The Beach Bistro enjoys the best of Gulf views and boasts the highest Zagat rating for food and service in the state of Florida. It is included in Zagat’s “Top Restaurants in America” and is lauded by the guide for “the best food on the Gulf Coast,” “as good as any in New York or Paris.”
The BeachHouse Restaurant is located in Bradenton Beach at the west end of Cortez Road. It is the perfect place for family dining with plenty of room for all the kids to play on the beach while you enjoy a tropical drink and great food. Enjoy your meal inside the dining room or on the waterfront deck. There is even covered Gulf-front dining as well, which makes it perfect rain or shine.
City Pier Restaurant
100 South Bay Blvd
Anna Maria, FL 34216
941-779-1667 ~ www.pierjewelry.com
Located at the end of Anna Maria’s City Pier, this casual-dining restaurant offers a large selection of delicious food – everything from fresh fish to sandwiches to burgers to vegetarian dishes. Live music is available for lunch and dinner most days weather permitting. A fine selection of jewerly is also available for sale.
A sublime escape from the ordinary awaits you on Anna Maria Island. Ginny’s and Janie E’s is a unique oasis featuring gourmet delicacies, garden furniture, an internet cafe and many more hidden treasures. They are known to Anna Maria Island locals and travelers as a convenient and fun gathering spot just steps from the beach.
Gulf Drive Cafe & Tiki is a cozy, family-style eatery situated directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico in Bradenton Beach, Florida. They proudly serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and have been doing so since 1981. Join them for fantastic food, cheerful service in a comfortable beach atmosphere. Enjoy the breathtaking sunset views. A long time favorite eatery, the cafe offers large portions of the best casual cuisine in the area, all while dining on the waterfront with beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico.
201 North Gulf Drive
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
941-778-0771 ~ www.omaspizza.com
One of the best pizza and Italian restaurants on the beach. You can either eat in or take out, and they deliver. Open 11:00 am-12:00 midnight… 7 days.
The Sandbar, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals and a great place to impress your out of town guests. Enjoy the inside dining room or relax before a sunset on the Gulf front deck. What better way to experience fine Florida dining than to pair it with live entertainment. With exceptional local artists performing on almost a nightly basis, you can be assured that our food won’t be the only thing you’ll be talking about after you leave.
Sharky’s Steak and Sea Grille
2519 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Fine dining in a casual atmosphere is the key at Sharky’s. Conveniently located on Gulf Drive North, in Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, Sharky’s is a favorite of locals from Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Bradenton and Sarasota. Award winning, European-trained, Chef Anto, serves up great food and good times at reasonable prices.
The Waterfront Restaurant, on Anna Maria Island, is an outstanding dining experience. You are invited to escape to a laid-back Florida the way it used to be. Lush foliage, warm wood paneling, an elegant micro-brew and wine bar. An expansive open air patio provides brilliant views of Tampa Bay adding to the perfect atmosphere for enjoying the island charm of Anna Maria.