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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
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Right on Duval Street, the Banana Cafe offers breakfast w/ a French accent. Try the banana & Nutella crepes, they were delicious!

Thank markaost
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here twice on my last visit to key west. I had the granola yogurt and fruit first morning and poached eggs with potatoes and bacon the next visit. Both occasions the food was amazing in particular the potatoes are outstanding. The coffee unfortunately leaves a lot to be desired and is not as good as it should be at... More 

Thank cheryl_1482
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is awsome. A little touch of France in every bite ! The staff is absolutely awsome ! Very friendly and patient !! If your in key west you need to stop here and eat ! You won't be disappointed !!!

Thank Tony B
New Port Richey, Florida
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You cannot visit Key West without tasting the best Seafood Omelet in the world right here at the Banana Cafe. You may also like the BLT's or the Bacon Benedict. Best Breakfasts on the island.

Thank Bob M
Marshalltown, Iowa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the food and atmosphere. Ate there 3 times in our short stay in the keys. Shrimp sandwich was awesome.

Thank tlscovill
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I just went to Key West for the first time and had no idea where to go for a late lunch. We saw the Banana Cafe and decided to go in and I'm so glad we did!!! The restaurant is cozy and welcoming, our waiter was wonderful and the food was great. We'll definitely go back on... More 

Thank April H
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool little cafe we went to twice while in keywest. There is rooftop seating which was nice for dinner. The French onion soup was delish 🙌

Thank FreeznRN
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267 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love having breakfast in this place! The owner is a nice French who is always there! The Restaurant is decorated with paintings of Josephine Baker and also the Restaurant sign... The owner gave me a post card of Josephine Baker while I talked to her in my basic French telling her that my mother is Venezuelan-French... The crepes are... More 

Thank Conejo
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u don't want to lose time searching for the best kie lime this place is the one! Plus the decoration of the cafe is lovely, cozy and friendly waitress ! I highly recommend it.

Thank roniishere
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was very good and the cappuccino was excellent. Would gladly go back for lunch or dinner but so many other places to try as well.

Thank Mike C

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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
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, 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?