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Butterfly Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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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
US$30 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Butterfly for Valentines Day. Just a WONDERFUL experience. Out servers name was Gabby and she was a pro. Knew the menu and did a wonderful job. My wife had Grouper and I had Yellowtail. Both dishes were done perfectly. Around $120 for wine,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rick0921
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed at Tranquility Bay and had an amazing dinner at the Butterfly Cafe during our stay. There is no question that this is the best restaurant in all of Marathon- it was welcomed given that all the other places we tried during our stay...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank T5992RMscottb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Make sure you have a cocktail at the tiki bar during sunset before dinner. So many choices on the menu and every dish we saw served was very delicious looking and the patrons all had smiles on their faces. A little expensive but the quality...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank leeavilleneuve
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on TA recommendations and phoned ahead to check availability - "no problem just turn up around 7.30"......which we did and stood at the restaurant reception desk with 3 other couples. The place was only half full but it looked like they had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fleetsfox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife had filet mignon. I had sautéed snapper. Both were excellent. Beautiful setting. Palm trees and well kept grounds. Tight parking. Don’t drive a truck.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PaulaDelta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner at Butterfly Café last week and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. There is indoor and outdoor seating. Because of a cold snap, we chose to eat indoors. The restaurant is elegantly decorated, the service was superb and our meals were extremely tasty. Because...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Joe F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I planned dinner here for my wife's birthday a couple of weeks before our trip to Marathon. Believing that the weather would be suitable, we made a reservation for an outside table. Unfortunately, a cold snap came through with significant winds. The morning of our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank rcsan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This eatery was rated #1 on TripAdvisor and it deserves that rating. Beautiful property and unbelievable ambience. Cheryl was our server and her attention to our needs and wants were unparalleled. I started with a Butterfly martini and a glass of pinot for my wife....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank socalwingnut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable date night dinner while on vacation. Nice portions, had the Mahi Mahi with mashed potatoes. Great taste and well presented. The service was excellent also.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 462jeanl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location with out of this world food. Located at tranquility bay where you can see beautiful sunsets. Foods definitely on the pricier side but well worth it.

Date of visit: May 2018
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11 April 2017|
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Response from M3Medina | Reviewed this property |
21 March 2017|
Response from HotelMgrFL |
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
21 April 2016|
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