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Blu Mangrove Grill

102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221
+1 941-479-7827
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (29 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221
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1 - 10 of 435 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Either by boat or car Blu Mangrove Grill is worth the trip. The restaurant is located on a marina with high rises and beautiful private homes in the immediate area. The ambiance is quite, comfortable and laid back. The service is very good with an...More

Thank Jim G
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Another great meal on a beautiful day. We sat outside listening to great music with a wonderful view. We always order our favorite app, shrimp scampi. Always delicious! I love the sushi rolls here. The shaved primed rib sandwich was what the hubby had and...More

1  Thank Butterfly2013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You would think after this place has been so many different restaurants, it would have great food at some point. But no, the food is still bad. The service is not good. The drinks are very expensive and they are not good as well. This...More

Thank Jade D
Mangrove7827, Guest Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Jade, I am terribly sorry to hear you were less than impressed with your experience at our restaurant. We appreciate your feedback, but unfortunately without a more detailed account of what you did not enjoy, we do not have a clear idea of where to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the restaurant and the food was great. Their shrimp basket was a great value and sooo good. Also had sushi, and salads. All was great. Music outdoors and neat bar but too hot for us. Would be awesome when weather cools. Highly recommend.

Thank 19saluki65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience at Blu Mangrove! We came to see our friend the Great smooth jazz trumpeter Chuck Weirich. Our food, service and service and atmosphere were great! The grouper bites were the best anywhere! See Anna for rockstar service and drinks! Try...More

Thank suealbright26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Blu Managrove is on the water with outside seating. Great view. The inside has a few large rooms and smaller one for about 30 people. There 4 of us and two had the Capreese salad and they said it was awesome, it had grilled...More

1  Thank tk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, service and ambiance were fantastic. Loz was our bartender and waitress and she was fantastic. We look forward to going back.

1  Thank tomkit94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After tasting the soft doughy rolls, we should have left right then. The Oysters Rockefeller were unidentifiable as such with a strange seasoning and soggy spinach. The lobster bisque was okay. I ordered the steak salad with candied almonds, roasted peppers, portabella mushroom and raspberry...More

Thank aelubner
Mangrove7827, Public Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are regretful to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at our restaurant. In an attempt to identify and prevent these issues from happening in the future, we did look through our Point of Sales system to find the exact check (or separate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Introducing out of town friends to Blu Mangrove. Previous visits have enjoyed great meals, but last night was a huge disappointment. We suggested the calamari appetizer..it was very skimpy and oily. We were embarrassed. I ordered dinner blue crab LUMP MEAT crab cakes..BUT, at best,...More

1  Thank drslmj
Mangrove7827, Public Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are terribly sorry to hear that our food did not meet your standards on your last visit. Our calamari is a house favorite appetizer and our crab cakes are made from scratch in house every day, we are very disappointed to hear these items...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! Thank you! We will be back. Took advantage of happy hour until 11-6:00. Excellent sliders and pineapple coconut cake!!!More

Thank hcnew
Mangrove7827, Public Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Blu Mangrove! We especially thank you for your feedback of our Caramelized Pineapple & Coconut dessert! It's fairly new to our menu - we've recently partnered with Sweet Street Desserts - our entire...More

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icu812
14 October 2015|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not. All diners are allowed to use the valet area for pickup/ drop off though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-479-7827
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Description
Located in Riviera Dunes Marina, on the beautiful Manatee River, you can have it all at Blu Mangrove Grill. Capture Ambiance with our breathtaking panoramic waterfront views. Indulge in exquisite dishes prepared by our outstanding culinary team. Our dedicated staff are trained to provide you with the highest standard of service and attention to detail. Seafood Lovers will enjoy the many Exotic Seafoods, Raw Bar and hand rolled Sushi...While the Land Lover can choose from a variety of dishes including certified Black Angus Hand Cut Steaks. Come by land or water, dockside boat parking is available! HAPPY HOUR Monday-Friday, Daily Specials, LIVE Music, large outdoor patio dining, indoor dining, indoor and outdoor bar/lounge. Also available for special events with private and semi-private dining rooms. Venue can accommodate up to 300 guests.
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