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1701 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
941-527-0123
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 6
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authentic Indian Cuisine

Walked over to the Island Spice restaurant from our Bermuda Bay Club condo. Very small and stark inside dining area with one table for two outside. Our wait staff was very pleasant and answered our many menu questions. The food was excellent although the portions were small. For a light meal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Rehsom
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Port Huron, Michigan
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food here is delicious. The wait staff gave us wonderful suggestions. One of the best meals we have had at a restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Who would ever expect to find good INDIAN food on Bradenton Beach? But, here it is! The food is first rate and impecably fresh. The lamb is top notch and the sauces are beautifully spiced. The breads are wonderful too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Our family of four had lunch here. Everything was excellent. Highly recommend the lamb combo and the vegetarian combo. Nice way to try several dishes. Great samosas, naan and mango lassis too. Attentive service. Everything is flavorful but mildly spiced, perfect for a first timer trying Indian food. Ask for it spicier if necessary!

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Port Huron, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Walked over to the Island Spice restaurant from our Bermuda Bay Club condo. Very small and stark inside dining area with one table for two outside. Our wait staff was very pleasant and answered our many menu questions. The food was excellent although the portions were small. For a light meal, I'd come again.

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sandhurst
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Looks and feels like a bar, rather than a restaurant . At 7pm on a Wednesday we were the only diners. Started with a decent vegetable samosa, followed by an excellent stuffed dhosa, that was the highlight of the meal. We then had a lamb curry (average) with dhal (good). However, the rice was cold and the naan had been... More 

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LaPorte, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Three of visited for lunch. We all agreed that it was among the freshest Indian food that we've ever had. Was hoping they had a lunch time buffet, but no luck. Service was very good. Being a late lunch, only three of the 10 tables or so were occupied. For those who have not tried Indian food, be daring and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I'm not an expert- but this was authentic Indian cuisine. The chef is the owner from what we overheard. I had channa batura (surely spelled incorrectly I'm sure) which were spicy chick peas in a curry type sauce. My husband had the lentil soup. It was also very spicy which we both loved. We were happy to have the naan... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great, small Indian restaurant on Bradenton beach. We ate inside at lunchtime, and the food was amazing! The menu they have is small, however, most of us at the table ordered items that weren't on the menu. The ginger coconut chicken curry and chicken madras was cooked to perfection. I highly recommend making a trip here if you are on... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

One of the guests at our hotel recommended Island Spice and it was the best meal we had in Florida. The food was well-flavoured--in particular the fish curry and palak paneer. We enjoyed the taste as it reminded us of good curry we have enjoyed while travelling in the UK. Both my wife and i believe it was some of... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is the best restaurant I've tried in the area. I was visiting Anna Maria on vacation and my family went back twice for the samosas. The food was delicious!

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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
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?