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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black grouper” (46 reviews)
“seafood” (88 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
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 yesterday via mobile

The Blue Marlin Grill was first class all the way. We made reservations and were seated right on time. Our waiter, Shepherd was knowledgeable and efficient. The food was amazing. Everyone was thrilled with their entree and the portion sizes were perfect. The entire staff...More

Thank April Y
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While we've vacationed in this area over 25 years, we never ate at Blue Marlin. We've been missing out and will certainly return. Parking is not super convenient but worth the effort for a yummy meal here. Fish is fresh and expertly prepared. Service is...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here tonight on a rare vacation night away from the kids. Both food and service was top notch. We started our meal with the Cortez smoked fish, which is basically smoked fish dip on crostinis served with diced red onion and cucumber slices. We...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fresh fish dishes, very well cooked and the service was fab. Again it seems to be a theme here, that restaurants only have beer and wine licences. Not that much of a big deal but coming from Ireland it's just unusual. Anyway well worth...More

Thank Gary-RJ-White
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great dinner here. Our server Shephard was very helpful. It's a little restaurant that gives great fresh fish options.

Thank BKBB02
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner here. The preparations are more upscale than just your typical broiled or fried seafood place. They source locally. Complimentary edamame is nice touch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Black Grouper was the the dish of the night and was excellent. Service was slow at first, but after waiting 10 minutes to be spoke to everything went great. I highly recommend the Brussell Sprouts over the green beens

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant for the first time based on the reviews we saw. We were not disappointed. Started with a sangria wine drink with a peach salad with pesto. The entree was grouper entrusted with corn meal/Cajun seasoning over greens with cheese grits. The...More

Thank Hikerman53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy atmosphere, tasty food and great service! We started with appetizer of clams that were fabulous. Main course we had seafood pasta, pecan-crusted grouper, shrimp grits and brussel sprouts...all very good. Service was exceptional.

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our meal here. Our waiter was very good offering suggestions from the menu as well as drinks. The red sangria was good. We had a salad that was large enough to share. My husband had the shrimp egg rolls and a bowl of...More

1  Thank 12love2travel
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Questions & Answers
Oliver B
13 May 2017|
Response from goochave | Reviewed this property |
Their website is bluemarlinami.
2 April 2017|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know why not. We asked for outside when we arrived.
Molly H
19 May 2016|
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Response from KCA_DG-IL | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I visited a few weeks ago. I don't remember. The menu is available on the website. It is a small restaurant, so they possibly could meet your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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