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Bridge Tender Inn

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

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toronto
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We had a table of 5 and sat on the waterfront area on the sand. Great view, great server, quick service. The nachos were piled with lots of toppings, the shrimp was tender, my friend had fish but found his large helping overcooked. Aside from that it was amazing. Live acoustic guitar music overlooking the water, cold drinks,and reasonable prices.

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you visited our restaurant! It is very gratifying to hear how much you enjoyed the nachos and shrimp! We are also delighted that you enjoyed our ambiance, music and that our wait staff was attentive! Please know we are always happy to assist our diners with any change in their menu choices. Thank you for taking... More

Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I am visiting the Bridge Tender now for years and it has moved from a hidden gem to a touristy place. The food quality went down year by year but the prices have risen by 50-100 %. For instance nowadays the grouper fingers have half the size of 2010 / 2011 but the double price. In October I suffered a... More

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Essex
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136 reviews 136 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a table near the live music from Brigids Cross. They were a guy on an electric violin and a woman on an organ, Peg and Paulie. The evening was one to remember. They played songs to get everyone going like Sweet Caroline, Mail Man, Black Velvet Band etc. Everyone was joining in and dancing. The food was very... More

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for dining with us twice! We are happy to hear you enjoyed every aspect of our restaurant! Brigid's Cross is one of our favorites, so we are glad you enjoyed the music of Paulie and Peg, also! We appreciate your taking the time to write a review, and hope you visit with us again soon! More

Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were going to the concert on the beach but it rained so we pulled into the Bridge Tender for drinks and dinner. They were celebrating 25 years in business and I can see why. Everyone working the was very friendly making you feel very much at home and the food was good and reasonably priced. We will be back... More

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stopped by and had dinner and drinks at our restaurant! It is gratifying to hear that you enjoyed our menu items and friendly folks.We do hope you make us a regular on your list, and that you visit with us again soon! Thank you for taking time to review our restaurant! More

Harrisburg, Pa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had lunch outside by the water at Bridge Tender. Both my husband and I had fish tacos which were good, with big pieces of fish. We were pleased with the food and the service, and sitting out by the water was really nice. I just wish they didn't let people smoke out there. I know it is outdoors, but... More

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant! So glad to hear you enjoyed our Fish Tacos and relaxing atmosphere! It is also gratifying to know our wait staff provided good service. We do allow smoking at our Dockside Bar area. Please visit again....we will be happy to seat you away from the smoking! We appreciate your feedback and for taking the... More

Parrish, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've been to Bridge Tender Inn several times. Great food, from appetizers, to sandwiches to full course meals. We love the tiki bar outside. Don't like eating there because everything fdrom the trees drops in your food. We went to the restaurant, which is still outside acxtually, but without all the trees. Especially enjoy entertainment.

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage! It is very gratifying to know how much you enjoy our delicious menu choices! We were hoping the plastic over the bar would be a better barrier for some of the leaves, etc. from our big tree. Glad to hear you still enjoy our patio bar and music! Thank you so much for taking... More

Parkville, Missouri, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband and I ate at Bridge Tender the first night of our stay at Anna Maria. The weather was beautiful so we sat outside by the water. The service was good and the food was enjoyable. Just a note... You can't view the sunset from this restaurant so make sure to eat in time to walk to where you... More

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your dining with us on your trip from Missouri! It is gratifying to know that you enjoyed your menu choices and that our service was pleasing! We do have a nice ambiance on the bay, and it's only a short walk to watch the sunset! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We... More

CLG
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

popped in there for a late lunch, had some excellent food and a few beers,the service was excellent, the choice of food was vast, the views are superb, and there were a few locals or regular holiday makers who were a bit worse for a few drinks, nicely inebriated, which made the made the whole visit very entertaining. It's my... More

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed our ambiance and the variety of our great menu items! It is great to know our wait staff was'on the ball', and that you've visited with us twice! Thank you so much for taking the time to relay your experience when you dine with us! We hope to see you again soon! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Nice location, bad staff, expensive prices for fish tacos. Be careful, food sometimes does not look fresh. No draft across the street. Sometimes nice music.

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Your feedback is very important to us. We feel our fish tacos are comparable with other restaurants in the area, and our food is fresh. Draft beer is just steps away at our patio bar. We have gotten many compliments on our wait staff, so it is distressing to hear of your unpleasant experience. One of our on site managers... More

Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Xmas lights in the trees great music coming across the street and outdoor seating by the water makes this a great "miller=time" experience. Service is good along with a friendly crowd. Place is kid friendly. Bar food is average with a reasonable price. A fun dinner or drink and place to relax. Well worth your time!

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Bridgetender303, Manager at Bridge Tender Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting your restaurant and for taking the time to write a review!! It's very gratifying to hear from happy customers as yourself! Glad you enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, well-priced menu and bringing the kids along! We hope to see you again soon! 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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