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All-Day Breakfast

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Blu' Island Bistro, the jewel of Venice, Florida, is proud to serve mouth-watering all-day breakfast. A meal from Blu' Island is more than just food...it's an event! Our friendly staff and warm atmosphere, combined with Chef Alan's creative culinary delights using the freshest ingredients, adds up to the perfect time, every time! Whether you are a first-timer or a seasoned regular, you're always welcome here at Blu' Island Bistro! Find out why some recent visitors had this to say:

"Every time I visit the food is incredible. Try the specials, they never disappoint." "We fell in love with this little café. The staff is amazing and so is the food." "Such a wonderful breakfast this morning at Blu Island Bistro by Chef Alan!"

If you haven't yet experienced the magic of Blu' Island Bistro, now is the time to remedy this! Discover the feast for the senses that are Blu' Island all-day breakfast. We can't wait to see you!

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Could This Be Magic?

Could This Be Magic?

One day you were searching for a breakfast place in Venice, Florida. You happened to be wandering by this cute little café, Blu' Island Bistro and decided to stop in. Things get a bit hazy after that. You experienced one of the most incredible meals you've ever had, never dreaming that a simple frittata and mimosa could change you forever. What happened? Could this be magic? We'd like to think so! Blu' Island's own Chef Alan combines the freshest ingredients, often locally-sourced, and crafts culinary magic—combining unique flavors that are a treat for all your senses! You remember marveling at the beautiful presentation of your food, but where did it go? Surely you didn't polish it off already! Nevermind, there's always room for another treat. That seasonal fruit sundae is calling your name! You remember that feeling. You dream about that meal. There's only one thing for it...a return trip to Blu'! Stop in or order online to take with you. Our new rewards program makes every visit worth a little extra. Experience the magic of Blu' Island Bistro!

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Very Important Breakfast

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Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That's why Blu' Island Bistro serves the best breakfasts seven days a week! Venice, Florida's gem, Blu' Island Bistro, has been a local institution and favorite for many years. Chef Alan's culinary creations are as fresh as they are mouth-watering. The only hard part about eating at Blu' Island Bistro is deciding what to choose! From delicious omelets and frittatas to fresh fruit sundaes to our signature French toast and fluffy pancakes, sharing several dishes is often the way to go! Our scrumptious lunch menu offers more temptations, such as the freshest crab cakes or Mediterranean platter. Come hungry and come often! Find out why our customers rave:

"Everything on menu the best" "Breakfast excellence" "We will be back...more than once."

A meal at Blu' Island Bistro has to be experienced to be believed. It's a feast for all your senses! We look forward to feeding you here at Blu' Island Bistro!

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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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Father's Day Favorite

Father's Day Favorite

Father's Day is right around the corner on June 19th! Make this one extra special by treating Dad to a gourmet feast at Blu' Island Bistro! Venice, Florida's own Blu' Island Bistro offers only the freshest, best-tasting dishes whipped up by our very own Chef Alan. We offer unique flavors you won't find anywhere else! Bring Dad in for a special treat this Father's Day at Blu' Island Bistro. We will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come in for a fantastic breakfast or unforgettable lunch. We look forward to seeing you!

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Chef Talk: Alan Laskowski of Blu Island Bistro

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Chef/owner Alan Laskowski of Blu Island Bistro (625 Tamiami Trail S., Venice. 485-8200; bluislandbistro.com) in Venice has been a culinary pro since high school, gradually working his way up the industry ladder from dishwasher to restaurateur. Today, his eatery is a breakfast-and-lunch mainstay, serving BLTs and banana French toast dishes with fresh, unique flavor twists.

Q: How did your culinary career begin and evolve?

A: I have always been interested in both food preparation and eating food. It started early in high school, when I worked in nearby Philadelphia restaurants as a dishwasher, busboy and at the historic Jersey Shore Chalfonte Hotel. As I got older, my interest in food got stronger. I enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America and graduated, and it was a significant experience in my life. I went on to manage and ultimately own a restaurant in Philadelphia, where I received a number of awards. This all led to me opening Blu Island Bistro.

Q: What was your initial vision for Blu Island Bistro?

A: We opened in 2011. My vision for Blu was that it would be a unique restaurant that would capture the community feeling of Venice yet offer a big city menu with a Philadelphia influence. I wanted to provide excellent cuisine and a joyful dining experience.

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Good Morning or GREAT Morning?

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Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We also know that not everyone has enough time to come enjoy a sit-down breakfast. No problem! Blu' Island has a fast, convenient, online-ordering system available for you. Just put in your order online and drop in and pick it up on the way to the office, the beach, wherever you are heading! Turn your good morning into a GREAT morning with a delicious, freshly-made breakfast from Blu' Island Bistro. Give your breakfast the ultimate upgrade with Blu' Island Bistro online ordering!

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“Great breakfast spot in Venice!”


If you are looking for local, unique dining for breakfast on the island of Venice, FL give Blu’ Island Bistro a try! Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is open Tuesday - Sunday for breakfast and lunch 7:30am - 3:00pm. Yes, you can get breakfast the entire day - and our customers love that!

Read what a recent TripAdvisor reviewer had to say about their experience at Blu’: "On a recent visit to Manasota Key, we made a short trek over to Venice to check out the Blu' Island Bistro and we are glad that we did! We were there for breakfast and it was a great experience. My wife has ordered Eggs Benedict in restaurants all over the U.S. and beyond and she swears that Blu' Island has the best Eggs Benedict that she has ever had. I opted for an omelet and it was also perfectly done - not too watery, not too thick...just right. The pecan-smoked bacon was really good, as well. The atmosphere is comfortable and a bit funky and the staff is genuinely happy and helpful. We are so glad that we stopped by and we highly recommend Blu' Island Bistro!"

boodle, Boston, Massachusetts (Visited March 2015) TripAdvisor Reviewhttp://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g34705-d2460312-r261319398-Blu_Island_Bistro-Venice_Florida.html#CHECK_RATES_CONT
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Breakfast Served All Day at Blu’ Island Bistro!

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Blu’ Island Bistro offers breakfast served all day Tuesday - Sunday 7:30am - 3:00pm. Hungry for breakfast? Great! We have some unique local breakfast options we know you will love.

Read a few recent breakfast reviews from TripAdvisor.

"This is the best kept secret in Venice! The food is unusual and remarkable. I had breakfast there everyday and found it delicious and affordable. I read the dinner menu and talked with the chef and wish I could have had dinner there but my other plans precluded doing so. The staff is very pleasant and informative. You MUST visit this restaurant if in Venice. It is off the beaten path for restaurants and is small but you will thoroughly enjoy your experience. I would return to Venice just to have dinner there!" Visited February 2015. Dan C in Northville, Michigan.

“Great Breakfast!” "I had the shrimp omelette special and my wife had banana French toast this morning. Our waitress was attentive and accommodating and kept my cup filled with perfectly brewed coffee. We're looking forward to returning tomorrow morning to try other treats on the menu. Try the chef's personal brand of hot sauce on your eggs. So much more flavor than Tabasco.” Visited February 2015. Jim M, Stony Lake.

“Consistent Breakfast @ Blu's!!! BEST in Venice & I'm a foodie :)” "Always a favorite for us. We are sun-birds from PA. & we love that Chef Alan has a connection to Philadelphia. I love their Eggs Benedict w/Canadian Bacon & the Hollaindaise sauce is always generous & dreamy-creamy. I do wish however that they could try Thomas' English Muffins vs their current in-house choice. The Thomas' nooks & crannies are not as dense as their current & would hug the hollaindaise. My husbands buttermilk pancakes were perfect as was the very "fresh" fruit. Oh BTW try the potato-cake... a roundish tasty mixture of grated potatoes, onions/scallions/herbs - a little kick - delicious. Well be back!” Visited February 2015. Jennie-A, Langhome (Bucks County), PA.

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Breakfast at Blu’ - Venice Florida’s Secret!

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) serves breakfast and lunch sevendays a week! Breakfast is served all day, every day. If you are looking for local, unique dining - we’d love for you to give us a try.

Blu’ offers our guests everything from omelets, pancakes, eggs benedict, scrapple and everything in between. See what one of our recent TripAdvisor reviewers have to say:

“Don't go anywhere else!” VacationQueen96, TripAdvisor Food was fresh and memorable. Chefs cooking in the kitchen, eggs light and fluffy. You can tell that they care about what they do. We had eggs, pancakes, pork roll, potato pancakes and bacon. All were delicious and the staff was super friendly and knowledgable.

Thank you VacationQueen96 for your comments - we hope to see you again at Blu’ Island Bistro in Venice, FL!

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Blu' Island Bistro Has Breakfast Covered

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Here at Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) we take breakfast seriously. That's why we offer breakfast food all day, every day of the week. Try our fresh fruit sundaes featuring the richest seasonal fruit topped with raspberry yogurt and a cherry granola. Other must haves include build-a-breakfast with grits and bacon along with oven roasted vegetables.Leave the breakfast buffets behind and enjoy a relaxing Venice Island dining experience. Breakfast is served 7 days a week from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Come see why Tripadvisior.com reviewer Lindy R. says our "Eggs Benedict is out of this world!" Click here to read Lindy R's full review. Thanks Lindy for taking the time to let everyone know what you think of Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL).  Please call for more information 941-485-8200.
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Venice Readers' Choice by Herald Tribune - Best Breakfast Finalist

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We here at Blu’ Island Bistro Venice FL want to send a big thank you to all the readers who took time to recognize Blu’ Island Bistro as “Best Local Breakfast” option in the Venice 2014 Readers’ Choice. We are excited to be recognized as a Venice Readers' Choice by Herald Tribune Finalist.Venice Readers’ Choice asked their readers, all of you, to vote for the best businesses in Venice for a variety of categories. The results and finalists will be published on Sunday, March 23rd in the Venice Readers’ Choice. If you’ve never been to Blu’ Island Bistro in Venice, we are proud to serve breakfast all day, seven days a week! Now is your chance to experience Chef Alan and a unique local breakfast you won’t find anywhere else. Take a look at our TripAdvisor page as well. The latest review from Patricia K from San Diego, CA said “Best breakfast or lunch in Venice!! Oh My Goodness!!! If you don't eat here you're crazy!!! Eating breakfast and lunch here because it's so good!! Impeccable service and great food!!!” Thanks Patricia, we appreciate your feedback! We hope to see you at Blu’ again soon. If you’ve been to Blu’ Island Bistro Venice FL lately, leave a review of your experience on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you at Blu’ soon!
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Venice FL Breakfast - Served All Day at Blu' Island Bistro

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From homemade buttermilk pancakes, to awesome omelets, to the best of philly french toast... Blu' Island Bistro has it all. Chef Al is in the kitchen making your day with a deliciously unique breakfast. Come on out to Venice, FL for breakfast at Blu' Island Bistro! Take a look at the Breakfast Menu and we hope to see you soon!
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Cheap Eats: Blu' Island Bistro's Breakfast Brilliance

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Must Read Review - Blu' Island Bistro BreakfastRead the article found on TicketSarasota for their take on Blu' Islands deliciously sounding breakfast menu items. From Dave's Favorite Italian Eggs to the "gorgeously named Meat Omelet" to the Banana French Toast, you'll end the article with your mouth watering for breakfast served 7 days a week all day at Blu' Island Bistro. Click Here to read the article.
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