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Roof Top Cafe

308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
+1 305-294-2042
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I would not waste my time going back to this place. Main course was ok, but sides were awful. Instant potatoes and overly salted everything. Price was very high. Drinks crazy expensive.

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place the food was awesome... Great service, great staff. Can't ask for a better place to have a great meal... It is literally on the roof.. love it...

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started with 2 for 1 rum punch which were made perfectly. Then hog fish sandwich with fries (delicious) and Mediterranean salad was fabulous. Had another drink and we were set for the afternoon. Service was good as always and the view perfect. Love to...More

Thank janie g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the 2 for 1 punch & great lunch on the roof. Might be difficult for those w/mobility issues to climb the stairs. Our concierge recommended this place as one her favorite places.

Thank SharOnMader_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found myself in the Roof Top Cafe one morning enjoying 2 for 1 Mimosas while sitting at the bar on the terrace overlooking Mallory Square. I ended up visiting nearly every day during my trip and enjoyed a lovely lunch watching the world go...More

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in without a booking early evening and managed to be allocated a table on the balcony. Our server was fantastic, I cant remember her name but she was married to the tight rope street performer on Mallory square. We were looked after extremely...More

Thank pelicanqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in only for the drinks but they were fantastic! Bartender from NY was very friendly! Menu looks nice also...

Thank ToddandMelissaB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation, and were seated inside. The filets were good, but service was slow and poor. My scallops were cold and slimy. Do not recommend.

Thank lovetotravel304
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I realize that many reviews are either positive or negative based upon one interaction (with the server, with the front desk, etc.) -- but I like it when it's about the restaurant overall vs. just one interaction. That said, everyone was very nice ... and...More

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seems like a nice place, but the team is just awfull specially the front of the house guy. So many places are real better just around this one. I do NOT RECOMMEND this place. Stay away!How are

Thank Georges1555
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30 March 2017|
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Response from scott892 | Reviewed this property |
Very close, but no.
Sara B
15 March 2016|
Response from Sarah D |
Yes, they do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-2042
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Winner - 2014 Master Chef Classic Competition - Best Entrée - Seared Sea Scallops.Roof Top Cafe's Executive Chef Brendan Orr has a style all his own. His rich, culinary history has brought him to Key West, via Miami and Paris, France. His culinary journey has taught him the incredible ability to balance flavors from around the world.Chef Orr delights in bringing you his “New-Island” Cuisine; combining contemporary flavors of the tropics, spices from the far east and staples from the Mediterranean. Chef Orr has mastered the ability to match these tantalizing flavors with the absolute freshest produce, meats and seafood available.The result is nothing less than spectacular, and has brought him three, consecutive years' awards at the Marc House’s Master Chefs Classic, among other honors.Visit Roof Top Café in historic Key West and discover the fresh flavors of Chef Brendan Orr's New-Island Cusine.
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