Group of people having an event at Rum Barrel Key West


In the very heart of Old Town Key West, you’ll find the ultimate Caribbean setting for a Key West wedding reception, rehearsal dinner or private party. Planners can choose between indoor and outdoor venues for special events, ensuring that your celebration will be unforgettable come rain or sunshine. Just a block from Duval Street and the picturesque Key West Seaport, we feature fully stocked bars on both levels and a stage for live music and toasting. The 4,000+ square foot restaurant and bar can comfortably host up to 130 guests, and be tailored to fit your specific event needs.


Overlooking historic Old Town and the Gulf of Mexico, the Rum Barrel’s scenic rooftop Quarter Deck is one of the most unique Key West event venues for seating up to 70 guests. Enjoy selections from the Quarter Deck’s fully stocked bar while the gentle sea breeze cools your guests down. The Quarter Deck’s outdoor stage is ideal for live music to accompany your event. From rum tastings to live music, we are happy to work with you to create an exceptional and memorable experience.


For special events such as wedding receptions, birthday gatherings, cocktail parties and corporate meetings, the Rum Barrel’s cozy main dining room seats up to 60 guests. Complete with a fully stocked and expansive rum bar, this air-conditioned area can be customized to fit a specific theme. With years of experience planning and executing one-of-a-kind events, the Rum Barrel team will ensure that our indoor venue meets all your needs.


Culinary Perfection for Your Special Event
The Rum Barrel’s culinary team offers a unique dining experience to please everyone. Our world-class chefs can prepare amazing, customized party menus with innovative cuisine and fresh natural ingredients to delight guests. For a different twist on a seated dinner, we’ve hosted many fantastic Key West wedding receptions and private parties that chose small plates and passed appetizers throughout the evening. All that you and your guests are required to do is show up and have a great time!

Event Reviews

“The food was amazing, the staff was friendly and helpful, and they really made sure that we had the best night”

– LMion

“The Rum Barrel definitely delivered! Great food,good price, fun pirate’esque enviroment. Kathy was very helpful setting up the event”


“I really don’t have one complaint about this restaurant! We were looking for a fun place to have a Welcome Dinner in lieu of a rehearsal dinner and the Quarter Deck (Rooftop) of this restaurant was perfect”

– Abbey

“Thank you so much for making our celebration that much more special. All of you guys made us feel so welcome. We truly felt at home! Special thanks to Liz, Kayla, Kathy and Jen. You guys were the best!!!”

– Eva & Merideth