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Butterfly Cafe

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2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2243
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rachel our server and the wonderful chef at Butterfly Cafe are the frosting on the cake in a beautiful setting. You could probably eat McDonalds in that gorgeous room and be happy but the service and the cuisine are to die for!!! Such a hidden gem in the keys. Thanks for making our night!

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Amarillo, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk in, everything in this restaurant to perfect. Food is exceptional and great service. We would definitely return. A little difficult to find. No signs on highway. Use a GPS. It is in a resort. A beautiful resort!

Thank srtxtraveler1
Holbrook, New York
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279 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to Key West, stopped here based on all the wonderful reviews. If your heading south on Rt 1 it's at the 48.5 mile marker, the restaurant is centered in the heart of Tranquility Bay Resort. It's on the West side of the Road, If you Get to The Marriott you Went to far!!! We walked in and... More 

1 Thank vegman58
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very nicely decorated restaurant, extensive menu selection and good variety of sea and land. I had a bone in rib eye steak, perfectly cooked and juicy, a bone leaking. Fast service, some not usual on the keys, we were celebrating my father's 90's birthday and they brought him a nice key lime pie with a Happy Birthday decoration and a... More 

Thank Antonio B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to A LOT of restaurants in the key, this is one of the best(besides Barracuda cafe) Appetizers were excellent... Main course(I had the Hogfish) was phenomenal! Drinks were great. Don't miss the sunset.. It's a great location for that! Outside bar area is great.. Excellent bartenders! True gem!

Thank Pepper M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion, an amazing dinner is a combination of superior food and service. Tonight, my wife and I had that experience at the Butterfly Cafe. Our server, Cheryl, provided the highest level of customer service that I have seen in a restaurant. She blended knowledge of items on the menu with individual accommodations and customized suggestions for my wife... More 

Thank George R
Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing sever Cheryl who made the whole experience unforgettable. We were celebrating our 9 year dating anniversary and never expected to have the best meals and service of our lives. We will definitely be back!!

1 Thank bradnsarah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family (2 adults, 2 children) had a wonderful dinner here. Definitely try the grouper, it was fabulous and my husband had the steak which he said was the best he'd ever had. Our server Cheryl was wonderful, full of personality, friendly, down to earth yet still über professional. Beautiful surroundings. Wonderful experience here, couldn't say enough good about it,... More 

1 Thank Karen O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Planning a destination Rehearsal Dinner 1000 miles away at Butterfly Cafe for my son and his fiancé was a chance I took ....totally via email and phone calls ....and so happy I did! Yes I had researched the areas restaurants, reviewing all reviews and rankings plus the photos posted before making the decision but could not visit in person. So... More 

Thank Pamela51
Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere, service, food, all top notch. The selected food were delicious, as are many of the menu offerings. Our server Cheryl was more than excellent checked with us regularly, as did the attendant to fill the glasses. It was a pleasure having dinner at this restaurant my husband now want to comeback soon.

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, 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 33050-2243
  • 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?