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The Cafe, A Mostly Vegetarian Place

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509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
+1 305-296-5515
10:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here 3 times with my adult children. They all live the vegan meals. Today my husband and I had sandwiches. He chose the mahi mahi and I had salmon with pesto on a multigrain. The portions are large- I took 1/2 back to my condo. The food here is fresh and diverse!

Thank lel13
Halifax, Canada
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145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oh my the food here is good but I have to say that the truffle fries are divine...... share an order with you lunch...... I had the beet root salad with goats cheese and candied pecans.... it was delicious!

Thank SherriMR
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Cafe twice in three days based on vegan recommendations. I'm not vegan but have vegan friends. I had a mahi sandwich which was delicious and the picture below was of the Benedict of the day...it was polenta with shrimp. My friends enjoyed the tofu, spring rolls, French toast, biscuits and gravy, and the salmon Benedict. We all... More 

Thank kelibundi
North Vernon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This vegetarian friendly restaurant offers good food and drinks and service was fine.The tables need to be refinished since they are wooden and have accumulated lots of "stuff" over the years. They are sticky and this makes it hard to control bacteria and germs. The bathroom was not very clean.

Thank mommacatt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to eat something light and healthy... We found it The good place for really good salads Service perfect Enjoy F&K

Thank Tiopu
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual place to grab dinner. As a vegetarian, I really enjoyed the spring rolls, empanadas, and pizza. My husband enjoyed their non-veggie options. Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Kelsey H
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a vegetarian, I knew where I was waking into. My significant other however was not pleased I didn't warn him and as a result we only had drinks and an appetizer. however after we had the appetizer, he admitted we should have stayed for dinner because that was really good! So don't surprise your meat eating compatriots, but do... More 

Thank Michelle B
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a morning of walking through museums this was superb. We were hungry and footsore but sick of the normal take away fare and this was simply perfect. The veggie burger was super as was the teriyaki tofu, udon noodle soup too, and a veggie key lime pie better than anywhere else. Best thing was you did not feel flat... More 

Thank Andrew J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was awesome, service was terrible and table was in a bad spot. It took 40 min to get our food after we asked for it. The tables were so close to each other that we could smells the other patrons breath. Just awful if it were not for the food.

Thank Pal P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous!!!! ❤️️❤️️❤️️l like this cafe! Recommended to everyone!! delicious salads! insanely veksnye cakes

Thank Elina N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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