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Blue Marlin Grill

121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
+1 941-896-9737
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“black grouper” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (105 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice homey atmosphere with excellent service and the best grouper you can find in the area . After dinner take a walk on the Long pier at the end of Bridge Street....

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 943dougs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Blue Marlin because many people recommended it and it was across the street from our Hotel the staff and food were fabulous you can't go wrong here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank James K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very small. reservations are a must! sat outside. good food. staff was attentive and pleasant. parking could be a problem but we took the monkey bus

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank msmiami17
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This place is a little fancier than most of the dock seafood places around the area. Due to that, it's also a little pricier. Two gumbos were liked. Stone crabs were met with kind of a meh, smoked fish dip or whatever was OK. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank HoosierHank
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited the blue marlin on a weeknight and had a group of eight. Note for large groups you can’t open table and need to call them as they only have one large table. It was the beginning of stone crab season so several of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ericgO2875IQ
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We have celebrated 2 Anniversaries here and have immensely enjoyed the food, servers and atmosphere. We will be back again soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathyjb1011
Reviewed October 14, 2018

If you are staying on the island, this grill is easy to get to on bridge street. We we stayed on 4th, so we could walk to many places. Food was good as always. The area is still recovering from the red tide effect, although...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Clay B
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a relaxing dinner. Loved the quaint beachy atmosphere. Food and service was excellent. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank heydidee
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We come to Anna Maria quite regularly and Blue Marlin was always the place that we would want to eat. This time however was quite awful. Over cooked snapper, cold asparagus, warmed over nearly raw rice. My husband had the Grouper which was catch of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janie18
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

For me this place was more a hit than a miss but definitely not short of the flavors I got in some things and then bland in others. My friend got the white clam pasta and I got The Burger. The pasta and the burger...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank StarlitN
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May 4, 2018|
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Response from Bossea | Reviewed this property |
Casual, collared shirt and shorts.
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Trish M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if music is available daily. Places around the corner or down the block had music as early as 5. Music was over by 10 on the nights we were out.
March 5, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 941-896-9737
Tele: 914-896-9737. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
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