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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (68 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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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 2 days ago

This restaurant was mentioned in Sarasota Magazine so we stopped for breakfast before spending the day in Venice. We missed the entrance and drove around the back of the hotel, which did not look very inviting, but the restaurant was clean and had a nice...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very busy during the season. Expect to wait, but it is worth the wait. Breakfast and lunch only, but served at anytime.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family ate breakfast there yesterday for the first time. Everything was so delicious that we just wished we could eat more! My grown son who lives in NY and eats in the best restaurants was extremely impressed! The food, service and atmosphere are all...More

Thank meggs1010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are friendly and attentive and menu offers many options, including a great Philly Cheese steak, not surprising since chef if from Philly. Most meals come with their unique french fries. This place is busy so go early to enjoy the experience.

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Often when I anticipate something it fails to live up to the anticipation. Not so with Blu Island. Since eating here a year ago, I have been eagerly anticipating my return. It was as good as anticipated! The food is still great and the service...More

Thank rto30319
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place but long wait in season -Jan -March . Great food tho would recommend. Maybe eat dinner at odd hours to avoid the rush of tourists

Thank seancQ5943NN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here is superb! There is a reason they are consistently voted number one. It may seem strange to pull into a little parking lot attached to a motel, but trust us all, it is worth it! Amazing breakfast and lunch! Quality ingredients. Don’t change...More

Thank Jan68nh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great breakfast and lunch place. Nice to sit outside as well as in. their bacon with bourbon sauce is to die for- you'll just savor it. Along with the homemade donuts. Fresh breads, great service, nice place to hang out with family and friends. It'll...More

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has the most outstanding BLT I've ever eaten! Highly recommend it! Service was friendly and prompt, prices were reasonable. I'd like to go back and try some other things on the menu, but don't know if I could not order the BLT again!

Thank DelDenise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional service. Great food. Very inviting atmosphere. Loved the gluten free burrito. Best coffee in Venice. Enjoy!

Thank ajranch
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Questions & Answers
22 December 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!!!!
22 May 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!
22 May 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
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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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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