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The Cafe, A Mostly Vegetarian Place

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509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
+1 305-296-5515
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Poughkeepsie, NY
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The vegan and vegetarian choices are many and creative. I am vegan GF and family is vegetarian. Excellent service, tasty food, and the GF beer I ever had (or imagined). We ate there our first night and will definitely return!

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1 Thank DrSGPrice
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have vegan, vegetarian,and fish as well.I'm a very strict vegan and in Key West this is the only place where I found really tasty vegan food.I love the desserts,the Vegan Key Lime Cheesecake and the Vegan Coconut Cake something you must try. My favorite drink is the Iced Cha.Oops, I almost forgot to write about their sweet potato fries... More 

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Thank Henrietta B
Sea Isle City, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the cafe. Good healthy options, strong coffee, local art. Super friendly staff. Can't stop eating the avocado quinoa salad

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Thank devonmck4
Palm City, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vegetarian or Vegan - look no further because this is the best place! We had lunch here 3 days in a row. Awesome food, fantastic staff and try their version of an Arnold Palmer - hibiscus tea with homemade lemonade!

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Thank RiverviewFarms
Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great vegetarian food, paradise if you are a vegetarian in key west as mostly other restaurants were seafood and meat.we tried spinach gyoza dumplings, veggie burger bites, noodles all were good

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Thank PoojaS_11
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mark found this place while we were walking around getting a handle on the island. It had a very interesting menu. I am a sucker for a homemade veggie burger. Well, we decided to walk around some more and see what else came up. Nothing sounded as great as what The Cafe offered. We decided to try it. The place... More 

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Thank jaime g
Rochester, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu advertised several gluten free options. We had positive experiences with other restaurants in the area who offered gluten free options, so we incorrectly assumed that we would be treated with dignity and respect at the Cafe. One of us has celiacs disease and it is critical that we order items that are as safe from contamination with gluten... More 

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amy s, Manager at The Cafe, A Mostly Vegetarian Place, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear the you had a negative experience with us. As we have many many people with dietary restrictions that eat with us on a daily basis, we certainly train our staff to know the ins and outs of our menu to the best of our capabiity. As you can see by our reviews in the past,... More 

Bartlett, Illinois, United States
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy vegetarian and vegan food in Key West just off Duval Street. My only complaint would be the slow service. Everything else was great!

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Thank Lisa W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The warm beet salad and falafel pita were the bomb! Vegan coconut ginger cake wa to die for! Omgoodness. Wish we had another day in Key West...I would come back here for sure. Funky and fun atmosphere with fabulous food.

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Thank Laura P
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place! One of my favorite places to eat in Key West. The juices are fabulous and refreshing and the food is delicious. The service, in my experience, is great as well. Very pleasant. I have gone with family and also by myself. The results were the same. Yummy!

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Thank Marmie C

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-296-5515

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