Easter Dining In Downtown Bradenton

Easter Brunch Buffet At PIER 22

Planning a Bradenton Easter celebration with friends and family? PIER 22 has you covered! We're opening doors early, Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. From 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. you can enjoy our endless brunch buffet along with $4 mimosas and bloody marys.

PIER 22 has received multiple honors for its culinary excellence and has recently accepted a Readers' Choice Best Buffet award from the Herald Tribune.

Reservations for the Easter Brunch Buffet are strongly encouraged. Easter buffet pricing is $34.95 for adults and $14.95 for children. Call to reserve your table: 941-748-8087

PIER 22 Brunch Buffet Easter

wood 1973721 640wood 1973721 640wood 1973721 640wood 1973721 640wood 1973721 640wood 1973721 640

 

Special Easter Dinner At PIER 22

PIER 22 Easter Dinner service will take place from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2017.

The special limited Easter menu features our popular prime rib dinner slow cooked and hand carved with au jus, horseradish cream, mashed potatoes and asparagus. Delectable appetizers like mussels and bleu, lamb lollipops, and escargot can be found on the menu. Other offerings include seafood favorites like Alaskan King Crab, lobster tails, and a surf and turf selection. A full rack of lamb, roast duckling and Pork Osso Bucco are also available. The full dessert menu will be served during Easter dinner and now includes homemade Tiramisu! 

Reservations for the PIER 22 Easter Dinner are strongly encouraged. Easter dinner pricing varies by menu item. Call to reserve your table: 941-748-8087

Easter Dinner PIER 22 Bradenton

 

Thank You From Executive Chef Greg Campbell



Thank You Message From PIER 22 Executive Chef Greg Campbell


 

Since the early seventies, it has been our honor to take part in the way that Bradenton and its visitors enjoy a meal. Today, we are thrilled to be accepting 10 Manatee Readers' Choice Awards in several local food & drink categories, and I would like to thank our amazing fans for the tremendous support. 
 
I must also recognize our incredible management team and staff that come together every day to make PIER 22 the landmark restaurant in historic downtown Bradenton. 
 
PIER 22 enjoys a special relationship with our guests. We're more than just a restaurant, wedding venue or catering company. PIER 22 has room for everyone at the table. We can accommodate just about any need from happy hour to romantic nights out, grand ballroom celebrations or offsite and onsite catering events; we invite Sarasota-Manatee residents and visitors to discover what PIER 22 is to you. 
 
Thank you again to our fans for their support, and we promise to continue providing our services with the same passion for quality that makes PIER 22 one of Manatee County's best restaurants.
 
Greg Campbell
Executive Chef - General Manager
PIER 22 Bradenton, Florida  

 

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at PIER 22 Featuring a Menu with Traditional Irish Fare and Spirited Cocktails
This St. Patrick's Day PIER 22 observes the holiday with traditional Irish fare, befitting cocktail concoctions and happy hour deals from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Enhancing its already popular seafood, sushi and hearty, meaty dishes the award-winning PIER 22 in downtown Bradenton, will feature the following Feast of Saint Patrick items on Friday, March 17, 2017:
 
Corned Beef Sandwiches (available for lunch)-
housemade corned beef, toasted wheat and spicy brown mustard
 
Corned Beef and Cabbage (available for lunch and dinner)- house made, braised cabbage, carrots and butter parsley red bliss potatoes
 
St. Patrick's Day Libations (available all day)- 
Irish Whiskey
Irish Coffee
Guinness Stout
Green Draft Beers
Green Grasshopper- frozen drink made with White Crème de Cocoa, Green Crème de Menthe and ice cream.
 
Happy Hour Libations ( 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.)include the following:  Half price wells, select calls, drafts, house wine & $4 Mojitos, $4 Martinis, $4 Bartender Cocktails
 
About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

Bites & Pints Food & Beer Garden

Bradenton Area River Regatta February 4, 2017
The Bradenton Area River Regatta is coming! It's one giant slash of family fun!  The day is jammed packed with special events and activities. You can check out the schedule online at http://bradentonarearegatta.com

Be sure to join PIER 22 for Bites & Pints Food & Beer Garden at the end of the pier (right off the River Walk).
Bites Pints PIER 22

 

fireworks emoji Later, our waterfront dining offers the perfect view for the Zambelli Fireworks Spectacular! Fireworks start at 6:45 p.m. and tables are first to come first served. 

February isn't just for lovers at PIER 22 in downtown Bradenton, Florida.

February isn't just for lovers at PIER 22 in downtown Bradenton, Florida.

PIER 22, the authentic waterfront dining restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Bradenton, welcomes best friends for Galentine's Day, February 13.

Galantine's Day, observed just ahead of Valentine's Day on February 13, acknowledges that friendship is a type of love worth celebrating. The made up holiday originated with Leslie Knope, a fictional character, on the hit show Parks & Recreation. It might sound funny to observe a holiday not officially recognized by the U.S. Postal Service or the Federal Reserve, but "aren't all holiday's made up," commented PIER 22 Marketing Director Tabatha Davis?

The day is set aside for ladies to celebrate their ladies. In other words, Galentine's Day is a besties holiday to honor your love for your girlfriends. Usually, the husbands and boyfriends are left at home to allow for an all girls brunch, lunch or dinner. PIER 22 is offering a special fixed menu for Galentine's Day that is open to all (women, men, and children alike). Throughout Valentine's Day Week, PIER 22 will also celebrate love in all of its glory with daily giveaways to their Facebook fans.

Exclusive to the Galentine's Day menu, guests will find a couple of savory morsels. PIER 22 teamed up with Sugar Cubed Pastry Lab to offer a sweet treat that commemorates the type of combination that you only get when best friends get together: perfectly paired chocolate truffles. For dessert, guests enjoying the Galentine's menu will unwrap a box of candies that contains a dark chocolate orange truffle & a white chocolate strawberry truffle made with Swiss Chocolate and Florida oranges and Florida strawberries.

Galentine's Day reservations are strongly encouraged. Call PIER 22 at 941-748-8087 to secure your table. Download the Galentine's menu here: Galentine's Menu.

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

Bradenton's Most Romantic Restaurant Offers Sweetheart Dinner Valentines Day.

Bradenton's Most Romantic Restaurant Offers Sweetheart Dinner Valentines Day.

PIER 22, Bradenton's top romantic dining destination, is serving sweetheart dinners Valentine's Day, February 14, 2017. Throughout Valentine's Day Week, PIER 22 will celebrate love in all of its glory with daily giveaways to PIER 22 Facebook fans.

"Valentine's Day is a time to wear your heart on your sleeve," said Catering and Special Events Manager, Jillian Price." "Nothing says I love you quite like sharing a scratch-cooked meal while the sun starts to go down over the beautiful Manatee River."

PIER 22 is known for its charming and romantic ambiance and has hosted thousands of lovebirds over the years, for date night, for rehearsal dinners, and fully catered and coordinated weddings. During the latest Bradenton Herald People's Choice polling, readers voted PIER 22 Most Romantic Restaurant.

The Sweetheart Dinner menu begins at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 14. A special wine tasting will take place from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. and will feature Acrobat Pinot Gris from Oregon and Chateau St. Jean Pinot Noir from California. Throughout the night, couples will also toast with romantic cocktail concoctions like the Razzmopolitan, which is offered only during special events, along with the decadent Chocolate Kiss Martini. The PIER 22 Valentine's Day menu includes guests' choice of the following:

Appetizer
Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops
Mussels and Bleu
Lamb Lollipops
Escargot
Asian Lettuce Wraps

Soup Or Salad
Lobster Bisque
Baked Onion Soup
Spinach and Apple
PIER 22 House Salad
Traditional Caesar Salad

Signature Sushi Rolls
Rainbow Roll
Hawaiian Roll
PIER 22 Roll
River Roll
Fiesta Roll

Entrée
Grouper Oscar
12oz Prime Rib
Lobster Tails
Stuffed Lobster
Chicken Chevre
Alaskan King Crab Legs
Pork Osso Bucco
Surf and Turf
New Zealand Rack of Lamb
Roast Duckling

Dessert
Crème Brûlée
Peanut Butter Pie
Simone's Fudge Sampler
Carrot Cake
Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding
New York Cheese Cake
Apple Cobbler
Rainbow Sorbet

Valentine’s Day reservations are strongly encouraged. Call PIER 22 at 941-748-8087 to secure your table.

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

Tickets to Florida's finest food & wine festival, Forks & Corks, are sold out, but you can still score tickets to the Grand Tasting event happening January 29th, 2017 at The Ringling Museum! In celebration of Forks & Corks 10th birthday, PIER 22 and Michael David Winery are hosting a special Wine Dinner. With paid admission to the PIER 22 Winemaker Dinner, you will be entered to win a pair of tickets to the 10th Anniversary Forks & Corks Grand Tasting. One lucky winner will be announced during the dinner.

PIER 22 Wine Dinner Raffle Giveaway

 

Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner

Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner January 27, starting 6:30 p.m. 5 Entrees, Passed Appetizer & Dessert  $100 ++

Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner At PIER 22 January 27, 2017

Florida's finest wine and food festival, Forks & Corks, which is presented by The Sarasota-Manatee Originals, celebrates its tenth year with a series of events throughout the weekend of January 27. PIER 22, the authentic waterfront dining restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Bradenton, is scheduled to host a special Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner Friday, Jan 27 starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are limited and reservations are required. Cost is $100 + tax and gratuity. Guests of the Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner will enjoy carefully selected varietals from the award-winning, Michael David Winery in Lodi, California perfectly paired with PIER 22 specialty creations.

The PIER 22 & Michael David Winemaker Dinner is an intimate single-seating event with a wine selection presentation by Michael Phillips, a fifth generation winegrower and co-owner of Michael David Winery. Executive Chef Greg Campbell of PIER 22 will provide the housemade cooking explanation. The Original’s Executive Director Kate Atkin said, “Forks & Corks is a whirlwind weekend of great food, fine wine and fun!"

The Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner at PIER 22 is a social gathering where hosts and guests come together to share their passion for foodie culture, including a discussion of exceptional wines, scratch cooking, travel and much more! The dinner is an exclusive five-course meal with an additional passed-appetizer: Mandarin Glazed Scallop and a special dessert: Tiramisu and Macchinetta Espresso. See the entire David Michael Wine Dinner Menu here.  With paid admission to the event, all attendees of the Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner at PIER 22 will be entered to win a pair of tickets to the 10th Anniversary Forks & Corks Grand Tasting happening January 29 at The Ringling Museum. The winner will be announced during the dinner.

"Forks & Corks events are a kind of tribute to the energy and enthusiasm delivered by the culinary wonders of Sarasota-Manatee, said Campbell." "At PIER 22 the evening is a delightful affair and quite a memorable experience for us and our guests." 

Call 941-748-8087 to reserve your spot at the Forks & Corks Winemaker Dinner brought to you by PIER 22 and Michael David Winery.

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

PIER 22 Remembers Top 10 Best of the Best 2016

It's been a completely wonderful and downright remarkable year at PIER 22. It seems nearly an impossible task to rank the best of the best when every day seems better than the last. From the awe-inspiring views, award-winning food, and our incredible guests, 2016 won't be forgotten anytime soon. As we say a fond farewell to the past year, take a look at our list of the most memorable 2016 moments and delight in the memories that we hope will stick with you always.

10. Delightful Wine Tastings
If you can make it pass the Moanday blues, Tuesdays at PIER 22 offersthe perfect pick me up. From 5-7 pm Tuesdays, PIER 22 hosts a weekly cheese & wine tasting. Samples are complimentary, and selections are drawn from both near and far. Our wine list focuses on California bottles, and for added diversity, our list also includes new world selections from South Africa, New Zealand, and South America. PIER 22 also represents the old world with a modest selection of wines from Spain, Italy and France. These wines represent both traditional producers such as Louis Jadot and Joseph Drouhin from France, and Masi and Renato Ratti from Italy as well as more modern producers like Bodegas Castaño and Bodegas Borsao from Spain.

Free Wine Tasting Tuesdays PIER 22

 

9. An Award Winning Culinary Destination
In 2016, our fans made us one of the most celebrated and award-winning Bradenton area restaurants. Thanks to your recognition, PIER 22 received numerous awards from Bradenton Herald People's Choice, Sarasota Herald Reader's Choice, & Sarasota Magazine Best of Sarasota. Thank you for voting PIER 22 as your favorite! 

Best Manatee Restaurant 2016 (Sarasota Magazine)

First Place Waterfront Dining 2016 (Sarasota Herald Tribune)
First Place Restaurant with a View 2016 (Sarasota Herald Tribune)

Best Caterer 2016 (Bradenton Herald)
Best Seafood 2016 (Bradenton Herald)
Best Sushi 2016 (Bradenton Herald)
Best Sunday Brunch 2016 (Bradenton Herald)
Most Romantic Restaurant 2016 (Bradenton Herald)

2016BradentonHerald Peoples Choice Winner small            MRC16 FirstPlace               sarasota best 2016

 

 

8. A New Year's Eve Bash For The Ages
Guests from all over stayed up late with PIER 22 as downtown Bradenton rang in the new year with champagne toasts, a balloon drop and midnight smooches. The Manatee River was the perfect backdrop for a non-stop danceathon and the VIP party kicked it up a notch with endless libations and a heavenly buffet. Cheers to the new year and remember to reserve your spot early on for the 2017-2018 celebration as tickets go fast! 

NYE 2016 

 

7. Sunsets, Twilights & Morning Sunrises
PIER 22 is located in the downtown historic district in Bradenton, Florida and directly on the beautiful Manatee River. In 2016, our guests captured gorgeous sunsets, twilights, and morning sunrises that you can't find just anywhere.

PIER 22 Ambiance

 

6. Amazing Weddings & Lifelong Memories
Year after year, PIER 22 receives the distinction of being Manatee's most romantic restaurant/venue. In 2016 we celebrated life's most profound moments with hundreds of lovesick couples. With help and guidance from PIER 22 professional event planners getting hitched without a hitch allows bride & grooms to relax and enjoy the perfect Florida wedding.

Jillian Price, the catering and special events manager for PIER 22, talked about what's hot for weddings in the Nuovo Bride magazine Trends Edition and shared more about what you can expect from a wedding catered and hosted by PIER 22. Next, get ready for some serious swooning when you check out the PIER 22 Weddings reel on Youtube. 

 

 

5. The Friendly City & A Wonderful Community
PIER 22 is incredibly happy to make Bradenton our home. Giving back to our community is part of our daily mission to never stop improving. Bradenton is known as the Friendly City, and it is easy to see why. The outpouring of support during the 2016 PIER 22 Toys For Tots Drive warmed our hearts.

 The incredible levels of participation during Brunch On The Bay, where PIER 22 & their partnering culinary students built and served more than 895 capicola eggs benedict, helped to raise $21,356 for education. In late 2016, the unstoppable crowds at the Bradenton Blues Festival, sponsored in part by PIER 22, contributed to the funding of Bradenton’s youth, art, and music programs. 

 

4. Recipes from Scratch
PIER 22 observed Homemade Bread day and the start of the 2016 bread making season with a behind-the-scenes look at the delicious journey every PIER 22 dinner roll takes before arriving at your table. The PIER 22 menu focuses on fresh ingredients. From our housemade sauces and several scratch-cooked menu items, our guests recognize PIER 22 as the authentic waterfront dining restaurant where there is no substitution for quality. Our fresh baked bread and housemade Boursin butter make it clear that good things come to those that wait, and while the process of fresh baked bread can take hours, we've spliced it down to a mouthwatering 2 minutes of video that we hope you enjoy.

 

 

3. Bar Wars
Friendly competition helps drive us all forward. The PIER 22 ultimate bartender showdown, encouraged creativity and inventiveness. Participating bartenders along with their specialty cocktails made their debut throughout the games. With your votes tallied, it became clear that no one could match Brittany's Razzmopolitan. The tart concoction was featured in a Sarasota Herald-Tribune article and is due next to appear as romantic Valentine's Day cocktail February 14, 2017.

Bar Wars Image

 

2. Manatee Holiday Boat Parade
Every year, the holiday boat parade makes us feel like a little kid again. 2016 stood out due to the record number of captains that participated along with the thunderous cheering from the crowds! 

 

1. An Incredible Waterside Thanksgiving
We've said it before, and here we go again, every day is a day worth celebrating at PIER 22. But there's something extra special about Thanksgiving on the water in downtown Bradenton. For turkey day 2016, families enjoyed a traditional meal without the cooking or the clean up and Executive Chef, Greg Campbell, said that he was "happy and humbled to be a part of the way Bradenton celebrates the holiday."  

PIER 22 is opened 365 days a year. Special menus and events take place Christmas Eve/Day & New Year's Eve/Day; we also have rooms to fit every occasion; we even offer to-go and offsite catering! We make the holidays as simple as pie. Oh yeah, we have that too! Call us to start planning your next event: 941-748-8087

Thanksgiving Facebook

 

HAVE SOMETHING TO SHARE?
Thank you for visiting PIER 22 and for making 2016 a year we will never forget! Have a PIER 22 memory of your own that you would like to share? Post your photos and reviews on our Facebook page; we would love to hear from you! 


 

New Year's Eve In Florida & the U.S.

Here's a look at the facts, fads, and stats from New Year's Eve in Florida and the U.S. 

 

 

275 is the average long-distance trip in miles over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday

(Source: Bureau ofTransportation Statistics).

NYE Luggage Travel 

 

1907 was the year the first ball drop took place in Times Square, NY, NY.

(Source: Times Square District Management Association).

time square 1591999 1280

 

71 is the average high in Fahrenheit for
Bradenton, Florida in January (US Climate Data). 

sunglasses

 

100,000,000 is the number of Americans that said they would be dining out

or taking food to go on New Year's Eve 2011 (National Restaurant Association).

Cheers P22

 

1,311,900 is the number of cases of champagne/sparkling wine consumed in Florida

in 2014 (Source: The Beverage Information Group).

Champagne

 

44 is the percent of American adults that planned to kiss someone

at midnight New Year's Eve 2011 (Source: Rasmussen Reports).
glitter 1844480 640

 

Zillion is the amount of trips that VIP guests can make to

the New Year's Eve buffet at PIER 22! RSVP by phone 941.748.8087!

catered buffet

A Manatee Holiday Tradition Grows as Participation in Holiday Boat Parade Increases

A showing of 22 festively decorated boats, continued a Manatee County holiday tradition several years in the making. For Manatee County, the Annual Holiday Boat Parade always draws big crowds to the downtown areas of Bradenton and Palmetto. For 2017, a greater number of participants meant that the parade carried on from about 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. when the last boat named Arrk passed by PIER 22.

During the awards ceremony, Twin Dolphin Marina Manager and Holiday Boat Parade Committee member, Cynthia Belfatto said that she was delighted to see the number of vessels performing in the boat parade increase from about 17 to 22 and she expressed thanks to the many captains that took part in making the night a success.

 

Starting at dusk, December 10, 2016, a procession of festively decorated vessels made way from Snead Island then moved east past the Bradenton Yacht Club, proceeded to the Riverhouse Reef and Grill, then turned south at the Green Bridge and completed the parade at PIER 22. Captains competed for first place winner, second place winner, and third place winner in two vessel categories: under 40 feet and over 40 feet. The awards ceremony took place at Riverhouse Reef & Grill where the following captains and their boats were named champions:
In the over 40 feet category, Captain Heath Daughtry and vessel Yellowfin took first place. Second place went to Captain Eric Ramsey with vessel EW-WE II. Captain Gary Alderman with vessel Shacar was awarded third place. In the under 40 feet category, Captain Steve McNutt with vessel Down Under won first place. Second place went to Captain Gary Morgan with vessel Sassy. Third place went to Captain Layne Oslrander with vessel Snapper Addict II. Cash prizes ranged from $150- $500.

From the boaters performances to the cheering crowds at the many judging spots along the river, the winter holiday event is extremely interactive in nature. A special viewing party took place at PIER 22 where audience participation helped decide points for captains and their vessels. PIER 22 guest judges included Vice President of the Manatee Healthcare System, Vernon DeSear and Executive Editor & Vice President of the Bradenton Herald, Joan Krauter.

"It's a great privilege for PIER 22 to be able to take part in the way that our community celebrates the holiday season, and the parade is always a boatload of fun," said PIER 22 owner Hugh Miller.

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

New Year's Eve Bash Takes Place at PIER 22 in Downtown Bradenton

For New Year's Eve 2016-2017, guests are invited to join PIER 22 for a memorable dinner party celebration with photo fun booth access, music and dancing on the waterside terrace, and VIP Grand Ballroom Party options.

PIER 22, the authentic waterfront dining restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Bradenton, extends its hours New Year's Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, and will be open from 11:30 a.m. Saturday until  1 a.m. early Sunday morning.  Executive Chef and general manager, Greg Campbell described New Year's Eve as "a time to party with family and friends, which is why PIER 22 is hosting a festive holiday bash that includes gratifying culinary delights, lively entertainment, riverfront views and impeccable service."

Starting at 4 p.m., in the PIER 22 dining room, restaurant goers may choose to enjoy a meal from a special holiday menu that features several seafood favorites such as grouper Oscar, lobster tails, ahi tuna, along with many other savory choices including pork osso bucco, or roast duckling. Beginning in late evening, the PIER 22 Terrace, backdropped by the beautiful Manatee River, will include a dance floor and party DJ entertainment.

Starting at 9 p.m., in the Grand Ballroom, a VIP party will take place, which includes a delectable buffet, delicious hors d'oeuvres, a decadent dessert display, an open bar, and a dance floor and party DJ entertainment. Reservations to the VIP party are required and include restaurant party entry along with exclusive access into the Grand Ballroom for $119 per person (tax and gratuity are not included).

Throughout the evening, all PIER 22 guests are encouraged to commemorate the night with unlimited photos from the onsite photo booth. Then, as we usher in a new year, a celebratory midnight toast will ensue; restaurant-goers and VIP guests will receive a glass of sparkling champagne.

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

PIER 22 Holiday Hours & Events

There's no place like PIER 22 for the holidays! Winter in the Friendly City is full of fun festivities that all can enjoy. At PIER 22, one-of-a-kind holiday events join scratch-cooked culinary delights, stunning river views, merry entertainment and excellent service for an authentic waterfront dining experience found nowhere else! Or maybe you would like to host a party of your own, PIER 22 caters onsite & offsite events! Call for details: 941.748.8087

 

 

RESTAURANT HOLIDAY HOURS & EVENTS

 

Holiday Hours P22 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

MANATEE HOLIDAY BOAT PARADE

Open Regular Hours. 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

 

Watch the Manatee Holiday Boat Parade from your table or sign up for the VIP Boat Parade Viewing Party & Buffet.

VIP Boat Parade Viewing Party & Buffet
$69.95 Adults & 24.95 Children. Limited entry. 
Seating is limited— only a few spots left! Call (941) 748-8087 to reserve your entry to the VIP celebration.
Read More... 
 Ribbon
 
 
 
 Saturday, December 24, 2016 
CHRISTMAS EVE

Restaurant Hours 11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
 
 
 
Ribbon 
 
 
 
Sunday, December 25, 2016
CHRISTMAS DAY

Restaurant Hours 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Join us Christmas Day for a special limited holiday menu featuring Prime Rib! 
 
 
 
 
Ribbon
 
 
 
 Saturday, December 31, 2016
NEW YEAR'S EVE

Extended Restaurant Hours 11:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.
 
RESTAURANT DINING
Guests will enjoy a special limited holiday menu, party DJ and a midnight toast!
 
 
BALLROOM PARTY
$119/Person VIP New Year's Party & Buffet Reservations Required
 Buffet Features carved prime rib, grouper Oscar and more!
Party DJ, Open Bar, Photo Booth & Midnight Toast.
 
 
 
 Ribbon
 
 
 
Sunday, January 1, 2017
NEW YEAR'S DAY

Restaurant Hours 11:00 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Happy New Year! Dine waterside at PIER 22 and enjoy Sunday Specials!
Oysters by the dozen $10
$4 Mimosas
$4 Bloody Marys
Brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
 
 
 Ribbon Bow
 
 
 

Bradenton, Florida Winter Events Season Kicks off With VIP Boat Parade Viewing Party

Dining at PIER 22 during the Manatee Holiday Boat Parade is a unique and fun way to commemorate the winter events season in Bradenton. Event seating is limited, and reservations for the VIP experience are required.

For Manatee County, the kick off to the winter holidays begins with the annual Manatee County Holiday Boat Parade, which takes place Saturday evening, Dec. 10, 2016. PIER 22 is now accepting reservations for those who want VIP seating along the river. The VIP party starts at 6:30 p.m. Party-goers are greeted with a glass of champagne and invited to enjoy a buffet that features carved prime rib, peel-&-eat shrimp, fresh catch and much more! Guests should book their parties in advance by calling the restaurant at 941.748.8087.

Starting at dusk, a procession of festively decorated vessels takes off from Snead Island with many planned stops along the Manatee River. Captains compete for best lighted-boat in several categories. PIER 22 is designated a judging station, and audience participation will be decisive when awarding points to captains and their boats.

The interactive winter holiday event can attract thousands of locals, visitors and community dignitaries. "The cheers from guests dining waterside are nearly as electric as the holiday bulbs that light the river that night," said Jillian Price, the Catering & Events Manager for PIER 22. "The oohs and ahhs are priceless; no matter your age everyone becomes like a kid again. It is a very magical night."

PIER 22 is a popular public viewing and judging destination for the Manatee County Holiday Boat Parade. Seating is limited and reservations for the VIP experience are required. Entry to the PIER 22 VIP Boat Parade Viewing Party & Buffet is $69.95 for adults and $24.95 for children.

For more information on dining with PIER 22 during the Manatee Holiday Boat Parade, or to reserve your entry to the VIP Party, guests are encouraged to call 941-748-8087.

 

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

Homemade Bread Fresh Baked In Bradenton

Before we had aisles and aisles of prepackaged supermarket loaves, there was good old-fashioned homemade bread. Bread is a popular staple most anywhere in the world. With the domestication and cultivation of wheat and other grains, humans transitioned to a domesticated people. Early bread was more like a soupy porridge, but hey, you have to start somewhere. Today, the list of available bread spreads over 200 types. PIER 22 bakers headed by our pastry chef, Felipe Silva, and Executive Chef, Greg Campbell, take great care and patience when hand-rolling, scoring and allowing the dough to slowly and naturally rise. No matter how you slice it, homemade bread just taste better!

 

Made with love, PIER 22 serves homemade dinner rolls, hoagie rolls, burger buns, ciabatta, flatbreads, pizza, donuts, cakes, pastries and more. For on-site and off-site catering the list grows immeasurably—whatever you knead, PIER 22 can bake it! Quality homemade bread can be tough to come by at your average Bradenton, Florida restaurant, but PIER 22 is different and here's why:

1. PIER 22 bakers hand roll all of our dough.

2. Our recipes are entirely from scratch.

3. We use only the highest quality ingredients—no fast rising yeast and no artificial additives included.

4. We offer gluten free options on all of our breads!

5. All breads are made in one continuous process—no part-baking and no freezing of the dough.

6. PIER 22 serves freshly baked- homemade bread daily!

pier gift card promotive food

PIER 22 announces its holiday gift card offer. Holiday shoppers receive a bonus $20 gift certificate with every $100 in gift cards purchased.

BRADENTON, Fla. — PIER 22, the independently owned waterfront restaurant located on the Manatee River in downtown Bradenton, Florida will offer its annual holiday gift card promotion beginning November 1. Holiday shoppers receive a bonus $20 gift certificate with every $100 in gift cards purchased. Bonus certificates are redeemable Jan. 1, 2017 through Feb. 13, 2017.

In the U.S. gift cards remain a popular holiday gift. Prosper Insights & Analytics found that almost two-thirds of shoppers purchased at least one gift card during the 2015 holiday season. Regarding gift card type, Prosper Insights & Analytics, a data analysis and integration company, points to restaurants as the most popular. "PIER 22 cards make a great gift because they're easier and faster to buy than traditional presents and they're delicious gifts that the whole family can enjoy using together," said PIER 22 Executive Chef Greg Campbell.

The PIER 22 menu emphasizes quality ingredients and 90 percent scratch-cooked items. Throughout the PIER 22 menu, you will find Italian favorites, indulgent Southern-style dishes and French-inspired fare. PIER 22 also offers private dining and banquet rooms for those looking to celebrate a special event or occasion.

Shoppers looking to take advantage of the holiday gift card offer, can visit the PIER 22 gift card shop or call in their orders to 941.748.8087.
 
 

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

BRADENTON, Fla., —Manatee Holiday Boat Parade organizers are currently seeking entries for participation in the annual maritime event taking place Dec. 10, 2016. Individuals, businesses, and organizations of all types are encouraged to register. Cash prizes totaling more than $1,900 are up for grabs, which is more than ever previously awarded. Space is limited to 25 vessels and boaters will compete for awards in the following categories: first and second place-lighted boat 40' or longer and first and second place-lighted boat under 40'. All participating captains will receive gifts as well as entry into the VIP Awards Party, which takes place at the Riverhouse Reef and Grill restaurant immediately following the parade. Registration forms are due by December 4. There is no entry fee.
 
The parade of lighted boats begins at dusk near Snead Island. The route then proceeds east past the Bradenton Yacht Club, to Riverhouse Reef and Grill and the Regatta Pointe Marina. The parade turns south at the Green Bridge and moves onward to PIER 22  and the Twin Dolphin Marina. Public viewing sites are available from the Green Bridge Pier, Riverhouse Reef & Grill, PIER 22 and on the Riverwalk in downtown Bradenton.
 
Guests looking to book premium or VIP seating should call 941.748.8087. Event seating is limited and reservations are required. 

To apply with your vessel please complete the form here.

 

Bradenton Herald logo Gettel logo Wagne Realty Logo

Manatee Memorial Logo

thanksgiving 2016 2

PIER 22 invites guests from all over to indulge in a traditional Thanksgiving feast Thursday, November 24, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. - 10 p.m. To-go dinners are also available for order.

For more than 40 years, PIER 22 has been taking part in a Thanksgiving Day tradition that continuously increases in popularity season after season: restaurant prepared Thanksgiving meals.Results from the latest survey completed and published by the National Restaurant Association showed that around 15 million Americans planned a visit to a restaurant on Thanksgiving Day 2013. PIER 22, among other Bradenton area restaurants, will stay open on Thanksgiving to meet demand this year.

Hudson Riehle, senior vice president of the Research and Knowledge Group for the National Restaurant Association, told the NRA that the following benefits to dining out on Thanksgiving include “convenience,” “more time for friends and family” and less time spent “cooking and cleaning.” The NRA report also mentioned that dining out on Thanksgiving and Black Friday is very common for Black Friday shoppers.

For the past four years, Annalisa Ford, a Bradenton resident, has celebrated Thanksgiving Day with around 10-14 of her close friends and family at PIER 22. Ford said that she was “tired of cooking,” and she found that dining at PIER 22 alleviated a lot of the stress. “We like it because PIER 22 also offers the full menu.” and “it’s easier on our friends from out of town.”

The PIER 22 Thanksgiving Feast menu includes fresh roasted turkey, housemade stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potato casserole, broccoli casserole, green beans, cranberry sauce, housemade dinner rolls and housemade pumpkin pie. The full PIER 22 dinner menu will also be available. Thanksgiving dinner is $27.95 for adults and $14.95 for children 12 and under. A PIER 22 to go Thanksgiving meal for four is $99, and it comes with a free bottle of Pinot Noir while supplies last!

"For the average cook, putting together a Thanksgiving meal is tireless work," said PIER 22 Executive Chef Greg Campbell." Grocery shopping alone can take hours and can cost big bucks to purchase all of the ingredients needed for a single meal out of the year, and since there's really no price tag we can place on time with loved ones, I can understand why more Bradenton families are skipping the cooking and cleaning. Dining at PIER 22 or picking up one of our scratch-cooked turkey meals to go is a great value and a great alternative to going it alone," he said.

PIER 22 expects to seat more than 1,000 guests on Thanksgiving. The restaurant fills up fast and Thanksgiving Day reservations are strongly encouraged. PIER 22 has also requested that guests place To Go orders no later than Tuesday, November 22. To book your Thanksgiving meal, you can call 941.748.8087.

About PIER 22

PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.

July 4th facebook artPIER 22’s Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration and Pig Roast Monday, July 4, 2016 from 6pm.

FAMILY FIREWORK CELEBRATION SPECIAL EVENT BUFFET INCLUDES
Pig Roast, Prime Rib Carving Station, Fish and Chips, Barbecue Chicken, Ribs, Assorted Sushi, Mussels and Bleu, Peel and Eat Shrimp, Oysters, Micro Burgers, Pasta Primavera, Potato Salad, Corn on the Cobb, Salad, and much more!

Adults $69.95 • Under 12 $19.95
Tax, gratuity and beverages not included

Open Bar $99.95
(includes calls, wells, draft beer & house wines)
Tax and gratuity not included

Reservations required and seating is limited.
Visit our website for more details.

Fathers Day facebookSunday June 19, 2016

Receive a Complimentary Draft Beer or Bloody Mary for Dad!

BRUNCH BUFFET • 11am – 3pm

Ham & Prime Rib Carving Station, Sushi Display, Eggs Benedict, Omelet Station, Shrimp & Grits, Sausage, Bacon, Eggs, Biscuits and Gravy, Breakfast Potatoes, Belgian Waffles, Salad, Fruit, Danishes, Pastries, Fish, Chicken Florentine, Cheese Tortellini Alfredo, Garden Vegetables and more.

Adults $32.95 • Under 12 $14.95

FATHER’S DAY DINNER • From 4pm

8oz, 12oz or 16oz Prime Rib Dinner slowly cooked and hand carved to order. 
Served with garlic mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus.
Full Dinner Menu Available

Reservations Suggested 941.748.8087



From formal galas to intimate gatherings, Pier 22 is the elegant choice for delicious dining.

MONDAY – THURSDAY: 11:30am – 10:00pm
FRIDAY- SATURDAY: 11:30am – 10:30pm
SUNDAY: 11:00am – 10:00pm
HAPPY HOUR : Daily 3:00 – 7:00pm
SUNDAY BRUNCH: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Pier22 white footer 
 
1200 1ST AVENUE WEST | BRADENTON, FL 34205
Copyright © 2015 941.748.8087
  
red EAT ORI hor Logo white

Chamber Proud Member