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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
$$ - $$$
308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
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Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank luckyg215
Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a time when every visit to Key West had to start with a meal at Roof Top but no more. The culinary edge for so long has faded. I was surprised it is now rated 68 on Trip Advisor. Will say the wild...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to have dinner downtown, above the crowds but with a great view for people watching under the stars. Food was good, service was great!

Thank Chip_and_Diana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to have lunch or dinner and people watch. The food is great and shaded to get out of the sun for a little bit. The conch chowder is great !

Thank rjr88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was amazing!! The empanadas appetizer and pork loin dinner were excellent!! Excellent atmosphere!!

Thank FoodieFisher616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fortune smiled down on us. With reservations for a play that evening at the Waterfront Theatre, we tried to book into a hotel restaurant nearby which we had enjoyed a year ago, but alas, no tables were available. I checked a map for nearby venues...More

Thank oaktownboy_37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it’s very unassuming. Inside and upstairs is very cool. Great ambiance. The date appetizer is outstanding and very unusual. Also had the scallops for dinner and the crab/shrimp cake appetizer. All delicious. Would highly recommend.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just off Mallory Park this restaurant is a great place for good food. Menus has a variety of choices to please most people. We eat there every year when we go to Key West. For us it's a must do. Every dish so far has...More

Thank Dennis W
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30 March 2017|
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Response from scott892 | Reviewed this property |
Very close, but no.
Sara B
16 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
  • E-mail
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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