Most Popular American food in Bradenton, Florida, United States

September 3, 2019 Major Galusha

Find out what American restaurants to try in Bradenton. Visitors find the perfect blend of culture and fun in Bradenton. Discover Florida’s Spanish heritage at the De Soto National Memorial, go for a bike tour of the beautiful Robinson Preserve, and explore an authentic fishing village at Cortez. Be sure to visit the South Florida Museum and catch a Pittsburgh Pirates spring training game — and don’t miss vibrant downtown Bradenton, the picturesque Riverwalk, and the working artists’ community at the Village of the Arts.
Things to do in Bradenton

10. PIER 22

1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7512 American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Ac [email protected] +1 941-748-8087 https://pier22dining.com
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4 based on 1899 reviews

PIER 22

This sophisticated casual restaurant located on the Manatee River offers indoor and outdoor waterfront dining with an extensive scratch-made menu ranging from sushi, fresh fish, choice steaks, and wild game. Reservations are accepted for parties of 2-300.

Reviewed By Sandtravlr

This restaurant was described as Casual, Upscale Dining. It is definitely worth the extra cost. We had a fantastic dinner overlooking the water. The service was perfect and the food delicious. The menu was large and varied. We started with Pumpkin Colada, which is a fall specialty. It was absolutely delicious. We felt we were having dessert first. We decided to order from the appetizer menu. I had Crab Artichoke Spring Rolls. Very unusual and delicious! We both had lamb lollipops. They were coated with bread crumbs and served with delicious mint sauce. This restaurant is a must when visiting the Bradenton area.

9. Anna Maria Oyster Bar - Cortez

6696 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2600 American, Bar, Seafood Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music [email protected] +1 941-792-0077 http://www.oysterbar.net/home
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4 based on 1701 reviews

Anna Maria Oyster Bar - Cortez

Reviewed By Y2845EQeddiec

After try to park the car, very hard, by the time you walking to the door the hostess was on cell phone testing,We are still walking to outside, we just sit down the waitress came and ask, are you Guys are ready to order, Reply good afternoon, he walks away, back again with the same attitude.My attitude was looking the way she walks and talks and I see o her a something I did not get it, Well as a probation officer in my company, he told me she was being monitored 24/7.Well she not give to us the hello or welcome, After all she took the order, but bring everything at same time, we are enjoying, guess what she bring over the bill without ask if the food was good, we did not eat the final appetizers because was off corse cold and melted on grease.No dispute on the house for that mistake, but warm beer on plastic cup, first order and second at same time, not worth to came back, plus the limited parking.At next door, they are busy with parking, but we prefer go back to Marco Island over there, no service like that, Unfortunately we drive to remember how Sarasota and Bradenton was on 1990'sMixed and Match is not our good rememberfor coming back.

8. Full Belly Stuffed Burgers

8742 E State Road 70, Bradenton, FL 34202-3720 American, Bar Lunch, Dinner Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service [email protected] 941-727-7111 http://fullbellystuffedburgers.com/
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4 based on 322 reviews

Full Belly Stuffed Burgers

Reviewed By jimcooch1959

Where ever I go I end up googling “burger near me” then selecting some place I’ve never tried. That’s how I found Full Belly. Smaller selection of burgers than anticipated tho the Cowabunga burger on the specials caught my eye. The sweet potato tots seemed a bit over processed but were ok. Local sodas are featured. Tables are a bit small but did the job and there isn’t much indoor seating so I imagine it can get packed we were early so it was a non issue. The gimmick here is the cheese and some items are stuffed inside the burger. The burgers were decent but not that impressive. The staff are very friendly and on top of things and it was priced accordingly. It was a good lunch experience. I think for dinner I’d expect a bit more. I’d definitely go back if in the area.

7. The Clam House

304 7th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5207 American, Seafood, Sushi Dinner, Late Night Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout [email protected] +1 941-721-8774 http://www.theclamhouse.com
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4 based on 290 reviews

The Clam House

Reviewed By Dwaine S

We have been twice, and the food has been delicious both times. The Thai style fish is cooked perfectly, and delicious. And the tomato and cucumber salads are a great addition to the fish.Thank you for the review and allowing us to serve you dinner tonight

6. Sage Biscuit Cafe

6656 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2600 American, Cafe Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service +1 941-792-3970 http://www.sagebiscuitbradenton.com
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4 based on 905 reviews

Sage  Biscuit Cafe

Breakfast and Lunch Cafe specializing in fresh homemade foods. We cater to a wide variety of tastes and dietary needs. Unique vegan and vegetarian options are available! Our signature dishes include a variety of eggs benedicts, breakfast skillets, and our

Reviewed By mommyzink

My family loves this place. Even though everything we have ever had is good, we usually stay with the same dish... “Sage Biscuit Platter”. OMG, so yummy! You get eggs, meat, toast (or a sage biscuit!), the absolute best breakfast potatoes, AND french toast!!!!! You will not leave hungry!!! And I love that you can get mimosas here!!!!! They have several tables outside, but it’s usually too hot! Inside there are only about less than 20 tables, but the wait is worth it!!!!!

5. EnRich Bistro

5629 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209-2538 American Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Table Service, Acce [email protected] +1 941-792-0990 http://enrichbistro.com/
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4 based on 217 reviews

EnRich Bistro

Reviewed By Bi-coaster

We sat inside and our table of four all enjoyed what we ordered. The calamari salad, the house salad with seared tuna, the red snapper sandwich, and, for me, the small Caesar salad with grilled chicken. Even the small salads here are generous and the chicken is very nicely done. Attentive, but not hovering, service, and moderate prices make this a go-to place for lunch and conversation!Thank you for joining us for lunch and the review. The Calamari Salad is a guest favorite. We hope to see you again soon!

4. O'Bricks Pub and Martini Bar

427 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7820 American, Bar, Pub Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service [email protected] +1 941-896-8860 http://obricks.com/
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4 based on 1078 reviews

O'Bricks Pub and Martini Bar

Reviewed By Todd B

Nice fusion of pub and Martini bar and food. Great staff and loved the Gladiolus behind the bar. The Martinis were great!

3. Blue Jasper Restaurant

5718 Cortez Rd W East End of Plaza Near Ups Store, Bradenton, FL 34210-2701 American Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service [email protected] +1 941-896-4874 http://www.bluejasperrestaurant.com/
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4 based on 141 reviews

Blue Jasper Restaurant

Reviewed By SharonP550

Our late morning breakfast experience here was a little disappointing. We were promptly seated and served beverages but the food was not served for over 30 minutes. A party of 4 arrived after us and were served lunch about 10 minutes sooner. The Florentine omelet special with hash browns and sour dough bread was tasty and substantial. The crepe with vegetables, however, was not at all to my liking. I believe it was made with lentils which intrigued me, but the taste was flat and it was a little oily. The large crepe was folded in a triangle with the filling of vegetables and cheddar cheese underneath, most of which was in the narrow end of the triangle. I did not like the flavor of the thin salsa-like sauce that was served on the side, so the dish was quite dry. I obviously made the wrong choice from the menu and will try something else next time.Hello! Thank you for your review. The vegetable crepe we make is a vegan and gluten free option which has unique taste to it. Our sincere apologies for not being to your liking.the table which came after you had called earlier to place the order. Other than that we have a first come first served policy. Once again we sincerely apologize for any incovinence. Thank you

2. Mattison's Riverwalk Grille Downtown Bradenton

101 Riverfront Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34205-8812 American, Bar, Seafood Lunch, Dinner, Brunch Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Wheelcha +1 941-896-9660 http://mattisons.com/mattisons-riverwalk-grille-downtown-bradenton/
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4 based on 437 reviews

Mattison's Riverwalk Grille Downtown Bradenton

Reviewed By John W

We too were so impressed with Drew's service, it made the meal so enjoyable. My husband thought his burger was perfection. My lamb greek salad was missing a couple of items but Drew and the manager sure took care of that. The setting is also very nice but the reason we'll be back for sure is the service.John,Thank you so much for coming in to see us at Mattison's. I am glad that Drew did an excellent job for you and was able to correct the mistake from the kitchen. I look forward to seeing you again soon.Chef Paul Mattison, OwnerLiz Fridenberg, General Manager

10 Things to Do in Bradenton That You Shouldn't Miss

1. Caddy's Bradenton

801 Riverside Dr E, Bradenton, FL 34208-1233 American, Bar, Seafood Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Live Music [email protected] +1 941-708-3777 http://caddys.com
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3 based on 138 reviews

Caddy's Bradenton

Beautiful Waterfront Restaurant in Bradenton, Florida on the Manatee River. Enjoy dining outside on the beach or under a large tropical tiki bar setting. The views are great either way. Waterfront dining serving the freshest seafood, steaks and drinks. Vi

Reviewed By kaye f

Love this Bar! Waitress was great ( Hannah) Beer was great. ( I don't do their wine because if the plastic glasses.) I had the fish tacos. They were good ...But... You get about a .5 oz of fish per taco!! Not kidding!!Really, seems like for $9.50 you should get a LOT more! Other annoying factor was group of 20-30 year olds vaping. Hiding it ( they thought)... But blowing out smoke... and passing it to each other and trying to act like they weren't....... so rude in a restaurant where others are eating. Two other couples on outside perimeter were smoking too! The guy with the beard should be more diligent about this. I'd bet he is a smoker. If this is a continuous problem, we will stop coming here. Even tho it is a great Bradenton lunch and dinner place. We always bring out of town company here!

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