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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
$$ - $$$
5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is popular mainstay restaurant that I have eaten in several times over the years. I ordered eggs Benedict. The Hollandaise sauce was RUNNY and the English muffins became soggy. On the good side the eggs were cooked perfectly and the ham was thick and...More

Thank PhilipT716
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here. Incredibly friendly staff. I could only eat half of the Cobb salad which was delicious—especially if you like a lot of meat and cheese. My friend had the Rachel—a Reuben with turkey. Equally huge and half went home. Prices are reasonable and...More

Thank Bestboy12
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Have been going here for years and always appreciate the speedy service and tasty food .It always delivers

Thank Morlaism
Reviewed 22 October 2017

our family love trips to the blue dolphin we are in walking distance and enjoy the atmosphere as much as great service and food. We are regulars and recommend the ommelets

Thank dgranty41
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of my favorite places for breakfast - love their blueberry pancakes! Always make it a point to go for a least one breakfast/brunch when I'm here. Consistent and delicious!

Thank Cathleen O
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It's a nice cafe that had a good breakfast. The omelet was big. It was just a quick walk from where we were staying.

Thank cmorgan50
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a little whole in the wall located in St. Armand's Circle, but even though it is small this place is awesome. The food is great and it comes out quick. The best part about this restaurant is the service, all members work...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not many places you can get Cheese Blintzs at and this place has them. Stayed at nearby Zota Resort and had them 3 mornings. One morning my husband drove to St Armand's location as it opens a bit earlier than the Longboat Key location. Lots...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We walked from our cottage. Cute place. Nice breakfast menu. We both had the two egg breakfast and coffee. Very quick service and friendly staff. All items cooked as we ordered. We will return.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I read many reviews on The Blue Dolphin so my wife and I decided to try it. It was good but average. I was a little surprised at the lack of variety on the menu. It felt just like any diner. The staff was friendly...More

Thank Tim C
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Questions & Answers
11 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
6 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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