(Please note that all pictures on the website were taken pre-Covid)

MASK ON:  Walking up, Finding a seat, Ordering food & drink and Bathroom.
MASK OFF:  Drinks hit the table and Eating food.


When is BTI open?

BTI is open Monday thru Thursday 11:00 AM to Midnight. Friday and Saturday 8:30 AM to 1:00 AM and Sunday 8:30 AM t0 11:30 PM.

Breakfast is available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 snowmobile on our roof.

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, drinks, and coffee. We are known to serve a stunning variety of seafood, 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 drinks with a tropical punch. 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.

Do you offer a takeout service?
What sort of entertainment do you offer?

At BTI, we have 18 TVs with all sports packages. There is live music Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:00 PM and on Fridays at 3:00 PM. We change our entertainment schedule every month.

Trivia night is every Wednesday at 3:30 PM and includes gift card prizes.

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 hold private parties?

Yes, we take reservations for large groups and offer private parties with a required spending minimum.

You can connect with our team to discuss your private event or party arrangement. Give us a call at 941-778-4849.

Do you have available parking?

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