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Blue Marlin Grill

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121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
941-896-9737
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Tele: 914-896-9737. New Restaurant just open 3 weeks. Best food on Anna...
Tele: 914-896-9737. New Restaurant just open 3 weeks. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Winter Vacation

The food and service were fabulous. The fish is caught locally and served same day and you can taste the freshness.

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The food and service were fabulous. The fish is caught locally and served same day and you can taste the freshness.

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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent fish. So very fresh. We did not have a reservation so we were offered the bar or chefs table. The chefs table was awesome. By ourselves but could see the restaurant. Our waitress Shiela was amazing. Please ask for her!

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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food at the Blue Marlin Grill is a pleasure to eat. Fantastic fish served in a really nice relaxed atmosphere. Our server had the perfect balance of attentiveness and friendliness.

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Midland, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like seafood, you have to try the Blue Marlin on Anna Maria Island...gotta try the Cortez Cracker Shrimp for an appetizer, the Seafood Mediterranean for an entree (be ready for a huge portion; split with a friend if you're not really, really hungry!). They also serve fresh fish caught daily. Kelsey waited on us and made great recommendations.... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After research on restaurants on Anna Maria we made reservations for Friday night. We are glad we did as this is a very small converted house. It was very crowded when we arrived, however we were seated promptly. I ordered the Junies salad, and it was excellent. Big enough for two. I had black grouper and my husband ordered the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a venue with some fun music and great seafood. We decided to try this restaurant, as they had a great reputation for good seafood. As it happened, they were also hosting a bluegrass band the night we decided to eat there. We asked to be seated outside, as near to the stage as possible. We appreciated... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Marlin is a wildly authentic and tasty dinner restaurant. the food is high quality and expertly prepared. the staff are good looking and accommodating. the vibe is island sophisticated casual...and they got the best jams playing always. If the weather is good and it's the week-end then most definitely check out the trapyard bar and stage outside. live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone in my group enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much that we went back in the same week. Our first experience was dinner. I had the sushi made with stone crab to start, the Thai grouper for my entree, and bread pudding for dessert, all delicious. The filet and seafood scampi were also amazing (I love friends that share!)... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service can ruin a good meal and last night took the cake. We had a server who literally forgot us once we stopped ordering more alcohol. Waited over 20 minutes after coffee served for a piece of pie. Think they had to bake it up??? Then when his tip was less than he expected, he ran after us and tried... More 

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Woodstock, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I love fine dining and rarely complain about anything but this place needs a wake-up call. Signature breaded grouper 8 oz. portion was mushy and tough like cafeteria food. Rice and beans also come along were also mushy like cafeteria food. Fried and breaded balls on plate were just plain doughy and unknown what they were. The problem... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: 941-896-9737

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Tele: 914-896-9737. New Restaurant just open 3 weeks. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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