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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%
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“black grouper” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
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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 3 days ago via mobile

We waited at the bar for a table to become available and really luckily for us somebody didn’t show up and we were soon seated! All our food was excellent and I can recommend the Tater soup, blue cheese salad. The Florida grass fed steak...More

Thank June F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our server, Shep, was incredible. He knew the food, wine, and beers. The music was great. The environment is like going to a local hangout. It is funky, fun with 5 star food. You can't go wrong.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a really hard review to write, the positive is that the we started out with a wonderful waiter..Brad(?) very friendly, very good at his job. We had 5 people in our party, and it was our last night of celebrating a wonderful long...More

1  Thank Alicatred
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ate here for our last meal of the week. What a way to go out. I had the pecan crusted grouper as did my mom. Unbelievably good. Served with a basil pesto made from pecans over the sweet potatoes. My dad had the grouper and...More

Thank momwantstotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at the Beach Bistro in Holmes Beach just 8 minutes up the road I compare the Blue Marlin food quality to this establishment. The service and food were overall very good. Wine list not nearly as extensive but very adequate, good kids meal...More

Thank Bossea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends had made the booking and we were lucky enough to join them for a meal on our last evening on the Island. Very enjoyable fish pasta dish followed by dessert. Just the right level of attention from the very helpful waiter made for a...More

Thank Lin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. Service and food were spectacular. We had shrimp rolls, grilled sautéed shrimp at salad to start. All wonderful and generous portions. The grouper was perfect and the low country bowl was perfect!! Great wine selection. We skipped out on desert as we...More

Thank BoomerOttawa_Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous evening, delicious food, highly recommended for a special occasion. Outside bar good fun. Very helpful waiter who was happy to ask the kitchen to adjust some of the dishes to suit our tastes.

Thank Sjb246
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't have reservations. Sat outside. Just OK. Food portions were small. Food OK. Food choices OK. Wine choices fine.

2  Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with a nice water front dining experience. Very nice selection of seafood , fish , and the service was good . definitely will return

Thank Chris G
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6 March 2018|
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Response from Trish M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if music is available daily. Places around the corner or down the block had music as early as 5. Music was over by 10 on the nights we were out.
6 March 2018|
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Response from Keri C | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine you could-
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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