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The Cafe, A Mostly Vegetarian Place

509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
+1 305-296-5515
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (75 reviews)
“seitan” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
509 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040-6835
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and had a lovely time. Service was quick, draft beers were diverse and delicious, and the food was great! We got the mahi mahi fish tacos and the artichoke delight. We also ordered the vegan key lime cheesecake; my husband...More

Thank 132halien
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here with a large group and had a great time. Excellent service. I had the [veg] sausage and pesto pizza. Delicious. I had a taste of companion's brussel sprout pizza - also delicious. Lady had a stir-fry, also yummy - leftover next day just...More

Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

...which are just fettuccine noodles. Even with the “flat noodles”/fettuccine with peanut sauce, I expected more flavor but overall the dish was flat and had to be doused in what they had on hand (sriracha in the case of that evening—by no means am I...More

Thank hpotterva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended place to eat for all vegetarian people. So much options to choose from and very delicious food!

Thank Hitesh D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this cute restaurant just off Duval Street which serves food for all appetites. You can choose Vegan, veggie, and ornish. Only 11 tables so hurry over for a wonderful brunch.

Thank frasier2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here since I'm always looking for vegan and organic food and The Café ticked those boxes. However, my friends are not vegan and they were excited to see the blackened Mahi Mahi tacos on the menu. So, everyone was happy! I need to eat...More

Thank Karesson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined here before and know that the food is delicious and the offerings are plenty, especially when vegetarians are involved. The ambience is Key West kitchy which is exactly what I'm looking for when I'm there. Laid back, not a tourist trap. Wonderful menu...More

Thank mschowhound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a dinner with family... small place and quite a wait at times... you need to get used to waiter’s attitude But good food

Thank 825sanjeevm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband (vegetarian) and myself (vegan) struggle to find restaurants while traveling. I'm glad we found The Cafe while in Key West. Even our meat eating friends enjoyed the meal. I had the tofu scramble with fried potatoes and toast. The only negative I will...More

Thank 294cherylk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very good experience. Staff cooperative. And vegetarian food was excellent. All of us were happy.

Thank parakh1
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Response from RonnyyD | Reviewed this property |
Not sure sorry opens at 9a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 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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Chill spot adorned with local art, serving globally inspired vegetarian, vegan & seafood eats. Gluten free very friendly. Fresh juice, great beer and organic wine selection. Home made vegan desserts.
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