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“First Breakfast on the island”
Review of Blue Dolphin Cafe

Blue Dolphin Cafe
Ranked #5 of 24 Restaurants in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“First Breakfast on the island”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We always go to the Blue Dolphin Cafe on our first morning, when the refrigerator is empty and we want to celebrate our arrival. It's always busy. The portions are huge so you may want to split it with your companion.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Longboat Key, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful menu and their waffles are delicious. Also a great to meet your friends as it is in the middle of the island.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Prices, Excellent Service”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to try it out based on the reviews. Definitely worthy of the highest rating for breakfast. We ate there Saturday and came back Sunday because it was so good. The prices were excellent especially since most restaurants in Longboat Key were not cheap. Located in a small strip shopping area, it is not visible from the road. The decor was bright and colorful. Definitely a beach feeling. The service was great. Although we had a waitress assigned to our table, we had many people serving us at one point or another. They made sure you always had enough coffee, soda, and water. Food was plenty. We both got omlettes and they were huge. My wife only ate half and had the rest for lunch. The second day, I had the french toast and my wife had scrambled eggs and bacon. We both got fresh fruit both days and it was awesome. It was fresh and juicy. Each meal was about $25 with tip. Highly recommend a trip to The Blue Dolphin for breakfast.

  • Visited February 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great breakfast place!”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

This place had very good breakfast food. The staff is professional and very friendly and the restaurant is decorated nicely. It seams to be a local favorite.

Visited November 2012
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woodbury, New York, USA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“great breafast!”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

kid friendly - made 1/2 orders if not on kids meal. food excellent. went to longboat and saint armands locations - both equally great! will visit again and again!

Visited January 2013
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