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Island Spice

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1701 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
941-527-0123
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Indian food

This is the real deal. Delicious food, especially the chicken korma and their crepes. It was fresh, tasty and a great change of pace from the other restaurants on the island that all seem to serve the same food. We all loved our meal and would definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
ellen s
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Toronto, Canada
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this restaurant last year and enjoyed an excellent meal there so we were determined to return. We are glad that we did - in fact we ate twice here in one week. On both occasions we were not disappointed. The dhosas are delicious and all the food is authentic. There is an extensive menu as well as a... More 

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Thank nevben
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Owner (waiter) pleasant and helpful in suggesting and describing southern India dishes. We thoroughly enjoyed everything. While we were there a party who were obviously Indian arrived and said they had made a detour just to return to this restaurant.

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Thank Jon E
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Island Spice brings authentic Indian cuisine to AMI. Delicately flavoured and wonderfully spiced meals, served with the best Indian beers.

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1 Thank Sean H
Cambridgeshire
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. Service was impeccable, friendly and courteous. The food was as good as we have eaten in India.The menu is not extensive, but what they do they do exceeding well. I'm sure we will return. Good value and also a takeaway available.

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1 Thank Katecambridgeshire
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I dined here after getting fed up of the usual American version of food served at most eateries in the area (OK I know this is America, but food gets murdered here). It's a humble place, but clean and rather endearing a bit like the owner who I thoroughly enjoyed meeting. The food was served reasonably quickly... More 

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1 Thank Martin L
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for dinner a few nights ago and the food was absolutely delicious!!! We dined in the restaurant this time with friends (had take-out last year) and once again the food was just delicious. The spice was perfect--we requested the medium spice and it was so complex and flavorful, without being over the top-- pure deliciousness. Four of... More 

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1 Thank Christine C
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Indian food and the food here is superb. Nice to have the choice of how spiced you want the dishes. Service and cleanliness is absolutely spot on.

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1 Thank PitchLeveller
Raynham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend several months every winter in Anna Maria...and one thing we always do at least once (sometimes more often) is go to Indian Spice in Bradenton Beach for lunch/dinner. We love Indian food and we do have good Indian restaurants back home in Massachusetts...but they all pale in taste and quality to Indian Spice. This is authentic Indian food... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the real deal. Delicious food, especially the chicken korma and their crepes. It was fresh, tasty and a great change of pace from the other restaurants on the island that all seem to serve the same food. We all loved our meal and would definitely return.

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2 Thank ellen s
Nashville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow. I was in the area for a little relaxation and stopped in for an early super at Island Spice. I had the Tandoori Chicken and the Rasam. Each menu item was simply fantastic. I asked for the Rasam to be Spicy and the owner/chef did not disappoint. He came by after a few bites and asked how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1701 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: 941-527-0123

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?