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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
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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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Visited this restaurant many years ago, but not as good now. We were shown to an outside table in a corner by the kitchen which had standing water on it(there had been heavy rain earlier), and no attempt was made to wipe it down. We asked to be moved. I had the crab cake sandwich which was too spicy for... More

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Wimborne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

A very popular beach restaurant which has undergone a smart refurbishment, one of a chain of 3 restaurants this is probably the best for watching sunset. Take a tip order a cocktail and an appetiser to watch the sunset, full dinners tend to be mediocre and expensive, however the owner is working hard to change things up using his own... More

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Holmes Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Always a long wait for the deck, used to be worth it even if over an hour wait. Since their refurb, the food and service has gone downhill. :( All the wait staff that was excellent and there for quite some time appears to be gone. Food is middle of the road at best. We're getting better lunches at Hurricane... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We are on hols here from the UK. Tonights choice was Sandbar. It has a reputation as one of the best eateries on the island. Over hyped in our opinion. Four of us had differing Starters and mains. The clam chowder was good but no better than the City Pier, the Shrimp and Scallop was good too but no better... More

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Anna Maria Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The Sandbar restaurant has the best location to have a lunch or dinner on the island of Anna Maria. The service level is superb and we have always had a great time. Food is fantastic and drinks are spot on. This is one of the best places on the island to eat

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The food was about what you'd expect from a beach front restaurant - a little expensive and average. But it's fun to come on off the beach for lunch. We tried to come for dinner but the wait was 90 minutes so we went elsewhere.

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Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

TI tok my mother to Anna Maria Island, and we decided to have lunch at the Sandbar restaurant. It was a great idea. It is absolutely amazing. The food, the location, the service, everything is great. You can have lunch right on the beach, with your feet on the sand! The grilled salmon and the blackened mullet are to die... More

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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100 reviews 100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have eaten here many times over the years. It has a beautiful gulf view and has been very nicely redone inside and out. The food and service are always great. Will be back.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food was good, but not great. The best sunset view of the places we had dinner. Wish they had an outdoor bar.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The food was ok/good but the experience of walking on the beach til your table is ready and listening to the surf is worth dining here. The people were attentive and friendly.

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