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Roof Top Cafe

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308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
+1 305-294-2042
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best crab cakes in town. Sit upstairs on the roof. Great for people watching. Service was fantastic.

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Thank WIsil
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I always have dinner here when we are in Key West. This time we went on my birthday. The food is always fresh and delicious. The servers are very friendly and attentive.

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Rockville
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is so pretty. The bar is small but nicely appointed. You are right in the middle of town, but feel you are all alone in a lovely setting. We had steaks and pasta and everything was delightful.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool location with nice outdoor seating. Decor and ambiance are upscale. Food itself was nothing to write home about.

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Thank cosmoj2015
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere, best conch fritters in the keys. kids burgers were okay, nothing special. Service was good

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent 2 days in Key West and on our final day walked into the Roof Top Cafe around 11:30 for lunch. It had just open so it was empty. We were greeted and shown to a table overlooking Front Street...a beautiful setting and view. And then we met Robert (our waiter)...from that moment on our experience was superb.... More 

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is very nice on the rooftop overlooking the Mallory Square area but the advantage is it is quiet and not obstructed by all the traffic walking on the sidewalk. Food was good, we were there for lunch. Service also good.

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Beroun, Stredocesky Kraj, Czech Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for super dishes, attentive service from Patrick Papa, great atmosphere etc. You made our day

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good lunch. The pricing was good and is one of the nicer atmospheres around Key West to eat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a small tourist town filled with loud restaurants, The Roof Top Cafe was a quiet respite from sight-seeing. Good seafood (catch of the day was Mahi mahi), great drinks and at very reasonable prices. Robert our server was attentive and friendly. It was recommended by a local. Good recommendation and best service we have had in Key West.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 36
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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