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Blue Marlin Grill

121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
941-896-9737
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tele: 914-896-9737. New Restaurant just open 3 weeks. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tele: 914-896-9737. New Restaurant just open 3 weeks. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

What can I say but perfection…The service & the food was excellent. What sets the Blue Marlin apart from other establishments is the atmosphere, food, drink and most of all the service. We had a small child with us, we called ahead to make sure it was conducive for a toddler and all was good to go. The minute we... More

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Had a delicious meal here. No tables available inside so we sat at the bar. Kelsey the server was very helpful, suggested a good wine and explained the menu choices well. The key lime creme brûlée was to die for!

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Tunbridge Wells
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

You would be as at home here in your bikini and sundress as you would posh frock. Go early if you don't have a reservation otherwise you won't get in. The garlic shrimp to start is delicious and the special of the day red snapper was meaty and succulent. Great decor, good service and tasty food, what's not to like.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We had 6 in our party when we dined at the Blue Marlin. We had a gift certificate so that was the main reason for choosing this restaurant. However, it seems to be quite a popular destination and located on Bridge Street which has a few boutiques and seems to be the tourist hot spot of Bradenton Beach. It is... More

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BRANDON
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

The fish is very fresh, from a local fishery just across the sound. It was artfully prepared and so delicious; there are many ways to have your fish prepared. I am not a fan of brussel sprouts, but it is a specialty of theirs, and I was pleasantly surprised by the seasoning and the creative mixture with potatoes. The tropical... More

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Raleigh,NC
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159 reviews 159 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Great food, laidback atmosphere. Server was attentive and knew the menu. Pricey, but so are all the restaurants on this island. Enjoyed everything we ordered.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

There is nothing usual about this place.... it is not the typical beach bistro with bread over blackened fish place... the chefs are young and creative and innovative yet they respect the past and use it whenever they can to create truly wonderful affordable dishes. The fish comes from Bells fish mongers in Cortez right across the bridge. Everyday they... More

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Austin, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Who doesn't love seafood when on AMI? This was not our first trip to the island, but our first to this particular restaurant, and we fell in love. I felt that I needed to write a quick review to let folks know that this is a wonderful place to eat while there.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Friendly waitress and fresh delicious food 5 out of 5! I had the black grouper and southern scallops amazingly tasty.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What a delicious meal we had here last night. Wait staff was extremely friendly and helpful with just the right amount of attentiveness. Instead of the typical basket of bread, a yummy bowl of steamed edemame was brought to the table. We ordered the smoked fish dip and it was really good; my husband's eyes were rolling back in his... More

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