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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black grouper” (50 reviews)
“seafood” (93 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
121 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2442
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1 - 10 of 889 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Blue Marlin has been our #1 for several years because of consistently great food and wonderful service. They still have a great waitstaff but something happened in the kitchen on our most recent visit. The food tasted quite ordinary, didn’t get served at the correct...More

Thank Foodstudy
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've lived here for many years and somehow had never gotten around to trying this restaurant. Big mistake! We went on a Monday night, so it wasn't crowded, and had a delightful meal for four outside. Lots of good fish/seafood choices. Good wine and beer...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue Marlin was recommended by a waitress at one of our favorite restaurants and based on a the glowing reviews, we tried it and sorry that we did. We were extremely disappointed. The raw oysters were warm and our dinners were cold. Definitely not worth...More

Thank catcaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a special thank you dinner, as it’s quite expensive compared to other AMI restaurants. Although we were 10 minutes late for our reservation (Trolley running late), we were treated warmly & given a lovely booth table. The specials menu sounded very interesting-...More

Thank Sindy7
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister, the vegetarian, proclaimed that the Blue Marlin had the best grits she tasted on this trip! Everything was well prepared and delicious. Food was tasty and portions were ample. The service was friendly and attentive. My grouper, and I had lots of grouper...More

Thank Iris H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why do we keep trying to enjoy this restaurant? Time after time the service is condescending. They live off their laurels & naive tourists. Waited 30 minutes past our reservation time for a table, & when were finally seated, the waiter wouldn’t even take a...More

Thank Lori0912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place on a side street. Not an extensive menu but the entrees we ordered were both excellent. Service was above average. Very popular place for a good reason so reservations would be a good idea. Very fresh fish was served.

1  Thank Gerry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us visited this predominantly seafood restaurant and enjoyed a lovely unhurried dining experience. Parking is not great but they offer a pick up service via a golf cart, very good. We were met by a very friendly member of the team who showed...More

1  Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best meal I have had on AMI in four visits and my wife agrees 100%. We visited the outdoor patio bar here before and were unable to eat because it was late and we did not have a reservation. We called ahead tonight and got...More

3  Thank ND_Fan86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the Blue Marlin. Husband had the Mussels with Linguini and I had the Shrimp and Grits. Also had a wonderful appetizer outside called Sambal Shrimp that was amazing!

3  Thank Micrazy
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Questions & Answers
Patricia C
3 August 2017|
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Response from lynnandrich | Reviewed this property |
Outside,yes, it's small inside but I would ask.
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.
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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