Anna Maria Island Restaurants
6600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-6444
Rated as one of America’s top restaurants. Stellar service, amazing wine selections and chef/proprietor Sean Murphy is always cooking up something new. Located right on the beach with Gulf views. Check out the bar menu.
200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach 941-792-2222
Popular Gulf front Bradenton Beach restaurant..Fabulous sunsets and gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico… watch the dolphins frolic while having a margarita with the sand in your toes.
Blue Marlin Seafood
121 Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach (941) 896-9737
Makes its home in a 1920’s cottage with nautical style interior on historic bridge street. The “Trap Yard” courtyard boasts a big covered deck and live music on the weekends.
4528 119th Street W. Cortez 941-798-9404
Florida casual rustic..located just 1/2 mile West of the Cortez bridge in the Cortez fishing village. Freshest seafood in the area. Enjoy the live music on the deck and watch the boats come in with your fresh fish dinner.
5808 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach (941) 778-2501
“World famous burger and coldest beer in town” Family operated and local favorite for 40 years. Casual and fun. Don’t ask for French fries.
5315 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach (941) 778-041
Inspired local island fare, craft beers in a cozy casual atmosphere. Owned by Sean Murphy of Beach Bistro. Try the tempura beets or local catch.
Gulfdrive Café and Tiki
900 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, (941) 778-1919
Fun casual restaurant on the beach serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tiki available for weddings and parties. Great views!
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant
760 Broadway, Longboat Key 941-383-2391
Classic old Florida feeling located in the Historic Village of Longboat Key. Nestled against the shores of upper Sarasota Bay, it’s tranquil waterfront setting provides the perfect back drop for dining on fresh native seafood. Dine inside the quaint dining room or on the outside covered deck overlooking serene Sarasota Bay. Dock at the private 12 slip dock for a true Florida dining experience.
902 South Bay Blvd. Anna Maria (941) 251-6940
Popular family owned Sushi house featuring traditional rolls and Japanese fare in relaxed atmosphere. Located at the North end of the island at Galati’s Marina. Take a look at the million dollar yachts in the marina.
Rod & Reel Pier
875 North Shore Dr. Anna Maria 941-778-1885
Quintessential “Old Florida”. Located at the North end of Anna Maria Island. Order the best Grouper sandwich in the area or imbibe with a beer or wine and watch the dolphins and people fishing. Amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
100 Spring Avenue, Anna Maria 941-778-0444
The popular Sandbar is located on Anna Maria’s North end of the island. Fabulous and spectacular sunsets and gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico and famous wedding destination.
The Waterfront Restaurant
111 S. Bay Blvd. Anna Maria 941-778-1515
Located on the North end of the Island where famous “Fast Eddies” used to be.. gorgeous water views of the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, Egmont Key and The City Pier. Excellent destination for exceptional cuisine, world class wines and unique Lagers and Ales. Weekly Wine tastings every Thursday night from 5-7 in the garden courtyard on the Bay.
Places to hang out with the Locals
Duffy’s on Anna Maria
The Donut Experiment, Anna Maria
Tortilla Bay, Holmes Beach
The Anna Maria City Pier
Bortells, Anna Maria
DCoy Ducks, Anna Maria
Harry’s Anna Maria
En Rich, Bradenton
Solo’s Pizza, Anna Maria
Ocean Star, Holmes Beach
Ginny and Jane E’s on Anna Maria
Hurricane Hanks, Holmes Beach
Mr. Bones BBQ, Holmes Beach
Poppo’s, Anna Maria
La Creperie, Bradenton Beach
The Moose Lodge, Bradenton Beach
Lobstahs, Holmes Beach
Sign of the Mermaid, Anna Maria
Bridge Tender, Bradenton Beach
Eupemia Haye, Longboat Key
Pattigeorges, Longboat Key
Cha Cha Coconuts, St. Armands Circle
The Bahia Hut, Sarasota