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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“blue dolphin” (87 reviews)
“pancakes” (38 reviews)
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5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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101 - 110 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great service wonderful staff-very clean- The food is prepared with fresh local ingrediants-It is a great choice!

Thank TACapeCod
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Nice, friendly, reasonable breakfast with great, friendly service. Wide selection of choices & good specials. Nice list of side dishes - one is sausage gravy, which is excellent!!

Thank mwomble848
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I am a breakfast person and they definitely delivered! Huge portions, good coffee. Great for families and friendly atmosphere. Definitely check them out if you want a hearty breakfast. They also have lunch, but we didn't check the menu for lunch items.

Thank Leota T
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Our party of 4 visited on a Monday morning. We had a short wait to get a table. However, once seated, the service is quite efficient at this small diner. Several had egg dishes, which they enjoyed. Food was quite fresh and plenty of coffee...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Quickly seated, fast service but WONDERFUL food. Moderate prices. Our favorite for all breakfasts we can have. Try it, I just know you will love it too.

Thank _The_Craigs_108012
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Everything on the menu is great and you will never leave hungry! Order the blueberry pancakes for a real treat. The service is excellent and the staff members are friendly and efficient.

Thank SPageBrooks
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Very quaint place. Great breakfast with friendly staff. Located in the Armand's circle but doesn't have the feel or overpriced nature of a tourist trap. Highly recommend!

Thank Mrs_Gator_H
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Stopped here because I was craving pancakes! Short stack of 2 was very big & good as were he blueberry pancakes, loaded with blueberries. Nice settin, nothing special but great service.

Thank italian71
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Open for lunch and breakfast. We had breakfast and coffee. Food price was slightly high but not unreasonable, but coffee was $3 a cup. Service was acceptable.

Thank DANIELR867
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've tried to be loyal to a local establishment but in my opinion this is a cafe that is pricey and the food marginal. Try 2 pancakes for close to $6 and then added sausage for just under 4 bucks. Two paddies as big as...More

Thank ChornyaMedved
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Questions & Answers
11 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
6 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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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