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Blu' Island Bistro

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££ - £££
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625 Tamiami Trl S, On the Island of Venice, Attached to the Island Sun Inn Hotel, Venice, FL 34285-3237
+1 941-485-8200
07:30 - 14:30
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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My niece bought me a gift card for this restaurant for my birthday so we decided to go for a late breakfast/early lunch. I believe this restaurant has limited hours since they serve breakfast and lunch. It's not the largest restaurant since it's attached to a hotel but is decorated in that beach mode. Service was fast and friendly. I... More 

Thank Hognfrog
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We go to Venice every year and make a point to visit this bistro. Owned by the chef and his wife it's a breakfast and lunch place. This time we went for lunch. Delicious sandwiches with a chef flair- Salads and soups great. Serve breakfast all day as well. It's in a funky little hotel so it could be easy... More 

Thank Jakejakeno1
Venice, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Blu Island Bistro recently provided in home catering for my company party. The taste and presentation of the food was exceptional. They recommended a menu that satisfied everyone in our group. I will use Blu Island Bistro for any and all of my future catering needs!

Thank rickspt
Sandy Springs, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was delicious!! Banana French toast, banana pancakes, spinach goat cheese omelette, egg bacon sandwich. Can not go wrong. A must go in Venice!

Thank tsbrocco
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Venice, FL, this is a must to eat for breakfast or lunch. The food is excellent, the service is friendly, and the music takes me back to the 60's Enjoy this location every time we visit Venice

Thank Judy Q
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time here and it was as good if not better than the first time! I ordered the homemade coffee cake, which was covered in a tasty brown sugar crumble, served warm. It was so good, moist, flavorful! I also ordered the mushroom omelet which had a variety of lovely mushrooms. Cooked perfectly, light and tasty! My husband ordered... More 

Thank bentleythecat
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to Blu is like going to a friends house that knows how to cook. Great food and fun people. We generally do take out and its always excellent. The boys at Suncoast maintenance center

Thank Zuriel O
Brookfield, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here several times, breakfast and lunch. The choices are all very, very good. Love the breakfast burrito and the Cuban sandwich. Lots of other choices all delicious. I've never been disappointed.

Thank Maxine M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the fried green tomatoes and chicken salad. Inside or outside dining area. Fast service...good food :)

Thank Darleen S
Venice, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blu Island Bistro catered a dinner party at our home and it was a wonderful success! The food was delicious and the service was phenomenal! Though we ordered a number of menu items which included appetizers, salad, the main course, and cookies and brownies for dessert - my favorites were the stuffed mushrooms and the stuffed pork tenderloin. All the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?