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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (54 reviews)
“foie gras” (30 reviews)
“tasting menu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on vacation and decided to have a nice romantic dinner. My wife and I had a n excellent table looking out at the Gulf. We were greeted with 2 sample cocktails of vodka by our server. Dinner was excellent as I had the...More

1  Thank Jaysigrid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to visit Beach Bistro with my Aunt, a regular at the restaurant. I can only say, WOW!! This is the perfect restaurant, from the time they seat you until the time you leave. We had a beautiful view of the beach...More

Thank NCgirl1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This spot is very small and hard to get reservations but for certain one of the best chefs south of the Mason dixon line.

Thank Marie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am fortunate to travel to many major cities each year with work- which brings with it opportunity to eat at some of the best restaurants anywhere. And I can tell you that there is no justification for the prices at the Beach Bistro. These...More

6  Thank DrWeinerdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any time we visit the Gulf Coast beaches anywhere between St. Petersburg and Fort Myers, we always make a pilgrimage to the Beach Bistro. As far as I'm concerned, it is not simply the best restaurant in Florida, it is one of the best in...More

Thank oaktownboy_37
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We had appetizers, wine, a couple dinners to split with each other. The service was great and we really enjoyed sitting outside. Very comfortable atmosphere and good food.

Thank liptz
Reviewed June 3, 2018

If you are so fortunate to spend time on Anna Maria Island (perhaps the best kept beach secret in the USA), splurge a bit and have dinner one evening at the Beach Bistro. This was not only the best restaurant on the island, but perhaps...More

1  Thank TripTex
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Easy to book and helpful and informative during booking. Extremely pleasant staff and proprietors. Food was superb and small palet cleansers and amuse bouches were a lovely touch. Great atmosphere with lovely views. Quite a smart crowd on the night we went different from the...More

Thank spawnytraveller
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The food was fantastic and the atmosphere very romantic. The drinks and food couldn't have been any better. Small place with lots of character. The service was amazing!

Thank Ronda1989
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Starting with James and Sarah as our host and hostess. The service was wonderful the food presented was almost too pretty to eat but we did and it was great. We even had desert.

Thank S6792XGmichaelc
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Questions & Answers
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.
Doug W
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
  • Food
  • 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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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