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6814 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1334
+1 941-312-4975
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (58 reviews)
“veal cannelloni” (11 reviews)
“basa” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6814 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1334
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Had dinner last evening at the Bayou Tavern with 4 friends last evening. We were able to take advantage of their Early Bird Menu and Happy Hour wine offerings. The meal was very good and all was well until we got our checks. We all...More

5  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We were not planning to have dinner at the bayou tavern but were stuck in traffic going off the island so we decided to stop and have dinner. When we entered there was no hostess and we waited for someone to notice us( this should...More

2  Thank Nike Q
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We stopped in just to have a cocktail after shopping on a rainy afternoon and ended up staying for dinner. Jordan the bartender was excellent! Our food was superb and the musical entertainment was a very nice surprise. Nice quiet, unpretentious and reasonably priced.

Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We booked a table for 12 well in advance for a Saturday evening with 5 mature adults, 5 young adults, and 2 teenagers. The restaurant set us up with a round table seating 12 in an area behind the main dining room and bar. Bravo!...More

5  Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I have been to the Bayou Tavern before and the service has never been outstanding, but this was unbelievable! We arrived in time for our reservation, only to find that it had been given away. They quickly put together another table for us and everything...More

4  Thank Wandertheworld2
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Got into LBK late with the family and saw they were open late (10pm I think) so we placed a to go order. Had pizza, bruschetta, and pasta, everyone in the family liked their food and will definitely eat here again on our next visit!

Thank rodney m
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

No salad included with dinner. Also charged for extra bread with meal :( Food was ok but expensive for small portions. Wait staff was friendly and effecient but would not return because of bread.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 November 2015

the clams linguine is excellent A lot of clams in a white wine sauce and delicious. It is in a plaza on the extreme north end of Longboat but worth it

Thank Tlongboatkeyfl
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We ordered shrimp cocktail for an appetizer--came out undercooked, and server told us, "it's the way the Chef makes it". Service was slow--had to flag down other waiter to get ours. Did not refill water, or ask if we wanted another drink. The bread tasted...More

2  Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We ordered carry out twice from here during our stay in Longboat Key! The Vegetable Pizza is the best we have ever eaten! The left overs is even delicious!

Thank bengalfan4life
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16 April 2015|
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Response from rm209 | Reviewed this property |
The pizza is good but I am not a fan of this restaurant after trying it several times for dinner. They have changed the menu item because they ran out of broccoli rabe and used just broccoli, bad substitution, they charged... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 24
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6814 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-312-4975
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