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.

Swordfish Grill & Tiki Bar on Cortez Road

$$ - Cortez

Located off Cortez Road in Bradenton is a wonderful place that serves fresh seafood and sits on the water. This place would be Swordfish Grill, a laid-back restaurant that has been going strong since opening back in 2011. Nestled right on Sarasota Bay, it’s the ideal place to go for good food, great drinks, and […]

Dcoy Ducks Bar in Holmes Beach

$ - Holmes Beach

Late hours, poker nights, and live music on the weekends is what you’ll find at Dcoy Ducks. This bar is definitely a local favorite. They even open at 10:30am! Start you’re day on the Island with a mid morning beer, we’re not judging. Dcoy Ducks is located in the Island Shopping Center in Holmes Beach. […]

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – Bradenton

$$ - Bradenton

With 660 locations in 45 states, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is an American chain restaurant and gift shop. Chances are pretty high that you’ve visited one of their establishments before. Especially if you do a lot of road trips, since most locations are right off highway/interstate exits. A major aspect that makes Cracker Barrel super […]

Peach’s Restaurant – Holmes Beach

$$ - Holmes Beach

Peach’s Restaurant is a casual breakfast and lunch spot in Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island. They’re open everyday from 6:00am  – 2:30pm, and it’s the perfect place to grab an early bite to eat. Peach’s is a locally owned establishment with 10 locations, including the one on AMI. Now, let’s talk about food. Whether […]

Tide Tables Restaurant and Marina

$$ - Cortez

Enjoy some of the best seafood in the local area while overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at Tide Tables Restaurant and Marina. Tide Tables is located in Bradenton at the base of the Cortez bridge. This place is definitely a favorite among visitors and locals, and for good reasons. The food is always good, the beers are […]

Five Guys Burgers & Fries – Bradenton

$$ - Bradenton

With over 1,000 locations throughout 47 states, you have probably visited a Five Guys Burgers & Fries location before. If you haven’t, well then you, my friend, are missing out. Luckily for you, we have a Five Guys not too far from Anna Maria Island. Burgers, french fries, and hot dogs is what they serve, and […]

Mitaka Japanese Ramen House – Bradenton

$$ - Bradenton

If you’re looking for more of a unique dining experience, and don’t mind leaving Anna Maria Island, then the Mitaka Japanese Ramen Noodle House is a great choice. The restaurant is only a 10 minute drive from the Island, and totally worth the trip. Mitaka Japanese Ramen House By the name of the restaurant, you’ve […]