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Blue Marlin Grill

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Sun., 02-17

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Potato Wedges
Topped with short ribs, gravy and parmesan
Crotez Smoked Fish
Local, smoked fish with red onion, baby pickles and cram cheese
Fish Rolls
Daily cuts of fresh fish in a classic crab cake preparation, finished with a garlic aioli
Shrimp Egg Rolls
Gulf shrimp, chicken and pork with asian slaw, pan seared and served with a soy, rice wine and sesame clipping sauce
Garlic Shrimp
Seared in olive oil and garlic finished with red pepper flakes and lime. Served with garlic toast
Cortez Cracker Shrimp
Large gulf shrimp dusted with cajun cornmeal and seared. Served with chipotle mayo
Blackened Scallops
Large scallops seared in a house blackening and served on a bed of local sweet-cream style corn with a touch of curry and shaved parmesan
Steamed Clams
Cedar key little necks steamed in white wine and garlic butter with crushed red pepper and chopped local oysters
Tater Soup
Yukon golds, garlic croutons and crumbled bacon
Cortez Chowder
Fresh grouper cheeks and shrimp in a tomato saffron broth cooked to order
The Blue Marlin
Mixed greens, crumbled blue cheese, Pearson farms pecans, balsamic honey vinaigrette
House Salad
Mixed greens, shaved parmesan tossed in a house parmesan, balsamic vinaigrette. Our lighter version of a caesar
Junie's Salad
Tomatoes and cucumbers with pickled red onion, feta and mixed greens tossed in our roasted tomato vinaigrette
Blue Marlin Burger
Smothered in smoked gouda crumbled bacon and onion jam. Served with potato wedges
Local Fish Sandwich
Blackened or sauteed with lemon aioli on house yeast roll. Served with peas and rice and house cabbage
The Steak Sandwich
Garlic marinated top sirloin with mixed greens and shaved parmesan on a grilled baguette. Served with potato wedges
Local Caught Fish
We serve only the freshest local fish. We hand select it from the fishing boats across the bridge in the village of cortez at ap bell fish co. accompainied by peas and rice
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Dusted with a cornmeal flour mixture sauteed and finished with lemon butter
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Seared in a house blackening and finished with lemon butter
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Egg washed and sauteed with lemon butter and finished with garlic parmesan bread crumbs
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Lightly dusted, sauteed and finished with a stone crab aurora
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Linguini White Clam
Classic preparation served with garlic toast
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Shrimp and Grits
Large gulf shrimp rolled in cajun spices, sauteed and placed in our cheesy grits with crumbled bacon and scallions
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Pork Loin Chop
Thick chop lightly pounded and grilled with a pineapple- ginger barbecue served with potato wedges
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Roasted Chicken
Boneless thighs, marinated in a soy vinegar brine and slow roasted
Bridge street Brussels $+2.00
Filet Mignon
Two petit 4oz. filets pan seared to temperature and finished with roasted red pepper bernaise or port wine demi. served with potato wedges
Black-Eyed Peas and Rice
Cheesy Grits
Curried Creamed Corn
Sweet Corn Bread
Potato Wedges
Vegetable of the Day
Bridge Street Brussels
Tropical Bread Pudding
Warm orange-pineapple bread pudding, pineapple rum caramel and “big country” pecans
Guinness Chocolate Cake
Moist chocolate cake baked with guinness and cocoa, cocoa cream cheese “froth”-sting and raspberry compote
Honey Whiskey Flan
A‎ rich custard desert with a layer of soft caramel on top
Iced Tea
250 ml $1.50
750ml $5.00
Sparkling Water
Under 12
Macaroni and Cheese
Mini Burger
Village Idiot's Famous Pizzas
Cheese or pepperoni
Tele: 914-896-9737. Best food on Anna Marie Island.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
American, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews shrimp and grits black grouper seafood bread pudding pecan pie fresh fish fried green tomato brussel sprouts stone crab chowder alfredo salad pulled pork filet burger complimentary edamame golf cart
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Five of us went to Blue Marlin for dinner and there were "yum's" and "mmmm's" all around. Whether it was the cracker shrimp, the scallops or the fish or the cortez boil, every dish was perfectly prepared and delicious. Make a reservation and go!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SkipLarry
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the atmosphere. Very casual and on the waterfront pier. Red snapper was outstanding but costly. $35 Instead of bread they bring edamame, different touch Reservations are a must because dining room is small

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maxine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say enough about the service...best we’ve been to in quite some time. We highly recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank V4004TOelizabetha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to the Blue Marlin for years. Always consistent and food is well prepared. Cute inside and good ambience. Outdoor seating available. It is located in downtown Bradenton Beach. Really good grouper.. Give em a try..

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank N5138KM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst meals and service we have had on Longboat Key! In my wildest dreams ,I can’t imagine how this place gets second in Bradenton.I ordered Snapper provincial and rice but it came with sweet potatoes.They we very nice when I told them...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Maggielynn164
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just bought a house in Holmes Beach and will be moving there full-time soon. So I want to love everything about AMI. But when a restaurant is in the super-premium category and charges super-premium prices, I expect a super-premium experience. Our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank wbru83
Reviewed January 7, 2019

took some friends to Blue Marlin last night while visiting BBC unit c. walked down, reserved and found another excellent place to eat so close to condo. excellent food choices, both heavy and light fare, so much fun.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank ejmenke
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

This was a fantastic restaurant. The seafood boil was incredible. All the other food was wonderful. Everybody was happy. By far the best food we had in our vacation.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tflanigan
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We made a Christmas Eve reservation, and Blue Marlin made it a memorable visit. wife plus 3 daughters in our party. Youngest had a filet that she said was the best ever. the rest of us had various seafood - shrimp and fish dishes. flavorful,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank arewethereyetarewe
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We visited here with our daughter and her husband as they said it was their favourite restaurant. We were not disappointed! Great fish, lovely wine and great ambiance. After my daughter had returned to England we booked again for my birthday. Unfortunately for me, I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from Bossea | Reviewed this property |
Casual, collared shirt and shorts.
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Response from trishm1234 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if music is available daily. Places around the corner or down the block had music as early as 5. Music was over by 10 on the nights we were out.
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