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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%
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“brunch” (52 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (65 reviews)
“scrapple” (27 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

Spent $60 to feed 4 people breakfast & left hungry. Food was fine, average, not outstanding in anyway, besides the price. Iron Chef they are not. I guess the atmosphere is what ur paying for? Loved the decor. Waitress was less then friendly. We wanted...More

Thank Oreokay
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a delightful little place this is! The food is interesting, ample, delicious and filling. The staff and the other diners are friendly.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had friends visiting from out of town.. Went shoping downtown Venice. On the way back to our beach home, we stopped off at this recommended restaurant some of our friends were telling us abou.. Really nice lunch menue. Food was great and the service prompt.....More

Thank GT R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each year that we vacation in the area, this is the only place we eat breakfast. Food is Soooo much better created by an excellent chef, than by some teenager that can barely operate a microwave! If you want great food, this one of the...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is this one of the best and my most favorite places in Venice to eat, the people, chefs, and management are wonderful. Every time I eat at this wonderful place, they remember you, they take care of you, and all every bit of...More

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always go to Blu Island at least once for breakfast when we are in Venice. There is always a unique special and the food is very high quality, not your typical Bob Evans or Crackerbarrel menu. It is a bit pricey for breakfast. The...More

Thank thisaacs2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How lovely of my good friend Janet to invite me here to treat me to a Birthday lunch! I had not been here in many months and am happy to report that the food and service are still as EXCELLENT as before! Lara was our...More

3  Thank mamamia70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I have had meals at Blu' Island Bistro on a number of occasions. We are in agreement that the food is absolutely fantastic. We try to bring all our friends visiting from out of town here, (never a complaint) and I think...More

Thank lafayettenow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This part of the review is being written by my 9 year old daughter. "Today's mushroom soup was probably the best soup I've ever had made by Chef Alan! It's always kid friendly and has good stuff to eat and enjoy for good prices. "...More

Thank Kat41892
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel right there with this restaurant. We came to the receptionist around 20 some minutes before the rest of our group was to arrive. We asked if they had a table for 6 and that the rest of our group would...More

Thank Mary H
alan l, Owner at Blu' Island Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mary H., Thanks for writing and giving us the opportunity to explain. Sunday is our busiest time and in order to be fair to all customers we adopted 2 policies regarding seating. 1. We will seat customers when all of their party has arrived. 2....More

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23 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!!!!
22 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!
22 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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