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Bon Appetit

4.6
1737 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
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.
Dining Style
Elegant Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Modern European, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch - Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm,
Dinner - Nightly: 4:00pm - 9:00pm (4:00pm - 10:00pm Friday and Saturday)
Brunch - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:30pm
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Phone number
(727) 733-2151
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Klaus Riedl
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
- Private Lot
- Complimentary Valet
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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!
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1737 People Are Saying
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KennethB (New England)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

chefs salad with either chicken or salmon were both delicious. Nice view and very good service. Sitting on the outside deck is first come, first served, even with an Open Table reservation.

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Mamacita (Columbus)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

We were going to be seated in a narrow room but asked to be changed to the larger dining room. Request was approved and we were seated by the window overlooking the water and had a good view of the sunset. We were waited on promptly . Our server was excellent. The food was excellent. Only drawback was the noise level. The room was less than half full but the acoustics must allow for all conversation to bounce off the glass windows. It was difficult for the two of us to talk at a normal level.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Very delightful evening beautiful view and amazing sunset
And food well prepared

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Jayfrese (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

We waited about 5 minutes before someone came to the hostess stand for us to be seated. After being seated we waited another 15 minutes before a waitress poured us water and took our drink order. Once we were waited on things went more smoothly. However, my burger was done medium instead of mediiun-we’ll. When I questioned the waitress she said well done is no pink, which is not my understanding of well done. The waitress was very polite, but because of the long time to be waited on, I did not tip her the usual 20%.

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AnnaB 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Enjoyable evening with music and good food. Service was excellent and punctual

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JoeD (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The view was great, sunset was awesome. Food was very good but a bit pricey. Our waiter not so good. Asked for unsweetened ice tea received raspberry ice tea. He did correct. Received dinner but no rolls had to ask for rolls. Waiter was not very attentive not many customers in restaurant.

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JimW (Tampa)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Lunch and special was very good. But we're not happy with the refurb of the place. No tablecloths anymore.

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CharlieS (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Been away for 5 years. Restaurant decor has been updated and menu considerably changed. Still love the place, the service, and the food. As great as dinner was, eating lunch outside is just fabulous with wonderful views, air, and food. Bon Appetit remains one of our favorites in the world. No visit to Clearwater is complete or satisfactory without at least one meal at Bon Appetit., two is even better.

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Jimbo (Orlando)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Absolutely pathetic! You can always hit a bad night and have a bad experience, but this was not the Bon Appetit of old.

They seated more people than they could service with the staff available. No bus staff so the waiters had to bus the tables instead of waiting on customers.

The bread girl never could find our table without us asking for bread and she never came back.

I personally ordered a 5oz. Fillet mignon cooked medium rare. Medium rare always shows pink. My rather thin slice for a filet, was serviced with no pink.

Water glasses were not refilled without asking. Empty plates were not bussed until we stacked them in the middle of the table ourselves.

We were never asked it we wanted a second drink, we were not offered coffee, we were offered desert after sitting for twenty minutes. Then there was the wait for the check.

Waiter could see no problems with his service, the manager was not much interested in the fact that he cannot supervise a dining room or my observations.

Four of the people at the table said the their food was nice but sadly served luke warm. Enjoyable? No.

Worth the money? No. There are better choices.

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BernieL 
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

We were surprised by this visit to the Bon Appetit. We have been many times before and had always received great food and quality service. This time we ordered 6 oysters on the half shell , they came with only 5. Problem was corrected bu bringing another 2 oysters. My wife ordered a shrimp plate with sauce on the side. They arrived with sauce on top as well as a side. She had to remove the sauce that was on top. The fish and chips looked like they just came out of a Mrs. Paul's box. Attention to such details indicated that the priority was not on attention to detail or presentation. We may try again and chock this up to a one time issue. I am hopeful that proves to be true. Very dissatisfied. Server, however, was good.

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SharonB 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Very happy with everything - service, food, atmosphere. Drinks were spot on. Scenic water view. Really enjoyed my meal!

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Louise (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Food and service were excellent. We loved our waiter Andy. We got married here 18 years ago and always love coming back. The views are awesome!!!

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Emul 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Very nice evening and meal. Experience was much nicer than the last time we were there. Nicely done.

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Sated (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Our server, Miguel, was very professional and attentive. Had a good command of the menu and informative about the drinks. We were never left wondering where he went, if we needed something he was there. The food was a little pricey but tasty, you are paying for the view, which is beautiful at sunset, Book in advance to get that prime slot.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

What a beautiful restaurant right on the gulf. Everything was perfect, from the valet parking to the dessert. My husband, parents and I enjoyed a very nice meal watching the sunset while enjoying a perfect meal. The live piano playing was a bonus and when she came by the table to take requests, well that just made it extra special. This was our first visit but certainly will not be our last.

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vipFoodie14 (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

We liked this restaurant so much that we returned again in a week. They have a reasonable wine list and a fine touch in cooking fish. We especially enjoyed the dover sole, grouper, oysters bienville and the seafood tower which is a special treat. The views are fantastic.

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GeorgeT 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The views in the restaurant are fantastic.
The wait staff was very attentive

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OpenTable Diner (E. Tennessee)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Very comfortable excellent food and service was top notch! Have recommended this restaurant to many people.

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vipAlex (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Beautiful seating outdoors on the bay!
Good food selection
Good service
Good food

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dessie (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

You can't beat the sunsets or the food at Bon Appetit! It's a bit of a drive for us so we don't get there as often as we should. A great place to take out of town visitors & make a good impression.

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SuzenB (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Bon Appetit has a lovely outside patio with great Gulf views. Indoor restaurant is very large and inviting but we always prefer the outdoor terrace. The menu is changed up every so often so it makes you want to return to see what’s new. Nice serve staff and very accommodating.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I Started going to Non Appetite in 1989. In all years I have been going I have never been disapointed. The food, the atmosphere,the service is always exceptional .

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KazooGuy (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This is the restaurant we are always looking for but seldom find. I mean it in a very positive way when I describe it as "old-fashioned;" it's the kind of restaurant where the staff do not refer to you as "you guys," or mistakenly think that "no problem" is the correct response to "thank you." You can converse here, enjoy perfect cocktails, and dine on some of the best prepared food you will find anywhere. Bon Appetit is run by grownups who are very, very good at what they do.

We went back two days later for lunch, and my wife ordered the veal chop again, just to make sure it was as good as she remembered. It was. My lamb chops were perfectly prepared in a kitchen that knows their mediums and medium rares. I don't usually rave about vegetables, but would get in the habit of doing so if they were all as well prepared and tasteful as the green bean and rutabaga saute was. At followup lunch, the cold seafood plate was just what I had hoped it would be.

This restaurant is reason enough to visit Dunedin; if you want to alternate with a more casual atmosphere with equally good food, their sister restaurant Cafe Alfresco is a great choice - a diner with fine dining quality food!

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

valet parking was a disaster I had to find my own keys than had to find my own car

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PeterE (Savannah)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

A splendid experience on Valentine's Day. . .a bit pricey but worth it. The food was excellent and bountiful and the service was first rate. The waterfront setting is beautiful. It was a bit noisy and crowded but not excessively so. It is a well-managed establishment both elegant and casual.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines day

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JohnJ (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was the first time that we had been there. We went for valentines day. It was an excellent experience. Both of us was 100% satisfied with the the food, atmosphere, service, scenery, and pricing. We will defiantly go back.

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RoseR (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Most wonderful valentines ever
Great service, Great food

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AniaD (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great place, thank you. We had lovely meal, great table, reserving table was very easy......beautiful view. Thank you so much

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vipJank (New Orleans)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Good service, food and space

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