A Key Largo Must: Conch Fritters at Alabama Jack’s

DSC03139A short detour off Route 1 on the drive through the Keys, Alabama Jack’s is a laid back favorite of both tourists and locals. Situated on a pair of barges in the mangroveDSC03143 swamps, the open air bar is little more than a center bar and scattered patio tables and chairs. License plates from around the U.S. and the world line the walls and serve as the bar’s only attempt at decor, knowing full well that their largest draw is the conch fritters, arguably the best to be had in the Keys. Whether you agree that the conch fritters deserve their reputation or not, the bar in itself is certainly worth the experience for anyone making their way through the Keys.

58000 Card Sound Rd, Key Largo