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The Cafe, A Mostly Vegetarian Place

509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
+1 305-296-5515
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were being evacuated due to Hurriane Irma. So we stopped here to take food with us for traveling to Tampa. The sandwiches were delicious. I highly recommend the Salmon pesto sandwich. Their whole grain bread was very good. Each sandwich comes with a bean...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the cafe for a late lunch and I immediately liked the ambience of the restaurant. The hostess was kind of short with us and told us we only could sit where she seated us because they were expecting a wedding party. When...More

Thank Angelle225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are vegans and have not always had it easy on our eastern seaboard road trip, but this place was paradise! There was so much choice. Burgers, pizzas, curry, pittas, sandwiches. Also loads of starters and desserts. We've never had it so good! It is...More

Thank Nicolainsley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the tastiest food we've had since we've been in key west. Even non-vegetarians will enjoy the daily fish specials. They do also have a full bar. I couldn't pass up the falafel because that's one of my favorite things. My husband asked "best...More

Thank kmoomaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here twice. I had the Kale Caesar and the polenta sticks. The first time was wonderful and the food is delicious. The second time was also delicious but I had a reaction to cross contamination from the polenta sticks. If you have celiac...More

Thank Bella D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for early dinner here as we wandered around Key West. A bit of vegetarian and vegan options; a difficult task to find. The vegan meatless meatball sub was good as was the portobello on ciabatta. The restaurant gets pretty busy and I was amazed...More

Thank jaismith5
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome, fresh food and ingredient at its finest. After trailing up and down Duval Street this pace is a breath of fresh air, it has a huge menu catering for all tastes and is very reasonable. I had Carolina's Huevos Rancheros which...More

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We stopped at The Café for Sunday breakfast and left very satisfied! The staff were friendly, the food was great (my granola and yogurt was one of the best I've ever had, and was full of nuts, seeds and spices (rather than sugar!). The coffee...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Key West for over a decade and this restaurant remains my favorite. Their tomato soup is by far the best ever. All of their salads are excellent. The ambiance is lovely, the staff friendly (even with small children in tow). All food...More

Thank lynneragusea
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We have never eaten a better bruschetta in the last 30 years. Courteous staff and responsive. Food was very good. Only thing negative is that, Thai spicy red curry could be spicy instead of sweet. Very tasty though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-296-5515
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