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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 3 days ago

our daughter gave us a gift certificate. We greatly enjoyed our meal. Our favorite time to go is when they have the fixed price menu that accommodates smaller portions for a reasonable cost. Looking forward to that again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank quintessaSRQ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have traveled all over the world. We were trying to recount any other restaurants that were this good. We only came up with 3 others - 2 in Paris and 1 in Virginia. We celebrated my birthday tonight and everything was delicious. Service was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Terry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing! The views are amazing! The staff are amazing! The bill was large. I would definitely recommend going to the Beach Bistro as a special treat. The food is always very good and the restaurant has a very cool 'vibe'. The people...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jayno19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fifth time same experience. great food, good company, excellent service, such a fine place to spend a few hours. We went with friends from North Carolina. loved it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ejmenke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection and detail. The special of grilled swordfish was perfectly prepared. Couple of surprises added to their excellent service. Perfect evening with great friends.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gym1616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with friends inside but next time will do an outside table at sunset for a wonderful view and a great meal. Small bar but large wine selection and you can bring your own bottle. The staff are great and the owner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Penny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked into a warm, refined but nicely understated cozy setting looking right out at the Gulf of Mexico. Five star attentiveness from start to finish. The menu was a small but sophisticated mix, with prices that might be described as "special occasion." We enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sean T
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Visited for the 1st time last week. The meal selections were quite unique and well paired. The Lamb chops paired with root vegetables and bread pudding along with a delicious port wine was unforgettable. The waiter helped with many nuances to ease the experience. This...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MikeyZ56
Reviewed December 10, 2018

we celebrated my birthday with a trip to beautiful Anna Maria Island. The Beach Bistro was a top recommendation and proved to be a great choice for our dinner. We sat in a special booth area and enjoyed incredible food. Our server was super attentive....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Darlene P
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Right from the get go, this place was there to provide excellent service, the valet parking, welcome and server were just first class. The head chef even came to welcome us as we arrived, all be it on a relatively quiet night.. The food began...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith C
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Judy W
January 11, 2019|
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Response from Keith C | Reviewed this property |
No dress code that I'm aware of but most people were "smart casual" ie, men had collard shirts and ladies in dresses
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.
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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, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, 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
  • 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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