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Blu Mangrove

€€ - €€€Seafood, American,
102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221-7116
+1 941-479-7827
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (31 reviews)
“escargot” (12 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar, Grill, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221-7116
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1 - 10 of 507 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside dining is our preference for dining at the Blu Mangrove. We enjoy watching the Marina and pool activity while enjoying outstanding cuisine. I especially like that we can dress casually or elegantly and it's ok! The inside is done dramatically in lovely blue lighting...More

Thank omilakp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best dining experiences I have had since moving to the Tampa Bay Area! Unfortunately, there was live entertainment outside that was not conducive to conversation, and weren't able to enjoy the beautiful view from the deck; however, the food was unbelievable... Ordered...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blu Mangrove is in a marina and the views of the boats are a nice touch. Inside the restaurant; like so many in Florida , was kept too cold. The food was ok and we felt the prices were not comensurate with the quality nor...More

Thank FiaSarasota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You've got to love being able to walk off you boat and have this food, the music, the location, and the charming servers.

Thank Krista M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The evening date was a success. My bride enjoyed the setting, food (Grouper) and talented musicians. The staff was engaging, attentive and very warm and friendly.

Thank BelikinBeer
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Went here once again for lunch, food was ok service leaves a lot to be desired. The soup is warm ish I doubt if it is held at a safe temp for consumption. The wait staff is slow to respond although our server Stephanie was...More

Thank daflenniken
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I have been a lover of the Blu Mangrove for years and visit about once a month and almost always take company there. But during my last 2 visits with company, I found out that they discontinued their burgers, sandwiches, etc from their dinner menu....More

Thank K57ZXlorid
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A couple recommended here for happy hour and snacks. We arrived about 5 pm and had a couple of drinks and calamari. The service was good as Brianna was sour server and the view of the boats in the marina was pleasant. We looked at...More

Thank Cameron1946
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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 16 September 2018

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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Meals
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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