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Blue Dolphin Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
+1 941-388-3566
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

We stopped in for a quick breakfast on our way out of town on a Monday. Service was fast, staff was pleasant and there were a lot of regulars. I had a one egg breakfast with a waffle which was fantastic. Fluffy and hot and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Naynee17
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I left. No big deal for them. But I was a loyal patron during the Red Tide when they were dying. No more. There’s plenty of choices in Sarasota. Go somewhere else v

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank W8798HZmarks
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This restaurant is one of the best breakfast places I have ever been to. The staff was very efficient and friendly. Eggs done perfectly, roasted potatoes terrific and bacon done perfectly. Oh...coffee good too! We liked it so much we went a second time during...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Go to the circle , great shopping , great history and near the beach , make this little gem your breakfast spot !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank josephmk2015
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Visited after recommendation , great traditional American breakfast place , friendly staff fresh cooked food ( lots of it ) Great value One negative point no coffee machine ! Need latte or capuchino please Lovely place though will Be back Mike and Paula. U k

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikei443
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The dark haired lady with the ponytail was the nicest ever. Food was great and FAST!! My issue is woth the tall skinny blond( also with pony tail) she argued with me that my wife's regular toast was actually sour dough, which it wasn't. But,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Worth the wait on a Saturday morning if you want good food and service. The bacon and cheese omelette along with the home fries and toast were very good. Bottomless coffee and good service made this an enjoyable visit.A good value as well.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank joel283
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Decided on this café as it was less than a mile away from my fathers home. Best choice ever. Café was clean and welcoming the wait staff was quick and efficient. Breakfast came amazingly quick and was delicious. Portions were very large for the price....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cpaynt
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice little gem in St. Armand's Circle!!! We went here 3 days in a row for breakfast!! Friendly service and your order comes out fast. This place is small so really you just have to take your chances, they are always busy!!! Get the Blue...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank allie l
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The food was great, prepared fast and hot. Portions fit for the king and queen. Service was fast and nice...

Date of visit: August 2018
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10 October 2016|
Response from Tyler B | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call. 941-388-3566. What a great way to spend the morning. Early morning walk on the beach and breakfast at the Blue Dolphin. Enjoy!!
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-3566
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