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Gulfside Village Plaza, 5800 Overseas Highway, Suite 23, Marathon, FL 33050
+1 305-743-3297
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: We are a health food store & vegan/vegetarian/raw Cafe in the Florida Keys

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  • 35
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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great lunch place.

This health food store has a small but terrific selection of vegetarian and vegan food as well as a small luncheon area with a few tables. The menu is mostly soups and wraps and everything is fresh and prepared to order. They also have different beverages, such as coffee, tea, and vegetable drinks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Carol Z
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Lansing, Michigan
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Good for:
  • Lunch
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Lansing, Michigan
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This health food store has a small but terrific selection of vegetarian and vegan food as well as a small luncheon area with a few tables. The menu is mostly soups and wraps and everything is fresh and prepared to order. They also have different beverages, such as coffee, tea, and vegetable drinks. We have had grilled vegetable wraps and... More 

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Midway, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great spot for healthy food and info. They always have something going on! You will find this little store and cafe to have exceptional service and staff very focused on helping. This one if your a health fan is a don't miss in the keys!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had a pleasant lunch with delicious food and very nice and knowledgeable people. Food was fresh, tasty and healthy. We feel wonderful.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Was refreshed to find someplace I could actually eat here in marathon. In a city filled with fish restaurants and fast foood, was grateful to find some place thar offered healthy and gluten free food and vegan! The green juice and veggie wrap were delicious! Plenty of choices on the menu! Not much place to sit, employees very friendly. If... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

You can only eat so much seafood and key lime pie (neither of which this place offers) but if you if you want something healthy and fresh this organic cafe is a life-saver. And well priced. We had breakfast, lunch and carry-out dinner. It's primarily vegan but breakfast options include eggs.

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foodforthought5800, Manager at Food For Thought, responded to this review

Thank you for a great \review! It was great to meet you & hope you come back & visit soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Nice to find a healthy place to eat in Marathon. Limited menu and seating inside the shop not very inspiring but the food is fresh and tasty, and I was pleased with the gluten free options. The staff aren't overly friendly nor helpful, when I asked which of their juices or smoothies would suit my sweet-tooth, I was dismissively told... More 

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have been going to this place for years, when it was "just" a health food/book store. They are always knowledgeable and care about why you came in, if you need advice. The cafe makes a good place even greater. Every meal there has been a treat, not a sacrifice. Smoothies, sandwiches on this gluten-free bread that's better than regular... More 

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foodforthought5800, Manager at Food For Thought, responded to this review

Thank you for the rave review, we're trying to be the best we can be, with customers like you we'll keep growing strong! More 

cara2007
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This cafe is an excellent option for health conscious travelers and those with food allergies/sensitivities. Stopped here for breakfast with my husband and our toddler for breakfast which was delicious. Enjoyed a veggie and egg scramble with cashew cream. The woman who was preparing food could not have been friendlier. When our daughter got antsy she brought us coloring books... More 

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foodforthought5800, Manager at Food For Thought, responded to this review

We try to accommodate people with food allergies/sensitivities, we are happy you found us & enjoyed a great meal! More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I found this cafe on Trip Advisor and it is a gem. The staff is excellent and knowledgeable and both the store and cafe offer a great variety and are well appointed. I will definitely return. My lunch was delish,

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foodforthought5800, Manager at Food For Thought, responded to this review

We're glad you found us on Trip Advisor & thanks for the great review of our store, cafe & staff! Come back & visit us soon! More 

Elgin, Illinois, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

This is our thirteenth year to visit Marathon and three years ago, we found Food for Thought. It was tucked away in a strip mall , but we hit the jackpot !!! The cafe there makes eating healthy so easy. It is such a breath of fresh air to be able to add such healthy choices to a vacation. The... More 

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foodforthought5800, Manager at Food For Thought, responded to this review

Thank you for the rave review, we hope to see you in years to come too! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gulfside Village Plaza, 5800 Overseas Highway, Suite 23, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-743-3297

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Vegan, Vegetarian, Café

Description

We are a health food store & vegan/vegetarian/raw Cafe in the Florida Keys

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?