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All 209 Venice Restaurants

Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery

213 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
941-244-0430
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Ranked #23 of 209 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $10
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I stopped for lunch and it was delicious. They were busy but a table soon became available. There seemed to be some mix-up in the outside tables as people were seating themselves and then the waitress was also trying to take people out there. Service at table was fast and efficient. I had egg salad on a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I mostly go for the fresh scones they make daily, but the other bakery items i have tried were also delicious. Good breakfast too. They have a few outside tables which fill up fast during breakfast time.

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It is a wonderful breakfast/lunch/bakery too. The staff is questionable from time to time. They don't have a smooth way to seat people and the servers are not the best, and when I go to a place to spend my money I expect better attention and service. If they can solve this problem and get better servers it would be... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Downtown Venice has several gems, and Upper Crust is a family favorite. This is the place for you if you appreciate delicious food, delicate decorations, and fulfilled tastebuds. Come for breakfast or lunch and leave satisfied. Take some bakery goods home with you for later; you'll want to make the experience last. Yum!!!!

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Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The wonderful smells as you enter this cafe make you instantly desire a good cup of coffee, and they deliver on that and more. Very friendly wait staff and delicious lunch and bakery items. My mom ordered the Ham & Cheese Quiche, while I asked for the Vegetable version. They both came with a side salad and warm croissant. The... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

First time in Venice. We shared a breakfast bowl. It was excellent and just the right amount for us. Great coffee. Beautiful tea pot and cup. And the blueberry scone was warm out of the oven, with Devonshire cream it was to die for.

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Kingston, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This small restaurant/café, which serves lunch as well, is a little gem, decorated in a mix of country living/Alice in Wonderland/Versailles. We were looking for a place to have brunch, and were not disappointed. The service was excellent, the food delicious and the presentation was a pleasure to the eyes. Don't visit Venice without stopping at this place!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Don't miss an opportunity to visit the Upper Crust for tea, coffee, breakfast or lunch. It's just lovely!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This a very cute place with friendly service. But the food leaves something to be desired. The crab cakes Benedict were only "ok." The English muffin was really hard to cut and chewy and the eggs were over cooked. The chocolate chip pancakes were ok but not anymore impressive than any other. The bacon...well, bacon is great. It's hard to... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is a real bakery with cafe meals. The bakery goods are homemade, giant and delicious. They are take away or sit down. The cafe fare is just what you hope it would be, light and pretty, room for dessert. Great tea and coffee. My favorite cake sells out early.

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Additional Information about Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery

Address: 213 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: 941-244-0430
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 10
Cuisine: American, Bakery

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