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Butterfly Cafe

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2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Butterfly Cafe! The food was superb and the atmosphere and service couldn't be beat! A true fine dining experience in the Keys! The only downside was that we had a hard time finding the restaurant. It is located inside the lobby of the Tranquility Bay resort. The sign for the resort does not... More 

Thank HawkeyeFans84
Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This little Cafe tucked away in Tranquility Bay Resort is a Gem!! The atmosphere was tropical and delightful. The food was outrageous and my favorite was the Risotto . Our waitress Cheryl did an outstanding job was personable and shared stories being a local. We also had the Red Sangria and it was very tasty. I highly recommend this Gem!!

Thank Mary Beth I
Katonah, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is one of the finest restaurants in the Keys. The food is nice and a solid wine list. They service is good, but you often must remind yourself that you are in the keys. I highly recommend the cafe to anyone on the area.

Thank RayK103
Devore Heights, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a delicious dinner with the family as usual! Service was outstanding and food was delish! Always eat there at least one dinner when we visit! Never let down once.

Thank c5duden
Marathon, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prices tend to set expectations and the Butterfly nearly always delivers. This was a late dinner on the back porch with a relaxed ambience. Romantic and low key. The 2 meals of scallops/risotto and yellowtail were exceptional. Dinner cocktails were okay but the Brandy Alexander Martinis with the Creme Brûlée were a great finish. Service was "Keysey" and fun.

Thank Jeff C
Melbourne, Florida
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife, son,his girlfriend and I went to Butterfly for dinner. From the moment we sat down the waitress hounded us. First drinks then appetizers and she insisted we order our entrees with our appetizers. I told her to give us 5 minutes but she gave us 2 instead. The minute somebody finished an appetizer she whisked the plate off... More 

Thank shoeboxrick
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a Birthday dinner date, we ordered the scallops in red pepper cream sauce they were amazing!! Our server Roxanne was so friendly and personable. Rachel was so sweet and she even recommended the scallop dinner which was the most amazing dish I have ever eaten. The atmosphere is so beautiful and relaxing, I cant wait to go back!!

Thank Mark T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful service!!! Food...DELICIOUS!!!! Atmosphere was adorable and classy! A class act!!!!! Desserts were wonderful! a must!!!!!

Thank Marc B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend took me to this restaurant because of the amazing reviews and delicious looking food. We were in no way let down. We sat outside and watched the beautiful sunset with a quiet low key ambiance. Our waitress Cheryl was a treat. She was so welcoming and friendly as if she were family. She helped me pick out the... More 

Thank Kaylee L
Dallas, Texas
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Tranquility Bay Beachfront Hotel and Resort, and it was nice to have such a fine restaurant on site. This is a "fine" dining establishment with a limited menu (which I like). The dishes were well prepared, tasty and visually appealing. For fine dining, the Value was very good. Recommend reservations. Bathrooms: 5 out of 5 If you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $35
American, Seafood, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: 13052897177
Savor Florida Keys dining with award-winning tropical cuisine indoor or outdoor at Tranquility Bay Resort's own Butterfly Café. Butterfly Café captures the essence of island cuisine with an emphasis on quality, local ingredients and, of course, ocean fresh seafood in a beautiful airy Marathon restaurant setting. Open daily for dinner, the menu and wine list at Butterfly Café change seasonally. Children will delight in a special menu designed just for them. Dinner is served nightly from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at our restaurant in Marathon and reservations are encouraged. Dine outdoors on Butterfly Café's covered patio, or enjoy the impressive dining room inside with its soaring ceiling and casual yet sophisticated decor. Our dinner menu features tantalizing offerings like Florida Keys’ Shrimp Cocktail, Tropical Crab Cakes, Panko Encrusted Florida Grouper, Key Lime Pie, TDF 'To Die For' Sticky Toffee Pudding and more. Casual resort attire recommended at this Florida Keys restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?