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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fresh breakfast. Not just the usual! The exterior looks modest but it’s cute inside. Service and food were outstanding. We got fresh donuts, which were a special that day. Highly recommend the potato pancake.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I live in Venice and this morning we decided to go out for breakfast, Blu Island Bistro is our "go to" stops...you will not be dissapointed! My wife had a delicious omelette, I enjoyed eggs and corned beef hash. The coffee was...hot and tasty with plenty of "top offs" so you never have an empty cup! The best part of the breakfast was surprise special... fresh, in house made cinnamon and sugar donuts! And it gets better, they were topped with a drizzle of icing and strawberry slices! DELICIOUS!! Blu Island Bistro serves breakfast and lunch daily. It has to be one of the best spots on the island...enjoy!!! David & Ann Venice, FLIMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 19, 2020 via mobile

The first place I want to dine on returning to Venice. Great for breakfast or lunch. Chef Alan’s pancakes are to die for.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 4, 2020

Though the food was excellent, I had the CRAB/ASPARAGUS/EGGS BENEDICT on an ENGLISH MUFFIN with FRESH FRUIT as my side and my friend Kathy ordered the CUP OF SOUP (it was CHILI today) and 1/2 CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH. She loved every bite. We started out...with coffee, after a long wait to even get an acknowledgment from our waitress Jessica. A refill seemed unobtainable from her, so Kathy got up and did the serving. Same thing happened when I asked for a togo box for my left overs....Kathy eventually spotted the stack of them and got one for me. In all my years of dining out I have never come across a worse waitress than we we experienced today.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed October 18, 2020 via mobile

I just had, hands down, the best crab cake sandwich I’ve ever eaten. I’ve had crab cakes up & down the East Coast, & nothing compares. Blu’ Island Bistro just reopened after a change in ownership, we were told (but w/other chefs intact,) & they...really haven’t missed a beat. It’s not as crowded as usual—no wait—guessing b/c people didn’t know it was open or b/c of the pandemic (obviously.) The restaurant seems very clean, & there is hand sanitizer at the tables & wipes available as well. If you are going out, the Blu’ Island Bistro would be a great choice. Friendly service too.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed April 4, 2020

Always good food and service. Took my husband for brunch. He has Parkinson’s and he’s in a wheelchair. They were very accommodating. We had a wonderful time.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 21, 2020

The food was excellent! I got the Blu' salad that had blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, pecans, blacken chicken and mixed greens. It was so fresh and tasty.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020

Love the fresh hot donuts when available and the eggs benedict is the best! This restaurant is best for small groups or couples.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

Great menu and plenty of food on the plate! The service was also very good, everybody was hustling to keep the crowd happy. Love their SOS... really delicious.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

A late breakfast at 10:00 for 4 of us. We still had to wait about 10 minutes. The service was outstanding. once the order was taken the food arrived much sooner than expected. Portion size was for a hearty appetite and tasted very good.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from TWR8712 | Reviewed this property |
They are not open for dinner. Breakfast and brunch only
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Yes, they serve beer and eine
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