Great Brews & Great Views – $2 Domestic Beers on Mondays!

Start your week at the Riverhouse / Snook Deck and enjoy $2 domestic drafts beers – served cold from the tap – plus incredible 270-degree views of the mile wide Manatee River and downtown Bradenton skyline. 

The Riverhouse is the 2016 Bradenton Herald People’s Choice award winning “Best Waterfront Restaurant” because our stellar seafood and American cuisine is eclipsed only by the calming views from our waterfront deck.  

The Riverhouse bar opens at 11:30 am on Mondays, and the outdoor, waterfront Snook Deck bar opens at 4pm.  Come any time on Mondays for our $2 domestic drafts specials.  No other purchases required, however you must be 21 years of age with proper photo ID.  

If domestic beers are not your style, take advantage of our great Happy Hour prices on specialty and craft beers, wines, wells and mixed drinks everyday from 3-6pm!

All special offers are available for a limited time and are subject to change without notice.
Oct 2016 

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!

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

$9 Bottles on Wine Down Wednesdays

The Riverhouse Reef & Grill invites you to Wine Down Wednesdays on the Manatee River waterfront.

After 4 pm each Wednesday, the Riverhouse is offering full bottles of our house wines for only $9!  Bring some friends, or enjoy a bottle during a romantic night out.  However you wine down, the Riverhouse is the perfect place to relax and get over that mid-week hump.

Ask your server for perfect entrées to pair with your bottle of wine.  Please have your photo ID ready. Customers 21 & over. 

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.

Choose the Right Venue for Your Business Event

Hosting your business event is a great opportunity to make a statement about your business and how you treat your clients, members or employees.  The Manatee Riverhouse certainly makes a statement. With panoramic views of the beautiful mile-wide Manatee River and the BEST in-house catering in the region, your attendees will know your organization will treat them first-class all the way!

Here are some great things to consider when you evaluate venues to host your next business function.

1: What is your audience or guest list size?
It’s important to know who’s coming, so you can find the perfect size venue.  A large banquet hall with a small crowd will make your event feel like there’s a poor turnout, and big empty spaces make it less likely for guests to engage in socializing or following along with entertainment / content.  On the flip side, a large crowd in a small space will just leave everyone feeling cramped and uncomfortable.

The Riverhouse has three levels and an outdoor deck, all of which can be customized to make the perfect space for guest lists ranging from 20 people to more than 300. 

2: What are the logistics for getting your guests or audience to your event?
Traffic can be trying for any event.  Imagine hosting your business event on one of our nearby islands, only to have a unexpected traffic jam cause your entire guest list to be an hour late.  If you are familiar with our area, you know it’s a real possibility and it only takes one car to break down or a simple fender bender or bad weather. 

The Riverhouse is IDEALLY located with quick access to downtown Bradenton and multiple highways, including I-75, US64 and US301.  Many paths, makes for a smoother journey.

3: Is your venue experienced in your type of event?
Any venue will tell you they can host your event.  But you want a venue that knows how to minimize any problems that could arise, because they’ve done it before.

The Riverhouse’s decades of experience in hosting all manner of events for Bradenton’s elite businesses, private individuals, charities and more, means we’ve seen it all and we’ve done it all!  From complex conventions, to community events and simple small group parties, we’ve hosted it!

Use the contact form on the right of this page to get some basic information on hosting your next event at the Manatee Riverhouse. You’ll be shocked at how competitive our prices are with venues that lack our views, resources and experience.


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the Waterfront

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Thurs & Fri (May 5 & 6, 2016) on the Manatee River waterfront at the Riverhouse Reef & Grill.

Enjoy our select Taco Duos for only $9!  Make your selection of Cabo Fish, Kickin’ Chicken, Shrimp or Carnitas. All tacos are made fresh to order in our kitchen. Taco Duos will be available all day on May 5 & 6, 2016. 

Also we’re serving our Riverhouse Margaritas, Coronas & Corona Lights for just $4 both days.  

Riverhouse Grapefruit Martini Featured in Ticket Sarasota

The Ticket Saraosta recently featured one of the unique cocktails prepared by Riverhouse Reef & Grill staff – The Grapefuit Martini.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune reporter Abby Weingarten wrote:
“ Cozy up on the Snook Deck, sip a grapefruit martini at happy hour, and inhale the Manatee River view at Riverhouse Reef.” CLICK TO VIEW

Our Gapefruit Martini is prepared by our bartenders at the Reef & Grill bar or at the waterfront Snook Deck each day.  Come during Happy Hour for special pricing!

Ingredients include 2 ounces of pink grapefruit juice, 1 ounce of vodka and 1 ounce triple sec.  We combine in a shaker with ice.  We serve in a martini glass with sugar to make the perfect fruity, sweet alcohol-laced treat to help you relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Manatee River.