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Swordfish Grill

$$ - $$$, American,
4628 119th Street West, Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
+1 941-798-2035
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Grill, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4628 119th Street West, Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chrissie was very friendly and efficient. Shrimp nachos were tremendous. Cocktails were cool and refreshing.

Thank larrymckinney44
Reviewed yesterday

We took friends visiting from Cincinnati to enjoy the patio dining. this was my second lunch at the Swordfish Grill. the other was in January. In January, seeing the white pelicans who winter there was very interesting. This time there was not much to watch...More

Thank ready2travel16
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for food and live music with friends who live in Bradenton. Ordered 4 meals after starters. One friend orderd seafood lasagne which arrived and was cold. The other 3 meals were fine. The waitress was called back and she went back to the kitchen...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy our visit to the Swordfish Grill. We sat outside and enjoyed our meal while listening to live music. Highly recommend.

Thank windflight007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here lots of times. Sometimes we eat inside, but we prefer outside the best. There is a variety of seating, so there's something for everyone. We are always treated well here, get great food at a pretty good price, good drinks, and live...More

Thank 764miltonc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant, however the owner needs to move his 40 ft catamaran so they can fit more boats, multiple times per day, along the docks. Outside restaurant/bar deck was nowhere near full. Several boaters had to turn around. Owner’s ego more important than getting business...More

1  Thank HBlubaugh
Bob S, General Manager at Swordfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

There are many other places in the area to fit your needs...let us know if you need a couple of recommendations. Thanks for giving ALL of us at TEAM Swordfish a bad review because you don't like where a boat is parked.... P.S. your EGO...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fun night of crab racing at Swordfish. Host Greg is hysterical and is great with kids as well as adults. Our server Anne is beyond compare. Her service was GREAT and her sense of humor terrific. A great time was had by...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food, music and dancing... But the best part of our dinner experience was the server Heather!!!! She was informative and attentive. Servers anymore for the most part are just order takers. Not part of the experience. Heather was completely the opposite. We will...More

Thank Lindasm2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the short amount of time I have been visiting the Anna Maria area, the Swordfish Grill has become my favorite and go to place for dinning and entertainment! Whether inside or outside on the decks watching beautiful sunsets I have never been disappointed with...More

Thank Bev K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the bar on Friday night had a great time. The bartender, Amber was very friendly and accommodating. The appetizers were phenomenal and reasonably priced. The View is incredible and would recommend to anybody.

Thank Jason K
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Maria K | Reviewed this property |
Maybe check the website. I don't follow them that closely that I would know the specials...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4628 119th Street West, Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-798-2035
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