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Roof Top Cafe

308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
+1 305-294-2042
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • 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 yesterday

We visited the Roof Top Café for dinner based on a recommendation from a local friend. We were very impressed! The bar menu was fantastic. Very creative drinks with quality spirits and generous portions. Our appetizer and dinner entrees were incredible. Hands down, the fig...More

Thank jtkuikslvr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mahi mahi was delicious!! Pork spring rolls were great, too. Location was good. Tomato bisque a bit greasy. Overall, very good experience.

Thank AandCStoecker
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had our wedding rehearsal dinner at the Roof Top. It's a beautiful restaurant with very welcoming, attentive staff. Though it's fine dining, we felt the prices were good and were surprised at the total cost when presented the bill -- Not too bad!! Overall,...More

Thank Yvonne1101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were on a day-trip to Key West and after a morning of walking and touring looked for a place for lunch. My wife has a gluten intolerance which drastically narrow downs our restaurant options. We looked over the menu and saw...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful! Could of had a larger menu... food was good Gray server... Brittany Fun music Welcoming host Mahi mahi was outstanding Key Lime Pie was excellent

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place I highly recommend to foodies. The food is spectacular and they have a good wine list. Our waitress was great with promptly taking our order, bringing food, and refilling beverages. We sat on the side porch looking down at the streets...More

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kevin, the General Manager greeted and sat us at a table of our preference along with explaining the menu. Jill, our waitress could not have been more pleasant and accommodating. The meal was excellent as was the drinks and salad. The view over looks Front...More

Thank Majikwolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned after a few months this week after a several month hiatus and dined with friends on a delightful Spring night under their venerable mahogony tree overlooking Front Street on their balcony. Chef Brendon blew us away with a stunning foie gras appetizer, followed with...More

Thank paxlux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch was fun sitting upstairs on the porch. We could people watch while enjoying a cold drink and a delicious lunch. Service was attentive. My mahi mahi was a fish sandwich, but I had it served without the roll on a bed of lettuce. My...More

Thank daisyCalifornia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a romantic ambiance. Love the decor and staff. The food was delicious. Had the shrimp and grits.

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Are you in Mallery Square
29 March 2017|
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Response from scott892 | Reviewed this property |
Very close, but no.
Sara B
Do you accept American Express cards?
15 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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.