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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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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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“french toast” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (15 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 2 days ago

We had a beautiful evening with gentle island style music and a great breeze. I had the shrimp, avocado, mango salad with a light home made dressing on the side. My husband had fish and chips crispy breaking and light tender fish. It was great!

Thank RuthAnn98
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing view of the Water and Beach. Watched the Sunset as we listened to live Music. Peel n Eat Shrimp very tasty. Great Rum Runners! Had pretzel with cheese reminded me of Wisconsin. Had Blackened Grouper...everything I want in a Beach Restaurant. Can't believe any...More

Thank Kurt K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed nearby and ate here evenings and for breakfast, great atmosphere, great staff and goof food and drink. superb sunsets and you may get to see dolphins and turtles. great place to relax

Thank thewrightones
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, typical beach food, but served with a smile. Drinks were good and mot strong, which is good if you need to head back to work. Nice break sitting on the edge of the sand watching the water and the passing boats. Try the...More

Thank Cek939
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the things we like to do is get peel and eat shrimp as an appetizer. It was tough, I mean TOUGH. That was a real surprise. The rest of the meal was average at best. Service was rather inattentive.

Thank cbprc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the best kept secret on the island. Stunning views, great food and friendly service. Look at that view!!

Thank scott w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast is amazing. Bar at night is perfect, open air and beach front. Easy parking and access. Went many times during the short stay.

1  Thank Rick L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location on the beach, great anytime of the day or night, and an amazing place to watch the sunset with a drink. Family of five, we ate here twice, once for lunch when we just popped in from the beach. Fun atmosphere, good service,...More

Thank Luckyaston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress did what she was payed to do. The food was horrible and when we complained about we got treated really bad. The manager is very unprofessional. If you want to be treated as if your a nobody and you are the scum of...More

Thank lee73thefixitman
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

First we couldn't find their parking, so my husband dropped me off to go in their and ask. I went in there and politely asked the man behind the counter. He didn't even look up and said across the street, in a very rude way....More

1  Thank jefmaur M
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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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