This waterfront restaurant and ballroom, located on the historic Memorial Pier built in 1928, is found in the heart of downtown Bradenton, located on the Manatee River. Both indoor and outdoor waterfront dining are available including a 140 seat deck with live music, an outdoor bar and fire pit. Enjoy the fresh air and light breeze under the shade trees or ask about our tent rentals for your private event for all weather conditions. Our new waterfront terrace can accommodate over 300 guests for special events, weddings or corporate parties. Mattison’s Riverside offers private dining rooms, a main dining room, and an elegant, newly renovated private ballroom with stunning views of the Manatee River. The private ballroom seats up to 220 people, the perfect location for weddings, private parties, business gatherings, or galas.
Credit Cards Accepted:
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
Chef Paul Mattison combines local flavors with traditional Mattison's favorites like fresh seafood, lamb, duck, and beef while still being famous for great burgers, salads and appetizers. Mattison's Riverside features an award-winning sushi bar.
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This waterfront restaurant and ballroom, located on the historic Memorial Pier built in 1928, is found in the heart of downtown Bradenton, located on the Manatee River.
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Nearest Overnight Accommodations:
Less than 1 mile
The perfect Floridian venue for small to medium sized events. The Terrace accommodates groups from 20 to 120 in our upstairs space above the Surf Shack restaurant. The Surf Shack below can accommodate groups from 20 to 100.
Our space features a beautiful full bar, rooftop dining with the best views of St Armand’s Circle, a Piano Bar with live entertainment and both indoor and outdoor seating.
The Terrace balcony can accommodate parties of up to 50. This beautiful space is outdoor Florida at its best while our retractable roof and side panels give you comfort that regardless of the weather your special event will go on without a hitch.
We have great features you would expect to make yours a perfect event:
Food and drink menus for a variety of budgets
Live entertainment options
Private or Semi-Private event planning
Functional elevator or stairs for your convenience
PA System complimentary
Other A/V equipment can be arranged
Three beautiful ballrooms available for weddings, graduations, anniversaries, birthday parties, teen dance, receptions, concerts, etc. of any occasion. Each room has tables, chairs, dance floor, sound system, and tablecloths; all included.
Outside food and alcohol permitted.
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