Waterfront Dining on Anna Maria Island

If you’re making the trip to AMI, then do yourself a favor by stopping by one of these restaurants below that offers waterfront dining. Whether the restaurant is on a pier, or directly on the beach, all of these establishments will provide you with a lovely experience and water view.

The Sandbar:

(100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, FL 34216) BEACHFRONT! Open for lunch and dinner, The Sandbar Restaurant is truly the way to go if you want to dine with a drink in your hand, and your toes in the sand. Featured in the picture above.

Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe:

(4000 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217) BEACHFRONT! Super laid-back beachfront spot with super delicious tropical cocktails. The Beach Cafe is open from 7:30am – 8:00pm everyday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Beach Bistro:

(6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217) BEACHFRONT! For an upscale waterfront dinner, Beach Bistro will surely impress. This surf-side restaurant is perfect for date night.

The Beach House:

(200 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217) BEACHFRONT! Another restaurant on Anna Maria Island that offers toes-in-sand dining is The Beach House in Bradenton Beach. Open for lunch and dinner.

Rod & Reel Pier:

(875 N Shore Dr, Anna Maria, FL 34216) Rod & Reel is a staple piece for our Island. This 2 story restaurant sits directly out on the Gulf of Mexico. Casual dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Ocean Star:

(902 S Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, FL 34216) Japanese cuisine with a view. Island Ocean Star sits on Bimini Bay in Anna Maria and is open from 4pm – 10pm everyday.

AMOB on the Pier:

(200 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217) Located on the historic Bridge Street Pier, Anna Maria Oyster Bar on the Pier offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with brunch on Saturday and Sundays.

Gulf Drive Cafe:

(900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217) The Gulf Drive Cafe & Kokonut Hut is located in Bradenton Beach, and offers beautiful Gulf views. This family-friendly waterfront restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.