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Banana Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Snowbirds in Keywest
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1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149 (Louisa Street)
+1 305-294-7227
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here twice! The French onion soup is amazing, as well as the salmon bagel and lox! I had that twice! The blackened Mahi sandwich on a French baguette was delicious also. The service was friendly and quick and manager came by twice each time to ask how we were. Fantastic place to eat!!

Thank Erin S
Key West, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We eat there all of the time and just love their crepes . The French onion soup is also incredible. Be aware that the evening menu is totally different but also very delicious. The location is on Duval but in the quiet section, so if you want to get away from the craziness this is the place!

Thank PSGKeyWest
Seattle, Washington
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife & I stopped in for breakfast & were quickly seated. The place was packed which we took as a good sign. Coffee & water was quickly brought to our table. Coffee was a little on the weak side, but that's the only downside I found in this restaurant. We both had omelets which were great. Even though they... More 

Thank Traveling4Real
Robbinsville, New Jersey, United States
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123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice selection of fresh food, prepared fresh and served quickly. Went for Sunday brunch and seated right away. The lobster benedict was good and the rosemary potatoes on the side were delicious. You won't leave hungry.

Thank Marlene K
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is comfortable and quite French with a twist of tropics; airy feel with windows open. Service was prompt and friendly. We returned 4 times in two days. The food is fresh and well prepared. Plenty of selection including for vegetarians and gluten free. We enjoyed the omelettes, chicken curry salad and breakfast specials. Highly recommend this for your... More 

Thank Sally B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Banana Cafe has the best breakfast!! My husband and I were on our anniversary trip, and decided to try the restaurant that was recommended by a friend of ours. We loved it so much, that we ate breakfast there every day while on our trip! I absolutely loved their yogurt with granola and fruit!! It was refreshing after a bicycle... More 

Thank Chris N C
BartekBC, Manager at Banana Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Congratulations on your anniversary! Thank you for visiting us! More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been coming to Key West to work for a few years now, and have heard good things about the banana cafe. This past September I stopped in for breakfast on my way to work. It was so good, I came in again for the next 3 days! I'm back yet again. Stopped in today with some friends who... More 

Thank Cassandra C
BartekBC, Manager at Banana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much Cassandra! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place as we walked along Duval Street and it looked inviting with lots of customers. My wife had the seafood omelette and i had the hamburger crepe. Both arrived fairly quickly and all the ingredients for the omelette, shrimp, lobster and scallops were fresh and tasty. It was accompanied with a 'small' salad which engulfed the rest... More 

Thank VinceDee
Greenwood Lake, New York, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best French food we have had in a long time. Recommend you try and you will agree with this review. Best French food in Key West.

Thank Betty Q
Stuart, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had delicious crepes for breakfast. Nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. We went back a few days later for lunch which was also delicious! Definitely recommend!

Thank Montaukjen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $26
French, American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149
    (Louisa Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop half block away
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-7227
A classical French Cafe, After nearly 20 years, Banana Cafe is still owned and managed by the original founders and continues to offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner the best of France in a relaxed indoor and outdoor dining overlooking fantastic Duval Street. We have a beautiful french cafe upstairs who seat up to 25 dinner, and up to 50 for a cocktail party, personnel bar, private outdoor,private bathroom. From regional crepe and onion soup au gratin, to luscious Caribbean salads and country hearty sandwiches, perfect Parisian steak/frites or rare traditional specialties such as coq au vin and as well as a vast array of fresh local seafood selected every day to be grilled, sauteed, baked or roasted with a choice of unctuous sauces and accompaniments from the far corner of France: goat-cheese potato roulade, croquette of pomme de terre, Parisian gnocchi, rice pilaf

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?