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“Great food Great service Great view”

Bridge Street Bistro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $38
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Three Great Experiences, One Awesome Location. Island Time Bar & Grill is located on the ground floor beneath the Bistro, Island Time Bar & Grill offers an open lush tropical setting, tranquil gulf breezes and a resort casual menu. Come join us for live entertainment, drink specials and beautiful views. Bridge Street Bistro, our main dining room, is located on the 3rd floor and boasts panoramic views of the gulf with indoor and terrace seating. Join us in watching the sunset from the best location on the island while enjoying expertly prepared cuisine. Our Sunset Banquet Room is located on the 2nd floor and has beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. This spacious private dining area offers incomparable views as well. The private Sunset Banquet room accommodates up to 60 guests and is the perfect setting for your private party, rehearsal dinner, small wedding reception or business meeting. We offer multiple packages or custom designed events to fit your specific needs.
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We have visited Anna Maria every summer for the last five years but this was our first visit to Bridge Street Bistro. We had reservations for just before sunset so when we arrived we were promptly seated. We experienced great service as well as excellent fresh seafood. The bartender was excellent with our mixed drinks as well. I recommend Bridge Street Bistro if you have not been, we will go back.

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Thank Mark G
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ChristinaMerenda, Manager at Bridge Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2014

We are so happy to hear that you finally made a stop by Bridge Street Bistro! And just as glad to know you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you again next summer.

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Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were visiting from NYC and are quite versed and critical of dining and cuisine. In addition to being 5 months pregnant and often indecisive and hard to please! Bridge Street Bistro was recommended to us by a local resident at a retail shop. It was a beautiful summer evening and we decided to try it out as they have outdoor seating that overlooks the gulf beach. Our dinner began with a welcoming and knowledgeable greeting by a lovely Greek server named Christos. He was warm, experienced and we felt as if we were in good hands which immediately set high expectations for the food. We began with an appetizer and a salad, both confirmed as good choices by Christos. The coconut shrimp and the Mediterranean salad were nicely presented, generously portioned and as fresh and delicious as could be. We couldn't believe how well priced they were, we would have easily and (after tasting-gladly) paid double if not more for each item in NYC. Which was another unexpected and happy note. Christos attentively checked on us and once again confirmed that we had made excellent choices for our entrees. Surf & turf, and the filet mignon were the decisions. Both plates arrived by our gracious host and the presentation was beautiful. Succulent perfectly seared filets and a beautiful plump lobster tail atop perfect mashed potatoes and fresh and colorful seasonal vegetables roasted exactly as nature had intended. The plate presentation was as gorgeous and could easily grace any food magazine cover. Artfully and meticulously assembled for our eyes delight. It just kept getting better, the food was so fresh and cooked to perfection, it was heavenly. It was decidedly the best meal we had savored. The ambiance simple, as it should be with the back drop being the beautiful beach and sunset. The service was impeccable, Christos was a darling and joyful man that would have made the dinner great even if the food would have turned out sub par. We highly recommend The Bridge Street Bistro and make sure that you ask for Christos! This will surely be added to our repertoire on future vacations and we will be sending our friends and family there as well! George & Allison, NY, NY

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Thank Allison B
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ChristinaMerenda, Manager at Bridge Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2014

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we strive to provide every guest with a wonderful experience. We will make sure to give Hristos an extra thank you for going above and beyond! See you next time you are down from NYC.

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Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed the food, service and ocean view at this wonderful restaurant. This place offers the perfect dining for a romantic night out at the beach.

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Thank Anna J
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ChristinaMerenda, Manager at Bridge Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2014

Thank you for your review. We strive to provide a great experience for all of our guests so we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us!

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Reviewed August 6, 2014

We ate there twice this week after not finding anything to compare. The surf and turf is amazing, the filet melts in your mouth. The tuna sushimi in delicious, very fresh and flavorfull. We had the creme brulee of the day, which comes in 3 ramikins with 3 different flavors. We enjoyed guessing what they were. We also shared the molten lava cake, amazing! It is more like a rich dark chocolate torte. We sat by the window due to the heat, but they do have a very nice balcony. The view looks like you are right on the beach, breathtaking! Don't pass it up. It is discretely located on the third floor above Island Time on the corner of Bridge Street and Gulf blvd. At Bradenton Beach.

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Thank Kimapoet
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ChristinaMerenda, Manager at Bridge Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

We are very appreciative of your review, thank you for taking the time to describe what a wonderful experience you had with Bridge Street Bistro during your stay on the island! We look forward to your visit.

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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Every year we vacation on Anna Maria and every year we eat at the Bridge Street Bistro. Another wonderful experience with great food cooked to perfection.

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ChristinaMerenda, Manager at Bridge Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

Thank you for your review and for returning every year to dine with us! We will make sure to continually provide the wonderful service you have become accustom to enjoying.

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