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Blue Marlin Grill

121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
+1 941-896-9737
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black grouper” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (94 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are on the SunCoast, local or visitor, this should be on your restaurant list. The restaurant features a fresh caught fish of the day. Our night was black grouper. We both decided on the Grouper Provencal. Unfortunately, it missed the mark. But our...More

Thank edward d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has excellent food and service. They have a catch of the day and many ways it can be prepared. I especially liked the oyster appetizer. Our waiter explained the dishes well including portion sizes without our having to ask. He was honest about...More

Thank lynne g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood menu matched by a terrific kitchen that delivers. Service is excellent. Occasional live music outdoors by the water.

Thank Jeris505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very pleasant dinner outside. Customer service was great and food was even better. The Burrata cheese and salad was very good. We really enjoyed the Black Grouper and the Ciopianno was Delicious, filled with seafood and not too much rice. We finished...More

Thank NClouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Marlin has been our #1 for several years because of consistently great food and wonderful service. They still have a great waitstaff but something happened in the kitchen on our most recent visit. The food tasted quite ordinary, didn’t get served at the correct...More

Thank Foodstudy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've lived here for many years and somehow had never gotten around to trying this restaurant. Big mistake! We went on a Monday night, so it wasn't crowded, and had a delightful meal for four outside. Lots of good fish/seafood choices. Good wine and beer...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Marlin was recommended by a waitress at one of our favorite restaurants and based on a the glowing reviews, we tried it and sorry that we did. We were extremely disappointed. The raw oysters were warm and our dinners were cold. Definitely not worth...More

Thank catcaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a special thank you dinner, as it’s quite expensive compared to other AMI restaurants. Although we were 10 minutes late for our reservation (Trolley running late), we were treated warmly & given a lovely booth table. The specials menu sounded very interesting-...More

Thank Sindy7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister, the vegetarian, proclaimed that the Blue Marlin had the best grits she tasted on this trip! Everything was well prepared and delicious. Food was tasty and portions were ample. The service was friendly and attentive. My grouper, and I had lots of grouper...More

Thank Iris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why do we keep trying to enjoy this restaurant? Time after time the service is condescending. They live off their laurels & naive tourists. Waited 30 minutes past our reservation time for a table, & when were finally seated, the waiter wouldn’t even take a...More

Thank Lori0912
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Questions & Answers
Patricia C
3 August 2017|
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Response from lynnandrich | Reviewed this property |
Outside,yes, it's small inside but I would ask.
Oliver B
13 May 2017|
Response from goochave | Reviewed this property |
Their website is bluemarlinami.
2 April 2017|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know why not. We asked for outside when we arrived.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-896-9737
Tele: 914-896-9737. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
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