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“Excellent food and excellent service”
Review of Cafe Sole

Cafe Sole
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Ranked #85 of 464 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$40
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Frances St.
Description: Cafe Sole has captured the hearts and palates of locals and visitors lucky enough to discover this culinary gem off the beaten path. By combining his French mastery of sauces with fresh locally caught seafood, John has created a menu unlike any on the island, where every dish is bursting with indescribable flavors. Mutton snapper in pesto and champagne, yellowtail in a beurre blanc of lobster or a rare hog snapper with red pepper zabaglione top a list of nightly specials. As for the classics, the Duck a L'Orange, Rack of Lamb with herb de Province and Lobster Bouillaise are as authentic as you will find this side of Paris. Chef Correa combines the best of both of his worlds, European and Caribbean to win the People's Choice and Best Entree awards at a recent Master Chefs Classic
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant a couple years ago and finally decided to give it a try. Absolutely loved the cozy atmosphere and delicious food. Traditional French cooking with special attention paid to the amazing seafood we have down here in Florida. Jean Pierre was an amazing server and gave us great recommendations. Thoroughly enjoyed our experience and will be back very soon to try more yummy dishes!

Thank Denise S
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We come here every year on the night before we leave KW. We think it’s the best restaurant on the island. Service is superb (Jean Pierre), and no restaurant can touch the way they cook hog fish. For an appetizer we always have angels on horseback - bacon wrapped around dates. This year they also had an octopus carpaccio. Fantastic. If you’ve never had it, you are missing one of the true gastronomic delights. Every year for the past 15 years and it never changes. It’s the BEST.

Thank ml1126
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Location is tucked away from the madding crowd and the menu looks delightful. But it was very disappointing, the vegetables tasted like they had been prepared hours ago. The Salmon was very poor Alaskan - should have been given to John West! Shrimp did not taste fresh and crab sauce forgot it was there until after. The Tuna was again tasteless despite having it cooked very rare. One of the most tasteless meals we have had in a long time. Won’t be visiting again.

1  Thank David V
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Visited on a Thursday evening with a dining reservation for two. Seated on-time at an attractive table with a non-crowded feel under the outdoor canopy. A truly pleasurable evening with first rate service, delicious food and don’t skip the dessert. Extensive wine collection for every taste. The surrounding entrees all looked enticing. Settled on the signature offerings of portobello soup appetizer and the chef’s hog snapper fish. Best Key lime pie I’ve tasted.

Thank rfire
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Looking for ambience, great food, a neighborhood feel & a wonderful staff? Need to say no more. Do make sure you have reservations as we didn’t but fortunately got there early enough where they fit us in. Each time I have been to KW it is my to go place. It is tucked away & loved by many locals as well.

Thank M0ming
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