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Banana Cafe

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1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149 (Louisa Street)
+1 305-294-7227
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Marietta, Georgia
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

From our experiences, this French-styled café may not only be the very best breakfast eatery in Key West, it would be hard to top any place in this country. We ate breakfast here twice this past week (--and also had a great dinner there a year ago). We were fortunate the first visit to have an open-air window table, looking... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Something different in Key West. A French style restaurant that has been here since 1992. I had the duck pot stickers and the blackened tuna both very good. Good fresh bread wife had a Veggie Burger

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Thank Stuart_in_DC
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good breakfasts!!! We love the place. Excellent service. We spent a good time there. Everything was very clean and fresh

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Durham, North Carolina
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast here while vacationing in Key West. My Key West Shrimp Benedict was fantastic. My husband had the seafood omelet which was very good but he does not prefer the way the seafood is cooked into the eggs. But not overcooked and very good. Excellent coffee. Service was good. Prices reasonable. I would definitely recommend and go back... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice restaurant with great staff and very well presented food which was excellent. The savory and sweet crepes are delicious and the wine list is good too. A window seat is a nice plus to this restaurant.

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North Prairie, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a sunny late lunch on their upper deck! Crepes and quiche plus great service = memorable afternoon.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is tough to get into. So it's good. The seafood omelette is great as well as the fish and chips, even for breakfast. Definitely a good choice.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch and the next morning breakfast. Excellent service with very friendly personnal. We loved it ! Keep up the good work how to treat the tourist with a smile and service.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good French food. Nice variation from what one usually finds in Key West. Attentive service. Attractive restaurant. The crepes are excellent and very filling. Loved the cordon bleu crepe.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually our party of 2 had NO wait! Amazing waffles and Eggs Benedict with Maine Lobster. Service was excellent and a charming atmosphere

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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$ 6 - US$ 26
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149
    (Louisa Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop half block away
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-7227
Description
A classical French Cafe, After nearly 20 years, Banana Cafe is still owned and managed by the original founders and continues to offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner the best of France in a relaxed indoor and outdoor dining overlooking fantastic Duval Street. We have a beautiful french cafe upstairs who seat up to 25 dinner, and up to 50 for a cocktail party, personnel bar, private outdoor,private bathroom. From regional crepe and onion soup au gratin, to luscious Caribbean salads and country hearty sandwiches, perfect Parisian steak/frites or rare traditional specialties such as coq au vin and as well as a vast array of fresh local seafood selected every day to be grilled, sauteed, baked or roasted with a choice of unctuous sauces and accompaniments from the far corner of France: goat-cheese potato roulade, croquette of pomme de terre, Parisian gnocchi, rice pilaf

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?