Anna Maria Island Florida

Anna Maria Island Restaurant & Bars

Restaurants, Fine Dining, Nighlife

You have to eat! Dining on Anna Maria Island is not going to kill your budget if your plan is casual drinks and dining. Plan a special fine dining night out at Beach Bistro. Our favorite? Of course grouper, stone crabs, and a beer. Burger joints are notoriously good and the Island boasts some mean barbeque and Italian. Sunset dinner on the beach with a bottle of wine? Perfection.

The Sage Biscuit Cafe in Bradenton

$$ - Bradenton

If you have visited the area and not enjoyed a breakfast/lunch at the Sage Biscuit Cafe, you are missing out! Open 7 days a week, from 7AM – 3PM. Sage Biscuit Cafe Since opening in 2012, this restaurant has turned into one of the most popular breakfast spots in town. And with tons of vegan, […]

The Turtle Shack on Pine Ave

$ - Anna Maria

A little taste of Chicago right here on AMI! That’s right, The Turtle Shack on Pine Ave serves beach bites with a Chicago attitude. The Turtle Shack This take-out restaurant is the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat after a morning/afternoon spent on the beach. They are open from 11AM – 5PM, […]

Pier 22 Restaurant, Patio, and Catering

$$$ - Bradenton

Not too upscale, yet not too casual either. Pier 22 in Downtown is great for a romantic date night, or a laid back lunch with friends. Pier 22 Sitting directly on the Manatee River, Pier 22 certainly draws a crowd with their amazing water views and scratch-cooked meals. They are open for business 365 days […]

Joey D’s Chicago Style Eatery in Bradenton

$$ - Bradenton

Joey D’s brings the taste of Chicago to the 941. Family owned and operated since 1994, with 4 locations in the local area.The closest location to the Island would be their Manatee Ave location (about a 15 minute drive) Joey D’s This is the place to come if you want Chicago style food served the […]

Cupcake Delights – Mouthwatering Cupcakes on AMI

$$ - Holmes Beach

Looking for a sweet treat? Well, look no further than Cupcake Delights in Holmes Beach! Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10AM – 5PM (or until they sellout). Cupcake Delights Personally, I am a huge cupcake/cake person. And if anyone makes a good cupcake, it’s this place. Probably because they’re always baked daily, with only quality […]

Oak & Stone Restaurant and Rooftop Bar

$$ - Bradenton

For a view you truly can’t beat, mouthwatering food & a great beer selection, head over to Oak & Stone. Their newest and closest location is in Downtown Bradenton, about a 25 minute drive from AMI. Oak & Stone Craft beer and artisanal pizza is what makes Oak & Stone such a hit. Oak & […]

Columbia Restaurant in St. Armands Circle

$$$ - St Armands Circle

If you find yourself wandering St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, you must dine at the Columbia Restaurant. A beautiful, Spanish-style restaurant that is open for lunch and dinner. Columbia Restaurant There are multiple Columbia Restaurant locations throughout Florida. 7 locations to be exact including the one in TPA Their original location in Ybor City is […]

Danny’s Pizzeria – Best New York Style Pizza in the Area

$ - Bradenton

I can not stress enough to tourists that the best pizza in the local area is Danny’s Pizzeria in Bradenton. Sure, there are some places on the Island that make a good pizza, but Danny’s is THE BEST! It is absolutely worth the 15 minute car ride into town. Danny’s Pizzeria Originally established in New […]

The Chart House on Longboat Key

$$$ - Longboat Key

Enjoy a special date night dinner at one of the finest waterfront restaurants on Longboat Key, the Chart House. With a fantastic menu and stunning views of the Gulf waters & Sarasota Bay, it’s no wonder this place is so popular! Chart House Open for dinner everyday of the week, The Chart House also has […]

Shore Restaurant on Longboat Key

$$$ - Longboat Key

The spot on Longboat Key where Moore’s Stone Crab Restaurant once sat is now the beautiful Shore Restaurant. While the Shore is a new addition to Longboat, this is actually the Shore’s second location. The original Shore Restaurant is in St. Armands Circle. The Shore Restaurant Originally starting off as a retail clothing store in […]