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Blue Dolphin Cafe

) #21 of 685 Restaurants in Sarasota ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
+1 941-388-3566
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue dolphin” (108 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
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1 - 10 of 575 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Mediocre food with an unfriendly wait staff. We came to this place since we were staying on Lido Beach and it was the only place open at the time for breakfast. We were seated right away, but NONE of the staff smiled once or made...More

1  Thank andreajung
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff is great and friendly. Get there early because it's a popular stop for many and for good reason! Meals are always perfect and out quickly. Great way to start the day!

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast just before leaving town. The ham, onions and green pepper omelette along with oatmeal was big enough to feed two people. Great food and service! Will be back again when I'm in the area.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is very cosy and welcoming. The staff is nice. The food is delicious!!! It is easy to access from Sarasota downtown (with a car).

Thank Bertmadrid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick, hearty breakfast food of all stripes. Come early. Gets crowded quickly in season and on weekends,

Thank curtiss s
Reviewed 1 week ago

normal breakfast food. Fast, good and served with a smile. Small place so might get crowded during the busy season.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the crab benedict, which was delicious, but would gave been a little better with lump crab meat. The portions a big and my daughter liked her kids special.

Thank michelle r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned here for brunch, 17 years after our last visit. The food was good and portions were a healthy size, the staff were pleasant and the service was quick. The only sour note was when were asked to purchase a mug for old times...More

Thank JuniorJ03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We generally stop in for breakfast whenever we're in the area. As is the case with other dining and drinking establishment on the circle, expect to pay a premium. The service is pleasant and efficient and breakfast offerings likely to satisfy most customers. We'll continue...More

Thank omegaet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Sarasota often and always eat here. Terrific breakfast, great burgers and sandwiches - go early there is usually a wait.

Thank Tina O
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Amy J
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
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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