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308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
+1 305-294-2042
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Newport, Kentucky, United States
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant came highly recommended. We ate here on a Monday night about 7. The restaurant was nearly empty, but it is the beginning of the slow season. The decor was nice and we had a window seat. We ordered the conch fritters, which are like a big hush puppy. They were crispy outside and surprisingly doughy. There was more... More 

Thank Kimberly P
Peachtree City, Georgia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seated right out on the balcony, great views of the water. Food was excellent. Service was excellent.

Thank AutoPilotOn
Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The portions were pretty small for the price, the quality was OK but not much value for the dollar. For example, they charge $2.95 for a glass of coke (fountain) with a lot of ice but it does not include refills. If you want a refill it is another $2.95. There are better values in Key West.

Thank BuckeyeJeff1
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined on a night when lobster fritters were a special appetizer and they were delicious! I had the shrimp and grits for my entree (yum!) and my husband had seared scallops. We cleaned our plates! We always eat here when we are in Key West. Thanks much to our server, Arlette for taking good care of us. Kudos to... More 

Thank bevannmar
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355 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here, purely by accident.....but I am so glad we found it. The food was delicious and the ambience was wonderful as well. I had a key lime colada cocktail which was incredibly smoooooooth. This is located just across from Mallory Square where the tour trolley and train leaves from, which is how we found it. Service (Janine) was... More 

Thank gabi_kansas
Miami Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came upon a little gem of a place to eat after I had a great massage. I had the gazpacho soup topped with crab followed by the sunset salad. Both dishes refreshing on a hot day. All ingredients were very fresh. Service kind and prompt. I would definitely go back for another visit when in Key West !!!

Thank lawsonlink1962
Key West, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sometimes go months, even years between seeing some old friends, and pick back up with them as if there had never been any separation; such was my reunion recently with Key Weat's iconic Rooftop Cafe. From the moment gracious host Rob led us from the elevator, until we adjourned downstairs to share time with Jules in Agave, my friend's... More 

Thank paxlux
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best that we ate while here in KW but ok. For the price, we were a bit disappointed in the hogfish special of the night. Pretty dry. Scallop entree would not recommend. Best on the menu is the crab cake. It was delicious. Wish we had all just ordered that and stopped there.

Thank Shellyofshoals
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had passed this restaurant several times during our stay in Key West . We finally decided to try it out for lunch one day. We were totally surprised ! White linen tablecloths, real glassware , clean ,this was no dive bar. My group had the pulled pork, Cuban sandwich and the " taste of of Key... More 

Thank Lee D
Bel Air, Maryland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quiet respite in the heart of historic downtown Key West. Always our first stop on arrival. Having shed all of life's tethers, we take to bikes for the next few days, and head right to Rooftop for early afternoon mango daiquiris. Hey, it's a KW vacation right! This place has the quintessential charm of Key West; indoor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $36
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Front St, Key West, FL 33040-6615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-2042
Winner - 2014 Master Chef Classic Competition - Best Entrée - Seared Sea Scallops.Roof Top Cafe's Executive Chef Brendan Orr has a style all his own. His rich, culinary history has brought him to Key West, via Miami and Paris, France. His culinary journey has taught him the incredible ability to balance flavors from around the world.Chef Orr delights in bringing you his “New-Island” Cuisine; combining contemporary flavors of the tropics, spices from the far east and staples from the Mediterranean. Chef Orr has mastered the ability to match these tantalizing flavors with the absolute freshest produce, meats and seafood available.The result is nothing less than spectacular, and has brought him three, consecutive years' awards at the Marc House’s Master Chefs Classic, among other honors.Visit Roof Top Café in historic Key West and discover the fresh flavors of Chef Brendan Orr's New-Island Cusine.

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