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Sandbar Restaurant

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100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed even moment of my lunch at the Sandbar. Was there at opening time so was able to get a table in the sand and enjoyed a wonderful meal and view of the Gulf! I had Stone Crab and Seafood Fritters and both were amazing. Along with a cold beer and a long walk on the beach afterwards it was... More 

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Wimauma, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch today. Got there at about noon and were seated immediately. The restaurant is located directly on the beach, great views. My wife had a fish tostada special, it was just ok. I had a sausage sandwich, it also was just ok. We have eaten here before and were very pleased with the food at that time. Our... More 

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Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were there for lunch as it was a beautiful day and we were looking for a place to sit out on the beach to eat. We ordered seafood fritters which were tasty, clam chowder which was full of clams, however our lunch entrees were lacking. We had fish sandwiches and a shrimp lobster roll, both had dry fall apart... More 

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Holt, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an ideal beach front restaurant, but it is very crowded during the high season with hour long waits typical. Some of the food items are o.k. especially the clam chowder and grouper sandwich. Others are dreadful; for example the calamari. The Sunday brunch in the off-season is nice. A jazz quartet, decent drinks, ok food

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England
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has the perfect location, right on the beach, a firm favourite. You can have a cocktail whilst waiting for a table - and there IS always a wait which is the downside! However, watch the sunset with drink in hand and the time slips by! The food is always good and the service quick and cheerful. It has retained... More 

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had friends from out of town and we wanted them to experience our Island. With our feet in the sand and the sound of the waves. Everyone had a delicious meal and Jama did a great job serving us.

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious lunch on the beach at this restaurant. Fabulous blackened shrimp tacos and Mahi mahi fish tacos. Excellent service at this casual dining restaurant. I will be back.

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Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service , great food. We had shrimp and lobster roll. All very good. We would recommend trying this venue.

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1 Thank Clay B
Robert B, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Clay! Hope to see you again very soon. :) Safe travels, Robert Baugh, Chief Operating Officer More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my mom had a nice relaxing afternoon. I enjoyed the Ricotta dish and Margarita. Staff was really nice and helpful.

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1 Thank Babyblue1972
Robert B, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your review with us! Glad that you and your mom had a relaxing meal. Hope to see you again very soon! Best, Robert Baugh, Chief Operating Officer More 

Webster, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great spot to enjoy a sunset and meal. Our server was great and a pleasure. I ordered the candied walnut and beet salad and my husband ordered the smoked chicken salad. Both were fresh and tasteful. I'd order it again. Our friends had the Cajun snapper, steak and grouper. All six of us enjoyed our meals as... More 

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Robert B, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in! Glad that you had a wonderful time with your server and enjoyed our extremely fresh salads. The strawberry shortcake is a personal favorite, so good call! :) Look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Robert Baugh, Chief Operating Officer More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?