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Blu Mangrove Grill

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102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221-7116
+1 941-479-7827
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Colleyville, TX
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great patio seating with entertainment to go with the excellent food and drink. Reservations are recommended especially on the weekend. We had a group of eight for the outside and were seated right on time.

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Thank BchBikerBum
Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé, daughter, and I came here last night to eat dinner and the food was AMAZING! I had the blackened fish tacos and they were super good. The view is wonderful as well as the great staff they have that work here!! I would definitely recommend eating here if you want a very good meal!!!

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Thank hb5816
Camlachie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Blu Mangrove has had its ups and downs over the years with various owners and names. It is definitely on an UP right now! It is our happy place! The best words I can come up with to describe our experience here is consistently good! The food is well prepared and presentation is inviting. The staff is almost always... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been going to the Blu Mangrove for over a year and have found the restaurant to be a hidden gem in the area. Beside the food being some of the best there is in Manatee County, the owners and staff manage to create an awesome atmosphere of friendliness family that is unsurpassed. Great music, a beautiful setting on... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The bbq was awsome must try the ribs!! Excellent staff friendly always prompt beautiful location hidden jewel must see for your selfs!!!!

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Thank Wes T
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A place where Management seem to enjoy themselves more than the customers! Awful behavior by apparent management.

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Thank findmar70
Mangrove7827, Public Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this review

As part of the management "team" I am responding to your review. The owner of Blu Mangrove encourages all of management to socialize with guests. We are a very friendly and upbeat staff. It is important to us to make our guests feel welcome at Blu Mangrove, therefore yes, we socialize and consider our guests friends. It is important for... More 

Palmetto, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've absolutely enjoyed a variety many dinning experiences since I first discovered the Blu Mangrove over one year ago and have been going ever since! Not only is the food quality superb with large portions, but the staff is very pleasant and the ambiance can’t be beat; it’s on the water and whether you’re in the restaurant, at the bar... More 

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Thank 1pgk2016
Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place on our last night in town, great outdoor setting , perfect for our family and dog. Good selection of food and drinks and live music.

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Thank chappell60
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered ribs and they were terrible. Over cooked and covered in a smokey sauce. Service slow. Will not be back

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Thank Dave B
Mangrove7827, Guest Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this review

Mr. Dave, My apologies that our food did not meet your standards. The ribs you ordered were prepared in our "Smoker", clearly stated on the menu, not in a "smoked sauce". Had you requested to see a manager we would have immediately resolved the issue and brought something to your liking. Unfortuately, I do not have the ability to satisfy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome as usual. It was my birthday dinner. Took my lady there for "Twin Lobster" night. Lobsters were huge, great potato salad and coleslaw. Great service despite all the tables inside being full.

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Thank Mike B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221-7116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-479-7827
Description
Located in Riviera Dunes Marina, on the beautiful Manatee River, you can have it all at Blu Mangrove Grill. Capture Ambiance with our breathtaking panoramic waterfront views. Indulge in exquisite dishes prepared by our outstanding culinary team.
Our dedicated staff are trained to provide you with the highest standard of service and attention to detail.
Seafood Lovers will enjoy the many Exotic Seafoods, Raw Bar and hand rolled Sushi...While the Land Lover can choose from a variety of dishes including certified Black Angus Hand Cut Steaks.
Come by land or water, dockside boat parking is available!
HAPPY HOUR Monday-Friday, Daily Specials, LIVE Music, large outdoor patio dining, indoor dining, indoor and outdoor bar/lounge. Also available for special events with private and
semi-private dining rooms. Venue can accommodate up to 300 guests.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?