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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 3 days ago via mobile

Had a nice quiet meal at this restaurant. Service was attentive and quick. Meal was fine, basic Key West fair, but good. Would recommend for a first time visit. Nice bar area too.

Thank Mr_Kramerica
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here one night and the food was fantastic. Really really good quality Italian food. Large portions (so 2 of the women in the group actually ate starters for their main courses). The setting outside is magical, lots of twinkling fairy lights- there was...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drinks specials 2 for 1 and the rum punch was yummy. The sunset salad was fresh and delicious. I got it without any protein. It was a nice size portion. I would get it again. Fish tacos with blackened mahi mahi were real good too....More

Thank MCCleveland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always make a point of visiting the Roof Tope Cafe when in town. It is a bit off of Duvall St. near Mallory Squard, so in a convenient location. It is in an upstairs location which feels like you are perched in the treetops....More

Thank xplq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner tonight sitting outside. The food was prepared just right. Our server Sarah was excellent and made my wife an Americano coffee to go with our cheesecake dessert. She loved it. We come to Key West every spring for vacation. The...More

Thank fish1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it was Saturday night. a busy time but that is not excuse for waiting 45 minutes to get a drink after being seated. I also never did get my glass of water with no ice. We could tell the waiter was overwhelmed and frustrated...More

Thank beengland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxt and cool (litteraly) place. Caesar salad was very fresh and good! As was the ‘ awesome crab sandwich’. Clean place, even bathrooms. Staff was Nice, the american style :-)

Thank Jorinde V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat upstairs overlooking Mallory square @ noon. Given a limited but interesting lunch menu. Ate outside, but did not feel the heat. It was clean & enjoyable. It was a nice quiet place to end our vacation in Key West. However, not overly impressed with...More

1  Thank luckyg215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a meal outdoors on a beautiful evening! The food here is good, but the service was quite slow - even though it was a relatively quiet evening. Appy plates weren't cleared before the meal was served, bread basket not refilled even though we waited...More

Thank tr0utm0m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Roof Top Cafe for Valentines Day, and it was magnificent. Our fabulous server, Amy, made suggestions after asking about the foods that interested us, and her ideas were spot on. I had the best meal here that I’ve ever had -...More

Thank Bonnie T
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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, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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