Bon Appetit
Bon Appetit

Bon Appetit

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bonappetitrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7277332151
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast - Daily: 7:00am - 9:30am Lunch - Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Dinner - Nightly: 4:00pm - 9:00pm (4:00pm - 10:00pm Friday and Saturday) Brunch - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Stephen Farquhar
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Thursday through Sunday: Piano 6:00pm-9:00pm Listen to pianist Kathy Roberts play a variety of music on our baby grand piano. Requests welcome!

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: - Private Lot - Complimentary Valet
A word from Bon Appetit
This landmark Dunedin Restaurant offers casual waterfront dining in a sophisticated but relaxed setting; stunning waterfront views of St. Joseph Sound, Honeymoon and Caledesi Islands. Chef Stephen has created a menu to showcase weekly specials, comfort food creations, and seasonal temptations to tantalize the most sophisticated of diners, all in addittion to the regular menu. Enjoy alfresco dining at the Marina Terrace Café with the same menu and phenomenal views and sunsets. Please visit us for our All New "New Orleans Bistro Brunch." Inspired from the city that started the brunch movement. Enjoy classic New Orleans food and drinks while listening to jazz played on our baby grand piano.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Bon Appetit reviews from OpenTable diners
86 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (76)great for outdoor dining (52)special occasion (50)romantic (39)neighborhood gem (27)great for lunch (26)fit for foodies (21)good for groups (19)great for brunch (18)notable wine list (15)vibrant bar scene (11)late-night find (8)hot spot (8)kid-friendly (6)Show More
  • Tumucki
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We celebrated our 56th wedding anniversary in the dining room over looking the water and it was delightful! the food was excellent as well as the staff being very friendly. they even gave us complimentary champagne.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New to Area
    Luvgoingout
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Bon Appetit was fantastic in every respect! We felt the prices were reasonable and the cuisine was fantastic. We will definitely make this a regular and a must go to place to take house guests. The view was so spectacular and to have it in the neighborhood is a plus. The service was wonderful without being intrusive. It is truly wonderful for upscale dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bigwally11VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food, service, and wine were amazing. The outstanding sun set just made the meal. We are telling all our family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • So So pick another
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I went for lunch for a birthday. Place was almost empty... had visited previously but this was the last time. Salmon was overcooked sides were all white and just covered in oil no taste. Service was poor.
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  • Beautiful view, great lobster roll!
    luv2dine
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I love Bon Appetit! We go for a beautiful sunset dinner on the outdoor patio. They are dog friendly outside. We also go for lunch occasionally indoors, the interior is pleasant, service is great and the waterfront, marina location always makes me feel as though I'm on vacation even when I'm not.The lobster roll is outstanding and beautifully presented..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't waste your money
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This restaurant has a nice view, the food however was the worst I have had in many years. I really believe if it wasn't for the view this restaurant would not be in business. The waitress was very nice and accommodating.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Peter has created a Gem!
    PatCVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Since we live in Tampa, we do not make the 24 mile drive to this gem of a restaurant very often, but when we do, it is always a very special treat! I celebrated my birthday here as a change-of-pace from my usual Tampa restaurants (after all, my husband and I frequent Tampa's best often) and it was worth the drive through a calamitous thundershower. I had the beautifully but simply prepared lobster tail and my husband enjoyed a delicious lobster cocktail followed by his favorite dish in all the world: sole meuniere, which he declared as sumptuous. We shared a nice bottle of white burgundy that worked perfectly with the dishes we enjoyed. This is truly a wonderful restaurant and Peter Kreuzinger should be commended for this Gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful restaurant & scenic view
    Pamphock
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This restaurant offers wonderful food at a moderate price. Add to it the outstanding location, especially the outside dining, looking at a gorgeous sunset, and you have the makings of a terrific night out. From the creamy honey salad dressing on the house salad to the delicious shrimp or chicken dishes to the pecan tart for dessert, each course provided an appetizing meal. Would certainly return when I am in the area again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jo1235J0
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    I have been to Bon Appetit many times, and I always enjoy the food, the service and the atmosphere. I especially like the seafood entrees and the lobster salad with the fruit. The dinner rolls are delicious !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice brunch
    BaltimoreCTA
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    A gorgeous day, nice breeze and we were lucky enough to get a table along the deck overlooking the water. The server was efficient albeit not the fastest and the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bigwally11VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    the food, wine, and service were amazing, a truly great place
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bon Appetit
    EFFB
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Thanks to Schatzee, we had an excellent evening at Bon Appetit.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    jamalqua
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Everything about the place was fantastic. The food was excellent, our waiter Dominic saw to our every need without hovering, the ambiance, and the scenic views were spectacular. I highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed Lobster Dish
    meal2disappoint
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have enjoyed Bon Appetite for many years, always bringing our visitors to this little gem of a restaurant. However, our latest experience did not live up to standards. The menu offered Lobster Extravaganza and the waiter spoke highly of the Lobster (removed from its' shell) over angel hair pasta. The Lobster was very tough and small.....for the $25 cost it was not at all worth it. We absolutely love Bon Appetite and will certainly return because we love the ambience of the restaurant but will stick to Steak or Salmon which never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Friday Lunch Bunch
    judy
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Everything was wonderful for our group of ladies for our Friday Lunch Bunch. We have come several time to Bon Appetit for lunch and will return soon. Thank you Judy Spiridellis
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful!
    PatCVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Our small group of four had lunch here after the Purple Heart Day ceremony and were treated to a lunch without equal - - - what a joy for the residents of Dunedin to have this superb gem in their neighborhood! I ordered a cold shrimp dish (it was a very, very hot day) that was so refreshing, it cooled me down. My husband had a dish that he loves - the sole meuniere - and that was expertly boned tableside by our charming waiter, Bill. One of our guests had the strawberry fields chicken salad that was so scrumptious, she declined desserts in order to clean the plate; the other guest had the same cold jumbo shrimp platter that I enjoyed. My husband chose a wonderfully fruity white Burgundy that complemented all our dishes. Wow!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My first time
    Foodiemike
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food was mediocre at best. We ordered the fixed price menu. My filet mignon did not have a good sear on it, The potato puff they served was tasteless and dry. Salad was over dressed. Desert looked like it was from Costco. My dates dinner wasn't much better. Chicken medallions were breaded and fried chicken - two huge pieces that tasted more like batter and breading rather than a tasty chicken dish.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Everything was great, except our whole lobster (mine was boiled and my husband's was broiled)....very tough,.......and chewy. Would not recommend this item of food however everything else was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Romantic Meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We decided that this was the best place for a romantic meal after our wedding. We had a lovely meal with great service. They made sure that the flowers on the table were fresh. I enjoyed the salmon and the unusual vegetable combinations. Ken had a succulent lamb chop.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Elliot
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Service was good. Food was bland with little imagination. We had rack of lamb and red snapper.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    Foodie7
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food and service at bon appétit was excellent. Our server was extremely nice and attentive, and our filet mignon was cooked perfectly. My daughter and I enjoyed our time there very much. The view of the sunset was spectacular.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Restaurant
    Falcon
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My wife and I had heard great things about Bon Appetit and found what we heard to be true. The location and atmosphere is great - one of the best we've found in the Tampa Bay area. We had a cocktail at the indoor bar before dinner - the bartender was very friendly and provided some great menu tips. The wait staff was excellent - prompt, courteous, and had excellent knowledge of the menu.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to watch sunsets
    pamela
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The sunsets and rack of lamb are my favorites at this place. Great view of the water from just about any set. Nice to also sit outside at outdoor bar before dinner to listen to local talent. Inside, Kathy provides wonderful entertainment on the piano.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, nice outdoor scenic view
    Carmencita
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Had dinner there with my husband, son and his friend who were visiting. It was a bit pricey and the cocktails were watered down, so they switched to drinking beer. The food was great though. We had a great time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Pianist, Great Good
    HungryHarper
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Bon Appetit is SUPERB - we have dined here many times and each time exceeds the time before. Kathy, the fantastic pianist, has been playing beautiful music for 14+ years and you will totally enjoy her!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great restaurant
    fvehorn
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This restaurant has it all - great drinks, great food, and great service and atmosphere. It is the perfect 10.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • None
    pelicanparadise
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I was very happy with my dining experience at Bon Appetit as usual. I would recommend Bon Appetit to anyone. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely outstanding!!
    Poogie
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Bon Appetit is by far a five star restaurant in every category. The food selection is outstanding and everything is excellent in taste and presentation. The service is impeccable and the view of the water is beautiful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food & View Outstanding
    Kmil
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We had a great experience including great window seats to view the Gulf and sunset. The food was outstanding to go with the experience. Our waiter was very attentive to top it off.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • If you arrive by boat.
    Orlandoishome
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We had called ahead to inquire about using their dock to arrive by boat. When we attempted to dock, servers came out to tell us we couldn't dock there after some of us were already off the boat. It was very frustrating and made us late for our reservation. If would have been helpful to have signage that directs restaurant patrons to the correct dock. Server was extremely helpful and worked hard to take care of our large group. Food was great. I would go back.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Suprise Gem
    Bucdcs
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Had a recommendation from a friend to dine at Bon Appetit! The food was outstanding - from the appetizer - seared tuna to the entrees - Crab cakes - outstanding and grouper - excellent! Our server was on top of her game and made the dining experience wonderful. The portions were above normal, I actually took a to go portion because I could not finish the whole entrée. To top off the evening the sunset was picture perfect, great for photos and a pianist playing a nice selection of music.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Adequate
    SJB1
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Was a bit surprised by the advanced age of the clientele - maybe it was just a Sunday evening thing. The food was adequate - nothing special. There wasn't anything wrong with it, it just wasn't anything I would bother seeking out a second time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Dining Experience
    Rustyx2dining
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 45 wedding anniversary at Bon Appetit. The entire dining experience was excellent. I had requested a window table when making my online reservation and that request was fulfilled. The piano music was wonderful in the dining room and the entertainment at the outside bar was also very tasteful. I would highly recommend for a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a pleasure
    Hankaren
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We have dined at Bon Appetit for three family reunions in Clearwater and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent, the service is top notch and the atmosphere is sensational. I wish we had such a restaurant in our hometown of Myrtle Beach.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Great experience as usual. Food (the Crab Louis is great), service, ambience are all excellent. Background piano music excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nothing special here except sunset
    TheKegler1
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Go for drinks and appetizers on the deck, then find dinner elsewhere
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Dinner was wonderful....staff very accommodating and met my request with a very nice table by the window. We had a very nice birthday celebration with our visiting son.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good
    Lunchlady
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We love this place for lunch. We always eat outdoors. No matter if it is mid summer, the real "dog days", it is always pleasant on that deck. We took our daughter and grandchildren for their first time. They loved it. Food is always good to excellent. Service has always been great but was Very slow this time. I highly recommend Bon Appetit
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafoodlova
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Giving a two for ridiculous wait on food and failure of manager to make it right. Nice view and food was good once we got it. It took well over an hour to get our meal. Manager (who looked about 19) did very little to make it right, which was disappointing. Our server , Lida,was good and kept checking on food but the kitchen was extremely slow. Be prepared to wait!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dunedin's Finest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Excellent service, food is delicious and the views magnificent!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.