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Beach Bistro

6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
+1 941-778-6444
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had great soup and appetizers. Drinks were unbelievable. Great place for sunset. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank johnhX489KI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, service and price! We were staying right next door @ the Mainsail Inn, and the manager Beth recommended going there! We are thrilled that she did

1  Thank Jay F
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Went for my birthday and the place from the exterior is so unassuming, would probably continue driving if I hadn’t heard about it from friends. The restaurant is cozy and right on the beach! You walk into the bar and are greeted very warmly. The...More

Thank Kirkles1
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Continues to be the most exceptional restaurant in the area. Went to celebrate my and a friend's birthday. The staff made it special. Champagne to start off with and a complementary dessert. Vodka cordials. The food was terrific as usual. My wife and our friend...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Special place. Sophisticated dining. Raspberry salad is excellent. Duck salad is wonderful. Local catch such as pecan crusted grouper is fabulous.

Thank gryboski
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Quiet Ana Maria Island has opted for quaint, quiet neighborhoods rather than the modern sky rise condos to the South in Sarasota, and to the North in St. Petersburg. This gives the island a special "locals" vibe. Beach Bistro is literally located in a motel....More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

All kidding aside, this is probably one of the nicest dinners I've ever had. My family was here during red tide, and was able to get squeezed in for a table (apparently it's a 2-3 month wait for a reservation). We were celebrating my mother-in-law,...More

Thank Ashbash534
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Wow do they think they are great! This is what happens when there is little or no apparent competition. Sad that the nice view didn’t make up for average fare and service that didn’t match the price .

Thank Ken V
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Staff were excellent and the soup starter was amazing. Mains were good too. It is just a personal thing but we prefer it to be slightly more casual as it was very formal and the dining room is very small with the feeling of being...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

My dad and I went and it was quite possibly the best restaurant I’ve ever been too. Amazing food, views and service. I would HIGHLY recommend Beach Bistro to anyone thinking of going!

Thank Trail619222
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Rosemarie C
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Pita5 | Reviewed this property |
I received an email from them in regards to Mothers Day and it said nothing about a special menu.
March 26, 2017|
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Response from GlobalExplorer | Reviewed this property |
My wife is borderline celiac and was easily able to enjoy a full and wonderful meal at Beach Bistro last October. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu.
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Curt909 | Reviewed this property |
There is beef tenderloin on the menu. Check their online menu including the bar menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-6444
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Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination for 26 years. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had.
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