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Bagatelle

115 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6505
305-296-6609
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Ranked #89 of 357 restaurants in Key West
Price range: $23 - $34
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Greene Street
Description: A visit to our house is a unique way to relax and enjoy life's simple pleasures as well as our treasures from the sea. The word Bagatelle comes from the French and means "a trifle or a little nothing", often referring to a light, fun, yet not too serious spring time romance. The French brought their history of fine cuisine and their love of wine to the Caribbean Islands. It is in this tradition that we have combined our French heritage, southern hospitality and the indigenous tastes of the Florida Keys into the meals we prepare today. Our chefs blend the best of our locally caught fresh seafood, fresh produce and delicious tropical fruits for our tropical seafood dishes.
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Naples, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We visited Key West for 34th Annual Hemmingway Week. Our first meal after arriving in Key West was at Bagatelle. My sister and I always dine at Bagatelle on our "Girls trip", however this was my husband's first meal at Bagatelle. Our friends joined us in their first trip to Key West. Bagatelle did not disappoint. Merlin was our server... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

this was an incredible restaurant to dine at. The food was amazing and the waiters were all very friendly and helpful.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

BEVERLY, JESSICA AND JACKIE DESERVE ALL THE ACCOLADES POSSIBLE. Thursday night, 7/17/14 our company reserved space for 40 people. the AC we out prior to our arrival and i must say that this team stepped up their game. Their service was excellent. Above and beyond the call of duty. They worked as a team and took great care of us.... More

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This restaurant is located on Duval St in an older home which makes it very quaint. Outdoor seating is on the porch and is really nice. The bar goes from the porch into the restaurant and it great. Fabulous food and the Chipotle Bloody Mary is awesome!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I loved the look of this place and wanted to try it as soon as I saw it. It's a beautiful old house with a large porch area. However, appearances can be deceiving. When we arrived we were not really greeted at all. Eventually a hostess showed up and without saying anything proceeded to bring us upstairs. After we were... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stopped here because of an afternoon rain storm in July. Fantastic lobster grilled cheese.A little expensive, but you only live once. We were the only people inside the restaurant. It surprised me since their food was good and service friendly. Ate here years ago and had the same experience. Don't know why more people don't eat here.

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Frisco, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The management and staff of this restaurant take food very seriously and it shows. The quality of the food and the presentation was on par with any top 10 restaurant in any major city and the staff are warm and helpful. We went to Bagatelle while on vacation and on the date of my son's birthday. When the waitress found... More

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Washington, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Wow! This is the place you want to eat in Key West. The food is outstanding! I had the walnut salad with blackened Mahi Mahi. We were lucky to get a table outside so we enjoyed watching everyone walking downtown. The staff is so friendly and quick. I would highly recommend

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On our first visit to Key West, we booked dinners at the 'name' restaurants with all the stars, etc.. On our last evening, we had no reservation and so tried Bagatelle. What a nice experience. The ambience and the food and cocktails were perfect. Our table was upstairs on the verandah. We've been back and loved it all over again.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fantastic customer service from our sinserely friendly and knowledgable server. I'm kicking myself because I can't remember her name. (tall slim, strawberry blond/red hair, AWESOME). The service was prompt the food was DELISH, well seasoned, attractive to the eye and hard to stop eating! We sat on the wrap-around patio right off Duval street. There was the occasional street "entertainment"... More

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