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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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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We struggled to find a place to eat at first as it was a Monday night and many places were closed. We noticed this place during the day and headed back for an evening meal. After a 45 minute wait we were seated outside with a lovely view. The food, although pricy, was excellent and the service was also very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went to The Waterfront for a special family dinner with 5 children aged 6-16 while on our vacation, but we were very disappointed. We were met with the rudest bar staff we encountered on our stay on Anna Maria island and the staff were very snooty and non-child friendly on the evening we visited. What made it worse was... More

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Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We have been coming to Anna Maria island for over 50 years and finally visited the Waterfront restaurant for the first time. What an enjoyable experience!! The lobster bisque, grouper Oscar and beef tips dinners were awesome. Along with the beautiful view of the bay the service was absolutely the best on the island. The servers were professional and very... More

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,woodbridge,new jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

They make an awesome caipirinha a Brazilian drink.. Very cool and refreshing. The food was pretty good not one negative response and we visited this spot during the Bay fest which happens once a year in October..

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Coloradp
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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 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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