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“The Chandeliers”

Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery
Ranked #3 of 15 Dessert in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The Chandeliers”
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We are visiting Florida and riding around. We turn onto Venice Avenue taking the sites in and the first thing I see are the chandeliers in Upper Crust. I did not see the restaurant title. I told my husband he had to stop! I just knew the good would be good! It did not disappoint!!! It's dainty and delicious! The scones are magnificent-fresh blueberries oozing out and served with Devonshire cream. They are big enough to share. I had the fluffy light blueberry pancakes and my husband had the salmon hash. It's small so you will have to get there early. You can judge a restaurant by it's chandeliers!

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English first
Sarasota, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Upper Crust Brekkie”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

The Upper Crust is a great place.
I had breakfast there yesterday and have eaten there on numerous occasions.
Yesterday I had Banana Bread and bacon.
Yummy!!
I've had lunch there as well and again this is good.
It's ALWAYS busy ..... A good sign of course and the location is great if you sit outside and 'people watch'
During Snow Bird season it's BONKERS busy and so often you will not get a seat unless you wait ...... and wait ........ and wait.
Patience is a virtue ...... rarely found in Bob I'm afraid.
Well worth a visit.
Enjoy!!

  • Visited March 2014
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
600 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
“Outstanding Old School Bakery”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The baked goods here are some of the best. The Coconut Cake is in a league of it's own. Great staff, excellent prices. Top Shelf.

Visited February 2014
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
244 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
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“OOOH what a bakery.”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

You will always see a line of some size at this little bakery on Venice Ave. You can smell the good scents as you approach and you can salivate looking into the window. There bakeries and desserts are not only scrumptious-looking, they are delectable and memorable treats. Get the scones (blueberry) or a piece of pie and have one of the sweetest treats ever. Only open mornings into early afternoon.

  • Visited March 2014
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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
“Upper Crust Cafe & Bakery”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We went to the Upper Crust on Tuesday, on the recommendation of friends. What a charming place. The food was great and beautifully presented. The staff was friendly and helpful, especially the hostess, called Lynn, who went out of her way to accommodate us.
We would go again and tell our friends.

  • Visited April 2014
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