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Jul
18
Jun
21
INDEPENDENCE DAY PARTY AT PIER 22 INCLUDES VIP FIREWORKS VIEWING

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Revelers say happy birthday America with an Independence Day buffet party and fireworks show on the Manatee River!

Bradenton- In a salute to the red, white and starry blue, PIER 22 gets patriotic with a July Fourth pig roast, buffet service, and a VIP fireworks viewing area on the waterside terrace. The party starts at 6 p.m. and ends with an explosive fireworks finale by Zambelli International around 9 p.m. Guests keep their table for the entire evening. Due to the popularity of the event reservations are required.

Buffet menu selections include fresh seafood stations, a low country boil, beef brisket and pig roast carving stations, salad stations, delicious miniature deserts, Independence Day favorites such as beef franks, micro burgers, barbecue ribs, housemade macaroni and cheese, and much more! Buffet prices are $69.95 for adults and $19.95 for children under 12 plus tax and 20 percent gratuity.

Specialty stars and stripes cocktails are also available for purchase for those 21 and up, or you can add on the open-bar package for $30. The open-bar package consists of select liquors, draft beers, wines, and specialty cocktails: toasted coconut martinis, island margaritas, and frozen strawberry daiquiris served all night long.

Guests can check out the complete buffet and drinks menu on the restaurant's website: pier22dining.com/IndependenceDay. For reservations call 941.748.8087 or go to pier22dining.com/reservations.

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 experiences 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.


Apr
30
Apr
19
CELEBRATE MOMS, DADS AND GRADS THIS SEASON WITH A BONUS GIFT CARD OFFER FROM PIER 22

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As a special seasonal offer, gift givers will receive a $10 bonus card for every $50 purchased in PIER 22 gift cards from April 23 through June 22, 2018. With blue skies and warmer temperatures approaching, so are beloved springtime celebrations like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and graduation. This year, the gift of a PIER 22 dining experience makes recognizing your loved ones a breeze.

Gift experiences are a great way to show you care while giving your mom, dad or grad, the freedom to choose what he or she enjoys. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for springtime holidays, with the biggest share going to experiences like dinner outings with friends and family.

Executive Chef Greg Campbell said, "The unforgettable waterfront atmosphere and wide-ranging selection of scratch-made meals found at PIER 22 make this the ideal venue for commemorating all sorts of occasions. A dining gift experience is the type of present people tend to enjoy and remember the most; there's really nothing better than celebrating special moments with friends and loved ones."

PIER 22 fans will also be happy to hear that the restaurant’s award-winning brunch buffet is back, and is served on both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day this year. Brunch includes an array of regional specials, house-made baked goods, fresh seafood stations and craft-your-own omelet stations.

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A unique venue for toasting mom, dad or your grad, the 26,000 square foot restaurant sits directly on the Manatee River in downtown Bradenton, they not only offer an elegant choice for waterfront dining, but guests can also enjoy a more casual experience on the PIER 22 covered patio. Additionally, private dining and full service catering for graduation parties and special occasions are also available.

Bonus gift cards do not expire and are valid for in-restaurant dining only. They may be used toward the purchase of food and beverages only and cannot be applied toward gratuity. Additionally, bonus cards may not be used on the day of purchase. Other restrictions and limits do apply.


Apr
08
PIER 22 IS PEOPLE’S CHOICE FOR BEST WEDDING VENUE, AMONG OTHER AWARDS

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Local restaurant and venue accepted 10 Bradenton Herald People’s Choice awards for 2018.

Wedding bells are ringing at PIER 22, downtown Bradenton's landmark waterfront restaurant and venue, as guests vote the popular eatery the best place to get married, according to results from the Bradenton Herald People’s Choice contest.

Executive chef and general manager, Greg Campbell, along with the special events and catering division, are delighted to be recognized for their expertise in wedding event planning by the very couples they have helped to unite.

“Curating only the best possible guest experience is at the center of everything we do. It’s not just the riverside atmosphere that makes this a great dining location or special events venue, it’s also our passion for hospitality, exceptional client service and fresh housemade meals that makes this place stand out,” Campbell said in an online statement on the PIER 22 website.

According to Marketing Director Tabatha Davis, the restaurant prides itself on nurturing its relationships with guests. “Because PIER 22 has been here for generations, the relationship with the community is deep-rooted. We’ve been a part of weddings, retirement parties, birthdays, baby showers, after work happy hours you name it, and many of our guests feel like family. People are sentimental about this place and for good reason. It’s a restaurant like no other; it's magical,” Davis said. “We hope that with this recognition, PIER 22 will be able to foster new relationships with future guests who haven’t yet had a chance to develop a meaningful connection with our team.”

Aside from Best Wedding Venue, PIER 22 took home first-place awards for Best Caterer, Best Brunch, Most Romantic Restaurant and Best Sushi Bar. PIER 22 also earned finalist spots in the following five categories: Best All-Around Restaurant, Best Happy Hour, Best Raw Bar, Best Seafood Restaurant and Best Waterfront Dining.

The People’s Choice Contest organized by the Bradenton Herald is an annual poll of its readership to determine the area’s best businesses. PIER 22 is a multi-year recipient of People’s Choice awards. The complete results for winners and finalists are available in a special section of Sunday’s Bradenton Herald.

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 experiences 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.


Apr
08
THANK YOU FOR VOTING PIER 22 BEST WEDDING VENUE AMONG OTHER AWARDS

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We Couldn't Have Done It Without You! Thank You For Voting For PIER 22!

It is with sincere appreciation that PIER 22 accepts 10 top honors from the Bradenton Herald newspaper. Support from our incredible guests has helped us get to where we are today, and I would like to take a moment to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our fans. We are grateful for your patronage and the time you took to vote for us in the 2018 People's Choice poll.

For over 40 years, it has been a privilege to serve you. You have granted us memories that last a lifetime and provided our work with meaningful purpose. It has been an honor to help you with your most important and momentous occasions. Working with you is always our pleasure.

Curating only the best possible guest experiences is at the center of everything we do. It’s not just the riverside atmosphere that makes this a great dining location or special events venue, it’s also our passion for hospitality, exceptional client service and fresh housemade meals that makes this place stand out. It is with great pride and responsibility that we continue our commitment to providing an authentic waterfront dining experience for everyone that walks through our doors.

We invite you to join us and enjoy the area’s best brunch, best sushi, best romantic atmosphere, best catering, best wedding spaces and so much more!

Sincerely,

Greg Campbell
Executive Chef - General Manager
PIER 22 Bradenton, Florida


Feb
27
THEY DID IT AGAIN: PIER 22 WINS BIG IN MANATEE READERS' CHOICE CONTEST

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Local dining spot PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio and Ballroom takes the lead once again in this year's Readers' Choice poll organized by the Herald-Tribune.

Bradenton, Fla., -- PIER 22, downtown Bradenton's landmark restaurant and venue, keeps up the winning streak as fans overwhelmingly vote the eatery as one of the best in Manatee County according to results from the Herald-Tribune's latest Readers' Choice contest. PIER 22 recently took home a total of 11 awards. Their eight first-place honors included Best Caterer, Best Brunch, Best Happy Hour, Best Outdoor Dining, Best Restaurant With A View, Best Sushi, Best Waterfront Restaurant and Most Romantic Restaurant. PIER 22 also earned finalist spots in the following three categories: Best Buffet, Best Martini and Best Seafood Restaurant. Members of the restaurant's leadership team, including restaurant owner Hugh Miller and Executive Chef Greg Campbell, accepted the awards at a Herald-Tribune gathering held last week.

After dominating the polls in past years, including achieving the title for winningest restaurant in 2017, PIER 22 doesn't show any signs of slowing down! In a post on the PIER 22 website, executive chef Greg Campbell stated that "Our success is built on a commitment to quality and service that just won't quit..." He was also sure to thank restaurant guests for supporting PIER 22 with both their votes and their dining reservations. The Manatee Readers’ Choice Contest organized by the Herald-Tribune is an annual polling of its readership to determine Manatee County’s best businesses. The complete results for winners and finalists are available in the Herald-Tribune’s 2018 Readers’ Choice publication.

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 experiences 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.


Jan
17
VALENTINE'S DAY DINING

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Valentine's Day Dining What A Sweet Occasion: PIER 22 Downtown Bradenton
Sweetheart Dinner | Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 4-10 p.m. | Reservations 941-748-8087

PIER 22 offers a chef-created sweetheart dinner menu this Valentine's Day. Housemade preparations include satisfying main courses such as wasabi-crusted ahi tuna, New Zealand rack of lamb, roast duckling and housemade sushi. Also on the menu, guests will find romantic concoctions such as the chocolate kiss and chocolate covered cherry martinis, the ruby fizz cocktail, champagne for toasting and an award-winning wine list. Executive chef Greg Campbell further suggests topping off your meal with a bit of espresso and a tasty homemade dessert for the perfect finish. Everyone knows that Valentine's Day is truly all about the chocolate, and PIER 22 offers plenty of options to curb that sweet tooth including chocolate peanut butter pie, tiramisu, chocolate banana bread pudding, New York cheesecake, and more!

What's more, the icing on the cake for anyone enjoying a meal at PIER 22 is the service and ambiance. The restaurant overlooks the Manatee River in downtown Bradenton; window seating and al fresco dining boast stunning sunset views, and knowledgeable waitstaff provide first-rate service. All of this and more makes for a lovely date night out. In fact, PIER 22 has a reputation as Bradenton's most romantic dining destination and recently received first place in the Bradenton Herald's People's Choice Poll for Most Romantic Restaurant along with first place in the Herald Tribune's Manatee Readers' Choice Poll for Most Romantic Restaurant.

Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online at https://pier22dining.com/reservations or by calling the PIER 22 reservations desk at 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.


Oct
02
PIER 22 UNVEILS RENOVATED GRAND BALLROOM

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PIER 22, the landmark restaurant and party venue located in historic downtown Bradenton, celebrated its grand ballroom re-opening with a VIP cocktail hour celebration on Friday, Sept. 29. The event took place in the newly renovated event space, located on the second floor of PIER 22. Designed with a sense of sophisticated, old-Florida elegance, and with rich decoration executed in wainscoting, a suspended ceiling painted off-white, newly installed downlighting and sound-absorption drapery, the PIER 22 grand ballroom brings an exciting new entertainment option to the Bradenton area. Members of the public looking to schedule a venue tour of the renovated ballroom or any of the five private event


Sep
03
SAY GOODBYE TO SUMMER PARTY AT PIER 22

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