EAT LIKE A LOCAL – DINING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Whether you’re looking for a casual dining experience or enjoying a special night out, the area near The Palms offers everything from cozy cafes, waterfront eateries and upscale dining. And, because The Palms is located just minutes from Sarasota, St. Pete, Tampa and the beaches, there are hundreds of establishments to choose from. Here are just a few of our neighborhood favorites.

BLU MANGROVE GRILL – Located Just Next Door at the Marina
Enjoy a fantastic view from the palm-lined patio or dine in. The Blu Mangrove Grill offers a vast selection of steak, seafood and authentic American barbecue. Beautiful waterfront location and great food – it doesn’t get any better. (blumangrovegrill.com)

RIVERHOUSE REEF & GRILL
A casual dining experience on the rivier where, if you sit dockside, you can watch for manatees, dolphins, elegant yachts and amazing sunsets. And the food is great! (www.riverhousereefandgrill.com)

PIER 22
From sashimi to St. Louis-style ribs, Pier 22’s food goes great with a signature mojito – an ideal primer for a spectacular sunset at this waterside restaurant. (pier22dining.com)

JEANNE’S BISTRO
A cozy bistro in Bradenton, Jeanne’s is a great place to come for breakfast or lunch. If you have a sweet tooth, drop in – you’ll love their fresh-baked goodies. (www.jeannesbistro.com)

MICHAEL’S ON EAST RESTAURANT
This Sarasota restaurant takes fine dining to another level, offering award-winning cuisine and outstanding service, in an exceptional 1940s supper club atmosphere.  Michael’s On East was inducted into the Nation’s Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall of Fame and is considered the Oscars of the restaurant industry receiving their 28th consecutive AAA Four-Diamond award in 2017.
(http://bestfood.com/)

TARPON POINTE
A waterfront favorite featuring live music, great food and one of the best viewing points on the river. You’ll have to “check them out”!
(www.tarponpointgrill.com)

YACHTSEA GRILLE
Simple, creative food and great service. Home to award-winning dishes…why don’t you ask for their “clam-in-every-bite” chowder! (www.yachtseagrille.com)

MOST MAJOR NATIONAL CHAINS (EG. STARBUCKS) ARE LOCATED WITHIN MINUTES.

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