Thank you For Your Support!

One thing we know for sure is how AMAZING our local community is!!! These are difficult times for all of us and Blue Water Bay cares about our community and the importance of being safe. While our dining rooms are closed we are offering several ‘To Go’ Menus to make sure you can get the same quality Blue Water Bay cuisine and beverages on a ‘Take-Out’ basis.

Look over our special menus and give us a call. We’ll prepare your order with the same Blue Water Bay quality and we can all benefit as we ride out this crises. We thank you all for your never ending support!

Everyday 11AM-9PM

Dine In, Takeout, or Curbside


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Welcome to Blue Water Bay

Blue Water Bay Restaurant

Located just 20 miles East of Gainesville, Blue Water Bay brings ‘Fine Dining’ to the quiet town of Melrose, serving folks from Jacksonville, Ocala, Gainesville and surrounding communities.

Friday and Saturday nights we offer our famous ‘Gourmet Buffet, featuring specialty salads, seafoods, creole-cajun dishes, as well as a variety of dishes to include chicken, pork and beef. On Sunday morning stop in for our Sunday Brunch! Blue Water Bay offers a casual yet elegant atmosphere, whether in the main Dining Room or in the Lounge. Rich wood paneling reflects a warmth throughout and is complimented by artwork and stained glass from local artists, as well as a variety of interesting fishing artifacts. We offer…