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Butterfly Cafe

2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
+1 305-289-7177
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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18:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Marathon overnight on our way to Key West. Had a fantastic meal at the Butterfly cafe. Portions are very generous. Try the scallop risotto. Excellent! Leave room for dessert over an amazing sunset.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this restaurant. Ate here twice while on vacation for a week. Every thing was done well. The atmosphere, service, food and drinks all make this a must stop for foodies. We had great cocktails and apps, but my favorite meal was the yellow tail...More

Thank pfaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a delicious dinner on the porch. The staff were wonderful, so sorry I cannot remember names. Everything was excellent, including the sangria :)

Thank bethaddis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely love Marathon, FL and have vacationed there for many years. The Butterfly Cafe has a real keysey atmosphere which is absolutely great and the staff, especially the hostess, were especially helpful and gracious we found this restaurant to be very overpriced and overrated....More

Thank 610Margaret
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Stayed at tranquility bay for a week which was a phenomenal vacation. This restaurant is located on their property. Food was 5 stars and delicious! The service was also excellent. 4 stars for price. Overpriced food that you can get at most seafood restaurants in...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Outside seating is surrounded by lush vegetation so seems very secluded. Great for family or a couple. Food is excellent and the staff are always friendly and helpful.

Thank Aundria d
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Sat outside in the garden area. Lovely evining and atmosphere. Dinner was very nice. A little pricey but a nice experience. I recommend it for a special occasion. Local discount available. Food was very nicely prepared and presented. Service very nice.

Thank Berg B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We chose to dine at the Butterfly Grill since we were staying at the Tranquility Bay Resort. The shrimp cocktail starters were delicious and my Yellowtail Snapper served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and asparagus was perfectly cooked. My husband had the scallops but found...More

Thank 394lydiap
Reviewed 29 March 2018

A long awaited vacation to the keys again. Ate at butterfly cafe 3 times and service from flabia, amanda, roxie was excellent as always. Also would like to mention that beth the hostess was very helpful........................can't wait to return next year.

Thank r d
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Was looking forward to our dinner reservation here. The resort it is in was very beautiful but unfortunately the food was just not up to par. My husband’s pork chop was just ok & my fish was overdone & just didn’t seem that fresh. The...More

1  Thank Dee C
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
21 March 2017|
Response from Jessica M |
Hi, the menu has gluten free options, the menu is available on the hotel website under dining. You can contact the hotel to make your booking via 305-289-7177. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings
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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