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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 38
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast spot.

I had the banana granola pancakes with eggs, bacon, and fruit. It was all very good. But the pancakes - great. Couldn't eat it all, so I took the fruit for later. Husband had biscuits and gravy - he first requested a sample and then ordered his once or twice a year breakfast sin.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
JoyB557
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

You get very good food for a great price! I had two scrambled eggs but could not eat all. So very good value! Will return in August.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across this gem during a recent stay on Long boat Key. Food is fabulous, portions generous, staff super friendly. Go early, they close at 2pm in summer!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I had the banana granola pancakes with eggs, bacon, and fruit. It was all very good. But the pancakes - great. Couldn't eat it all, so I took the fruit for later. Husband had biscuits and gravy - he first requested a sample and then ordered his once or twice a year breakfast sin.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Was surprised by the size and fresh style of the restaurant having driven past it many times and never been drawn in. Would definitely go back if in LBK again. Had breakfast with my family which was of a high standard and reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We have had breakfast here three times this holiday, each time the food was really good and fresh, very large portions so my daughter and I always split the dish. The staff are friendly and efficient, never had to wait long for the food. Highly recommend.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This restaurant is a real gem. We only visited it on our last day so can only comment on our one visit. Nice and bright and clean interior. Staff were very helpful and friendly. We had the full breakfast and it was lush. Very good value for money. If only we'd found this earlier in our stay.

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Indian Shores, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stopped in for breakfast. It was close to our hotel - within walking distance. The service was just ok and the food was just ok. Nothing to write home about.

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Louisville, KY.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We have been here many times and the food has always been good. I get the fluffy 3 cheese omelette and my wife loves the waffles with fresh fruit. Everyone is friendly and service is always fast.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Loved the omlettes, American Sandwich on whole grain bread, potatoes......Service was great. Not nearly as crowded as the one on St. Armands Circle, but just as good. Located in the Center Shops plaza.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Great service and food. And quick,too! I had the Belgian waffle with fruit. REAL fruit. So good! My BF had their breakfast combo. He said it was very good. The bacon was done perfectly. We'll be back.

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Additional Information about Blue Dolphin Cafe

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

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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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