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Island Creperie

11 reviews
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$30 and under
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Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

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From France to Florida … Enjoy authentic French bistro cuisine like Beef Bourguignon and Porc in a black pepper and cognac sauce directly from Grandma's recipe book. Small and cozy modern place, ideal for sharing a delightful evening with friends or an intimate and romantic dinner.

A large wine and champagne list or a nice traditional French dessert as “creme brulee” or multiple sweet crepes will finish this authentic French experience.

You can also enjoy no more than 80 different crepes sweet or savory, sandwiches in freshly baked baguette, quiches and traditional French salads everyday at breakfast and lunch time without reservation.

Bon Appetit !!!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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French, Creperie, Contemporary French
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Hours of operation
Breakfast/Lunch Daily: 8:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(941) 778-1011
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Olivier Rose
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Cross street
Gulf drive
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Public transit
Free trolley all around the island.
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We host a wine Tasting dinner once a month
Beer, Chef's Table, Gluten-free Menu, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
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5.0Dined on December 29, 2014

We always come here when we are in florida for vacation. We come for dinner sometimes and for lunch/breakfast sometimes. We were sad to hear that as of Jan 1, 2015, dinner will no longer be served at this location- only breakfast/lunch! We wish that was not the case! The curry shrimp are absolutely amazing for dinner. We always get dessert crepes as well. Personally, I like to keep it simple. I love the butter and sugar crepes. My mom likes the red fruits with ice cream. You really can't go wrong with the dessert crepes.

We also came another time as well this week (didn't reserve through open table) and had breakfast. My mom got the sweet and sour crepes and I got the other breakfast crepe option. Very delicious.

I definitely recommend this restaurant, but am sad that it will no longer be open for dinner!!!

4.0Dined on November 28, 2014

Great service for our group of eleven. Delicious food and quiet nice ambience, perfect for conversation and enjoying family. We liked the french radio and the waiter was very good, attentive, but not intrusive. Escargots were a highlight as well as the quiche lorraine and chicken normande. We will return!

4.0Dined on November 21, 2014

Good selection of French entrees. Food was prepared just right and tasted great. Excellent service. Not very busy when we visited on a Friday night.

3.0Dined on September 20, 2014

I had been here once in the past for lunch - great crepes and sandwiches - so was looking forward to returning for dinner. The minute we walked in, I knew it was a mistake - the place smelled FUNKY. I mean like an old sock, not like yummy French food. The waitress was very pleasant and attentive, but everything seemed a bit dirty - even the wine glasses were filmy. The baguette was fresh, but the butter tasted like some fake greasy spread. The beef bourguinon was tasty enough, but not the heavily flour-laden sauce. The sides were scalloped potatoes - again too greasy - and a flan/quiche that would have worked on its own, but not as a vegetable side dish. In sum, a heavy, unbalanced, grade B- to C+ meal.

4.0Dined on July 31, 2014

This restaurant never fails to deliver a fine meal. I only hesitate to expose it to the world. I make the most of it "off season'"

5.0Dined on July 19, 2014

Visiting our home on Longboat off-season and decided to give the Creperie a try. Went on a quiet July Saturday evening and were promptly greeted and seated. Both of us had the chicken dish served in a crock which was very tasty. I started with mussels equally good. Had profiterole crepe dessert which was announced as very large and indeed it was! Large and mighty good. Service was friendly and professional. Look forward to our return visit.

5.0Dined on July 9, 2014

Nice little restaurant. We enjoyed so much our dinner. Service and food was authentic. So many things look good on the menu including breakfast and lunch. We will go back soon !

4.0Dined on April 21, 2014

Have been here twice and would definitely go back. Great French inspired food for dinner not to mention the wonderful crepes we had for dessert.

4.0Dined on April 4, 2014

Twelve of us went and all had different things and really enjoyed them. Save ro for crepe dessert

5.0Dined on March 20, 2014

Charming small bistro. Interesting menu. Food well-prepared and presented. Anxious to please. We will return . . regularly.

5.0Dined on March 19, 2014

We have come to your restaurant for 10 years. We brought some friends with us who just bought a condo and they loved your place and thought the food was delicious. So I know they will be back!!