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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” (23 reviews)
“blue dolphin” (94 reviews)
“pancakes” (47 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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Reviewed 5 days ago

nice friendly place with good service. Eggs and pancakes were decent but bacon was overcooked and tasteless,not in a good crispy way. Not the cheapest place either to get your breakfast.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SpunkyMan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Me wife and I have breakfast at the Blue Dolphin on Saturday morning as a regular ritual. Have for several years. The Waffle with fruit topping and a side order of crisp bacon and copius cups of hot coffee is my favorite. My wife select...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hwayneh2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Island fave for breakfast. Friendly people, professional servers,plateful of goodnezs and $$ prices. Get there early during winter season, you'll be Soo glad you did.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank danishgirl38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly we are headed back to the cold and snow today. We had a leisurely breakfast here. Wife loved the French Toast. Generous portion. I tried the seafood omelet. It was huge. Came with toast, potatoes, and fruit. I was unable to finish it. You...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EdMonroe
Reviewed 10 November 2018

we ate here every morning never disappointed,all aspects of food were excellent ,servers were very good nothing too much trouble,also srvice with a smile

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ex-Lockie
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had breakfast here, and it was great. Homemade corned beef hash really hit the spot! Great service and everything you might want for breakfast. This is your "go to" spot first thing in the morning!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank twittenschlaeger
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here and it was tasty. Huge portions. Several options on the menu. Located in St Armand’s Circle.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank K3386QZjenniferm
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I got a cup of coffee and a muffin to go, and it cost me $8.32. I almost told them I didn't want it, and was already writing my Tripadvisor review in my mind on my way to work. When I got to work I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CalgaryGirl26
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Homey feel and friendly staff. Nothing special about menu or food. Prices are fair but so is the food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank richard s
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Because breakfast in our nearby hotel was absolutely awful, we found this gem , fabulous omelette, fresh everything , tasty tomatoes , salmon bagel was divine, great service!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank P6297RXlisaw
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
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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