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Blue Dolphin Cafe

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5370 Gulf Of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2077
941-383-3787
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast with the Blue Dolphin

Great breakfast, with wonderful fresh fruit -- teamwork by the staff so you are not left waiting and waiting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Sun City Center, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Sadly we had the most awful breakfast here, and when I mentioned it to the staff, their attitude was as if they didn't care. Breakfast was suppose to set us up for the day, instead we left hungry, not being able to eat our food. A sad and bad experience.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I've eaten here three times on different trips and whatever I order for breakfast its huge. The omelets and scrambled eggs are good and I can never eat all. The biscuit that came with the meal was huge! Very good value for a great breakfast.

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Manassas, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

My son and I visited the Blue Dolphin for lunch on a rainy day when we couldn't go to the beach. It offered a good mix of food, but I found it to be nothing special. I had the steak fajita wrap which showed on the plate more like a burrito. Definitely had to eat it with a fork and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great place to come for breakfast. The food was really good and the portions were huge. The prices were good for what you got. The girls that were working were great and attentive. We will definitely come back.

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Sun City Center, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great breakfast, with wonderful fresh fruit -- teamwork by the staff so you are not left waiting and waiting.

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Blue Dolphin has been our favorite breakfast spot in Longboat for years. The food is absolutely delicious. Not only is their breakfast the best on the island, but their lunch menu has a wonderful variety of options as well. Service here is great, very friendly staff, very attentive and welcoming. The place is always clean and has a laid... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The staff and the decor were so friendly and comfortable. The most delicious breakfasts were so generous and so well priced. The Blue Dolphin was a special way to start your day!

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Dallas, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I have eaten at the Blue Dolphin at St. Armand's Circle for many years. This was the first time we visited the Longboat Key location. Same menu, same wonderful food, and same amazing people! LOVE this place, and will always return for the best breakfast in Florida!

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Longboat Key, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A great local joint serving breakfast and lunch. Great place to meet the town locals. Food is decent and served quick. Great assess being in the middle of the Island, and ample parking

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This restaurant deserves all the rave reviews it gets. Breakfast is real treat (especially the kid's options) and the lunch options are great to. This is not a salubrious restaurant but full of atmosphere and good food. Staff are GENUINELY friendly and attentive and obviously enjoy working there. It can get busy but it's worth the wait - if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5370 Gulf Of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2077
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: 941-383-3787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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