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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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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience at the Butterfly was top notch! The food was excellent, especially the filet and scallops! The key lime pie with the chocolate crust was delicious, and enough to share. Our waiter Racheal was very pleasant, and was nice enough to write a list of recommended restaurants in Key West (The Cafe was excellent!).

Thank barrelvault
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time visiting over spring break!! Rachel was our waitress and she was fantastic :)

Thank Caitlin G
Boise, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely do a review but this was a must. unbelievable food, atmosphere was perfect, the service rocked. Rachel was our waitress and she toped the evening off for us. cant wait to go back. Mike

Thank _masker542
Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So Down in old town Marathon at the Tranquility Bay Resort is Butterfly Cafe. $75/person with wine. Cocktails and desert/coffee Rachel is my bud. My favorite. She will take the best care of you with a charming smile and rapier wit! Fish is great, Steaks are unmatched, so good. Don't bother bringing smokes. Not allowed on the property.... lit that... More 

Thank Steven C
Brewster, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the beginning to the end the experience was exceptional! We both had fish dinners that were cooked to perfection! We were able to relax and enjoy the meal with a nice quiet setting- perfect for a couple! To end the night we enjoyed the key lime pie.

Thank averybrew
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner and presentation, cheese plate is HUGE!! Our waitress Rachel was friendly and helpful, the added ice cream to the date cake is a must!

Thank Amber-Anne p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late evening dinner and really enjoyed our meal. I had a very tasty Mahi Mahi meal and my wife had what she described as the best filet that she's ever eaten. A tip of the hat to the chef.

Thank SCT67
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular Monday night ! Rachel took wonderful care of us and made the evening a success. Amazing jerk chicken. Wife had grouper and it was perfectly cooked!! We will be back and hope to get Rachel as our server again.

Thank Mpwilliams845
Marathon FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about our experience at the Cafe! The mahi, the pork chops and the scallops were all great!! Our waitress Rachel from North Carolina was so nice, glad your Tarheels won, we cheered them on for you!!

Thank Daisywiththorns
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the prices, I expected a wow! The presentation was excellent. I just didn't get the wow factor though. We found a couple other places there were less expensive and had better food but they didn't have the embiance. Candlelit dinner on the deck overlooking the adult pool was very nice.

Thank Jon S

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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, 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?