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All 22 Anna Maria Restaurants

Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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Ranked #13 of 22 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Price range: $8 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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 and the freshest seafood the area offers. The Sandbar is an unmatched setting for any special occasion, especially weddings.
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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Sunday, 45 minute wait for table. Got seated just before sunset. Bar was very busy, had to wait 10 minutes for seats at bar. Service was excellent. Food was good but not great. 4 of us shared fried clams, scallops, fried fish. Better food at sister restaurant, Beach house.

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Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We've been coming to the Sandbar when on Island for many years. In the last few years their menu and and food quality has been consistently improving. We had a wonderful sunset dinner augmented by the serving skill and friendliness of our server Wendy.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

After reading other reviews about this restaurant we decided to go for dinner at sunset. While there was a wait, we were able to enjoy the sunset on the beach until our table was ready. Our waitress Holly was great. She was very helpful in recommending food to try and was very personable with everyone, including the kids. I would... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice view of the water. The grouper tacos were very good. Beware the restaurant uses margarine and not butter with the bread that is served.

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Orlando, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We have been coming here for over 30 years. It is the best dinner/ sunset experience anywhere!! Enjoy your lunch or dinner on the outside deck with your feet in the sand. Take part in the champagne sunset time contest every night. Come early for best seating and stay late. Remember you are on "island time".

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Ann Arbor
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Had a very pleasant meal with a group of about 12 people. Good seafood, excellent service (they responded well when some members of party had to change their plans).

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Longboat Key, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

The Sandbar has one of the best locations in the greater Mana-Sota area, right on the tip of Anna Maria Island with a spectacularly deep beach. The restaurant was completely rebuilt within the last two years and has lots of great seating options both indoors and out. Though open for lunch and dinner, the best time to come is at... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a delight to find such a great restaurant right on the beach!!! You don't expect to find the combination of great food, great views and great service all in one location, but the Sandbar delivers all three. Their mixed green salad with mango, gorgonzola cheese and walnuts topped with passion fruit dressing was amazing. My wife loved the "Bud... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Sandbar is right on the beach....literally, right on the beach! My husband and I had lunch there and loved it. Great atmosphere, cold beer, and great food. The heirloom tomatoes are delicious!

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was one of our favorite restaurants when we stayed on Anna Maria Island. The beach views are gorgeous, the service was outstanding and the food was very good. I ordered a grouper sandwich and it was one of the best I have had. They have indoor and outdoor seating so you can take your pick but eat outside if... More 

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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 - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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