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The Inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival


WWSB MySuncoast, Apr 11, 2017

"Dates: May 6-7, 2017 Location: Centennial Park, 200 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285 Host: Venice MainStreet Hours: Saturday 11 am – 8 pm and Sunday 11 am – 8 pm Admission: FREE

Venice Seafood & Music Festival in Centennial Park in Venice, FL on May 6-7, 2017 Join Venice MainStreet as we host the first inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival, a Lovin’ Our Locals event held in Centennial Park on May 6 and 7, 2017.

Hours are both Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm. Admission is free. Grab family and friends and treat yourselves! Experience downtown Venice as you enjoy superlative foods, refreshing drinks and relax to live musical performances on stage!

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Catch The Wave

Venice's favorite Blu' Island Bistro invites you to catch the wave! Here's to all things seafood! We are approaching the 1st Annual Venice Seafood Festival in a few weeks, and are proud to be participating. Chef Alan will craft some delectable seafood dishes you won't soon forget! The Venice Seafood & Music Festival will be taking place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 6-7 in Centennial Park. Come for the excellent food, stay for the music, crafts, and drinks! This will be a fun one, so mark your calendars and don't miss out! Join Blu' Island Bistro for some delicious celebration at the Venice Seafood & Music Festival!

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A Present For Your Presence

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Blu' Island Bistro, a favorite Venice breakfast venue, wants to remind you that just as your presence is a gift to us, we have gifts for you as well! Our new Blu' Island Bistro rewards program earns you points for each visit towards future discounts. We also have gift cards available in any amount through your account, so you can give the gift of Blu'! Stop into our gift shop for some cool Blu' Island swag including t-shirts, hats, and tote bags. Don't forget to pick up some of Chef Alan's signature Hellacious Sauce! At Blu' Island Bistro, we always enjoy seeing you. Give someone the gift of Blu' today and share the joy! We look forward to feeding you!

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We Are Habit Forming

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When you come to Venice's favorite Blu' Island Bistro, be warned: we are habit forming! Chef Alan's delectable creations are so tantalizingly good, you're going to want to try them all. Whether you choose a fresh, fluffy omelet or customized eggs Benedict, our famous corned beef hash, or frittata with fresh seasonal fruit, there are no mediocre choices here at Blu' Island Bistro! Everything at Blu' Island Bistro is prepared to order and hand-crafted with market-fresh ingredients. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your dining experience! Come early and come often. Regular meals with Blu' Island Bistro is a great habit to savor time and time again. We look forward to feeding you!

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Start Me Up

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Whether you are a morning person or not, we all need a good start to the day. That's why Blu' Island Bistro is a Venice favorite breakfast restaurant! Chef Alan whips up culinary magic in his kitchen, using only the freshest ingredients to start your morning off right. Try mouth-watering banana French toast, fresh, fluffy omelets, or breakfast sandwiches that are so good you'll be telling all your friends about them! But don’t just take our word for it. Here is what some recent guests had to say:

"Excellent for breakfast." "This is one of those 'It's my restaurant and I care about it' places and the service and food quality reflect it...The personal touch really does pay off!" "Breakfast and lunch hidden treasure"

Come see what all the excitement is about and add your own rave review. We aim to please here at Blu' Island Bistro and we can't wait to see you!

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Back to Business

That holiday feeling you get every time you visit Venice's favorite breakfast place, Blu' Island Bistro, doesn't have to end just because you have to go back to work! Corporate catering from Blu' Island Bistro is the perfect way to brighten up your next corporate meeting, business lunch, or office party. Venice commercial catering doesn't get any better than Blu' Island Bistro! Our own Chef Alan loves to craft the perfect dishes for your catering needs, including special diet requests. Bring the mouth-watering catering with the freshest ingredients from Blu' Island Bistro, and you'll bring a meal you and you co-workers won't soon forget! Not all heroes wear capes. Be the office hero with catering from Blu' Island Bistro! Fill out our form online or request more info at (941) 485-8400. We look forward to feeding you!

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Blu' Island Exclusive!

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Take a break from the headlines and enjoy this Blu' Island exclusive! What makes our little café the jewel of Venice, Florida? Our own Chef Alan, of course! Chef Alan Laskowski is originally from Philadelphia, PA, and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. For 7 years he owned and operated his own café in Philadelphia, winning "Best of Philly" awards for several of his dishes. He has also been featured on the Food Network Channel for a Valentine's Cuisine Special. Luckily for us, he now makes his home here in Venice and crafts his culinary magic at Blu' Island Bistro! Chef Alan specializes in fresh global cuisine with a Northern/Philly flare. His dishes aren't simply tasted, they are an experience for all the senses! He even recently kickstarted his own product line, starting with his signature hot sauce. Stop into Blu' Island Bistro today and treat yourself to some Chef Alan exclusive flavors!

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The Ultimate Pickup Pick-Me-Up!

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Craving a meal from Venice Florida's favorite breakfast café, Blu' Island Bistro, but don't have time to stop? Want to share the magic of Chef Alan's delectable culinary creations with someone who can't make the trip to our restaurant? Not a problem! Blu' Island Bistro offers online ordering to go! It's fast, it's easy, and you won't find more mouth-watering choices from any other carryout! Simply place your order here during business hours: Select the items you're craving and pickup time and hit the green checkout button. It could not be simpler! Take an amazing picnic to the beach. Take some over to a loved one in the Venice Hospital. Bring some back to the office...just remember to bring enough to share with your coworker. Treat your family to a nice surprise. You can't go wrong with Blu' Island online ordering. Place your order today for the ultimate pickup pick-me-up! We look forward to feeding you!

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What Delicious Luck!

What Delicious Luck!

Venice, Florida's favorite Blu' Island Bistro is offering St. Patrick's day food to go! What delicious luck! Our very own Chef Alan is preparing a portable feast for you and your crew. This traditional Irish fare includes corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and rolls. Just $12 per person plus tax and this Blu' Island St. Patrick's Day catering-to-go is all yours! Try something new and mouth-watering this year with Blu' Island festive food to go. Simply order by March 13th and pick up your order on Friday, March 17th. Make this St. Patrick's Day your most memorable yet with Blu' Island Bistro catering-to-go! Call (941) 485-8400 to place your order. We look forward to feeding you!

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Give The Gift Of Blu'!

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Nothing satisfies your foodie friends and loved ones more than a gift card from Venice, Florida favorite...Blu' Island Bistro! Treat someone who comes here often, or give the ultimate gift to someone who has yet to experience the magic of Chef Alan's culinary delights at Blu' Island Bistro. Gift cards are available in any amount and can be sent electronically, or you can come in and pick one up at our location. Add a t-shirt from our gift shop and you're sure to please your recipient! Give the gift of Blu'. Birthdays, graduations...good taste never goes out of style! Buy your Blu' Island Bistro gift cards today.

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Love In The Air

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When you bring your valentine to Blu' Island Bistro, (Venice, FL) love is in the air in more ways than one! All the delicious scents wafting from our kitchen are sure to bring more love for Chef Alan's delectable culinary creations! What better way to treat your sweetheart than with a fresh, delicious breakfast at Blu' Island Bistro? Try a delicious omelet or frittata, fruit sundae, or signature French toast. Or sleep in and join us for lunch. The choice is yours! Whichever you choose, we look forward to treating you and your special someone to a memorable feast at Blu' Island Bistro! We will see you on Valentine's Day!

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Blu' Birthday Club!

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What could be better than Blu' Rewards? Blu' Birthday Club, of course! Venice, Florida's favorite Blu' Island Bistro wants you to treat yourself on your next birthday! Chef Alan's culinary delights are a feast for all your senses, and with the Blu' Birthday Club, we're a gift that keeps on giving!

Stop in and sign up today or you can use your Toast account to join. When you sign up for Blu' Birthday Club, a discount of $5 will be placed on your card. When you dine with us during your birthday month, your discount will automatically be applied. Birthday rewards can also be used in conjunction with your regular rewards, to add to the savings!

Come hungry and come often to Blu' Island Bistro. Ring in your next birthday with us and redeem your Birthday Club discount!

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All Day Breakfast

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Lots of places say it, but Blu' Island Bistro breakfast is so good, you'll feel like a celebrity! Five-star flavors can be yours all day with Chef Alan's amazing creations...from the freshest omelets to daily frittatas to fluffy, delicious pancakes and French toast, Blu' Island has it all! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we say you can eat that meal whenever you choose! Feast your senses on a signature breakfast from Venice favorite, Blu' Island Bistro. You will be so glad you did!

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Spice Up Your Valentine!

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It's that time of year again, and you know where to come get your fix. Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is your headquarters for our very own Chef Alan's signature Hellacious Hot Sauce! Come in and enjoy a meal, and pick up some Hellacious Hot Sauce to give to YOUR Valentine! Let them know how spicy they are with this perfect popping blend. You can also get some serious Blu' Island swag to go with it...we have everything from tote bags to t-shirts to hats worn with pride. Spice up your Valentine and stop in and see us at Blu' Island Bistro today. We look forward to feeding you!

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Make Every Day Special

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Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) knows that sometimes, you just need to treat yourself. We invite you to come on in and make every day special, with our new specials every day! Chef Alan loves to craft new and exciting dishes to tempt every palate, so you will never get tired of our fresh, flashy selections! Chef Alan loves to combine unique flavors for taste explosions you'd never expect. If you haven't experienced the wonder of a Blu' Island breakfast or lunch, what are you waiting for? Blu' Island Rewards accrue each visit, offering exclusive deals to our regulars. Make today special and come hungry to Blu' Island Bistro!

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Blu' By You

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Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) wants you to know how much we value your feedback! Your TripAdvisor reviews in particular help people decide to experience the magic of Blu' for the first time, and encourage repeat customers. We love to tempt you with our mouth-watering dishes, and our freshest ingredients guarantee a delectable meal you won't soon forget! With so many restaurants to chose from in the Venice area, we are proud that you have made Blu' Island Bistro an area favorite. Chef Alan and our merry crew is on hand to make your dining experience a pleasure from start to finish. Come on in and experience us for yourself. Our new Blu' Island Rewards program gives you points for each visit, to be redeemed for yummy rewards later! To dine is divine, then review Blu'….by you!

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Treat Your Elf!

Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) wants to remind you that in this busy season of shopping, it's important to treat your elf! What better way to relax after battling the holiday crowds than to come in for an unforgettable breakfast or lunch at Blu' Island Bistro? Your inner elf deserves a break, and Blu' Island's culinary creations have something for everyone! Whether you're looking for a light and fluffy omelet, crab cake sandwich, or scrumptious salad, Chef Alan's signature style makes every dish pop with all the freshest ingredients...only the best meats and produce for us! You're always part of the family here at Blu' Island Bistro. Steal away and treat your elf today! We look forward to feeding you!

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Blu' Island Swag

Blu' Island Bistro, (Venice, FL), has the perfect swag for all the foodies on your list! Whether your gifts are going to one of our cherished regulars, or a far-flung relative that has visited us (or wants to!), Blu' Island has a gift shop full of wonderful ideas. From tote bags to colorful t-shirts, Blu' Island Bistro has the swag for your to-go bag! Our signature Marina coffee blend makes a perfect pairing with one of our Blu' Island gift cards. For something with even more heat, Chef Alan's own Hellacious sauce is up for the challenge! Order online or come on in and pick up some goodies after your mouth-watering meal. Blu' Island Bistro has gifts that will never go out of style!

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A Card For All Seasons

A Card For All Seasons

Let's face it, holiday cards come and go. This year, why not add the gift that keeps on giving? Blu' Island Bistro, a Venice favorite, has a card for all seasons! Blu' Island gift cards can be purchased in any amount, and are good all year round! For your family, friends, boss, coworkers, mail person, delivery person...a perfect gift for everyone on your list that never goes out of style. Treat yourself! We won't tell. Blu' Island gift cards will make your holiday cards extra-special. This year, give the gift of YUM with Blu' Island Bistro gift cards!

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Blu' Rewards Pay Off!

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Blu' Island Bistro, gem of Venice, Florida restaurants, wants you to know there is a new way your loyalty pays off! In addition to our usual Blu' Island specials and daily deals, you can now enroll in Blu' Rewards at Blu' Island Bistro! Simply enroll to collect points on all your purchases. Points accrue and can be later redeemed for discounts on future purchases. Easy peasy? Yes pleasy! If you're one of our cherished regulars, you already know why Blu' Island is one of the top restaurants in Venice, and why repeated visits are required! If you've yet to experience what all the fuss is about, what are you waiting for? Using only the freshest ingredients, Chef Alan's masterpieces are rich and varied, with something for everyone. Stopping in often is reward all its own, but now you have extra incentive with Blu' Rewards! Come by today and treat your senses to an unforgettable meal at Blu' Island Bistro!

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