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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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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit here at least once every visit ! Everything is delicious and fresh. Love the blueberry scone, and the cinnamon buns are enormous, fantastic wait staff .

Thank goosiegirl327
Englewood, Florida
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while shopping in downtown Venice. We were seated immediately and based on the pastries on display had high expectations. I ordered a Caesar salad which came with a croissant. The lettuce edges were brown, and some towards the bottom were inedible. The croissant was good, but very small. All in all a disappointing visit. We won't be... More 

Thank JohnSchleede
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115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here 4 days in a row. Lovely atmosphere. Cheerful, efficient servers. Nice selection of breakfast options. Scones TO DIE FOR!!!! Highly recommended

Thank tillywoo01
Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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122 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bringing some friends back to Historic Downtown Venice's West Venice Avenue next week. Upper Crust Bakery was recommended on Trip Advisor and it was in the middle of shops we will visit, so decided to try it. So glad I did. I had planned to try the quiche but once I saw the menu, I decided on the Chopped BLT... More 

Thank PattiP313
Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing pumpkin scone last Sunday and can't wait for next Sunday to go back for same. Also shared a cranberry orange scone .... scrumptious.... delicious Last but not least a pot of English Breakfast tea All of the above in such a cozy atmosphere Suzanne D

Thank Suzanne D
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we stumbled upon the Upper Crust Bakery and what a find. I was with my 90 year old parents and we all originally come from England where scones are a staple, much like donuts here! We stopped in for some and they were by far the BEST I have had in the US. The pastry was light and fluffy... More 

Thank Cottswold
Venice, Florida
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Go early before the fresh bake scones are gone. They're are a little price @$3.50 but they're large, fresh and filled with fresh fruits and more.

Thank MGDowney
Venice, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Friendly staff with excellent service. Always enjoy coming here for a light breakfast and delicious lunch.

Thank heidelgs1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Cute little bakery/restaurant right on Venice Ave! We had a delicious warm apricot scone and sat outside in the middle of the shopping area.Only place open early, great friendly service, and cute inside restaurant also! Dog friendly outside!

Thank Joan A
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Homemade scones fresh out of the oven. Amazing. Have been three times now and everything has been fantastic. Great service and out of this world food.

Thank Madalyn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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?