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Banana Cafe

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1215 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-3149 (Louisa Street)
+1 305-294-7227
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great little breakfast place on Duval street only a block from the southern most point. Food was AWESOME, all hand made, fresh and very generous portions. You will not go away hungry. Staff all very friendly.

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1 Thank Mtnbkr237
Sudbury, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant was very disappointing. Waitress was rude and curt when we asked for another drink. Could not care at all to make conversation. No smiles here. Food took an hour to come . I ordered lobster Cobb salad. Very little lobster and dressing very bland . tasteless. We stopped there because we were hungry and not much choice in... More 

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Camden, South Carolina
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again, I' using my 5 Star system. % stars is 1 in a hundred, 4 stars is to 20% and 3 stars means in the middle, 60 to 80. I can't criticize, but I just can't jump for joy either. We tried Banana Cafe for lunch. Although seated quite quickly, our wait, once ordered was 25 minutes. No one... More 

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1 Thank edwardsutherland
Atlanta, GA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were able to get seated immediately without a reservation; liked the open air atmosphere while not actually eating outside; and liked the great location on 'quieter' end of Duval Street. I had the blackened Mahi Mahi sandwich and would have preferred more spice to the seasoning. Caveat- I ordered the tartar on side so perhaps there is less spice... More 

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Thank purdue92
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there about noon on a Sunday. Very busy and very long wait after we were seated. My seafood omelet was overdone- brown on the outside, dry, tasteless, with very little filling. The salad that accompanied it was good. My daughter liked her crepe, but I could see it was also overdone and brown. Would not go back.

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Thank Lora J
Northville, Michigan
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place. I had the veggie crepes and it was chocked full of perfectly prepared veggies. The servers were friendly and quick to refill your coffee. We were seated quickly on a Sunday morning at 8AM. Would definitely come back.

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Thank Mary W
Lake City, Iowa, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate breakfast at Banana Cafe as it rated highly. It was probably one of the worst breakfast we have had. One of our party had the breakfast quiche.......it was hot on one end and stone cold on the other....almost as if it had been warmed in a microwave. The other 2 in our party had eggs and sausages and... More 

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Marine City, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went here to have dinner our first night and what a fabulous cozy atmosphere and great food! The server was also excellent and we even got to speak with the owner Mark (Marek) in Polish! It was nice talking with someone from our homeland. Thank you for a wonderful dinner and experience!

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Thank siemenanna
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207 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the southern end of Duval, this is away from the maddening cruise ship crowd. Open air, rustic flair. Fast service. Interesting, different breakfast/brunch options. Friendly staff.

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Thank Wiggleglass
Tampa, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a breakfast crepe called the complete. Great. Get there early place fills up quick. Great service. Great staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Seafood, French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
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
Description
French café established in 1992, popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offers the best of France mixed with local seafood in a relaxed indoor and outdoor dining overlooking fantastic Duval Street. Open non-stop from 7:30 am till 10 pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?