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Blase Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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TAPAS
10
Pulled Pork Sliders
Braised pulled pork served on mini brioche buns. Topped with coleslaw and Chef Chip's signature craft beer pickles
12
Thai Peanut Lettuce Wraps
Crispy coconut chicken in a bed of thinly sliced carrots, diced red onion, sliced pineapple, and cashews drizzled with thai peanut sauce
16
Mussels
PEI mussels simmered in white wine with garlic, shallots, and parsley. You may choose either a marinara or chefs choice, local IPA finish
15
Ceviche
Raw marinated Gulf grouper, Caribbean snapper, and white jumbo shrimp mixed with tri-colored peppers, red onion, garlic, and cilantro. Cured with lemon and lime juice. Served with homemade green plantain chips
23
Charcutterie
A spread of Prosciutto, Peppered salami, pepperoni, Brie, sharp and white cheddar cheese, strawberries, pears, candied pecans, Chef Chip's signature craft beer pickles, and whole grain mustard. Served with crostinis
Artichoke Mushroom 10
Shrimp 13
Filet 16
Gorgonzola Dishes
Our signature creamy Gorgonzola cheese sauce broiled until golden brown. Served with crostinis for dipping
14
Filet Sliders
Grilled tenderloin over bacon topped with grilled mushrooms and balsamic onions. Served on mini brioche buns
SOUPS
Cup 6
Bowl 9
Blase's Famous Crab Bisque
Soup of the Day
Ask you server for details
SALADS
Add a protein to your salad: chicken | +$4, shrimp | +$8, salmon | +$8, grouper | +$10, filet tips | +$10
13
Cauliflower Couscous and Pear Salad
Mixed greens topped with cauliflower couscous, sherry poached pears, chopped scallions, diced walnuts, and crumbled Gorgonzola cheese. Served with a side of house made balsamic vinaigrette
13
1997 Salad
Mixed greens topped with dried cranberries, candied pecans, diced red onion, sliced cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and blue cheese crumbles. Served with a side of house made balsamic vinaigrette
12
Add Anchovies 1
Caesar
Chopped romaine tossed with croutons, shredded parmesan cheese, and house made Caesar dressing
HANDELDS
All handhelds are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, and French Fries. You may up charge to Sweet Potato Fries | +$2, Side House or Caesar Salad | +$3, Cup of Soup | +$5
12
Burger
12
Chicken Breast
15
Add Cheese: Brie, Cheddar, American, Swiss, Pepper Jack, Mozzarella 1
Add Bacon 2
Add Grilled Mushrooms 1
Add Grilled Onions 0.5
Add BBQ Sauce 0.5
Add Jalapenos 0.5
Grouper
15
Caramelized Onion and Brie Burger
Beef patty with caramelized onions and grilled mushrooms. Topped with warm brie and a 15-year balsamic glaze
15
Jalapeno BBQ Bacon Burger
Beef patty topped with Pepper Jack cheese, jalapenos, crispy bacon, and our sweet BBQ sauce
14
Buffalo Chicken Caesar Wrap
Grilled chicken breast tossed in buffalo sauce wrapped with a tossed caesar salad. Wrapped in a warm flour tortilla
FROM THE SEA
Start with your choice of a side house or caesar salad or cup of soup. Choose a protein. Choose a signature sauce. Choose two sides. Signature sauces: Piccata, Gorgonzola, Thermidor
27
Salmon
28
Grouper
25
Shrimp
29
Scallops
ENTREES
Add a protein to your pasta: chicken| +$4, shrimp| +$8, salmon| +$8, grouper | +$10, filet tips| +$10
24
Caribbean Grouper
Grilled grouper served on a bed of curried cauliflower couscous and topped with tomato agrodolce and arugula
25
Shrimp and Grits
White jumbo shrimp, Andouille sausage, diced red onions, and peppers over cheesy grits, smothered with a red- eye gravy
23
Chicken Piccata
Linguine tossed in a white wine, garlic, lemon juice, and caper sauce topped with a pan seared chicken breast. Served with our signature vegetable
27
Seafood Stuffed Crepes
Homemade crepes stuffed with lobster, scallops, and white shrimp in a creamy white sauce flambeed until golden brown. Served with our signature vegetable
29
Filet Mignon
Seared 8oz Filet topped Blase style with sauteed spinach and a Gorgonzola mushroom demi sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and our signature vegetable
27
New York Strip
Seared New York strip steak topped with a whiskey mushroom demi glaze. Served with mashed potatoes and our signature vegetable
16
Pasta Cynthia
Bowtie pasta tossed with sun dried tomatoes, tri colored peppers, artichoke hearts, and button mushroom. All in a rosemary, white wine, garlic sauce
14
Traditional Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine pasta tossed in our creamy Alfredo sauce
A LA CARTE SIDES
3
Mashed Potatoes
3
French Fries
4
Sweet Potato Fries
3
Rice
4
Grits
4
Side House Salad
4
Side Caesar Salad
3
Signature Vegetable
3
Seasonal Vegetable
About
A local favorite since 1997, Cynthia Breslin has owned and operated Blase Cafe and Martini Bar for 23 years and counting. Her artsy and unique style has radiated into a fantastic Siesta Key restaurant. You can sip martinis, and enjoy a fresh and locally sourced dinner all while checking out the beautiful art decorating the walls of our bar and dinning room.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the grouper. The portion of fish was small but tasted great. Asparagus was bland. Service excellent.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bobcat17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn’t get to eat here but we enjoyed the cold drinks and the outdoor band! It was extremely busy and we had to get through the crowds in order to get a drink but the band made it worthwhile. Great s Brice when we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank rnkflaucher
Reviewed April 30, 2019

We had Taco's (again!). There are many restaurants to have all kinds of seafood here, lots of tacos, but this has got to be one of our favorites. The fish is cooked perfectly, not at all greasy, my bestie and I had the same thing...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Deb L
blasecafe, Manager at Blase Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you Deb L for your review! We are so happy here about your positive experience at Blase Cafe and Martini Bar. Since you loved our Fish taco special so much I wanted to personally invite you to enjoy our Cinco De Mayo menu on...More

Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Blasè has going thru a series of changes over the years. My last review was in January. The food was lousy and the service was worse. We have since been back twice recently (April) as we heard there was a new chef. The food both...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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blasecafe, Manager at Blase Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Partplanner1972, We are very distraught hearing that you had yet another bad experience at our establishment. This is unacceptable and embarrassing especially for a second time. However, I do wish that if you were this displeased and disappointed for a second time that you would...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

We were walking around Siesta Key Village. We saw the sign said Martini Bar. Decided to stop in for a cocktail. The bartender named Taylor was very nice. It was Happy Hour. $3.00 of martinis. I know call liquor was priced for Happy Hour, I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Venture251505
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Terrible if I could give zero stars I would. Went there last night. Sat for 15 minutes for waitress. I could understand if the place was jammed but no one was inside the restaurant. Order drinks and beef tenderloin sandwiches. Waited waited finally asked about...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank Sheila M
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Four of us had dinner here on Sunday night - St. Patrick's Day. Our mistake, in not realizing what we would be in for - the place was crammed when we got there for our 6:30pm reservation - it took until almost 7 when we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Heidi Z
blasecafe, Manager at Blase Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Heidi Z, we are so sorry to hear about your last experience dining with us. We do our best to provide a unique and positive experiences for our guests. ST. Patrick's Day was busy as we expected and, now we see, it was our mistake...More

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

We are “locals”.... actually Venice, but this is our first visit. Our snowbird friends brought us here last night and we had a ball. We chose to sit inside at the corner of the bar and “Cheese” was our bartender/server. He makes great drinks and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Allan H
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We always look forward Blasé when we visit Siesta Key. Not anymore. We went for dinner and entertainment last Friday evening. Took a table on the porch. Very crowded, so we kind of understood when a drink order took a long time to take, and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank Kapman
Reviewed February 21, 2019

My husband and I always visit Blasé when we vacation here. Our first visit this trip was on February 11. We really enjoyed our meal and the entertainment that night was great fun. We had Steve, bartender, as our waiter and he was attentive and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sjmj
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georgiagirl1955
November 20, 2016|
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Response from Edward O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I wasn't there that night and have no idea.
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robertmccurry
September 14, 2015|
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Response from blasecafe | Property representative |
Yes we do have gluten free options on our menu from steaks to seafood in appetizers or main course. Thank you for taking the time to message us
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