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Caroline's Cafe

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310 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040-6510
+1 305 294 7511
11:00 - 23:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good location as it is on Duval street but definitely less action/noise. It's a good spot for kids as most restaurants on or around Duval street are bars and are not kid friendly. Conch fritters were a little oily but overall the food was very good. Nice portions and great kid meals. Staff is also very nice.

Thank Kurt S
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went out looking for dinner that was reasonably priced and ended up trying Carolines. We were really glad we gave it a try. We tried the Jambalaya and the Philly Steak Sandwich. Both were excellent and both were more than we could eat. We could have easily have shared either meal and had plenty to eat. Service was good.... More 

Thank Mike C
Omaha, NE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful place. Excellent seafood and great service. We sat on the street level and enjoyed a great dinner and watched the people pass by.

Thank Huskertraveler1
Seminole, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite after we arrived late to our hotel... busy place. Cocktails were extremely strong and very good! The bruschetta was amazing, freshly made! The jambalaya that was coming out of the kitchen was on huge plates and looked incredible! Would def go back

Thank Kymmie08
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cuban sandwich was very good and almost enough for two. Mahi sandwich was also excellent. Service was prompt; very attentive. GM walked around asking how everything tasted. Nice touch.

Thank Tom B
Sarasota, Florida
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right smack in the middle of Duval St.. awesome place to have lunch and people watch. food is very good and we were surprised by the portions. Everyone so friendly, especially our waitress Natalie. She will definitely keep you entertained!!!

Thank steven25528
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a delightful and delicious lunch on the veranda at Caroline's Café. The service was great and the food was delicious.

Thank James M
Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was good and tasty and portions are generous. Cocktails were also good. The place is nice. Service was really good, the waiter was specially nice to us.

Thank NatalyGrisales
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great music, quirky surroundings, fantastic service, amazing food! A real MUST for anyone visiting Key West

Thank Cathy H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat and drink on Duval Street. I liked it so much we ate dinner here three times. Service was fast and friendly!

Thank Ejpjap

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040-6510
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305 294 7511
Caroline's offers appetizers, fresh green salads, sandwiches, entrees and some of the best specialty cocktails on the Island! We offer free delivery to Old Town and all our food is prepared to order. Perfect views of Key West life on Duval Street from our raised, sidewalk cafe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?