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Blue Marlin Grill

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121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just had to make a meal of the appetizers because they all sounded so great. And they were! Our favorite was the scallops served on top of pulled pork with just enough BBQ to not overpower the scallop.

Thank evertraveling
Sun City Center, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Located among several restaurants on Bridge Street you will find this blue gem. Carved from what appears to have been a beach bungalow you can find an intimate table to enjoy some of the local caught fresh fish. We had the black grouper and clams in a light lemon broth. Cooked to perfection, a delicious entre we made short work... More 

Thank Frank R
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is THE BEST fish joint on the island. Always fresh, always yummy. They catch it locally and have several ways of preparing it. Try them all. Great wine selection.

Thank billi g
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner on a quiet and stormy Tuesday night. Food was amazing, I had the seafood scampi and this has been the best meal on Anna Maria so far.

1 Thank Neal 7
Grafton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place on a walk while staying in BB, quite unassuming and small- but it packs quite the punch! Quaint decor , small seating areas keep this place a low key dining find. They limit the menu and what they do with there limited selections is tremendous. Our party of 4 had a variety of dishes from grouper... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate outside which is a nice setting. Unfortunately though we were joined by ants on too many occasions throughout the meal. Food was great and the service even better. We shared the green tomato appetizer then both had fish specials which did not disappoint.

1 Thank Mark E
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No trip to AMI is complete without at least one dinner at Blue Marlin; in fact, we eat here twice on every trip. Our most recent visits were earlier this month and somehow it managed to exceed even our very high expectations based on previous great experiences. The service is fantastic and the food is amazing. I wish I could... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant. It's a well-decorated, old house with a sophisticated menu and nice wine list, however, this time, it was the service that blew me away. We were here with a huge party. Somehow we scored last minute reservations. Our server deftly handled a food allergy and restless children (always bonus points for bringing out the kids' entrees... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on Tripadvisor. Food was top quality, service was quirky and good and price was fair. Highly recommended.

Thank Neil S
Palmetto, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As locals, we never come to Blue Marlin during Season because it is too darn busy and parking is a nightmare. We recently enjoyed dining here with an out of town guest who can be very picky. Our meal was delicious as ever and the seafood was amazingly fresh. Service was very good, attentive yet not overbearing. There is no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, 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: 941-896-9737
Tele: 914-896-9737. Best food on Anna Marie Island.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?