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Butterfly Cafe

2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Ranked #1 of 74 Restaurants in Marathon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Caribbean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

While the ambience and service is wonderful, the food is just okay, especially for the price points! Granted, it was Monday night, and maybe the real chef wasn't on but at these prices we expect the food to be top notch and it was just okay! Our server, Lauren, had all of the hospitality skills that are needed. She was... More

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Wonderful quiet patio, good local food, nice wine selection, friendly service, closes a bit early at 9 pm.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

What a find! Every aspect of the meal was great, starting with the atmosphere and right on through dessert! Our waitress Cheryl was a delight. She was helpful in describing our choices, even giving us specifics as to how each meal was prepared. Overall a great experience!

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Marathon, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Dinner was a special treat as well as extremely relaxing. We had the Cuban pork chop cooked to perfection along with the Butterfly salad and the Key Lime Pie all absolutely wonderful. The service was attentive with excellant suggestions. I would recommend this restaurant looking for an upscale evening.

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Marathon, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

The bread was great, appetizers were wonderful, staff was super friendly, and dinner was awesome, I had the filet and she had the yellowtail, both top notch!

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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had an excellent anniversary dinner at the Butterfly Café. The crab cakes, coconut shrimp and grouper were all delicious, and our server was friendly, attentive and helpful, personalizing my wife’s desert to celebrate our anniversary.

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Watford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here when staying at Tranquility Bay, and were able to sit outside on a beautiful Florida evening. The setting is superb, as was the service, which was attentive and efficient. Portions are just right, and the chef produced some extremely tasty and very fresh fish dishes. My only complaint would be that some of the sauces, although great,... More

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Lauren was our server both times we ate there. Both food and service were excellent if not pricey. She was one of the best servers we have ever had at any restaurant.

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West Islip, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had dinner at the Butterfly Café while staying at Tranquility Bay recently. The meal was absolutely delicious. We shared the smoked fish dip appetizer, I had the scallop risotto and hubby had the panko crusted grouper; all were fantastic. My husband, who loves both fishing and cooking, was impressed by the freshness of the grouper and the fact that the... More

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Marathon, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The first time I went to eat at the Butterfly Cafe will not be my last. Award winning grouper was all that my AWESOME server, Stacie, said it was going to be! If ever eating at The Butterfly Cafe ask to sit in Stacie's area!

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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

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