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Blue Dolphin Cafe

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5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
+1 941-383-3787
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07:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened about this cafe in a shopping center when exploring Longboat Key. Had a wonderful late lunch of chicken salad sandwich and chicken fajita sandwich. Staff very friendly. Reasonable price. Were advertising special Lobster dinner on Friday that we would have loved to try.

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Thank Rebecca B
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another favourite of ours. Fabulous diner atmosphere. Great to take food out but then you miss the personal family service they give you! You can always count on a great breakfast or lunch and great service. I believe they only serve dinner on Fridays along with music. Best BLTs in town

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Thank Annemette J
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfast is enormous. I'm always taking something home. Very busy so be prepared to wait...but you won't have to wait too long.

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Thank Enaid3456
Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast in central Longboat Key. Bright and airy café with tables or booths, serving a comprehensive breakfast menu, as well as dinner on Friday evenings. Well-cooked food nicely presented at sensible prices. Easy parking outside the premises, not the case with its sister café in St. Armands Circle.

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Thank Tonyn46
Surrey, England.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have breakfasted here for 5 years alone and with groups of up to 12. It is consistently excellent and a 5 minute walk from our Condo at the Seagrape Inn.

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Thank Jan W
Saintouso
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here every morn and was delighted to have my waffle and burnt bacon just the way I liked it!!

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Thank Igaut1
Longboat Key, FL
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, great service and clean! I had scrambled eggs, crisp bacon and grits.👍 cheerful staff, quick service with a pleasant atmosphere. I will be back!

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Thank LizzyG34
Columbus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Frequently have breakfast there, omlets are super. French toast the best. They have the friendliest servers give it 5 stars!!! Lunch is also a great treat. Recommend this cafe highly

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Thank Maxieblei
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Friendly service, good basic food and no fuss family friendly atmosphere -- not just breakfast and lunch, but also Friday night dinner specials!

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Thank Peter B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were out for breakfast and spotted this Resturant we had seafood inlet and bacon and eggs and both were good I had the omlet and it seems excellent we had to wait for about 30 minutes

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Thank Bruce W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?