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Waterfront Restaurant

111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
9417781515
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Ranked #3 of 22 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Spring Ave
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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

A warm welcome although it was very busy and we had not booked. We waited at the bar which was fun and very lively. We were put outside in the covered patio area (it was quite cold outside) which was fine but I would have preferred to be inside. Food was better quality than we had experienced generally and portions... More 

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NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We came here because we hadn't been to Anna Maria island and we wanted to see it. We expected this was a place where you "eat the view" but were pleasantly surprised --- the food was a step above the usual seaside fare. I had grouper tacos which were very nicely cooked and presented, and one of the choices for... More 

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quebec
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Had my birthday dinner on the patio tonight and have been disappointed with the service. The waiter was very average and seems a bit frustrated to have us in his tables (we have a 1 year old (who is, by the way, exceedingly calm and quiet)). I was not impressed by the dishes. On an another hand, the patio had... More 

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Atlanta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Waterfront is by far my favorite place, and I think the wife finally fell in step with me. The bar is a blast while you wait, the menu is brave, adventurous, and everything super delicious, you really cannot go wrong with anything. Great location, nearby is the best ice cream on the island and the best t-shirt shop. Don't miss... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Great food walking distance from Sunrise Garden Resort...overlooks the City Pier...always crowded yet cozy...worth the wait if there is one.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I had the best crab cakes I have ever eaten at this restaurant! The champagne and wine were excellent too! You should also try the key lime pie, if you have room. I can't wait to go back to this restaurant! It is pricey, but well worth it!!

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Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. The menu had a lot of options and many of the items could be made gluten free which our daughter appreciated. I had a chicken sandwich special. It was served on a ciabatta roll with melted cheese and mango salsa with a choice of fries, salad or pasta. It was excellent. My daughter had fish tacos... More 

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Naperville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place is a must on everyone's list of restaurants on Annamaria Island. The food was great. Seafood and beef were stupendous. Great view of the water. Great staff.

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Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Last evening we continued our annual tour of Anna Maria Island restaurants. The Waterfront is becoming one of our favorites. Last evening's red snapper special was just what my wife wanted and she reports that it was excellent. I had the crab cakes and they were excellent, prepared as those I've had in Maryland. Started with an excellent cheese board... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

What a great place. Had lunch on the terrace. The food was great, the service was great, and the prices are reasonable. They have a great selection of wine and beer.

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Additional Information about Waterfront Restaurant

Address: 111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
Phone Number: 9417781515
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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