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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, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Somebody recommend this place. It’s a vegetarian restaurante but with a big menu. Natalie magnifique waitress and she suggest excellent dishes. Summary one of the best places we ever eat in Key west from many of the trips we did to los cayos. Amazing food.

Thank Daniel b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cafe is an amazing place to have lunch! Not only were the food and drinks tasty, but the atmosphere was fantastic -quaint and unique. I had the grilled mozzarella sandwich and lemonade - would definitely recommend both! Also the vegan deserts are definitely worth...More

Thank hayleyaustin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is delicious! My picky non-vegan son was able to order a plain cheese pizza but even he liked the dumplings and empanadas. The portion sizes are so generous, we always had leftovers. My husbands dish might have been the best, the blackened mahi...More

Thank OrganicMama1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got into town and wanted a quick bite before we checked into our hotel. We happened on The Cafe by accident, or maybe it was just good luck. The place looked fairly typical for a cafe with small tables. The decor was nice...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't need to be a vegan to enjoy this place. We had breakfast and lunch here and both meals were outstanding.Our favorite place to eat in Key West.

Thank Constance T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cafe serves an amazing array of “mostly vegetarian” dishes. Lunchtime was packed and, once you taste the food, you will agree that the food is delicious. I had the noodles with tofu. So yummy. A very natural flavor. Not too spicy. Just the right...More

Thank LabLover61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We also ate here twice and also ordered delivery one night. The vegan Key Lime cheesecake was delicious as was their vegan pizza and carrot cake! I recommend specifically requesting vegan, as some of the dishes will otherwise be served non-vegan.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 14 April 2018

My husband is a vegetarian so we always looks for places where he has many options on the menu. This is definitely true here! We had dinner here - It was busy, but not too crowded. Our food was great and I'd highly recommend the...More

Thank drallen2014
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We liked the Café so much after our first visit we had to return a second time during our 6 days in Key West. Our first visit was actually take out that we enjoyed on our hotel balcony. The service is friendly and efficient. The...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We had already eaten breakfast but were craving a quick "Pick Me Up" drink before continuing our walking expedition throughout downtown Key West. Found The Cafe to be quick and convenient for an iced tea and a cold chai, which at $6 was a little...More

Thank jyates34
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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, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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Chill spot adorned with local art, serving globally inspired vegetarian, vegan & seafood eats. Gluten free very friendly. Fresh juice, great beer and organic wine selection. Vegan desserts.
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