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Blue Desert Cafe - CLOSED

12518 State Road 24, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4779
+1 352-543-9111
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (15 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“eggplant parm” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Pizza, Seafood
12518 State Road 24, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4779
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We were in search of all things "Non Mickey" on an Old Florida excursion. If a place looked funky and non-mainstream, we stopped. The Blue Desert did not disappoint! We loved the small, SW flavored , beach atmosphere. We liked that the food was not...More

Thank mac3
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It should have been a clue when we walked in at 7:00 on a Friday night, and the place was completely empty, NO CUSTOMERS.. However, the atmosphere was very nice so we decided to give it a try. The waitress came to our table, and...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This could have been a nice experience. We were the only people there...the wait wasn't horrible, the ladies were nice. The food, however... For the price? It was atrocious and ridiculous!! A burrito is not a hard thing to make folks! We won't go back....More

Thank GFireFalcon
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Each year when we visit we always make sure to dine at Blue Desert Cafe for at least one meal. This visit was stopped for dinner. The food as always was delicious and made to order. The waitress was friendly. We love the artsy interior....More

Thank Mainesilver1
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We found this restaurant on line and had seen it while driving on hwy 24. It is very small with vintage tables and chairs (9 total tables inside). Lots of things to look at on walls, ceiling and tables. They have containers with Trivial Pursuit...More

Thank 763thomas
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice dinner at this small cozy restaurant within walking distance of the RV park where we were staying. All dishes are prepared to order so you won't want to go if you are in a hurry. Very nice staff and food worth the wait....More

Thank Franci M
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had decided t try The Blue Desert this afternoon and when I went in I wanted their Seafood Special but I explained that I really like "Fra Diavalo" and could the chef spice up the Seafood Special with marinara. The answer was that they...More

1  Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Our first choice for our New Year's Eve dinner was unfortunately not yet rebuilt for Hurricane Hermine so we searched for another venue, happens to be across the street from where we are staying. The Blue Dessert Cafe is a quaint and interesting restaurant decorated...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Small 8 table, one chef/one waiter, located between St Rte 24 and the bayou in a very eclectic blue cracker cottage.The Blue Deserts' (BD) cooking maven, Terese, offers so many menu selections that all but the burger/fries diner will come away happy and pleased that...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 17 September 2016

It takes time to cook good food as a reviewer wrote. Yes it does that is why you prep ingredients before you open. Then when you get an order you cook it...a novel concept I know for the restaurant business.A steak well done might hold...More

1  Thank hospitalityand
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12518 State Road 24, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4779
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
  • Phone Number: +1 352-543-9111
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