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135 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
+1 9417784849
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 148
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  • 160
    Very good
  • 59
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Loved it!

Ate dinner here for the very first time.Food was delicious! Service was very good! Had the Basi and it melted in my mouth!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Anna C
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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Ate dinner here for the very first time.Food was delicious! Service was very good! Had the Basi and it melted in my mouth!

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

we luckily went for a casual drink in the open bar area overlooking the bay at a time when the Hatley Band (or part) were playing live. The atmosphere is really chilled. What a superb afternoon of great live music under the shade of a tree almost in the bay.

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our Dockside Bar at the Bridge Tender! So glad to hear you enjoyed our laid back atmosphere and live music on Sarasota Bay! Please come again! We appreciate your taking the time to write a review! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I went there on my scooter with my hubby. I was a little hungry. Food was a little on the slow side, but well worth it. I ordered a blackened chicken sandwich on rye..with grilled onions and a side of slaw. It was really really good like that. The server did not think outside the box to allow me to... More 

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Bridge Tender! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our Blackened Chicken Sandwich served with the grilled onions and side of slaw! Our hostess and parking attendant will be pleased to know you found them 'awesome' and 'nice'! It is gratifying to know your server completed your order properly, and that you will visit again.... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

$7 for a bottle of beer and $10 for a small plastic glass of house wine, not even filled up?! It was still maybe fine if there would be some music entertainment what we came for and which supposed to be after 7 p.m. There was no music. Service was ok but food way below average. Did not worth the... More 

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

We would like to dispute the erroneous information stated in your review of our restaurant. Our domestic beer prices are $3 and our imports are $4.25. Our house wine is $5.25 a glass. We have entertainment scheduled nightly, and twice each weekend. This past week there was entertainment every night at 7 pm at the inside bar;one night the musician... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Service was very friendly and fast but the food was better. Blacked snapper with veggies and fries were cooked perfectly. We also had the cordon bleu sandwich which was a very nice surprise. We were inside but the dock side bar seemed to have a very nice atmosphere going on. Not a huge beer and drink selection but what they... More 

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant when you were in our area! We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed our Blackened Snapper dish as well as our Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich! It is also pleasing to hear our wait staff was friendly and efficient! We look forward to your next visit to AMI, and also enjoy our great... More 

Anna Maria Island, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Sit at the bar & watch the boats go by... Food was good. Would come again. Had fried shrimp & a burger. You can come by boat also.

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our restaurant! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed yummy food and the ambiance of our Dockside Bar. We appreciate your taking your time to write a review, and look forward to your next visit! More 

Knoxville, Tn
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We arrived around 8:30 pm with a party of 6 and a baby. We sat at the dockside patio area and we loved the ambiance! Lights in the trees and right by the water, it was a perfect evening. The food is pretty good, no complaints! Everything was tasty, but the onion rings were probably the best part! The live... More 

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you visited our restaurant! It is delightful to hear you had a wonderful time and enjoyed our food (especially the onion rings!) and atmosphere. We have live music nightly, and sometimes twice on the weekends! Thank you for taking your time to write a review! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Holmes Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Food is better than average for most of the selections we have tried. Live music is good, or Brigid Cross, when playing is a must do experience!

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant! It is great to hear you enjoy our food and our live entertainment! Yes, Brigid's Cross is great, and we look forward to having them with us again! We appreciate your taking the time to write a review, and hope you come again soon! More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One of the secret locations, however food is extremely bad. No draft on waterside patio. Go for a drink, but spare the food.

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

It is good to hear you like our ambiance. Directly across the small two lane road, we have a Patio Bar and inside restaurant dining where we have the availability of draft beer. Due to the limited space of our Dockside Bar we are unable to accommodate the equipment needed for draft. We strive to please our customers, so it... More 

Grand Island, Nebraska
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food, service and atmosphere is GREAT! If you are a vacationer in the area, be sure to go there. All of the seafood is fantastic.

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Bridgetender303, Social Media Director at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed our ambiance and attentive staff! It is especially wonderful to know you found our food fantastic! We appreciate your taking the time to write a review, and hope you come again when in our area! More 

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Additional Information about Bridge Tender Inn

Address: 135 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
Phone Number: +1 9417784849
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 9417784849

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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