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900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
+1 941-778-1919
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're looking for a place to have a drink on the beach, this is the place to come. Arrived after the lunch rush. Found that there was no seating inside ... no reason, no seating. Traffic pattern for servers not good, so it might be a good idea to ask to sit on the outside in the seating area.... More 

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Ripon, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was disappointing. One of our party didn't receive what they ordered. The fish was fried to a overdone crisp. The kitchen was VERY slow. Won't be back.

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Thank Judy N
Anna Maria Island, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really bad experience. The draft beer was at least 50% water. Childrens 3 dollar coke was 50% ice. Food was way below average. Before we had finished we received the check. And we were quiet polite custemers.

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Thank johanstenstrom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burger was 5. Service 1. Ordered it with onions. Told person (not waitress) who delivered it to table that I ordered onions. I waited and waited over 10 mins. Finally my friend asked another fellow to get me onions which he did in about 5 mins. Then female waitress arrived about 15 mins later still and asked if everything had... More 

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Thank SusiePhillips
Sterling, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to Gulf Drive Cafe from our resort two days for breakfast. Cannot beat the view from indoor or outdoor seating. Staff were super-friendly and efficient and the breakfast was very good. Only criticism is the coffee, a little weak but minor, considering the positives.

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Thank LBada3
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for lunch right on the beach. Crabcake sandwich with carrot slaw was awesome, and great waitstaff. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank EllenMel
Bradenton, Florida
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm from the area - had lunch with my sister from Virginia, and a friend. Enjoyed a drink at the bar right on the beach. Then we sat (around 1:15 pm) and all enjoyed our lunch. Service was very good. Food delivered quickly.

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Thank Deb H
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice dinner for 2 watching sunset over gulf in ' beach house'. sat open-air next to beach. server, morgan, good & friendly. fried shrimp were good. French fries with them were not hot. replaced fries, with apologies, not charged. patty melt good. total with wine, $45 plus tip. worth it.

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Thank Tom R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my breakfast looking out at the water. I also stopped in one afternoon for a piece of cake and a cup of coffee which was equally wonderful. The cake was $6.50 but worth every penny.

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Thank PDR27
North Wales
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've hand breakfast, lunch, and diner here and while I can recommend everything on the menu I have to say that they don't compare to the view! The restaurant is not a fancy place but has very good food with a menu that has selections for everyone in your party no matter now picky they may be. The staff if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?