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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • 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 15 February 2018 via mobile

We were so glad to find a local breakfast diner after several days of high priced options in Longboat Key. We had eggs, pancakes, bacon and home fries and toast. It was all good, service was fast and pleasant waitresses. Price was just over $20...More

Thank gwtwgs1
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Breakfast was absolutely delicious and waitstaff very efficient. Food came very fast even though every table was filled. Coffee was replenished frequently. Every dish coming out of the kitchen looked appetizing. Large menu selection with decent prices.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Traditional fare at this little breakfast and lunch location. Good service and good food at reasonable prices. Wide selection of menu items for every taste. Clean facility, attentive waitstaff.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

There are more scenic places to have lunch in Longboat Key but prices here are reasonable and the food is good. Good for breakfast or lunch. Closes at 3. Nice fish sandwiches.

Thank silvera2
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Disappointing lunch. Waited over 30 minutes for a hamburger and cup of chili. Place was busy but will not return. Food was so-so.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 15 January 2018 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 14 January 2018 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 12 January 2018

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 12 January 2018 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 8 January 2018 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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