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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” (58 reviews)
“seafood” (102 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 6 days ago

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

Thank Clay B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank heydidee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Janie18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Starlit N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is exquisite, beautifully prepared and presented, amazing flavours. Great friendly service combined with wonderful food ensures our return every time we visit the island, going back again tomorrow

Thank SparkyG
Reviewed September 14, 2018

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 September 6, 2018 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 September 2, 2018

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 September 1, 2018 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
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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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Response from Keri C | Reviewed this property |
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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, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions
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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