Welcome to Blue Water Bay

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. Read more...

Blue Water Bay Catering...

As you plan your next event, do not forget Blue Water Bay Catering - the leader in North Central Florida for great cuisine! Blue Water Bay uses only the freshest and highest quality ingredients and actively supports local growers and producers that engage in organic and sustainable agricultural practices. We offer a fine variety of dishes from our delicious salads and appetizers to our signature entrees that make the name Blue Water Bay synonymous with excellent cuisine throughout North Central Florida. From our chefs to our courteous staff and servers, Blue Water Bay is committed to making your next event memorable for you and your guests!

  • Fresh Oysters
  • Steamed Shrimp
  • Shrimp and Lobster Appetizer
  • Asparagus

Live at The Bay...




Tuesday & Sunday: 5:30 - 9:00
The Killer B's

Thursday: 5:30 - 9:00


Our Location...


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Our Hours...


Mon - Fri Lunch: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Mon - Thu Dinner 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri - Sat Dinner:  5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday Brunch: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Dinner:  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Our Wine Lists...