Bridge Tender Inn

pet-friendly Pet Friendly
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Phone: 941-778-4849


Established 30 years ago, Bridge Tender Inn (BTI) is Bradenton’s favorite sports bar and grille to eat, drink, and socialize while watching a televised sports event. You can chug beers, eat lip-smacking food, enjoy live music, and make great memories in a comfy, laid-back setting. This Packer bar is owned by Fred Bartizal and has a staff of 50+ veteran servers who love to offer the best drink-and-dine experience to their guests. The general manager, Sue, has been here for 25+ years and the assistant manager, Shannon, has been here for 10+ years. They’re the ones that oversee making that experience happen! Voted #1 four times in a row, BTI features a casual dining setting that’s loved by locals and tourists alike. Packer Bar Our casual bar for sports fanatics. You can sit inside or outside and enjoy a game with other sports fans. We have 18 TVs with active sports packages. Dining Room Your space to enjoy delicious food – the menu is vast, and you can order anything anytime. Only open on Fridays & Saturdays during the off-season. Tiki Bar Discover relaxing tropical vibes in our tiki bar. It’s designed to offer you peace – come, relax, drink a cocktail, and find your escape.



Pet Friendly


Live EntertainmentBoat Dock

Dining Amenities

Outdoor Dining, Boat Accessible