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Sign of The Mermaid

9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-9399
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here two years ago, and thoroughly enjoyed it. This time was a disappointment. The food was just okay...nothing more. We waited a fair amount of time for our meals, and since we were one of the first parties to arrive, we would...More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could smell the garlic from a block away as we approached. Starting with the complimentary garlic bread, generously sprinkled with a mountain of bitter, burnt garlic bits, the entire meal was a lesson in excess. Catch of the day (red snapper) was covered with...More

1  Thank BellyFullmmmm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for dinner. Very good. interesting sauces and the portions were huge. Could not finish my meal and I am a big guy. Expensive but normal for island dining.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our kids gave us a gift card for Christmas & we saved it for Valenetine's Day. Imagine our surprise to find out that they were booked for dinner for two months. (That should tell you something.) Lunch was a wonderful alternative! Strawberry mimosas, baked brie...More

Thank lawrence05
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A must restaurant to visit when you're on the island. The food is unique to the local cuisine. You surely will not be disappointed.

Thank RHurd
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The food here at the sign of the mermaid is really wonderful bit rich but super tasty super good great service and a real eclectic kind of place so enjoy we loved it

Thank FibreFil
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Had the pleasure of having dinner here on Thanksgiving evening -one of the few restaurants open. Cozy, great food - loved our waitress. Food takes little time, but we weren't in a hurry - we will be back!

Thank Debi B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Went for dinner last night--first time there. We loved every single bite--it is on our list of favorites now!

Thank Jani D
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Not that great. Service was slow, ran out of different foods and it was early. Food was alright, nothing great.

Thank chris p
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Been going to the Sign of The Mermaid to celabrate our friends Anniversary for the last 3 NYE this one will be the last was horrible,service horrible,eveything was over sauced over cooked it was horrible. Lamb Chops over cooked, Red Snapper was suppose to be...More

1  Thank pizza4952
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26 March 2017|
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Response from gskrep | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure. It was a wonderful dinner though!
8 February 2017|
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Response from edward d | Reviewed this property |
One night we dined by a large group having steaks. Do not believe The Mermaid serves lobster. But my personal preference, while on the island, is to stick with the local seafood. And the chef/owner treats it superbly.
13 January 2017|
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Response from Chuck U | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - i am sorry do not know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-9399
  • E-mail
Tuesdays to Sundays: Breakfast/Lunch 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. No reservation required. Wednesdays to Sundays: Dinner (FINE DINING) 5 pm to 9 pm. Reservations strongly recommended. Sign of the Mermaid Restaurant is famous for fresh seafood, steaks and homemade desserts in a fine dining setting. We offer our prize winning pies in-house or to go. We offer a variety of menus and planning services for your event. Our elegant style of catering can be tailored to suit your event or budget! Small Weddings Dinner Parties Rehearsal Parties Holiday Celebrations Birthday Celebrations Baby Showers Bridal Showers Business Gatherings Company Events Breakfast or Lunch Dessert. Our menus are on the website for perusal. The only correct and current menus are on our website
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