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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” (55 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (67 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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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 February 12, 2017 via mobile

As always Blu Island Bistro served an awesome breakfast. Delicious food with creative thought and a friendly staff! Good vibes.

Thank kfbrack17
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriends Mother lives in Venice. We always go to Blu. Their food is always delicious. I would recommend the eggs Benedict, and the Blu Breakfast Burrito. For lunch the hamburgers are HUGE and delicious. There is often a wait for a table and the...More

Thank rharling
Reviewed February 11, 2017

About noontime went to Blu for breakfast. Crowded, but the wait wasn't too long. We could order either breakfast food or lunch food. We opted for breakfast. The cinnamon buns are to die for, warm, dripping butter...I had to forewarn my arteries they were about...More

Thank Sid D
Reviewed February 10, 2017

The Blu Island Bistro was next to the motel that my hubby and I were staying in, and we had been told that it is a favorite of many locals and tourists. Although it is not very large, the menu offers many and varied selections...More

Thank Patsy and Dave H
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

From the service to a perfectly done food. The spinach and goat cheese omelette, frittata,eggs Benedict and French toast we recommended. The ambiance very nice! Ana María our waitress very nice!!!!

Thank vive5
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Can't even think about going somewhere else. Nearly every Sunday, we hit the Blu' for breakfast. The staff is AMAZING and the food is equally delish. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Candy D
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Every time we come to Venice our first stop is to go to Blu Island Bistro. The owners and the staff are wonderful, friendly and fun . By far our favorite restaurant in Venice.

Thank Huntbeaver
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We have been there three times with a substantial period of time between visits. I recognized the same staff and experienced the same great meals. That alone speaks for itself. Due to limited indoor seating, the wait times can be a little lengthy but it...More

1  Thank Dick J
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

I take my mom out for breakfast here once a week and this her absolute favorite place and deserves it's high rating. All the food is great and staff are fantastic. Katrina our usual server rocks it! Try the benedicts and breakfast potatoes. The fresh...More

Thank Ed630
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Lunch with 7 friends. Surprised at high reviews. Our experience was only okay. Any small item, and you are charged extra. Never been to a restaurant, ordered an omelet, and paid extra for toast? Very busy at lunch. One ordered red wine, and the waitress...More

1  Thank Wanda M
Alan L, General Manager at Blu' Island Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2017

Wanda, Thanks for your review but the negatives are the polar opposite of our everyday practice, ie; toast is always free with omeletes at no additional charge as is soda refills and regular iced tea. We also offer a red wine selection of a cab,...More

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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 - $33
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
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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