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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” (52 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (65 reviews)
“scrapple” (27 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 1 week ago

We went here for my husbands birthday breakfast, sat outside very nice. My husbands loves corn beef hash and ordered it, only thing is they put rosemary in it. not in the description. He does not eat rosemary, they retook his order and got him...More

Thank 351debs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the first time. It was just after the hurricane had passed over Venice. We were so impressed with the very friendly service and very tasty sandwiches. Will be back soon!

Thank jclown1761
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like this place, and kick myself for not going there earlier. I've lived in Venice for years (feels like decades, lol), and I went there for the first time just a few months ago. It's now become my go-to restaurant. My girlfriend and...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a spinach wrap that was very good. Will definitely try other things soon. Probably pretty crowded during season.

Thank CharlyRose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go in the Tampa area for breakfast. Freshly made donuts, organic sweet tea, I was pretty much in heaven with biscuits and gravy.....yes, yes and I will be going back tomorrow!

Thank Asprkl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the excellent meals we have enjoyed in Charleston, none are better than Chef Alan's creations at Blu Island Bistro. We invite the chefs of Charleston to visit our Blu and meet Chef Alan and enjoy his inspirations with us.

Thank SusanFender
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast this morning at Blu Island Bistro and as always it was wonderful! My hubby had blackened shrimp Benedict & it was delicious! I had sweet potato pancakes topped with candied pecans -they were out of this world! So tasty! We would highly recommend...More

Thank Dee F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best breakfast in Venice. Be sure to check the daily specials, sometimes he has something so outstanding you wish you could request it as your last meal. English muffins are unique and exceptional. So is their bacon, in spite of not being nitrite-free. Excellent chicken...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing gem on the Island of Venice. Very creative menu options! Fantastic food and the service is always warm and friendly. The Pancakes are the best around. Only thing they could do to improve is to add dinner to their schedule in addition to...More

Thank gatrteeth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent $60 to feed 4 people breakfast & left hungry. Food was fine, average, not outstanding in anyway, besides the price. Iron Chef they are not. I guess the atmosphere is what ur paying for? Loved the decor. Waitress was less then friendly.  We wanted...More

Thank Oreokay
Alan L, Owner at Blu' Island Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oreokay, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're sorry you were disappointed on so many fronts. It would be great if we could please all of the customers all of the time but that goal is hopeless. However we try everyday to...More

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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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