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Banana Cafe

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1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149 (Louisa Street)
+1 305-294-7227
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got here pretty late in the evening. They were very accommodating even though we arrived 30 minutes before they close. Service was excellent! Food was very tasty. Also a nice drink selection.

Thank hurricanenizzi
Corseaux, Switzerland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a very original place, the service is excellent and the quality of the food is good. It is a fun place to have breakfast.

Thank f22126
Los Angeles, California
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98 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here for breakfast after reading the great reviews. I had the lobster eggs Benedict which was delicious. Much more lobster than I was expecting, perfectly poached eggs, overall yummy! The potatoes were cold though. We also ordered the veggie quiche. It was so hot I think it had been microwaved which made it soggy. The flavor was decent,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

loved it!!! great ambiance, great service, great fresh ingredients, equals great meal! Lukasz was a lovely server!

Thank CrysRick
Frankfurt, Germany
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Cete Little Place with an excellent French touch. They can not only spell croissant right but also have excellent cuisine. We liked the fact that the portions where not as huge as elsewhere. Had 4 salads as entrees. All great.

Thank obx9802
Estes Park, Colorado
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit this restaurant every time I'm in Key West. The crepes are out of this world, and they make a spectacular bellini. The prices are moderate and the upper Duval location is a treat. Service has always been great and the atmosphere is a fun change of pace.

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

We had a great and filling breakfast for my family of four. Good vegetarian options as well. French themed restaurant that also serves lunch and dinner. We would return for sure on a future trip.

Thank Lisa W
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No joke, I ate this crepe every single day I was there. In fact, since I've been home, my life feels empty without it.

Thank Sara P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family had lunch consisting of crepes and a salad. Everything was excellent. The decor was nice and it was pleasantly cool on a hot August day.

Thank Jay G
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watched the sun go down and ate the perfect Cobb Lobster salad. What a great Togarashi dressing it had! J had the daily special swordfish and said it was excellent. Soft euro-music..... easy chatter. Nice waiter. Looks like the morning meal would've been equally as enjoyable.

Thank Christina T

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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
$6 - $26
French, American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?