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2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
305-289-7177
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Savor Florida Keys dining with award-winning tropical cuisine indoor or...
Savor Florida Keys dining with award-winning tropical cuisine indoor or outdoor at Tranquility Bay Resort's own Butterfly Café. Butterfly Café captures the essence of island cuisine with an emphasis on quality, local ingredients and, of course, ocean fresh seafood in a beautiful airy Marathon restaurant setting. Open daily for dinner, the menu and wine list at Butterfly Café change seasonally. Children will delight in a special menu designed just for them. Dinner is served nightly from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at our restaurant in Marathon and reservations are encouraged. Dine outdoors on Butterfly Café's covered patio, or enjoy the impressive dining room inside with its soaring ceiling and casual yet sophisticated decor. Our dinner menu features tantalizing offerings like Florida Keys’ Shrimp Cocktail, Tropical Crab Cakes, Panko Encrusted Florida Grouper, Key Lime Pie, TDF 'To Die For' Sticky Toffee Pudding and more. Casual resort attire recommended at this Florida Keys restaurant.
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Lovely place, delicious food

We stayed at the resort and had a lovely dinner at Butterfly Cafe. We really enjoyed our outdoor table, but indoor setting looked lovely and classy too. Server was very friendly and efficient. Food was delicious! We mostly tried the specials - salads and seafood.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Annabelle M
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Zurich, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the resort and had a lovely dinner at Butterfly Cafe. We really enjoyed our outdoor table, but indoor setting looked lovely and classy too. Server was very friendly and efficient. Food was delicious! We mostly tried the specials - salads and seafood.

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Plantation, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate there and thought it was a beautiful property. The server Kate was extremely friendly and informative. The food was well presented we had the panco crusted grouper was very tasty and the date cake dessert was outstanding.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were in Marathon for our 22nd anniversary and had dinner here. This is a beautiful restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining (would definitely suggest eating inside during the summer). We were taken care of by Roxann who did an outstanding job. I had the Grouper and my husband had a Filet - both were excellent and beautifully presented. If... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The Butterfly Cafe was the perfect place to celebrate our 20th anniversary while in the Keys! The food was excellent, the service top-notch, and the atmosphere so cozy. You have to try the key lime martini! Following dinner we walked down to the tiki bar on the beach and watched a beautiful sunset. We are already planning our next trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I had our anniversary dinner here and we were not disappointed. We were looking for something other than the typical Florida Keys fish house type of restaurant. It was very nice and clean inside. We had the scallop risotto and mahi dinner. Both were great! You have the option of sitting inside or outside. We opted to... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We decided to try The Butterfly Cafe based on the reviews on trip advisor. I couldn't have been more satisfied with our choice! This restaurant was so amazing! We were really tired of the usual "tourist" food that we were eating while in the Keys. The food was good but nothing stood out until we ate here. The menu offered... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic Grouper and Mahi Mahi. Nice cocktails and Beer selection. The ambiance is nice despite no water view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This meal was the height of our dining experiences during our visit. When all is said-and-done this restaurant will place among anyone's top 10. Such detail to presentation, service and quality is truly hard to find this day and time. Four excellent meals were enjoyed by all - appetizer to dessert. Our visit next year will surely include this menu... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We went to the Butterfly Cafe on recommendation from our hotel concierge. He suggested the Scallop Risotto and the Key Lime Pie. Both didn't disappoint. Ingredients were fresh, the scallops were cooked to perfection, and the Key Lime Pie was a different twist on a dessert that is overdone in this part of the world. We enjoyed the Butterfly Martini's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

The food was absolutely wonderful and the service was out of this world! Cheryl went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed ourselves- she was attentive, friendly and informative! We would highly recommend you try the butterfly cafe and be sure to ask for Cheryl!! We ordered the blue cheese wedge salad, scallop risotto and mahi (and would do... More 

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Additional Information about Butterfly Cafe

Address: 2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: 305-289-7177
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: 305-289-7177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Savor Florida Keys dining with award-winning tropical cuisine indoor or outdoor at Tranquility Bay Resort's own Butterfly Café. Butterfly Café captures the essence of island cuisine with an emphasis on quality, local ingredients and, of course, ocean fresh seafood in a beautiful airy Marathon restaurant setting. Open daily for dinner, the menu and wine list at Butterfly Café change seasonally. Children will delight in a special menu designed just for them. Dinner is served nightly from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at our restaurant in Marathon and reservations are encouraged. Dine outdoors on Butterfly Café's covered patio, or enjoy the impressive dining room inside with its soaring ceiling and casual yet sophisticated decor. Our dinner menu features tantalizing offerings like Florida Keys’ Shrimp Cocktail, Tropical Crab Cakes, Panko Encrusted Florida Grouper, Key Lime Pie, TDF 'To Die For' Sticky Toffee Pudding and more. Casual resort attire recommended at this Florida Keys restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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