Celebrate Valentine’s Day OnThe Romantic Waterfront

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day on the romantic waterfront at the Riverhouse Reef & Grill. Join us for an elegant night on the Manatee River, with great food, live music and much more!

Riverhouse Reef & Grill Sweetheart Night!

  • Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 in the Riverfront Room above Riverhouse Reef & Grill
  • $125 per couple
  • Elegant four-course menu
  • Live music
  • Flowers for each couple
  • Chocolates for each couple
  • Bottle of wine for each couple

Seating times are at 5pm and 7pm.  Call now to make your reservation at  941-729-0616 or stop by the hostess stand at your next visit.

2017 New Year’s Eve Party On The Waterfront

Ring in New Year’s 2017 on the waterfront at the annual Riverhouse Reef & Grill New Year’s Eve Bash!

All party goers will have the opportunity to enjoy our all-you-can-eat buffet with Riverhouse favorites and specialty dishes just for this occasion.  Also enjoy party favors, a live DJ, dancing, and a champagne toast & balloon drop at midnight. 

This year we’ve added special “Best Dressed” prizes.  So dress to nines, put on your dance shoes and bring in the new year on the waterfront!

Adults $79
Kids 6-12 $15
Kids 5 & Under FREE

Doors open at 7:30pm and the party concludes at 12:30am

CALL (941) 729-0616 TO MAKE RESERVATIONS

The Riverhouse Reef & Grill is the 2014 & 2016 winner of “Best Waterfront Restaurant” – voted by the readers of the Bradenton Herald. 

Our Christmas Gift To You – Buy a Gift Card, Get Another Free

It’s better to give than to receive, but it’s the BEST to give AND receive this Christmas!  That’s why Riverhouse Reef & Grill is rewarding your holiday generosity.  When you buy a $50 gift card, we’ll give you a $5 gift card for you – or purchase a $100 gift card and we’ll give you a $10 card to keep for yourself.

Hurry in, this offer is only valid from Nov. 25 to Dec. 25, 2016.  Gift Cards are available for purchase at our restaurant bar or CLICK HERE to make your gift card purchases online.

Riverhouse Reef & Grill is located waterfront on the Manatee River between Bradenton and Palmetto, FL.  Stop by for great seafood, steaks, burgers, salads, craft beers, wines, mixed drinks and more.  Plus enjoy relaxing waterfront vieww of the mile-wide Manatee River and downtown Bradenton skyline

This 2016 Holiday Season Starts At The Riverhouse Waterfront Market

A Uniquely Festive Holiday Shopping Experience on the Manatee River

PALMETTO, FL, 09/20/2016–Kick off the 2016 holiday shopping season at the first annual Riverhouse Waterfront Market from 6 to 9 pm on Nov. 1 at the Riverfront Room, located on the second level of the Riverhouse Reef & Grill building (995 Riverside Dr., Palmetto).

Dozens of local businesses will be represented, as they offer the first look at their holiday season products.  Enjoy shopping locally sourced items including gourmet gift baskets, jewelry, fashion from local boutiques,  cosmetics, Honey, sweet treats and MUCH more!  Plus enjoy raffles, live music and stunning views overlooking the Manatee River.

Admission is FREE to all guests, however organizers ask that you bring a canned good or non perishable item for donation to the Manatee Food Bank.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase courtesy of the Riverhouse Reef & Grill and a Coffee Bar courtesy of Java & Jive.

Join us as we kick off the holidays in style, and help support many incredible local businesses based here in our community!

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Participating Businesses Include:

Beloved Boutique
Bradenton Ballet Christmas Nutcrackers
Carley Jae Headbands & More
Charley’s Boutique
Custom Creations by Rebecca Christmas  Décor
doTERRA Essential Oils
Eleanor’s Baskets ‘N Trays
Fine Art by Kate
Food Bank of Manatee
Gallery on the Go Canvases
Hammered by Wendy
Hometown Desserts
It Works
Jackalope Meadows Local Honey
Java & Jive Espresso Bar
KJH Designed Bowties & Aprons
LuLaRoe
Mary Kay
Mazzone Olive Oil
Palma Sola Therapies Chair Massage & Nutrition
Pampered Chef
Perfectly Posh
Refreshed Furniture & Wood Signs
Regatta Pointe Marina Costa del Mar
Riverhouse Reef & Grill
Sam Black Books
Sara Lea by the Sea Soaps & Sponges
Skin & Tonic Facial Bar
Southern Girl Apparel
Stella & Dot
Steve Sipes Music
Sun Solutions Straw Hats
Tastefully Simple
Terra’s Sterling Jewelry & Gifts
The Chameleon Natural Boutique
The Hair Company with Paul Mitchell
The Lace Buckle Boutique
Tie the Knot Boutique Wedding Accessories
Trades Of Hope Ethically Created by Women Worldwide
Tutu Daisy Handmade Children’s Clothing

Kids Eat Free For Back To School at Riverhouse Reef & Grill

Manatee County schools start the 2016-17 year on Aug. 10.  Take some of the stress out of Back to School at Riverhouse Reef & Grill, where kids eat FREE from Aug. 1 to Aug 22!

Kids 12 & under can order from the Riverhouse Kid’s Menu with any adult entree purchase.  This offer is for dine in only.  It may not be combined with other discounts or special offers. Limit of two kids per adult order.

All Kid’s Menu items include choice of fries, coleslaw, applesauce, cheesy mashed potatoes, or steamed veggies.
Kid’s entree choices include:

  • Grilled Cheese
  • Chicken Tenders
  • 2 Mini Burgers
  • Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Kids Flatbread
  • Mac N Cheese
  • Little Spaghetti
  • Kids Fish
  • Fried Kids Shrimp
  • Side Salad W/ Grilled Chicen

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. 

Don’t Miss Our Waterfront July 4th Celebration!

Join our waterfront celebration as we enjoy the Manatee River fireworks spectacular show with a live DJ, Dancing, Party Favors and the Riverhouse Reef & Grill’s All-American Buffet!

Our July 4th celebration (2016) will be held in the second-level Riverfront Banquet Room above Riverhouse Reef & Grill from 6 to 10pm. Entry to the Independence Day event is $75 for adults, $15 for children 6 to 12 and kids 5 and under are free. Reservations are recommended as we sell out this event each year.  

Call now for more information and to make your reservations at (941) 729-0616.

Bradenton / Palmetto’s Best Mother’s Day Brunch

This Mother’s Day, join us for a special expanded brunch buffet waterfront on the Manatee River.

The Riverhouse Reef & Grill is the 2016 winner of the Bradenton Herald People’s Choice award for Best Brunch.  We pull out all the works for our annual Mother’s Day brunch, because mom’s deserve nothing but the best!

For this event we will have first and second floor seating.  Seat times are 10am, Noon and 2pm, while reservation space lasts.  The cost is $34 for adults, $15 for children 6-12 and free for all children 5 and younger.  

CALL 941-729-0616 TO MAKE A RESERVATION OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@RIVERHOUSEREEF.COM

The final Mother’s Day brunch menu will be set in the days prior to May 8, 2016.  Last year’s Mother’s Day menu consisted of: 

  • Chef Attended Roast Beef & Ham Carving Station
  • Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
  • Crusty Baguette & Fresh Vegetables Eggs Strata
  • Multi-Grain Blueberry Pancakes
  • White & Dark Chocolate French Toast
  • Fresh Potato Hash Browns
  • Hickory-Smoked Bacon & Sausage Links w/Maple Syrup
  • Island Time Salad w/Honey Lime Dressing & Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Lobster Corn Chowder
  • Assorted Artisan Rolls
  • Pan-Seared Fresh Haddock in a Lemon-White Wine Butter Sauce
  • Braised Boneless Short Ribs
  • Grilled Chicken Chevre
  • Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
  • Fresh Green Bean Almandine w/Roasted Red Peppers
  • Fresh Cut Seasonal Fruit
  • Chocolate Lava Cakes w/Vanilla Ice Cream
  • English Danishes
  • Assorted Dessert Heat Bars
  • Blueberry, Banana-Nut, & Cranberry Sweet Breads 

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.

The Nina and Pinta Sail Into Regatta Pointe Marina

PALMETTO, FL–Come see history sail into Regatta Pointe Marina as full-size replicas of Christopher Columbus’ Nina & Pinta ships make dock along their tour of the Gulf Coast. Nina and Pinta ships These historically accurate ships are floating museums, and tributes to the voyage that set the course of Western society.  Both ships will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 20 through April 26, 2016.

   This is a spectacular opportunity to see history come to life and gain a true perspective of what life was like for Columbus and his crew on their voyage into the new world.  Visitors will have the opportunity to tour these great vessels and see the size and craftsmanship of superior boat builders. The Nina and Pinta were last docked at Regatta Pionte Marina in 2013.

   The ships are being sailed in by the Columbus Foundation, of the British Virgin Islands. General Admission:  $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 60+), and $6 age 5-16 (not in a school group), age 4 and under are free. Group & School Tours:  minimum of 15 people, $5 per person.