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Gulf Drive Cafe

900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
+1 941-778-1919
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
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“gelato” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved this place so much that we came back at least 4 times! It was the perfect place to enjoy the beach and watch the sunset. Drinks were perfect! Their menu is quite extensive and the food was great! Would definitely recommend to anyone!

Thank sherrydk_2000
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great location right on the beach where you can watch the most beautiful sunsets. But we have been waiting for more than an hour for our dinner and the table weren't clean at all so we're the restrooms. Waitress was nice and helpful.

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great location and concept but not worth a hundred bucks for quick lunch of crab cake sandwiches they were fine but the spicy shrimp app was a miss at 12+ bucks for some chewey overcooked shrimp and mayo that had a spice...More

Thank hikerguy713
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends. Food was average. Don't do for the bucket drinks. Tasty, but very little alcohol. For food and drink, I would give this place three stars, but for the view. Amazing atmosphere.

Thank AprilFNP
Reviewed 4 days ago

It used to be one of our favorite as the place has beautiful views ....and that is it !!!! food is seriously disgusting, I dont even think it is fresh, the fried green tomatoes taste like the frying oil has not been changed in a...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is actually 3 bars in one. There's a restaurant next door, the open air bar and a tiki bar (which wasn't open when we got there). To sit at a table outside, you have to see the hostess / host next door, which...More

Thank oomis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are visiting the island with another coupke. After arriving today, we walked here for dinnet. First let me start with the best thing, the view/atmosphere! It can't be beat! Our table was right in the sand. The waitress did a good job. The food...More

Thank tngirl37620
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here two times with my husband and we just love it! Not only because of the amazing location and view but also due to great food and servers. First time we went I got the breakfast menu and my husband got the lunch...More

Thank Dagmaris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tiki bar right on the beach, easy access from the sand and plenty of seating. The Key Lime Colada is the best!!

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gulf Drive Café and Tiki Hut...the tiki hut part is the best! Really well made drinks, poured generously and fairly priced. Lot of outdoor seating, but still under the massive thatched roof. (honestly) Several outside tables with umbrellas too. It's beach front...or I should...More

Thank JURatGNR
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Questions & Answers
John M
3 July 2017|
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Response from Rhonda O |
Not sure why you would want to go there. Food sucks I wouldn't feed it to my dog.
Doug-Lisa G
18 April 2015|
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Response from 1819suny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You would have to call the restaurant and ask them. I am sure you could find the phone number with a google search.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1919
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