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Roof Top Cafe

308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
+1 305-294-2042
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster gnocchi” (45 reviews)
“key lime tart” (20 reviews)
“black bean soup” (33 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

We have been visiting Key West yearly for 12 years and some how managed to miss this lovely restaurant above Front Street. As we were outside reading the menu a couple leaving said ...”the food is great”. That’s all we needed to hear! We sat...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I went here for a late lunch as we were trying out different restaurants in town for a possible rehearsal dinner place for our wedding. We had the conch fritters, conch chowder, and Baja fish tacos. First off we waited about 10...More

Thank BooknerdMS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As described this restaurant is at the top of building with a beautiful interior dining room coupled with an adjacent outside dining with a view overlooking the streets of downtown Key West. For a relaxing dinner with good food after a long day shopping, this...More

Thank Elfcondor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner at the Zagat rated Roof Top Cafe today with my wife and a long time Key West hotel manager friend. He picked the venue for dinner. Great choice! The service, food presentation and meals couldn't have been better. We had a somewhat similar...More

Thank sj470
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small hidden restaurant with a great view and the food is also very good and resonably priced. Great friendly fast service. You must climb a tricky stairway to get up there though. Recommended

Thank Bigdog313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had just finished seeing the aquarium and were hungry when we walked by Roof Top. We were able to sit outside in the shade and enjoy our lunch. I had fish tacos & several folks had quesadillas. We had a really good waiter &...More

Thank CY4President
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch on the roof top the other day. It has a nice setting overlooking Front street and the trolleys. Had a blackened fish sandwich which was very good.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

we attended a wedding reception and this place was beautiful! It has 3 areas- a centrally located large bar with a nice sized dance floor, and an eating area on one side and an outdoor patio on the other side. This was perfect since most...More

Thank J t
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Ate at Roof Top Café with a bunch of friends on a long weekend trip to Key West. We did make reservations in advance but would not have needed them since the town is still coming back from the hurricane. Restaurant had no damage but...More

Thank courteliz
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Roof Top Cafe is a restaurant for all kind of meals. I was there for dinner. The meals are really delicious. You can choose meals from land and sea. The staff is very friendly and attentive. A recommendation for this restaurant is a "must...More

Thank Lowrider78
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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