocce courts, we are happy to work with you in creating the ideal entertainment for your event. Our world-class chefs will prepare amazing party menus with innovative cuisine featuring fresh, natural ingredients that will delight your guests.

Turtle Kraals’ culinary team, led by culinary director and chef-to-the-stars Michael Schultz and executive chef Ricardo Hernandez, will work with you in creating a one-of-a-kind dining experience that will please everyone. We offer customized menus reflecting a colorful mix of food and culture for any type of event or dietary need. All that you and your guests are required to do is show up and have a great time!

Turtle Kraals’ Event Director Dave Thibault is your personal liaison to create a delectable menu, and he will help you to execute a flawless and unforgettable event. Rest assured that every detail will be exactly the way you want it on your special day.

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