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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” (62 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (72 reviews)
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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 yesterday

We stayed at the adjoining hotel and had breakfast here two mornings. Food and service were outstanding. Some "out of the ordinary" choices on the menu. Atmosphere is quaint with definite "Old Florida" feel. Enjoyed every part of the visit and would definitely return for...More

Thank Sunsetsrus2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend and I went here for breakfast and it must have been an “off” day. Our hostess and the pancake were great but the rest just wasn’t Blu usual. Our server Nicole was not available to us except to take our order and deliver...More

Thank AnnOin1983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A repeat visit, whenever we are in town Still BEST BREAKFAST place we have found, ever! The absolutely amazing fresh made to order donuts ( on the table about 90 seconds after being made) One of us said “I have no words” when asked about...More

Thank BlueMaxx14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met my friends for breakfast and what a pleasant surprise! Had the eggs benedict Oscar with the crab and asparagus. My brother had the benedict as well with large sea scallops and grilled shrimp. They were both out of this world !!! The Applewood cured...More

Thank vanblair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Caught this little place before the crowds on a weekday. Not your father’s breakfast. Everything has this CIA chef’s touch. Wonderful selection of different menu items like the Breakfast BLT with pecan smoked bacon, fried green tomato and arugula and avocado topped with an egg...More

Thank Al B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as always! Call ahead for seating as there is usually a wait , which speaks well of how good they are . Servers are attentive to every detail, making sure your glass is never empty. Chef always has some unique and yummy specials along...More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Always fresh, delicious, happy and nostalgic! Great service! Checking in with Table up makes checking in so easy.

Thank GST46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a awesome lunch with family and new friends. Must try. Breakfast and lunch. Closes at 2:30pm. Dog friendly outside seating👍🏻

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is always FIVE STAR. Chef Alan is THE BEST!!!!! Staff is TOP NOTCH! This is the only restaurant that I will wait to get a table. KIM always makes you feel like you are very special!!!! The best EVER BLOODY MARY, loaded or not!

Thank Flasoup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place!! Good was great!! Service was great!! Just all around perfect. It was a cold day. They put us on our phone so we could sit in the car or wherever. Called us when they were ready for us. Lovely.

Thank Aapwilbur
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23 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$ 15
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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