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Blu Mangrove

€€ - €€€Seafood, American,
102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221-7116
+1 941-479-7827
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Grill, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221-7116
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second office gathering at Blu Mangrove. The Captain's Quarters Room was the perfect setting. The service both times was timely and friendly. Drinks were always available and refilled promptly. Starters and salads were fresh. The entrees were well timed by the kitchen...More

Thank amy099
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the marina with inside or outside seating and live music outside. The food is priced right and delicious. I always seem to go for the grouper tacos or crab cake appetizers. My wife likes the mussels. The flat bread pizza is also a favorite....More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Old lamb, cold steaks, pre frozen crab cakes. Service was excellent except that the manager was the bartender. This place needs to be main focus and it seems like people overlook it a little. Air conditioner was frozen and apparently it’s the marinas job to...More

Thank Sherry E
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We dined there on a Sunday when the restaurant was understaffed. The service was excellent nonetheless. Our food was fresh and presented beautifully. I had Crab Cakes with fresh vegetables. The meal was delicious and priced right. I will definitely return the next time I'm...More

1  Thank Gtimz
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We like the Blu Mangrove and go there often by car or boat. We love the location at the marina and the atmosphere inside and out. My wife and I were there last Friday with three other couples. We were in no hurry and having...More

1  Thank William Q
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Over the past 10 years I have visited the restaurant which has change owners and management. Great location for a competent owner and manager to run a successful business. Unfortunately the restaurant fails miserably. Understaffed kitchen resulting in lengthily delays from order to delivery. Understaffed...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

nice for outside dining, changed owners several years ago, miss the sliders on the appetizer menu, and all you can eat lobster need reservations during snowbird season

Thank Beverley P
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Visited Blue Mangrove with two other couples and after two hours of terrible service spoke to their Bartender/Manager who said, I wish you had said something earlier. I then asked her if she felt patrons were responsible for staff over-site or, if just maybe, management...More

Thank dblythe2017
Btown-foodie93, Manager at Blu Mangrove, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

On behalf of Blu Mangrove Management we are sorry you had terrible service the most recent night you dined with us. The manager on duty that night was bartending as well as helping run food during our busy rush we had. We are a small...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were very happy and pleased tonight with our dinner at the Blu Mangrove. I have been to this restaurant several times. This restaurant offer outdoors seating with a very nice view with boats on the water and beautiful outdoor patio to dine on. Also...More

1  Thank Suzie037
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Our family decided last minute to go out to lunch locally. This was by far the best service at any restaurant that I have been to. Noe was absolutely wonderful. The food was fantastic and the atmosphere is top notch. Our kids loved it too.We...More

1  Thank Heather C
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Kim C
13 October 2015|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not. All diners are allowed to use the valet area for pickup/ drop off though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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