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BAYOU TAVERN

6814 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1334
+1 941-312-4975
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (55 reviews)
“veal” (22 reviews)
“basa” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
6814 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1334
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I absolutely LOVE their pizza. We usually just get it to go. Easy to order and pick up and always fresh!

Thank amandad792
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only restaurant that we went too twice in our visit to Longboat because the food was so good we wanted to try it a second time. The first visit I had my favorite -- spaghetti and clams in white sauce. They make...More

Thank cheryl362
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great pizza that is a thinner hand tossed style. many different unique toppings and combos to pick from. homemade dressings are excellent. small, quaint place with cool seating indoor or out right next to the bayou in the back. the entrees look legit and the...More

Thank nOodLe524
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night in August. Happy to see a party of locals who obviously know they have a treasure in their midst. They have an early bird from 4:30-5:30. Excellent value. Yummy veal cannelloni and freshly filled cannoli as an extra for desert....More

Thank Ella134
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Every year when we visit Siesta Key we do dinner one night at this restaurant. My husband ordered the "daily special" veal chop which was perfect. I ordered the eggplant parm and it was overbaked. The cheese and the edge of the plate was burned....More

Thank josephine m
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We dined here twice in last 2 weeks. Once with a group of 5 and once with a group of 10. Every item we ordered was fresh and outstanding. The wine is very reasonably priced and good selection. Domenico, the owner, is always there to...More

Thank JonD3
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is our 4th visit. The food is amazing and the service is great. By far the best Italian cuisine. Get there between 4:30 and 5:30pm for Early Bird

Thank Robgus771
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went with sister and family while on recent vacation to this area. Tucked away in a little strip mall between long boat and coquina beach you will find the Bayou Tavern. My sister has a condo in the area and they come for the pizza....More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to dine, and our local friends said why go far, we have good restaurant across the street! The owner seated us with hugs and welcoming. We were seated overlooking the water while fish are jumping, we ordered drinks and...More

Thank 551,951
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visit LBK regularly but have never eater here. Saturday night was a first. Waited too long for a server. Never did get one, but someone who I would guess was the owner came over and took our order. Terrible wine list. Salads were over...More

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Ursa2
17 April 2015|
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Response from rm209 | Reviewed this property |
The pizza is good but I am not a fan of this restaurant after trying it several times for dinner. They have changed the menu item because they ran out of broccoli rabe and used just broccoli, bad substitution, they charged... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6814 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-312-4975
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