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Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Repeat visits is what shows great experience. We were at the Sandbar three times for lunch during our visit to Anna Maria Island and each visit was an excellent experience. We have been eating here during our annual family vacations for years and the outdoor...More

1  Thank pjlm2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was amazed at how this restaurant had expanded since we where here a few years ago. Pleased that it had not lost its charm. Although you can’t book there is nothing better than having a few cocktails whilst you wait and watching the sun...More

1  Thank Squidge331
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my second time to the Sandbar having come for lunch in 2015. This place doesn’t disappoint, the food is excellent and the view is stunning. However, this place doesn’t come cheap. As you would expect from a restaurant on an island the menu...More

1  Thank DBS1957
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dinner here on the 5th with a front row seat about 45 minutes before sunset was the perfect place to be. Mary Beth took perfect care of us and let us take as much time as we wanted. We started off with blistered tomato salad...More

Thank S V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant when we visit here in Anna Marie Island - perfect place to watch the sunset !!! Our waitress - Lindsey was excellent!!! Very personable & had some great suggestions for us ... thank you Lindsey for making our evening even that more...More

Thank KarynCT
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for stopping in to see the view with us when you visit, Karyn! I'm delighted Lindsey could offer some recommendations and great service that made the night even better. We look forward to having you back next time! Take care, Doug S, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, myself and our daughter went to dinner for a celebration and we did not have a reservation. Parking was a little hectic but they offer valet which is very nice. We did not have to wait long and were seated on the deck...More

Thank stacygouldin
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, Stacy, for coming to celebrate a special occasion here with us! I'm so happy you and your family enjoyed your meals, and it's great to hear you were also happy with our waterfront views. I can't wait to welcome you all back. Until...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up visiting The Sandbar twice during our week on Anna Maria Island & both times we weren’t disappointed. You have to get here early to be able to get a table outside & enjoy the wonderful sunset (both times we failed on that...More

1  Thank ChrisCollyer1968
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It's so wonderful that you visited us twice while you were here, Chris. We're happy that you enjoyed a drink, the beach, and the peanut butter pie. Thanks for leaving this awesome review. Hope you'll be back our way soon. Thanks, Doug S, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in time for the sunset and opted for a table inside with views of the gulf. The sunset was beautiful and the food was pretty darn good too! The view inspired us to go tropical with our drink selection, a margarita and few...More

1  Thank Iris H
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for joining us, Iris! I'm so glad that you loved our cocktails, apps, and grouper. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Doug S, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for sunset eating on the beach. Easy access to sand, creative menu, great kids menu and drinks list!

1  Thank Nicole M
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for loving us, Nicole! We hope to see you again very soon. Take care, Doug S, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a popular restaurant with limited parking, but it is worth going to. They do offer valet parking, but I was able to park on Gulf Drive and walk about a block. We were seated outside and our server, Joyce, was excellent. We shared...More

1  Thank ydnab
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for loving us! We're glad that you enjoyed our incredibly fresh seafood -- the mahi mahi is a personal favorite. I'll be sure to share your wonderful comments with Joyce. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Doug S, General Manager

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BeccaST
24 July 2017|
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Response from Cgreene118 | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca! Thank you for your interest in the Sandbar. We can accommodate up to 200 for a wedding in our pavilion and 80 at our studio! Please feel free to call for pricing information
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Lindsay S
21 July 2017|
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Response from carynhodge | Property representative |
We will be happy to consider any guests requests.
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Jesse W
2 July 2017|
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Hello and thank you for your comment. We would like to assure you and all of our guests that we take cleanliness very seriously at our restaurants. It is the top priority for our managers, operators and owner. We also want... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0444
  • E-mail
Description
The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals. Dine with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand on our waterfront deck or enjoy our inside dining room. We offer gulf to table, farm to fork, and pasture to plate sustainable menu items. Our menus reflect our commitment to serving our guests the best in local and sustainable seafood, produce, and land fare. The Sandbar is the most popular place on Anna Maria Island for beach weddings and sunset receptions. The award winning venue is perfect for intimate gatherings to elaborate affairs, especially weddings.
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