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Sandbar Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Sandwiches
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100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Sandbar, at the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a...
The Sandbar, at the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals and a great place to impress out of town guests. Enjoy our inside dining room or relax before an unforgettable sunset on the Gulffront deck. Sink your toes in the sand while enjoying a signature Pina Colada, the freshest seafood the area offers and farm fresh produce from our own farm. The Sandbar is an unmatched setting for any special occasion, especially weddings.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Drinks and Dessert

We stopped in for drinks and dessert after a walk on the beach. It was everything I expected. The service was great, sat at a table in the sand, and the food and drinks were quite tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
KMCordell
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Garner, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Madison, WI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for lunch on a weekday around 1:30pm. No place to park so ended up using valet. Went inside and told there was a 45 min wait. Gave us a pager so we could leave but told us it only worked on the backside of the building, directly on the beach. Service was the worst that we had on... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for drinks and dessert after a walk on the beach. It was everything I expected. The service was great, sat at a table in the sand, and the food and drinks were quite tasty.

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chester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had a couple of mediocre meals a while ago but decided to have another try last Sunday. Our server Thaddeus was so welcoming and had just the correct banter. My husband had the burger which he pronounced was delicious he even managed the "sinners delight" .He is a chocoholic!! I had the seafood which was such large portion I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It was nice atmosphere and food is good. Like Zack the valet and Emiley behind the bar. The outside was too hot for us but, its right on the beach and great in season. Still alot of people outside. Good drinks made just how you want them.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My wife and I on our last night on AMI while celebrating our 11th anniversary rode our bikes over to the Sandbar. We thoroughly enjoyed our soft shell crab dinner and drinks while watching the beautiful sunset right after a thunderstorm. The past two summers prior to this visit we brought our young daughter along and she always enjoys her... More 

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columbia south carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We have been here a few times and really have enjoyed the food.the island salad is a very unique tasty salad .get there early or be prepared to wait.gorgeous to sit out and eat right on the sand.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We visited the Sandbar at the recommendation of a few friends on our family trip to Anna Maria. The food was not great and the wait was long. I get that the location is awesome but that was all the place had going for it.

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Shasta, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had Jessica as our server. Awesome job. Took the fish dip off our bill. Did not like that at all. Then had the artichoke dip and the smoke salmon appetizers.. WAY better. Beach views and Corona Light. Will return

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

family weekend at sarasota we Went to the Sandabar at night and the plastic chairs and tables really put us off. I know its outside but in the evening and for the price we expected more. The food too was not as good as we expected, it was ok but would have been suited more for lunch time than evening.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We ate here and all eight of us enjoyed our meal. Most ate some version of shrimp the kids ate spaghetti or chicken fingers (which by the way are the best chicken fingers ever) I had steak.

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Additional Information about Sandbar Restaurant

Address: 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
Phone Number: +1 941-778-0444
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

The Sandbar, at the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals and a great place to impress out of town guests. Enjoy our inside dining room or relax before an unforgettable sunset on the Gulffront deck. Sink your toes in the sand while enjoying a signature Pina Colada, the freshest seafood the area offers and farm fresh produce from our own farm. The Sandbar is an unmatched setting for any special occasion, especially weddings.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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