2018 Holiday Boat Parade: Bring The Family!

Celebrate the 2018 Holiday Season and boating community at the 2018 Manatee County Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 8.

The Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade is a staple of the Bradenton/Palmetto holiday calendar. Volunteers sign up to decorate their boats for chances at cash prizes. Spectators are invited to watch the parade from public locations at Regatta Pointe Marina / Riverhouse Reef & Grill, the Green Bridge Fishing Pier, and Twin Dolphin Marina / PIER 22. Bring the whole family to watch beautiful parade boat floats light up the night and the Manatee River!

Public Viewing Locations & Estimated Arrival Times:

Boats take off from Snead Island area at the cross beginning at dusk approximately 6:30 p.m.
Westside portions of Riverside Drive on Palmetto side with boats arriving at approximately 8:15 p.m.
Riverhouse Reef & Grill with boats arriving at approximately 8:15 p.m. *Dinner reservations required
Green Bridge fishing pier and sidewalk areas with boats arriving at approximately 8:30 p.m.
Riverwalk Gateway at Bacarrota Ave / 1st Ave W. -West of the Green Bridge only with boats arriving at approximately 8:45 p.m.
PIER 22 Restaurant with boats arriving at approximately 8:45 p.m. *Dinner reservations required and VIP seating available

Enjoy Great Lobster Flavor On The Waterfront

If Lobster is what you’re craving, the Riverhouse Reef & Grill has to be your next stop. Our talented chefs have classic and newly inspired dishes loaded with flavor!

Our Lobster Pot Pie is world famous and an absolute MUST for any seafood lovers. 

Check out many of our popular dishes here:

Lobster Roll: Lump lobster salad, mayo, onion, spices, on New England white roll
Lobster Mac & Cheese: Comfort food! House-made cheesy Mac plus lump coldwater Lobster
Lobster Risotto: Creamy risotto blended with lump cold water lobster, roasted red pepper, green onion, topped with shaved parm and fresh asparagus
Coldwater Lobster Tails: Steamed Lobster Tails, drawn butter, steamed veggies and mashed potatoes
Lobster Salad Sliders (Lunch Only) Two crafted Brioche sliders with cold water North Atlantic lobster salad

The Riverhouse Reef & Grill serves fresh seafood, steaks, burgers and more.  We are located on the mile-wide Manatee River with 270-degree views of the water.  You’ll find us at the end of the main pier at Regatta Pointe Marina.  Take advantage of Happy Hour prices from 3-6pm daily.  Dine inside or outside on our waterfront deck.  

Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers only the freshest of seafood, highest quality Certified 
Angus steaks and burgers, and new twists on old favorites such as our renowned 
Lobster Pot Pie, Cajun Crawfish Cheeseburger and Fish Tacos, to name 
just a few! Our salads are made with only the freshest of produce and 
our soups are all unique house made creations.

Make Time To Join Us On The Waterfront In 2017

Make 2017 the year of waterfront dining, fresh seafood, original grille entrees and much more! 

The Riverhouse Reef & Grill is the Bradenton region’s number one waterfront dining restaurant -as recognized by the readers of the Bradenton Herald – because of our relaxing views of the Manatee River and high quality seafood and American cuisine.

 In 2016, our chefs added great new flavors to our menu, including Lobster Mac n Cheese, Swordfish Oscar, Blue Crab Sliders and Seared Sirloin Skewers and much more!  So join us and the waterfront, and see what we’re cooking up for 2017!

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We Enjoy Our Christmas Celebration At The Riverhouse Every Year

We enjoy our Christmas celebration at the Riverhouse every year. From the planning stage to the final dance, Kris and her staff make our corporate event spectacular. We enjoy exceptional service, delicious food and a extraordinary setting on the river. I highly recommend the Riverhouse.

-Valerie Q

Father’s Day Weekend 2016 – Portherhouse Steak Special

Say thanks to dad for all he does this Father’s Day.  Bring him to the Riverhouse for an 18oz Certified Angus Porthouse Steak, plus a free beer and the incredible scenery of the Manatee River!

The Riverhouse Reef & Grill is your home for the Best Waterfront Dining in Manatee County according the the voters of the 2016 Bradenton Herald People’s Choice Awards.

This Father’s Day weekend (Fri-Sun June 17-19) we’re offering an 18oz Grilled Porterhouse Steak, char-grilled & topped with our Pine-nut & Gorgonzola Compound Butter – paired with jumbo grilled asparagus & a loaded baked potato for just $30.

Make it surf & turf with our Appetizer Special  of 6 Jumbo Poached Shrimp served chilled on a martini glass w/ homemade cocktail sangria sauce, blue cheese, stuffed olives & “saltine” crackers for just $12. 

Come for dinner on Father’s Day (June 19), and all dads 21 & over w/ valid photo ID can enjoy 1 free draft beer on the house!

Reservations are recommended for the dinner seating each night of the Father’s Day weekend, as well as for our Sunday Brunch on Father’s Day morning/afternoon ($19 adults, $10 kids 6-12, free for 5 & under). 

Call now to make your reservations at 941-729-0616. 

Riverhouse Reef & Grill at the 2016 DeSoto Seafood Festival

Stop by the Riverhouse Reef & Grill double-wide booth at the 2016 Heintz & Becker DeSoto Seafood Festival, April 1-3 at Sutton and Lamb Parks in Palmetto, FL.

Seafood-FestThe Heintz and Becker De Soto Seafood Festival is widely recognized as one of Florida’s most outstanding events and is attended by thousands each year. A great lineup of continuous entertainment includes the best the local music scene has to offer, as well as nationally-known recording artists.  This year’s event includes headliners David Allan Coe, Darryl Worley, Dylan Scott and Halfway to Hazard.  CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL SEAFOOD FESTIVAL WEBSITE

The three-day family event features some of the best seafood around along with other tasty offerings from area restaurants and food vendors.

Proceeds generated from Seafood Festival benefit the Conquistador Historical Foundation. As the charitable arm of the Society, the Conquistador Historical Foundation distributes funding to other community charities, provides educational programs including a student exchange program with Barcarrota, Spain (Bradenton’s Sister City), funds collegiate scholarships, and maintains a cultural museum in downtown Bradenton.

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY 2016 ON THE MANATEE RIVER

Valentine’s Day 2016: Bring your valentine to Riverhouse Reef & Grill and celebrate your special relationship at the annual Sweetheart Night!

  • Sunday 2/14/2016 in the Riverfront Room above Riverhouse Reef & Grill
  • $100 per couple
  • Elegant four-course menu
  • Dancing with live DJ
  • Bouquet of flowers for each couple
  • Box of chocolate for each couple
  • Bottle of wine for each couple

Sweethearts on the waterfront

This special event for couples features a bottle of wine, live music, dancing, flowers, chocolates, and a very special menu including an appetizer, salad, dessert, and spectacular entrees!  

Book your reservations now. Seating is limited and will book fast!

Call 941-729-0616 or stop by the host stand at your next visit.

Riverhouse Reef & Grill Weekend Specials Dec. 4-6, 2015

Specials for the Weekend of Dec. 4-6, 2015

Prosciutto, Crab, & Asparagus Appetizer 
Steamed Asparagus Wrapped in Imported
Prosciutto Ham, Baked, & Topped w/Blue
Crab Meat. Finished w/a Champagne-
Hollandaise Sauce. $11.00

Florida Gulf Cobia Entree
8 oz. Locally Caught Fresh Fillet Pan-Roasted
Served Atop Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes &
Topped w/a Coconut-Ginger & Jalapeno
Beurre-Blanc. Paired w/Sautéed Broccoli &
Red Bell Peppers. $23.00

Suggested Pairing Wine:
“Nobilo ” Sauvignon Blanc (2014 New Zealand)
Tropical citrus fruit, crisp & clean.
$7.00 (glass) $28.00 (bottle)