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“Enjoyable bar in a relaxing, attractive restaurant”
Review of Cafe Marquesa

Cafe Marquesa
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Ranked #76 of 470 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 41 - US$ 80
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

On a previous trip, I had to make a reservation to be sure to get a seat to drink and eat at the bar, but this time I saw the bar was empty so I couldn’t resist dropping in again. Had an excellent time swapping stories with the bartendress Goldie who said a good menu was even getting better with the addition of a new chef, John, who could often be seen visiting tables to check with the patrons. I had already eaten, so settled for nicely done Gulf Oysters, sauted and lightly breaded. The online menu doesn’t look to be up to date

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

All the recent reviews are spot on - this is a very special place. Having the chef in the kitchen is fabulous, we was very nice and informative. Our server, Michael, led a staff of very professional and courteous helpers. No flaws at all - the menu was inventive and the food was fabulous. Can’t wait to go back!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Possibly the best meal I have had! Everything was delicious from the seared foie gras with buttermilk biscuits and apple butter to the perfectly done beef with crispy mini potatoes to the amazing chocolate desert with fruits, it was flawless. The service was outstanding and attentive without being pushy, ask for Ven he was a wonderful waiter! I was dining alone but truly enjoyed every minute and felt welcome from the start. The wine selection was nice and the ambience was elegant and quiet but not stuffy. A new favorite in Key West! Kudos to the new chef, you have done an amazing job of refreshing the menu and accomplishing perfect culinary execution! I will definitely be back and be recommending Cafe Marquesa to others!

1  Thank diazivy
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Outrageous food before, and now with the new chef, it's even better! I can't believe I'm saying this - because it's been a favorite for years. PLEASE eat here!

1  Thank jenniferlynnwhite1
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

What a treat when you discover a restaurant that is a definite cut above all the others.
Cafe Marquesa is really terrific..
From the the moment we entered until the Chef himself held the door for us as we left, the service was extraordinary.
The food itself was fantastic...Special touches that were unexpected such as the Gazpacho sample appetizer, or the unique herb butter, to the original salad dressings to the entree itself of Yellow Snapper that I had were all fantastic.
If you are looking for a great restaurant in Key West, dont miss this one...!!

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