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Caroline's Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Cuban
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310 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-7511
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 208
    Average
  • 44
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  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot for Lunch &People Watching

Went for day trip to Key West. Caroline's is right on Duval. Nice misters keep you cool outside. Food was a good price. We had a burger and shrimp poorboy. Both were delicious. After eating fish all week, the burger was ample and juicy. Nice selections on menu. Good looking salads, nice chicken and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Mary V
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Elm Grove
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Elm Grove
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Went for day trip to Key West. Caroline's is right on Duval. Nice misters keep you cool outside. Food was a good price. We had a burger and shrimp poorboy. Both were delicious. After eating fish all week, the burger was ample and juicy. Nice selections on menu. Good looking salads, nice chicken and pork selections. Would go back for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went for a couple of apps and drinks which were all amazing! Great spot to "people watch" on Duval St!!

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Carrollton, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We had lunch at Caroline's our last trip and were fortunate enough to sit at the bar. The people watching was great but the food and service were even better. The portions are HUGE. Our bartender, Lisa, was excellent and a lot of fun to talk with. Great experience and we will definitely make it a stop each time we... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great restaurant to sit outside right on duval street and people watch. Food was good. Service getting drinks was slow for not being very busy.

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Key West, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Family dinner night this past Monday and we decided on Caroline's. My favorite is the Macon Bacon salad...although everything I have had from there has been great. We were originally seated by a table that was smoking but our request to move was handled quickly and without issue. Caroline's Cafe is a local favorite and we enjoy going there or... More 

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Today we took my mother to dinner at Caroline's. My mother has Celiac disease and we noticed on the menu that most dishes can be ordered gluten free. Eating out is always taking a chance for her so she was glad to see it but is always a little leery. After placing her order for the fresh catch of the... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was very pleased with a stop for lunch here. Had a great salad while my friend had lettuce wraps. Service was quick and friendly and drinks were good. I recommend for easy no nonsense meal

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Hurley, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Only outside seating, but large overhead canopy. Tables and chairs are simple. Salads are great, and atmosphere is open and friendly. Hamburgers are good. If looking for place just to eat or sit and eat &/or drink with friends, without loud music to drown out conversation, this is a good spot. Open to Duval street and can watch the variable... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great location. Outside seating was nice. The food was delicious and the service was awesome. Loved the key lime pie.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderfull outdoor restaurant. Had an Asian salad with tuna that was outstanding. Manager stopped by our table twice making sure we were pleased and we definitely were. Would definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-7511

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?