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Roof Top Cafe

308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
+1 305-294-2042
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster gnocchi” (45 reviews)
“key lime tart” (22 reviews)
“black bean soup” (33 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
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 via mobile

This was the best restaurant I've been to in Key West! The service was great and the food was outstanding. Nice sitting outside on the porch. Was crowded so I recommend making a reservation. We went right around sunset after walking around Mallory square.

Thank JimR402
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and service. Awesome gluten free options. Lovely atmosphere. Knowledgeable waiter about dietary restrictions.

Thank mojitodeb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

very nice place, beautiful surroundings with the big tree and all the vegetation. i got lucky and ordered a buy one get one free drink and it’s really great.

Thank Georgana
Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all, the food was good, the service adequate. I just felt like there was no personality to this place. Maybe because most of Key West has that "vibe"... hippy, funky, quirky... and this place and none of the above. So - if you...More

Thank ktflisa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this restaurant. The food, location and our waiter all exceeded our expectations The Lobster Gnocchi was outstanding. Definitely recommend for a nice meal

Thank Jenn L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great location with a second floor outdoor seating area for great people watching. The filet mignon that my husband ordered was tender and perfectly cooked, with delicious complementary sides. The conch chowder had a tomato base with minimal veggies and small...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our regular places when we visit KW. Last visit was not a great one. Our drink order did not come till after our entrees. We asked twice for the drinks. They were so strong as to be undrinkable. The food was...More

Thank TtravelerJohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great upscale place. Get away from the dives and enjoy this clean sophisticated atmosphere. Service is awesome! Beautiful view right outside Mallard Square. Highly recommend

Thank Vanessa A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An accidental find (we were strolling down the street looking for a new place to try for dinner), and an immediate addition to our Best Places to Eat list! The food, from starters to dessert, is truly marvelous; the drinks are creative and delightful; and...More

Thank Louise O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caught in a sudden downpour, we ran upstairs and ducked into this restaurant. We were seated in the main dining room with white tablecloths and a view of the square below. The restaurant is located in Mallory Square just across from the Hop-on, Hop-off tour...More

Thank 22Linda2015
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29 March 2017|
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Response from scott892 | Reviewed this property |
Very close, but no.
Sara B
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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