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Mellow Cafe and Gastropub


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Home of the gator taco, house made hot sauce, smoothies, and 60+ craft beers
$7 - $14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Cafe, Gastropub, Healthy
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu with a lot of variety. Not your average Key West menu. Good Happy Hour with great pricing. Large selection of craft beers. Pleasant atmosphere on the water. Feels like you're in your backyard. Nick Norman was playing while we were there. Amazing! Tacos...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank showskier99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is mainly about the service we had. The food was pretty good. We were excited to try this place and went for lunch but unfortunately didn’t have a good experience. The restaurant wasn’t busy at all...maybe 2 other people sitting at the bar....More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Tep224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw the menu of the Mellow Cafe and were so excited to go back and try it. We were SO disappointed. The waitress told us to take a seat so we sat outside in their back patio. It was not crowded at 1:30 so...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Diana B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local brews, friendly service, and nice view of the marina! We had the chorizo dip which was delicious. Beer was so good we took one to go (which you can do throughout all the Keys because it's open container--why can't every city have this?!).

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank a_e_manno
Reviewed February 26, 2019

This is a unique spot: waterfront, hip vibe, great food. The service is awful. We waited at the bar in front of two servers for 10 minutes without being acknowledged. We asked for menus and told there were none. We asked a nearby table to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FLSuze
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Mellow was close to where we were staying and after a long day on the water decided to dine here b/c it was close, however, we were all pleasantly surprised at how good and fresh the food was!! We also went back for lunch and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank territravels12
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Good variety of beer; black bean queso with chorizo was bland/watery. Bartender was slow and linear in her way of serving. We ordered the main course and my husband was served well ahead of me. Bartender said mine would be up soon, meanwhile I could...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nkmichaels
roboliverio73, Owner at Mellow Cafe and Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Nkmichaels, we apologize that you didn't enjoy your meal with us. We have alerted our kitchen staff about your food experience, and are making amends. We have also spoken with the bartender about ways to improve her service. Again we apologize about your experience at...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We had our own freshly caught fish and decided to stop for lunch. We started with chips and homemade house salsa. Highly recommended. Salsa was the best I’ve Ever had. Nice blend and zippy. We prefer grilled and blackened tacos. Plus the eggplant and walnut...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GuiWong
roboliverio73, Owner at Mellow Cafe and Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

We are glad to hear you and such an enjoyable experience at our cafe, it means so much when people share the positive experiences they have with us! We apologize for the lack of clarification with the Cook Your Catch tacos, we have spoken with...More

Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Almost missed this place great location before you get to downtown. We were craving tacos and this hit the spot. Amazing fresh food, easy parking and Loved the Decor. Price is right. Lots of beverage choices as well, need to go back to check it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 342tylert
roboliverio73, Owner at Mellow Cafe and Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience at our cafe! We'd love to see you in here again soon. Feel free to stop by for our weekly happy hour: Monday- Friday, 5-7pm, 50% off appetizers, 2-4-1 drafts, wine, sangria, and...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice on our current visit to Key West. Love the nice quite atmosphere with pleasant music playing in the background. You can sit outside and enjoy the weather. Menu is good. Beer selection is good and staff is very friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lolo1865
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