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Blue Dolphin Cafe

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470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
+1 941-388-3566
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue dolphin” (115 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided on this café as it was less than a mile away from my fathers home. Best choice ever. Café was clean and welcoming the wait staff was quick and efficient. Breakfast came amazingly quick and was delicious. Portions were very large for the price....More

Thank cpaynt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little gem in St. Armand's Circle!!! We went here 3 days in a row for breakfast!! Friendly service and your order comes out fast. This place is small so really you just have to take your chances, they are always busy!!! Get the Blue...More

Thank allie l
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The food was great, prepared fast and hot. Portions fit for the king and queen. Service was fast and nice...

Thank C E
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Well pleased with the Blue Dolphin. Located on St Armands Circle. Small diner type. Had scrambled eggs with breakfast potatoes and a biscuit. Real scrambled eggs (at least 3), real chunks of grilled potatos and the biscuit was grilled and served with honey. Very busy...More

Thank Brutus L
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast is awesome! Good portions Clean Place Friendly staff I like the Western Sandwich, traditional breakfasts are very good. Us locals love going there and you will too!

Thank AllenMedia
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop on the way to the resort. Breakfast was on point. Service was good. 5 Stars. Thank you

Thank Jesse L
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved this restaurant. The food was delicious, the servers were extremely friendly and kind, thevservice was fast,and the restaurant was clean. It was one of our favorite breakfast places in Sarasota. We will definitely return!

Thank jenn32102
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Lido Key, we have found our favorite breakfast spot. Food was excellent and well priced. Staff was very friendly and the restaurant was extremely clean.

Thank Brock504
Reviewed June 6, 2018

A friend took me here for breakfast. We went back the next day and had two lovely breakfasts. The lunches also looked delicious. The service was exceptional and prices were very reasonable. I will most certainly go back here when in Sarasota.

Thank gypsyred
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

At home the best breakfast joints are the Greek restaurants and I would put the Blue Dolphin in that class. The staff is genuinely friendly and the breakfast fare is just what we look for, at prices comparable to home in upstate NY. For the...More

Thank Robert G
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Amy J
October 9, 2016|
Response from Tyler B | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call. 941-388-3566. What a great way to spend the morning. Early morning walk on the beach and breakfast at the Blue Dolphin. Enjoy!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-3566
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