Iconic Key West Gay Bar Shuts Down
Kwest, an iconic bar located in the heart of downtown Key West and known for their young strippers, closed down over the summer.
“We decided to expand the liquor store into the space where the bar was. It was purely an economical decision on our part. We now have a large liquor/convenience store and have purchased the restaurant next door and have opened “Havana-Key West,” explained owner Tim Henshaw. “This decision did not come easy but as I look back it was the best thing that could have happened to us here.”
The bar opened in 2001 and was located at 705 Duval Street.