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Waterfront Restaurant

111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
9417781515
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Ranked #2 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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Coloradp
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Ate outside on a Saturday afternoon. Nice to have the bay across the street. That is what they mean by "waterfront" but it is not directly on the gulf or the bay. Good place nonetheless. Of course, being in Florida, I had to have the grouper sandwich and it was very good. I'd recommend this place for a lazy afternoon... More

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This is a nice place just across the street from the bay and pier on Anna Maria Island. The food is very good. However the wait for a table is tortuous. You can make reservations for inside tables but not for on the porch. Our estimated 30 minute wait turned into a full hour.

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

So, really, the Waterfront Restaurant is just across the street from the actual water front of Tampa Bay. But don't let that discourage you, because the food is quite good, there's a nice wrap-around porch from which to see the Bay and Sunshine Skyway Bridge, and an outstanding bar, with great beer and wine selections (mixed drinks available, too). The... More

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

One block from where we rented a home on Anna Maria Island, FL, we ate here. The variety of seafood we ate was well prepared and very delicious, but not cheap! The service was good and ambience suitable. Some tables allowed nice views of Tampa Bay and a famous pier stretching out into it!

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UK
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is a quality restaurant,good wine list,good service and a classy menu. We researched restaurants in AMI before we made the trip and this place was top of our list to dine in.We were not disappointed. The menu is varied,the staff welcoming and the cost was in no way excessive. You gotta go.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went there for lunch on a weekday while exploring the island. Has to be the best lunch we have had on the island to date. Waitress was nice and service was ok. Highly recommend the mussels in garlic sauce, crab cake sandwich, and the Caesar salad with scallops. This place offers huge portions and excellent flavor for the price. Also,... More

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Tampa, Florida
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222 reviews 222 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We were actually looking for another recommended restaurant on the other side of the island and stumbled in to this one. Food was very good. We had a group of 10 and they accommodated us even on a Saturday night. My wife and I split a salad and entre and they divided it before they brought both to the table... More

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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Beautifully presented, tasty food which is served by very helpful, friendly staff. A good variety of dishes and the restaurant is in a lovely position, overlooking the City Pier and the sea. We had three equally delicious meals at the Waterfront during our two week stay on the island which is testament to how impressed we were with the restaurant.

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Grand Cayman
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The drive to the restaurant from our place is nearly 1 hour but the trip was well worth the effort. Managed to get parked fairly easily which was a surprise because the place was packed! The drinks at the bar were served quickly and efficiently and were exactly what we needed, very reasonably priced too! We were seated inside but... More

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u k
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went to Waterfront Grill for my birthday, booked this from the UK due to recommendation. Unfortunately the waiting staff was a problem. Had to ask for water, bread and finally our mains. When I mentioned to the man who asks 'everything ok?' said no, and told him what was wrong. He scurried away and back came Greg the manager. I... More

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