About the Chef
Chef Josh Furman started his career in 1987 with an apprenticeship under London England’s first and foremost-celebrated Chef, Albert Roux. The restaurant was Le Gavroche, the first UK restaurant to be awarded one, two and three Michelin stars. It was here that his passion for cooking was forged, in the fires of Le Gavroche cuisine. After leaving London Chef Josh spent many years working with some of the Best Chefs the on the United States eastern seaboard, including Chefs Yannick Cam, Jean-Louis Palladin, and William McNamme . Chef Josh opened the first of six successful restaurant ventures to come in 1996. Always applying his philosophy that if you always strive for excellence, and love what you do all things are possible. We hope enjoy… Chef Josh’s Island Grill at Grunts Bar…Happy Cooking!!!
A History of Grunts The Bar Grunts is a place
where Islanders and Visitors alike can relax among original Keys artifacts
rescued from establishments of a bygone era. You might say it is a framed
pictorial of the fishing history of Key West. And as you grab a cold beer or
dine out on the brick courtyard, you’ll enjoy a feeling of seclusion only a few steps from one of the world’s busiest
Building was originally connected to the Old Island Trading Post at the
historic Porter Docks. (The Pier House now stands in this location) The
meticulous restoration process began in 1986. Pains’ taking care was taken to
assure that the interior of the building; witch dates back to the late 1800’s
remained intact. Grunts Bar has always had much to offer with a large selection
of the coldest beers in town, along with a fine select wine list, Grunts Bar
has long been a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Now with the addition
of Chef Josh’s Island Grill we are very proud to be able to offer some of the
finest Florida Keys.
Fresh and bursting with flavor is what Chef Josh has to offer. Serving Key West we provide great tasting food that's prepared fresh with the highest quality of ingredients. Treat yourself to a memorable dining experience at Key West's premiere gastropub. At Grunts Island Grill you are sure to enjoy the great atmosphere of Old Key west, friendly, service, and the finest and freshest food available.
Take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey at Grunts Island Grill. Dine outside under the stars and many tropical trees which canopy our outdoor patio, or sit at the bar inside our lovely Key West Conch cottage filled with great fishing memorabilia and the rich history of old Key West.
Grunts Island Grill
409 Caroline Street Key West Florida 33040 Just a block off of busy Duval Street.
Hours of operation:Kitchen Tuesday - Sunday 5:30 PM - 10 PM
Bar Hours 4 PM till !2 AM everyday