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Blu' Island Bistro

625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
+1 941-485-8200
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (64 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (73 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
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Reviewed yesterday

Met friends for lunch here. I had the veggie panini really enjoyed it. My friends had the quiche, and they weren't happy with it. I've had lunch here about three times, and I've always been happy with my choice. I'm a picky eater so that's...More

Thank retired9945
Reviewed yesterday

We've been to Blu Island Bistro several times and are never disappointed. Service is great, food is excellent.

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been here many, many times and every time the food seems to just get better!! Being from the Philly area and the owner is from Philly (Go Eagles!) we appreciate his nods to home. Download the TableUp app and save yourself some wait...More

Thank NurseExplorer
Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend had the meat lovers omelet and I had the breakfast burritos. We shared an order of the home made donuts. Everything was fantastic, including the Bloody Mary. They are dog friendly outside as well. We really enjoyed our visit and even though it...More

Thank Jodi Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, great service, great atmosphere. Hope they hold this event again. It was their best apps... all delicious with bananas foster and vanilla ice cream for dessert. We wish they were open for dinner all the time. Don’t miss breakfast or lunch there.

Thank Maria34275
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a cute place. Friendly service and really good breakfast. Hot coffee. We didn't make it to try lunch or dinner but I am sure it would be good!

Thank nytonj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant based on some earlier ratings. My first comment was the food was very good. My second comment is the lack of service while waiting for a seat was lousy. I hate to mention names but Amy was in the wrong function....More

Thank La_Bionda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During Snowbird season (October-April) we often had to wait for a breakfast table, not in late Spring/Summer. We ordered a great frittata and ham&eggs served quickly hot & fresh. Great lunches too!

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very diverse menu for brunch. Great Mimosas and Bloody Marys(wine based) but no liquor. Everything I have tried in multiple visits has been outstanding. The Whiskey bacon is a treat and if you have a sweet tooth you must try the fresh made warm...More

Thank Keith H
Alan L, Owner at Blu' Island Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Keith H., Thanks so much for the multiple compliments! We truly appreciate your loyalty to Blu! Chef/Owner Alan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very excellent staff. Anne Marie and Katrina are two wonderful waitresses. It can be a wait to get in, but worth it. My favorite is an omelette with goat cheese and spinach. My side bread is an English Muffin and it’s so good. Their fruit...More

Thank tlzig
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travelwriter211
December 22, 2016|
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Response from xrayjng | Reviewed this property |
If they do a Valentine Dinner reserve EARLY!!!! They sold out last year on the first day!!!!
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cddixie
May 21, 2016|
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Response from Alan L | Property representative |
Hi, we serve breakfast all day on Sunday and lunch starting at noon. Hope to see you! Lots of specials too!
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cddixie
May 21, 2016|
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Response from SueBee19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I am not sure they call it "brunch." It's from 7:30-2. According to their website. You can also check out their menu there. Just google blu island bistro in Venice, FL. If you are looking for a set brunch menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-8200
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Description
A local hot spot where everyone knows your name! Chef/Owner Alan Laskowski, Culinary Institute of America Alumunus delivers a gourmet twist on everyday favorites. Chef Alan won the local Iron Chef, Best of Philadelphia, People's Choice Award and many more. From meat lovers to vegetarians, and the gluten free, we have something for everyone. Comfortable and chic, just a few blocks away from the beautiful gulf of mexico. Located conveniently on the Island of Venice, one block south of Venice Hospital, attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel. Breakfast/Lunch 6 days with breakfast all day that give the word creative all new meaning. Restaurant, Private Parties, Catering, Private Party Room.
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