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Banana Cafe

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1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040 (Louisa Street)
Bus stop half block away
+1 305-294-7227
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: A classical French Cafe, After nearly 20 years, Banana Cafe is still owned...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great brunch

Well worth a visit. Excellent food, reasonably priced so overall great value for money. Eggs Benedict were fab!! .........................::::::::

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. Excellent food, reasonably priced so overall great value for money. Eggs Benedict were fab!! .........................::::::::

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Breakfast for 2 was 35 bucks with a tip. Service was great and were very polite. Nice and comfortable atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A great little French place out of the way and GREAT food. We had a great time eating the food and talking with the Owner and staff. If you want friendly...just go here!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This place was really great! It happened to be about 100 feet from where we were staying, and we had breakfast there twice- both times it was perfect! The Staff members were very friendly and welcoming and the service never disappointed. The food was very good and a welcomed change from what I am used to back home- normal eggs,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 463 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My cheese and ham crepe was nice, as was my wife's quiche, though I can't say it pushed the boat out to rank five bubbles for me. Service was decent enough and I had a lovely, strong iced latte that was a great lunchtime pick-me-up in the August heat. Well worth a stop for lunch and good given that it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great breakfast, service and setting. Get there early though, it fills up fast. Only a few tables at the street side windows available. But worth loosing some sleep for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent food! Fun small restaurant with amazing cheese salad on the menu. Worth the dining if you have a small party and want to enjoy some time with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Ticket disaster at the Key West Airport gave us a few hours to kill in Key West so we decided to find a good breakfast place. I had a really good ham and swiss crepe with beschamel sauce. Busy Saturday morning but not crowded. Coffee was really good. Friend found a piece of plastic in her omelette and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I'll keep it simple, great place to eat breakfast lunch or dinner. You can't go wrong here, service was also excellent. Be aware they close at 2 pm to get ready for dinner service. Go here you'll enjoy it!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Love this place! Had dinner here with a couple of friends and couldn't believe how yummy it was! The menu had a lot of unique food options which is what interested me the most. I ended up ordering truffle French fries which were to die for and the stuffed pork chop. I'm definitely going again for sure! The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040
    (Louisa Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop half block away
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-7227

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 26
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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