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Best Places to Eat in Bradenton Beach

Looking to dine out at some exquisite restaurants during your vacation on Anna Maria Island? No matter what type of cuisine you’re looking to indulge in, there’s plenty for you to choose from in nearby Bradenton, located in mainland Florida a short drive from Anna Maria Island.

Whether you are looking for upscale dining, casual, or a family-style experience, there is a restaurant that will satisfy you in Bradenton.

The best part? Each of these restaurants is just minutes from our Anna Maria Island rentals! Here are four of the best places to eat in Bradenton. 

enRich Bistro

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enRich Bistro is an excellent choice for all those visiting the island, particularly if you’re looking for something a bit more unique. This family restaurant provides a warm and cozy atmosphere which makes it enjoyable for all. Looking for something a bit more exotic for dinner? The Roast Half Duck is an excellent choice, served with crispy skin in a soy mango glaze. There is also the Yellowfin Tuna seared with sesame blackened seasoning (a favorite amongst regulars). 

Looking for a late-night snack? enRich offers many happy hour specials that you and your loved ones can indulge in. From their wide selection of Dusted Fried Oysters to Fried Calamari, there is plenty of food option to pair with their house-made cocktails. Looking for a late-night snack? enRich offers many happy hour specials that you and your loved ones can indulge in. From their wide selection of Dusted Fried Oysters to Fried Calamari, there is plenty of food option to pair with their house-made cocktails.

enRich is located at 5629 Manatee Avenue W.

Michael John’s Restaurant 

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Is a steakhouse more to your liking? Michael John’s Steakhouse will be right up your alley. Winning Bradenton’s “People’s Choice Award” for 2020, Michael John’s has a loyal following locally of people who appreciate what they do. From lobster tail dinner specials to their signature filet mignon, there is something for everyone at Michael John’s Steakhouse.

The French-American cuisine available here offers new twists on classic dishes. Don’t miss the mouthwatering French onion soup or the Le Cordon Bleu with Honey Champagne Mustard Sauce. If you find there are just too many options, the restaurant does offer a Prix Fixe menu several nights each week.

Michael John’s is located at 1040 Carlton Arms Boulevard.

O’Bricks 

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Looking to dine on some brunch while on vacation? O’Bricks is a fantastic choice. Equal parts Manhattan-style cuisine and Irish pub, O’Bricks guarantees something on the menu that agrees with everyone. The decor is reminiscent of the old Bradenton aesthetic with its hand-carved fixtures featured in both of its dining halls. 

The weekend brunch consists of many local favorites, including the Old Main Street Grill. This sandwich includes thinly sliced black forest ham with gruyere cheese. It is topped with a béchamel sauce and broiled until golden brown. There is also the famous Shillelagh club sandwich, topped with Black Forest ham, turkey and applewood smoked bacon. For a casual dining experience with all of the favorites, O’Bricks is an excellent choice.

O’Brick’s is located at 427 12th Street W.

Chateau 13

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If you’re looking for fine dining, Chateau 13 is an elevated dining experience that specializes in tapas-style dishes. With an assortment of sharing plates like foie gras ganache, cured duck breast, salmon tartare and bacon-wrapped figs, there is something that will suit anyone’s desire. 

Want something sweet? Chateau 13 recommends their legendary Belgian Waffle Sundae. Made with housemade fudge, vanilla bean cream, chantilly cream, and toasted almonds, it is a hit for all those who try it. 

Chateau 13 is located at 535 13th Street W.

From warm and cozy family food to robust steakhouses, Irish Pub fare, and fine dining, there is something for everyone to dine on in Bradenton. No matter what you are looking for in the Bradenton area, you can find it just down the road from our Bradenton Beach rentals!

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