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Butterfly Cafe

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2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
+1 305-289-7177
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk you the waitress make you feel very welcome and will do everything to make your evening a great one. The food was great and as the last time we visited this restaurant way too much. but they will make you a doggy bag.

Thank Thomas T
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As we were staying in Tranquility Bay resort we ate here twice. The food is exceptional. Get an outside table if you can and definately try the key lime pie. All the fish dishes we had were top notch...grouper, hogfish, snapper, fish pie. Superb.

Thank Halo71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here in the summer. Just fantastic. Nice to have crisp white linen, cool air conditioning and good service. Perfect food, good wine. On par with the square grouper for food- but much nicer surroundings. New favourite place in the keys.

Thank thaiboxukDerby
New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for dinner one night. We were looking for a nice romantic restaurant to have a dinner a without our son. The Butterfly Cafe delivered on all aspects. We made reservations and asked to be seated outside. The patio was beautiful, the service was excellent, the food was some of the best we had the... More 

Thank cbsmith
Ascot, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been staying in the Tranquillity Bay resort for a week now and booked in for dinner yesterday. Thank goodness we did. The food was excellent, our server Kate was superb, the atmosphere was marvellous and we all throughly enjoyed our evening. A definite highlight to the trip and would recommend whole heartedly.

Thank James N
Marden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying at the Tranquility Bay Florida Keys Beach Front Resort at Marathon Key, we ate at the Butterfly Café which is part of the resort. We had read great things about this restaurant and we were not disappointed. Everything about it was excellent; the food, the service and the ambience. We had read about the grouper so,not being much... More 

Thank malcliz
Brunswick, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family dinner with 15 ...loved this restaurant. Snapper was delicious. Amanda was a great waitress. Great experience!

Thank Chapmanlaw
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Rachel and Roxann we had two delicious dinners at the Butterfly Cafe. We came in late one night and Rachel made us feel at home. The Mahi Mahi was done to perfection, I believe it was the best we have ever had. On our last night Roxann made us feel at home as well. My husband had the... More 

Thank Stitch1_greenwood
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible ribeye and scallop risotto! Cathy is a gem - ask for her, sit outside, indulge in the delicious bread, and your evening will be complete!

Thank Ryems
Jupiter, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner there again this trip with other family members. Try the Butterfly Martini. The food is always fresh, well prepared and attractively presented. The bread is fantastic The wait staff a delightful addition to the whole experience

Thank Barbara M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-289-7177
Savor Florida Keys dining with award-winning tropical cuisine indoor or outdoor at Tranquility Bay Resort's own Butterfly Café. Butterfly Café captures the essence of island cuisine with an emphasis on quality, local ingredients and, of course, ocean fresh seafood in a beautiful airy Marathon restaurant setting. Open daily for dinner, the menu and wine list at Butterfly Café change seasonally. Children will delight in a special menu designed just for them. Dinner is served nightly from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at our restaurant in Marathon and reservations are encouraged. Dine outdoors on Butterfly Café's covered patio, or enjoy the impressive dining room inside with its soaring ceiling and casual yet sophisticated decor. Our dinner menu features tantalizing offerings like Florida Keys’ Shrimp Cocktail, Tropical Crab Cakes, Panko Encrusted Florida Grouper, Key Lime Pie, TDF 'To Die For' Sticky Toffee Pudding and more. Casual resort attire recommended at this Florida Keys restaurant.

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