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102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221
+1 941-479-7827
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Parrish, Florida
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to this restraunt with several Local Business owners and some out of town business Colleagues and I am certain it could not have gone any worse. We ordered food after getting seated and confusion insued, many recieved food they didnt order and it was impossible to get cocktails because of an untrained wait staff. The bill comes and it... More 

Thank Paul H
Mangrove7827, Public Relations Manager at Blu Mangrove Grill, responded to this review

My initial reaction to reading this review is upsetting - this is not a situation we either expected or support in regards to the behavior of our staff members. We train our staff to be courteous, efficient, and effective; none of these traits were exemplified by your server that night and I sincerely apologize. After further investigation of details pertaining... More 

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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another great meal on a beautiful day. We sat outside listening to great music with a wonderful view. We always order our favorite app, shrimp scampi. Always delicious! I love the sushi rolls here. The shaved primed rib sandwich was what the hubby had and he loved it! We love the bartender Lynn, she always a delight!

Thank Butterfly2013
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And walked in to be told it was an hour wait - we made the reservation for 8 people - we asked is a table slow getting up? And we were told by the hostess who was as cold as a fish - that is our policy - Nowhere does it state a call ahead policy - it was a... More 

Thank Mommcc
Jamestown, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there several times for lunch and dinner been good and bad, service has never been more than medioker great view and ombiance .the last time I was there they must of forgotten or messed up my meal I waited about 15 minutes after every one else was served my grilled veal chop which was a special of the day... More 

Thank DaveNardo
Saint Petersburg
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a Saturday night with reservations. The appetizers were pretty good but I personally was not impressed with my main course. The food presentation was on of the worst I had ever seen for a restaurant charging the prices they were charging. Additionally I would not eat there again if I had to dine inside. The acoustics... More 

Thank Kenneth M
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Way late for lunch and too early for dinner found us at Blu Mangrove as they are open from 11am for lunch straight thru until dinner and closing. The entire menu is available all day along with Happy Hour drinks and appetizers prices until 6pm. The staff is knowledgeable with the menu selections and if not will find you the... More 

Thank Nosnaws
Annapolis, Maryland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Started off great -- table on patio overlooking marina ordering drinks and food. What happened?? Oysters on the half shell -- looked good but no one had shucked them. Ordered a crab cake sandwich and was assured that it was backfin crabmeat. Well the crab cakes came with burned bottoms and the cakes were made of primarily filler and perhaps... More 

Thank EllenLBK
Long Island, NY
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early to choose best table on patio. Happy hour and small plates start you off. Entertainment great. Wings, sliders, shrimp and oysters...wonderful biscuit rolls...hot and fresh. Lively atmosphere.

Thank Dancing2013
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had the very great pleasure to have lunch at the Bl;u Mangrove in Palmetto yesterday. We sat outside on the terrace overlooking the marina. The setting was absolutely as good as the food. We started with a cold Shock Top lager, mild Buffalo shrimp and garlicky shrimp scampi. We were sad to see the end of both. Delicious! All... More 

Thank Gerald P
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The restaurant overlooking the beautiful marina is so wonderful I made it my home. Seriously, I moved to Palmetto Florida to be able to walk to this restaurant. I eat there almost every day. The atmosphere, architecture, music and water remind me of being at Epcot. Riviera Dunes in general reminds me of Epcot and this is the community in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-479-7827
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?