Depending on time of arrival prepare for a wait…grab a drink while u soak up the ambience! Relax!!!    And no, we do NOT take reservations!  Music 7 days a week, Bingo Tuesday & Saturday 1 pm.   Bar Poker Monday & Friday 4-ish.  Trivia 3:30 pm on Thursday. Please call for days & hours take-out availability.


When is BTI open?

BTI is open Monday thru Sunday from 11.30 am until?

How do I get to BTI?

BTI is located at 135 Bridge Street on Bradenton Beach. Take Cortez Rd to Gulf Drive; Left on Gulf Drive to roundabout & use 3rd exit onto Bridge Street. Continue to the restaurant on the right. You’ll know it’s us when you see the surfboard leaning on the snowmobile by the Tiki.

Docks are available, so you can come by sea (Mile Marker 49), by land, by foot or bike to experience our high-vibe sports bar and grille.

Do I need to make a reservation?

Sorry, we don’t take reservations.

What kind of food do you serve?

Our old-style Florida restaurant serves lunch, dinner, specialty drinks, and beers. We are known to serve a stunning variety of great appetizers and some of the best entrees, munchies, salads, and sandwiches on Bradenton Beach! You can order any item anytime.

We also serve an excellent selection of super duper drinks with a tropical vibe. You can enjoy classic cocktails or any of our signature drinks while enjoying the gorgeous water view of Sarasota Bay.

Do you have a kids menu?

Yes! Ours is a family-friendly casual dining setting and we have a menu created especially to treat your little ones.

What sort of entertainment do you offer?

At BTI, we have 18 TVs with all sports packages. There is music every afternoon and evening. We change our entertainment schedule every month.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 1:00 PM (ish!). BINGO!!

Also, special days like Halloween are huge – you can come with your family to make some happy memories!

Is there any dress code?

There is no dress code for the outside seating – you can come in any casual and comfy attire of your choice. However, inside the bar, you need to wear shoes and a shirt.

Is Bridge Tender Inn pet-friendly?

Yes! We love little furry friends. You can bring your dogs and enjoy our service in the outdoor patio seating.

Do you have available parking?

Yes! You can park your car, motorcycle, bicycle or boat!