The casual comfort of the beachside Monkey Room Patio or the classic sophistication of the legendary Colony Dining Room – each location serves as your summer destination for a romantic dinner, leisurely lunch, cocktails after the beach, Sunday brunch or martinis around the piano.Our culinary professionals have designed a menu for the NEW Colony Restaurants using the flavors and flair of the freshest seasonal ingredients to create inventive debuts, refreshing summer salads and enhancing signature specialties, like our Snapper Colony, Tempura Fried Maine Lobster Tails, Roasted Colorado Rack of Lamb, Fire-Grilled Filet Mignon or Prime New York Strip.

Whether the mood is set for fun and casual or comfortable elegance, our new menu is available for lunch and dinner on the Patio or the Dining Room.

From the day The Colony Dining Room opened on Longboat Key over 39 years ago, it quickly caught the attention of the local sophisticates and the international travel set alike. This classic restaurant offers Florida’s finest view of the Gulf of Mexico. Here you will rediscover the true origin of fine dining.
The Colony Dining Room has won numerous awards including:
  • The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences’ Five-Star Diamond Award
  • DiRoNA Award – Distinguished Restaurants of North America
  • International Institute for Dining Excellence – Ambassador 25 Award
  • Nation’s Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall of Fame
  • The National Registry Fine Dining Award
  • Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence (Since 1982)
  • Florida Trend Twelve Golden Spoon Awards
  • American Express Platinum Card – Fine Dining Restaurant