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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“blue dolphin” (88 reviews)
“pancakes” (38 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 6 days ago via mobile

St.Armand Circle has a hidden gem which needs more attention. This place is warm and friendly supported by the delicious food. Forget the fancy high priced restaurants on the circle, this is much more worth it. Blue Dolphin Cafe is definitely a repeat visit when...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So grateful for TripAdvisor -- never would have noticed this cafe tucked away in a strip mall. Met friends for a tasty breakfast. Coffee was good and everyone in the party enjoyed their dishes. Bacon was super crispy and the pancakes were flavorful.

Thank hvonderh
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a small town feel with good home cooked food. The wait staff is attentive and the menu is simple and priced well. We ate breakfast here nearly every morning of our trip to Longboat Key.

Thank Haleigh M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met a group of friends here for breakfast this morning. Great job of keeping our coffee cups full. Delicious meals all around. Eggs Benedict, omelettes, pancakes, and corn beef hash. Would most definitely recommend to anyone!

Thank Becky D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$9.99 for 2 eggs, 2 overly cooked pieces of bacon, 2 plain thin pancakes & more burnt home fries than anyone would ever want. Over priced and over rated on Trip Advisor in my humble opinion. I will NOT be a repeat customer. Only rated...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome home made tuna salad! Also great home made corned beef hash! Very great service, good prices!! A must stop!

Thank tom h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here a number of times over the last few years. After 27 years visiting LBK don't know why we hadn't been before. It will be on our list of favourite places from now on.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for a family breakfast. Close to our resort. Reasonable prices, good food, many choices.

Thank Sandra E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were hungry and kinda pressed for time. We ordered quickly and I told our server we were in a bit of a rush. Our food came out promptly - and was GREAT - and the servers checked back with us often. I timed it...More

Thank BigCanoeGeezer
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

A staple of our vacation trips to Longboat Key. We always get breakfast foods when here, and they are always good. Good service too. I would classify this as a very typical cafe, nice & bright with good food and a friendly atmosphere. Recommend.

Thank BeachGirl2371
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Questions & Answers
10 September 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
5 July 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 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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