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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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“seafood” (102 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We come to Blue Marlin every year during our visit to Anna Maria/Bradenton. This restaurant is the most delicious, consistent and accommodating dining establishment in the area. When I waited too long to make a reservation for our party of 8, the manager rearranged the...More

Thank Cassidy144
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the other restaurants are going to have their work cut out to top this meal. We had the house chips w their house ranch. They also brought us edamane. My wife loved the sangria. I had the pecan grouper w the most amazing sweet...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words cannot express just how bad this restaurant really is. With entree prices ranging from $25-$40, I was expecting gourmet cooking...NOT. From the onset the waiter seemed annoyed that only my wife was having an alcoholic beverage (I don't drink). When we ordered, he then...More

2  Thank MichaelMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary. We were greeted by Max and Kelsey and they wished us a happy Anniversary. The menu was filled with a variety of choices. We asked Kelsey for more information on the dishes and she didn’t disappoint...More

1  Thank mastathers
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did not have reservations but got a table on the back patio. We had the shrimp Ajillo and it was the best!!! The complimentary edamame was delicious. All of our food was super good. Service was slow but we weren’t in...More

1  Thank Cindy R
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Reserved a table at the blue marlin via open table. Did work out fine and also our wishes where captured and acknowledged by the restaurant manager. Service was very friendly and our table was prepared very nice. We both had salat as an app and...More

Thank bigdig2001
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We ate here as a family of four and couldn’t fault the food. Our service was excellent Drew was our waiter, you can’t miss him he has an amazing beard, and he was so helpful with tips about certain seafood etc. The ambience is great,...More

Thank Maria J
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We make a point to dine at The Blue Marlin at least a couple times a season. Wait staff is gracious and professional. Food is consistently well prepared.

Thank intdparty
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Been here many times. Never disappointed. Food is amazing. Small but quaint. Great staff. We hit this spot everytime we come to Anna Maria. Great date night. Make a reservation!

1  Thank Krysta J
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Food was very good and fresh. Our server Kelsey was a real standout as well as the support staff. This is a smaller restaurant and unfortunately we were seated next to a very drunk and loud bunch, but fortunately they left after about 10 mins....More

Thank Dale N
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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, Special occasions, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
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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