You have to eat so why not try some variety! Dining on Anna Maria Island is not going to kill your budget if your plan is casual drinks and dining. If you are planning a special night out then The Waterfront or Beach Bistro are fantastic options. Our favorite food? Any seafood like grouper, stone crabs, and of course a cocktail, the more tropical sounding the better! Burger joints are notoriously good with plenty of choices. If you cannot tear yourself away from the beach then no problem, we have beach dining where you can keep your toes in the sand while you have your favorite breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Got a hungry crew with a large appetite? Then the all you can eat pancake meal at the Manatee Public beach is a must visit. Maybe a sunset dinner on the beach with a bottle of wine or favorite cold beverage is just what you are looking for? Review our Anna Maria Island restaurants as we have you covered and want to make your vacation easy!
There are several restaurants on Anna Maria Island that offer takeout and delivery options. Since COVID-19, many restaurants that didn't previously offer takeout are beginning to do so. For a complete list of restaurants on Anna Maria Island that offer takeout, use the search filter on the left-hand side of this page. Our favorite choices for takeout on Anna Maria Island are:
There are so many great options for dining with children on Anna Maria Island! Whether you're feeding a picky eater or a couple of kids with huge appetites, you'll find something to please everyone on Anna Maria Island. Some of our favorite kid-approved restaurants on Anna Maria Island are:
With so many great choices on the island all catering to different tastes, it's hard to say which restaurants are the most popular. These are some of the most popular choices among locals and our staff:
Because it's an island, many restaurants on Anna Maria Island are able to offer oceanfront dining, or at least dining with ocean views. Whether you're looking for an entirely outdoor dining experience where you're literally sitting at a table in the sand, hoping to find a nice pier to dine at, or are just looking to take in the ocean views while eating indoors there are several restaurants on Anna Maria Island that can accommodate your wishes. Use the filters on the left side of this page to see all oceanfront dining on AMI!