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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

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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby and I have heard about this highly rated bistro on the beach for years, and have been here for cocktails, but this was our first time for dinner. It will not be our last! We were celebrating our anniversary, which is in November, so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank egrlbk
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnhX489KI
Reviewed October 21, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Greg M
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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
  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
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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