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“Typical shops for touristy items”

The Rain Barrel Artisan Village
Ranked #20 of 65 things to do in Islamorada
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Wasn't terribly impressed with the shops and items. Touristy stuff. But the large lobster out front is a draw for pictures!

Thank 930lesliej
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

You can find everything here - from tacky souvenirs to one-of-a-kind works of art. Lots of great little shops, and you can grab a snack and have your photo taken with Betsy the Lobster out front, but the real gem for us was the immensely talented glass blower in the back. Such beautiful, intricate and reasonably priced, unique work! I asked if he had a small shark anywhere in the shop and he said no, but he would make me one while I waited! If you are looking for something unique and gorgeous to remember your trip with, this is the place to find it!

Thank maryo612
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We went past very early in the morning and the food vendors were not open. Hate we missed them. They had some really neat items. Also a must, take your picture out front.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

So the giant metal lobster outfront draws you in, but once here there's so many local artists and unique crafted items. I ended up spending over $200, simply because I wanted to help the local community, and I had to have some of the items for my home. Uniques and special momento's. Really nice, recommend you stop here

Thank Christine D
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fun stop as you make your way from Key Largo to Key West. There are a few local artists here with small shops selling items they have created. But be cautious as a number of the items for sale have tags staring, “Made in China”. I found this to be a bit disappointing. I wanted to see a place where everything was made by local artists. Use caution when looking at items to buy, especially in the first area you walk through.

Thank Susan H
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