Where to Eat

The Bradenton area and Anna Maria Island are home to award-winning bistros, cafes and restaurants. Our local restaurants have been recognized by many national magazines, including multiple times in Zagat, for their unique flavors, phenomenal locations, gulf front dining and impeccable service. From rustic beach-side Tiki Bars to elegant bistros illuminated by sunset or candlelight – meals are memories to be savored on Anna Maria Island and surrounding areas. The ambiance and views of our restaurants are as important as the foods being served. Our gulf-front or bay-side dining restaurants serve a special Anna Maria Island blend of flavor. Savor local seafood cuisine, local farm fresh dishes and local wine favored by many and admired by our worldly visitors. In addition, we boast some of the best known hamburger and barbecue eateries around. How fresh is the catch of the day? Our waters are home to grouper, red snapper, mullet and blue crab. Bay-side or gulf-side, outdoors or in, sunrise or sunset, we invite you to enjoy the secrets to island and coastal living — cool breezes, sounds of the waves crashing into the shore, star-filled skies and dining experiences like no other.
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Beach House Restaurant
Experience toes in the sand dining in a family friendly atmosphere. Outside deck with beachfront bar and sunken lounge area make it the place to experience the best in waterfront dining. Fresh local seafood, and live music. Happy Hour.
200 Gulf Dr. North
Bradenton Beach
Loony Dunes
Loony Dunes represents the Spirit of Florida featuring products born and made right here in the Sunshine State.
5306 Holmes Blvd., Suite 800
Holmes Beach
Ugly Grouper
Island style restaurant with lots of outdoor activity for the whole family. From corn hole to karaoke to live music, there is always something fun going on!
5704 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach
Small Town Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet, yogurt, sherbet, sweet treats and more!
5404 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach
Sharky’s Steak and Seagrill
Landmark eatery established in 1998. Enjoy the freshest seafood, gourmet specialties, well stocked bar, imported beers and fine wines. Upscale casual setting with emphasis on tasteful cuisine and caring hospitality.
2519 Gulf Dr. N.
Bradenton Beach
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