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“Fabulous food, ambiance and presentation!”
Review of Cafe Marquesa

Cafe Marquesa
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Ranked #87 of 450 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our family just experienced one of the very best meals in Key West! The Australian roasted rack of lamb was probably the best we've ever tried anywhere in the country along with their signature Key Lime Napoleon dessert. The vegetable side dishes were also fresh, and creatively prepared. Since this was a celebratory occasion, the table was decorated with colorful ribbons around the place settings!! Highly recommend restaurant and to take a short romantic walk to the beautiful gardens filled with the aroma of flowers and orchids just behind the Marquesa Hotel lobby next door after dessert and coffee.

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Thank Karen C
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have been to Cafe Marquesa more than one time and every time I go there, is a great experience. The wine list is excellent, the food is amazing that is hard to pick just one. The staff is also very friendly.

Thank Luis-Alberto C
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

This was the last night of our 5 night stay in Key West. My wife and I prebooked this restaurant based on TA reviews and having passed the restaurant on previous days and noticied it was full to capacity. We arrived slightly early and were immediately shown to a vacant table. We started with cocktails while ordering our dinner. Service provide by Tanya was impeccabile. I have beeen coming to USA for business and pleasure for over 50 years. This was the best meal experienced in the USA. Lobster bisque equalled anything I have experienced in Maine. Key West lobster tails were not quite as good as experienced in Santiago but definitely better than anything in USA. Key Lime Napoleon was a dessert from heaven. Marquesa coffee was more alcohol than coffee! Our waitress Tanya was perfection, knowlegable, helpful when needed and discreet. In summary, our best meal in USA in 50 years!
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Thank Eric111940
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

We ate here on our last evening of a five night stay in KeyWest. Certainly it was the best food we have eaten here ! Our server Tanya was very helpful as I need a gluten free diet and she was very knowledgeable on this topic. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone food was delicious !

Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had our last dinner in Paradise for 2013 at Marquesa. We have been to this restaurant every year for the last 7 years and each time the food is great (one time all the lights on the Island went out due too may Christmas lights - they just lit candles and lanterns and kept on going like nothing had happened). The food was really special and the desert was amazing (the chocolate bobka bread pudding is beyond sinful). The wait staff was efficient without being obsequious.
As we were leaving they were bringing desert with a lit sparkler to the next table of two young lovers. We naively asked whose birthday it was and she turned too us shyly but proudly saying it was not a birthday but an engagement! What a perfect way to end our week.

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Thank kenron
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