has shut its doors after five years, but its successor was up and running June 1.
Mannatees Sports Grill, 7423 Manatee Ave. W., blends family dinner with nightlife with its full lunch and dinner options and 20 beers on tap for the late-night crowd. An impressive list of imports and microbrews includes Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Left Hand Milk Stout, Rouge Hazelnut Brown Nectar, Konga Longboard Lager, Abita Purple Haze and Bells Oberon.
Happy Hour is 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily featuring 20-ounce domestic drafts for $2.75, $3 wells, $4 calls (Bacardi, Beefeater, J&B Scotch, Cuervo, Smirnoff, Jim Beam, etc.) and $3 wines (Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Pino Grigio, White Zin).
Expect a visit and review in the coming months.
Also this weekend in Bradenton:
- It’s the Ultimate Ladies Night at , 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., this Thursday with drink specials and the Chippendale dancers starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 advance and $15 the day of show. Contact Ace’s for more info by clicking here.
- Here’s a relatively new place that might be just a tad outside of what we call Bradenton, but with live music and enticing drink specials, it’s hard to ignore. The CaddyShak Sports Bar & Grille, 6600 River Club Blvd., in Lakewood Ranch, has $2 pints, $4 wells and $4 wines and $6 premiums all night after 8 p.m. Live music Friday from The Distractions.
- , 2604 Manatee Ave. E., has a full day Saturday starting with a creast cancer awareness party from noon to 6 p.m. with live music at 1 p.m. from Jimmy Reagan and 4 p.m. from Billy Rice Band. Admission is $3 per person at the door and includes a free draft beer. There will be a number of games and prizes at the party, including a raffle, dunk tank, cornhole, horseshoes, darts and food. Must be 21 to attend. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Last Call will host a Triple Crown Watch Party featuring $10 buckets of domestic beer.
- Saturday night’s baseball game at McKechnie Field will have a fireworks display after the game. McKechnie Field has beer, wine and a full liquor bar. Visit www.bradentonmarauders.com for ticket information.