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Butterfly Cafe

2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
+1 305-289-7177
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sat outside and had a very pleasant dinner here. Great server and food was excellent. Wife had steak and I had seafood.

Thank R0n_and_Karen
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a wonderful meal here. Our server, Gabby, made it very special for us! She was great. We loved that's they offered a kid's menu. The coconut shrimp was amazing. My daughters ordered the pizza and grilled cheese from the kid's menu and loved...More

Thank tomkat22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice restaurant but a bit weird. The food is very good but would be better if simply cooked with less sauce/recipe complications. Good quality ingredients don't need batter or dressing up, in my opinion. The staff are a bit over the top and...More

Thank FredMio
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here last year and couldn't find fault. However a year on, it's lost its shine a little bit. There's no questioning that it's still really nice however: For $45 for a fillet mignon I expect it to be perfect. There's no question that...More

Thank thaiboxukDerby
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has high end choices prepared well along with items for kids. It has a wonderful atmosphere

Thank LKK60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both ordered "The Cowboy", one of The best steaks we ever ate!!! (Forgot to take picture) Nice starters and desserts also. Excellent waitors, we Even got The rest of The winebottle home in a bag😊🍷

Thank AtleSoloy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I received a gift certificate for dinner for two at the Butterfly Cafe located in Tranquility Bay Resort. We live in Marathon, but on a budget, so while we had visited the Beachfront Bar a couple of times (great cocktails made by...More

Thank JDP1219
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to the Butterfly Cafe was my favorite meal of our vacation. Parking is very ample since the restaurant is located at a resort. We choose to sit outside despite the warm temperatures and the atmosphere was great. Our waitress was extremely attentive and...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife & I took a vacation to The Keys for our 25th Anniversary & had the nicest dinner of our trip @ Butterfly Cafe. Classy ambiance, tremendous service from Rachel. I see why it is rated #1 in Marathon!

Thank K2506RYsamk
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in marathon. I ordered filet it was incredible . Wonderful food and atmosphere . The service was fabulous, steak was cook perfect and drinks wonderful.

Thank Sissy H
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
22 March 2017|
Response from TheHotelManager01 |
Hi, the menu has gluten free options, the menu is available on the hotel website under dining. You can contact the hotel to make your booking via 305-289-7177. Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-289-7177
Savor Florida Keys dining with award-winning tropical cuisine indoor or outdoor at Tranquility Bay Resort's own Butterfly Café. Butterfly Café captures the essence of island cuisine with an emphasis on quality, local ingredients and, of course, ocean fresh seafood in a beautiful airy Marathon restaurant setting. Open daily for dinner, the menu and wine list at Butterfly Café change seasonally. Children will delight in a special menu designed just for them. Dinner is served nightly from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at our restaurant in Marathon and reservations are encouraged. Dine outdoors on Butterfly Café's covered patio, or enjoy the impressive dining room inside with its soaring ceiling and casual yet sophisticated decor. Our dinner menu features tantalizing offerings like Florida Keys’ Shrimp Cocktail, Tropical Crab Cakes, Panko Encrusted Florida Grouper, Key Lime Pie, TDF 'To Die For' Sticky Toffee Pudding and more. Casual resort attire recommended at this Florida Keys restaurant.
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