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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“blue dolphin” (91 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have made 2 visits during our 2 week holiday so far the breakfast is truly amazing , best breakfast i have ever had , lovely staff and a varied menu , will be back again a few times before we go back to the uk

Thank Mikey M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Blue Dolphin Cafe is always amazing! Excellent service and friendly staff. Breakfast is fresh and delicious and the blueberry pancakes are amazing. Parking right outside! Just brilliant!

Thank sammie18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great. Parked on street. Portions nice. Once ordered food out fast. They Bri g drinks and then you wait for server. I think he paces the kitchen that way. Perfect poached eggs, nice fruit cup, toast large and freshly buttered. He even had them only...More

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast. Like. I said, none of the other shops/restaurants in the strip mall are open before 10:00. I do have to say that I had an excellent eggs Benedict.

Thank MaryAnn4944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast. Good food and superb service. We went twice and both times were extremely happy.

Thank Missy C
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Finally got the chance to go to Blue Dolphin after many times on Longboat Key. It’s a gem. Went for breakfast and lunch with friends. Casual. Family friendly. Excellent menu selections and service. Can recommend the burgers, the blt, the chicken sandwich, the egg salad...More

Thank Rhonda61
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We have eaten there several times and it is consistently very good. The food is “regular” breakfast fare. There is plenty of it and the staff is friendly, efficient, and helpful. We return every year that we visit Longboat Key.

Thank Karen U
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Recently, after a photographic tour of Lido Beach with friends, we had breakfast at Blue Dolphin. And, a great meal that it was too. I had a sausage, cheese and mushroom omelette with Rye toast and fruit. It was a perfect omelette. The restaurant is...More

Thank Radiohutch
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Very good food at reasonable prices, with very personable service. Fish dishes were all good. Walking distance to town and Coquina Beach.

Thank JeffreyGL48
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The food here is delicious. It's a diner. Traditional pancakes, eggs, french toast, coffee, etc. Patrons can watch passersby while eating breakfast/brunch before taking stroll for shopping or sight seeing.

Thank pickitravelerNash
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September 10, 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
July 5, 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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