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Blu' Island Bistro

625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
+1 941-485-8200
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (52 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (64 reviews)
“scrapple” (27 reviews)
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All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delighted in the vegetable omelette with a side of tomatoes--yum! My husband is still raving about the meat lovers omelette. Always delicious at Blu'.

Thank MHFlorida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing, we ate there 2 mornings in a row! Definitely try the crumb cake and the doughnuts. Delicious pancakes, breakfast potatoes, crispy pecan smoked bacon and excellent coffee. The staff was super friendly and welcoming.

Thank L W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Appart of being the place to go for breakfast or Lunch, Kim and her staff are the best caterer's I dealt with around the world... Litteraly... They come up with incredible ideas and are so professional... I was just getting to Venice when I called...More

Thank Chrisrfy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good experience. Food was somewhat disappointing. Corned beef was not as good as expected. Other selections were very good. Atmosphere was very good. Serving could have been better. Regulars were served very well.

Thank Adrienne_6110
alan l, Owner at Blu' Island Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Adrienne, Thanks for taking the time to write and your point by point evaluation--It was considered. We hope you'll come back soon and enjoy Blu on all counts. Thanks again Al Chef Owner Kim Hostess Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after seeing the reviews my wife and i went there for lunch. the servers were very nice and helpful. but that is about all i can say that was good. the location is easy to get to but bad view on all sides. if you...More

Thank Henry K
alan l, Owner at Blu' Island Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Henry, We made every attempt to address your concerns when you first wrote on another review format. I'm sorry your experience at Blu's was so disappointing. We wish you and your wife well Al Chef Owner Kim Hostess/Partner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great Bloody Mary, a little slow on service but overall was still good. Not open on Monday which I don't love but I understand because of season and snow birds.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quaint place and has great food. We had breakfast to include pancakes, house potatoes, eggs, maple bacon and fresh bread. Everything was delicious and the coffee kept coming. My kind of place!

Thank Migliaccio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef /owner, Alan,is an award winning Philadelphia area chef! His buttermilk pancakes are light and fluffy and all around delicious! I love scrapple and he cooks it just right for me! The waitress, Annmarie, is excellent and I enjoy the experience whether solo, with hubby,...More

Thank ricalla
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 4th year coming to Venice for our family vacation. We usually eat here at least twice during our visit. The food is exceptional! The daily frittatas are sooo good. In fact we have never gotten anything that was not delicious. Very kid...More

Thank Freda P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Lunch was great with outstanding service to compliment the excellent menu choices. Anna Marie is a terrific server.

Thank Bill S
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Questions & Answers
22 December 2016|
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Response from xrayjng | Reviewed this property |
If they do a Valentine Dinner reserve EARLY!!!! They sold out last year on the first day!!!!
21 May 2016|
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Response from Alan L | Property representative |
Hi, we serve breakfast all day on Sunday and lunch starting at noon. Hope to see you! Lots of specials too!
21 May 2016|
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Response from SueBee19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I am not sure they call it "brunch." It's from 7:30-2. According to their website. You can also check out their menu there. Just google blu island bistro in Venice, FL. If you are looking for a set brunch menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-8200
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A local hot spot where everyone knows your name! Chef/Owner Alan Laskowski, Culinary Institute of America Alumunus delivers a gourmet twist on everyday favorites. Chef Alan won the local Iron Chef, Best of Philadelphia, People's Choice Award and many more. From meat lovers to vegetarians, and the gluten free, we have something for everyone. Comfortable and chic, just a few blocks away from the beautiful gulf of mexico. Located conveniently on the Island of Venice, one block south of Venice Hospital, attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel. Breakfast/Lunch 6 days with breakfast all day that give the word creative all new meaning. Restaurant, Private Parties, Catering, Private Party Room.
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