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Blue Marlin Grill

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121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
+1 941-896-9737
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came back a year later and had the sense to book the earliest available time, 5:30 and were lucky to get a parking place nearby. Service and food were perfect, as before, and we look forward to future trips.

Lake George, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was pricey and the food was fine. We wouldn't go back because there are so many great places to go. We weren't that impressed.

Thank Cyndi3801
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Blue Marlin is our go to restaurant....consistently great food, friendly service, the freshest seafood anywhere, prepared to perfection! Don't pass up the chef's "Tater soup"...you will thank me for this recommendation!!!

Thank Nancy S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The rating is based on the service provided by the waiter. The food deserves a 5 star rating But unfortunately, the experience with this particular waiter was so terrible I went to have dinner with family, This waiter was so rude, disrespectful, and kept making sarcastic comments to my father all night. He honestly seemed racist to me given how... More 

Thank AAA11130
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Partner and I ate here a couple times on our vacation. The first time was for the Cortez chowder and clams. Both were excellent. The second time was for the live music, provided that night by Bird Tribe, a trio I suggest you go out of your way to see. The outside patio area where the band played also had... More 

Thank travelersColumbus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here and it was fantastic! Our waiter was very personable, the atmosphere was lovely and everyone enjoyed their food immensely. Couldn't ask for anymore!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and had an early Valentine's dinner here. We were first time visitors. Service was friendly and attentive but not rushed. Food was excellent. We started with the crab cakes which had a generous amount of crab and was paired with a slightly spicy remoulade. I had the fish of the day which was black grouper. It was prepared... More 

Thank James D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Blue Marlin Grill. The food was superb! I had the clams and linguine, so fresh and wonderful. A good wine list! Great appetizer asparagus and pea on toast! Sublime. We also had the shrimp and grits. Bourbon pecan pie! The music outside was lovely!

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Emporia, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by another shop owner. Tried it out. It is new but the food was good. Black Grouper - very tasty. Costs more than many of the restaurants around but the menu is upscale and I bet it is going to get better every day.

Thank Mike H
Warren, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent seafood located on a lively strip of bars and restaurants right by the pier. Food was cooked perfectly by a friendly and caring staff. Have to mention the incredible Bourbon Pecan Pie !! Don't miss it.

Thank slscottxny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?