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Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery

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213 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2075
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Venice, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

wonderful place and great food with terrific service. first time there and would definately go back.

Thank Barbara A
Level Contributor
58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I wandered inside this charming bakery/ cafe while shopping in Venice. Inside we found a small bakery counter and a nice cafe with high ceilings and pretty chandeliers . We both ordered the quiche which came with a salad. It was very rich and filling and just right for lunch. The portion was generous. Our dessert was... More 

Thank califdr
Venice, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect!!! Our breakfast was unbelievably delicious! The Lemon Poppyseed scones are amazing. Staff was very friendly, fast and helpful. On a side note...it was also very easy to park! Highly recommend! If I could give it a five star I would!!!

Thank Natalie H
Venice, Florida
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped in with my wife and daughter for a spot of tea and something from the bakery. Everything in the refrigerator case looked scrumptious. We chose a variety of scones and all were delicious accompanied by cups of hot tea served in fine china--a nice touch! Service was attentive and polite.

Thank Al B
South Venice, Florida
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133 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a good breakfast option, we tried Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery. Located on the Island in Venice, Upper Crust offers a variety of breakfast choices, including crab cakes, omelettes, breakfast bowls with eggs, potatoes, and a your choice of meats, vegetables, and cheeses. The atmosphere is comfortable. Service was prompt and friendly. Prices were reasonable for downtown Venice... More 

Thank dgcrawf
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is absolutely the best scone you will ever devour! Baked from scratch daily and a wide variety to choose from. Their breakfast and lunch menu is extensive and well priced. Stop by soon for a meal or a scone.

Thank Patricia P
Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

If you like scones - you will LOVE the scones at the Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery. They are absolutely the best ever especially with the Devonshire cream. It doesn't matter what variety of scones you get - they are all great!!

Thank Andi1944
Marysville, Ohio
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Parking not always easy, but lunch was excellent, service outstanding. Looks like a little bakery from outside but small dining room serves breakfast and lunch on a surprising menu. Make it a point to stop in at least once every trip down. Even if not ready for a meal, they have the best scones, coconut cake and variety of coffee... More 

Thank DJandRJ
Princeton, New Jersey
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We split a delicious scone and followed it with Benedict and a quiche! Yummy! The coffees and lattes are good, too. We come here every time we're in Venice. Can't wait to come back!

1 Thank MMdeluca
Clarksville, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We were shopping in Venice, Florida and stopped in for tea and scones. Oh my! I'm so glad I didn't eat breakfast that morning because this scone with cream was plenty. I had the blackberry scone which I highly recommend. I loved that they bring you out tea in a teapot. It was by far the best scone I've ever... More 

1 Thank Norma F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2075
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941-244-0430

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?