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1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149 (Louisa Street)
+1 305-294-7227
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Celebrated my birthday with a fantastic dinner. Great service, outstanding food, and wonderful ambience. Loved the escargot and duck.

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Thank GoodFoodAl18
Minnesota
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for breakfast with 7 people. They were pretty busy, but were still able to seat up fairly quickly. Our waitress Christin, was great. She was friendly and attentive, despite being obviously overbooked. It looked like she was taking care of almost all of the tables. But we still got great service. I got the seafood crepe, which... More 

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Thank FoderickE
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent, staff very friendly! Great spot to eat while staying in the neighborhood - 7 ladies in our group, no complaint when we asked for individual checks - the friendly staff made us feel that we were regular customers during our short stay while visiting Key West from Sarasota, FL. Friendliness of staff make it special. Chocolate banana... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best burger ever. If I never eat another burger at least I finished with the best. French onion soup was really good. Rich broth and perfect cheese and bread. Ham and cheese sandwich with bechemele - killer. And then they came out with La Glacee, a freakishly awesome crepe, pictured here.

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Thank Sitefishing
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Banana Cafe for breakfast after reading the great reviews. But we were very disappointed. The food was not fresh; I had a very dry quiche. The sides were so hard that I could only eat the middle section. My husband wanted to get an omelet but they could not substitute a couple of vegetables... More 

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Thank CASol
Key West
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had breakfasts here and would recommend the crepes. I also have the freshly squeezed orange juice and black coffee! They have outside as well as inside dining so you can people watch if you like. Staff always friendly, reasonable priced and very tasty! I also love the tuna nicoise salad.

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Thank AbsolutS
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely spot on the roof terrace overlooking the southern end of Duval Street. Friendly and quick service. Waitress automatically gave us our bill before asking if we wanted anything else, which we did, so she had to re-do the bill. It's no biggy but just felt a bit pressurised to leave. She was nice though and I'd recommend this place

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast spot. Very good crepes, coffee and fresh juices. Service was wonderful. We sat on rooftop, which was nice touch. Would like to go back for more crepes!

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Thank Anne S
Flushing, Michigan
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have lunch here, great choice. They were friendly and on top of everything here. Small cafe inside an old house. You can eat inside or outside on the porch. Their great at modifying your order,if you eat a gluten free diet. Its easy to find. My husband had the banana rum foster crêpe and said that was... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast, I had the breakfast crepe. It was really good! My only complaint was our server was a little abrupt, and a little rude. But the food was good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149
    (Louisa Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop half block away
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-7227
Description
A classical French Cafe, After nearly 20 years, Banana Cafe is still owned and managed by the original founders and continues to offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner the best of France in a relaxed indoor and outdoor dining overlooking fantastic Duval Street. We have a beautiful french cafe upstairs who seat up to 25 dinner, and up to 50 for a cocktail party, personnel bar, private outdoor,private bathroom. From regional crepe and onion soup au gratin, to luscious Caribbean salads and country hearty sandwiches, perfect Parisian steak/frites or rare traditional specialties such as coq au vin and as well as a vast array of fresh local seafood selected every day to be grilled, sauteed, baked or roasted with a choice of unctuous sauces and accompaniments from the far corner of France: goat-cheese potato roulade, croquette of pomme de terre, Parisian gnocchi, rice pilaf

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