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Blue Dolphin Cafe

470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
941-388-3566
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Ranked #41 of 824 restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Diner
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Worthington, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Everyone friendly, food excellent, clean little downtown cafe. Highly recommend! Eggs benedict, pancakes, potatoes, coffee, all yummy.

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Miami, Florida
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232 reviews 232 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The Rachael sandwich was great! The chicken Caesar salad was average (lots of chicken but average flavor). Fries and pickle comes with each plate. Service was attentive. Would come back for sandwiches. Price was fair.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Had breakfast this morning great French toast. My husband had omelet which he said was very good my son had chocolate chip waffles..good coffee friendly servers we loved it.

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Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We were traveling with a family of 4. Went for breakfast. Reasonably priced and food was great. Friendly staff. Service a little slow but "hey" it is the beach life so not unexpected. Would definitely go back

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florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The best breakfast in Sarasota and also a super lunch I am a local and stop there often. Their breakfast potatoes are outstanding and the omelets are gigantic

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new york
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I do not understand the great ratings of this place. My husband and I both had a bagel with cream cheese and home fries. The bagel was absolutely not freshly made, but rather of the quality right out of a bag sold in the grocery store, like Lender's bagels. When I got mine, there was a hair on the bagel.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews 114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Enjoyed breakfast at Blue Dolphin. It was served hot and quickly. Grits were very good, only wish it had a cheese option. Pancakes were excellent, eggs perfectly done. We got there at 8AM and sat right down- by 8:15 it was packed and a waiting line. Servers are busy, do great you with smile.

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Fort Collins, CO
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Quaint diner located right on St. Armand's Circle serving up fresh food. I ate the spinach and feta omelet for breakfast and loved every bite! The service was prompt and friendly; diner filled with locals and food was reasonably priced. Highly recommend this for a casual breakfast.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I went here while visiting Longboat Key, Fla. I had the eggs Benedict- it was excellent and the presentation was beautiful! The portions are very generous. Looking forward to my next visit!

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Siesta Key, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Small, friendly,quaint restaurant. Nothing special...just great food and service. Prices very reasonable for St. Armond Circle. This is where the locales go.

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