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Blue Dolphin Cafe

) #19 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
+1 941-388-3566
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love breakfast, but don't get to indulge often. My husband and I stopped in following a quick overnight trip to Lido Beach. So glad we found Blue Dolphin Cafe. The service was friendly and quick. The food was fantastic. I opted for the on...More

Thank EcoStyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the fine dining available on St Armands, the Blue Dolphin is a good choice for some reasonably priced quality food in a diner atmosphere. We had a combination of breakfast and lunch. Portions were large and the food was very tasty. Expect a...More

Thank Shadrach44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast just about every day of our stay,the food and service were great,it is on Saint Armand Circle .

Thank Roland P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Town looking for a nice breakfast. Has a great Diner atmosphere. Food was absolutely delicious! Mango coconut french toast special was amazing. Highly recommend!

Thank Ruste P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So you thought retirees slept late and passed up breakfast? Not in Sarasota. There are many outstanding breakfast places in the area, some that serve all-day breakfast and some that serve only breakfast and lunch. Yes, breakfast is a popular activity in this town. And...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local hometown place in the center of a big tourist attraction. We have been coming for years now and love the service, food and most of all love that it has a local feel. Omelets are excellent because they mix the ingredients...More

Thank Sileydog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can always count on a great breakfast at the Blue Dolphin! It's a tradition to eat here at least once when visiting.

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Someone from our hotel recommended this as a great breakfast place and it was. Come with a big appetite. Husbands' omelet was huge and my "2 eggs" were more like 4! Good food and an old diner atmosphere.

Thank BrendaNashville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my hipster, nyc-minded dreams has always been to visit a real diner. Well Blue Dolphin Cafe was exactly what I needed. This place is really low-key (looks family run) and with really nice staff, great food, and tasteful music (I heard one of...More

Thank thepersianwanderlust
Reviewed 18 June 2017

A friend of mine loves this place and ask that I tag along for breakfast this weekend. I was not disappointed. While the interior of the cafe could use a face-lift, the food was good and the service pleasant. I chose hot tea and a...More

Thank GlogowskiGirl
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Amy J
9 October 2016|
Response from Tyler B | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call. 941-388-3566. What a great way to spend the morning. Early morning walk on the beach and breakfast at the Blue Dolphin. Enjoy!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236-1428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-3566
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