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Blue Dolphin Cafe

5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
+1 941-383-3787
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“blue dolphin” (92 reviews)
“pancakes” (45 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Average fare in unassuming strip mall. Burgers were good, but wife and I had the fish tacos. We agreed we'd had better. Likely would not order again. Atmosphere was good, but breakfast might be a better bet. Will try that next time around.

Thank Houstonarea12
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of our favorite spots to eat when in Florida! Huge portions and always fantastic! We love that you can get lunch at breakfast time and breakfast at lunch. Omelets and BLT’s are our favorites!

Thank slvala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never miss an opportunity to have breakfast here. They have the best french toast...ever!!! We always have a great breakfast and look forward to grilled muffins, fresh fruit, pancakes and eggs and we are never disappointed. Always perfect from start to finish!!

Thank 719Nancy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attempted to have breakfast at our hotel restaurant; but after waiting 10 minutes to be “helped” we were told it was a 45 minute wait to be seated. Thankfully Blue Dolphin was just a mile down the road. We got there, ordered and ate...More

Thank REVoigt
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Service is absolutely fantastic and the food is served hot and fast. This is a great little restaurant for breakfast.

Reviewed 1 July 2018

My husband and I ended up here twice during a 3 day stay. The breakfast was fantastic and very reasonably priced.

Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Very reasonably priced and great food. The waitress was great. Very good food. We ate breakfast and large sized portions.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a fast breakfast this morning here. We both ordered the Blue Dolphin special, which consisted of eggs, bacon, home fries, and choice of pancakes or French toast. The special price was 8.99 I believe. My only complaint was that I...More

Thank goreds2008
Reviewed 3 June 2018

went almost daily and was never disappointed. good choice, best pancakes. great coffee, great staff!

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Nothing exciting about the Blue Dolphin Cafe. Food is very average. Coffee was tasteless. Service is average to indifferent. No offer of coffee refills. No departure greeting when I left.

Thank Sarahjay192
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Questions & Answers
10 September 2015|
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Response from Winning57 | Reviewed this property |
There is the trolley bus service which costs $1.25 on Longboat key and operates the length of the Island and as far as St armands circle. The trolley bus on Anna Maria island is free. We did use the service and once we had... More
Helen C
5 July 2015|
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Response from Arzie823 | Reviewed this property |
There are no steps to get into the restaurant. It is in a little shopping mall strip. You should have absolutely no problems at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
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07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-3787
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