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Gulf Drive Cafe

900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
941-778-1919
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Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Selden, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Great service with Babs our waitress who was fast and got the food out quickly. The bar tenders talk too much, and serve bar customers way faster than the people eating who order beer etc with dinner.

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Clermont, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We went for breakfast and had the best French toast ever. We returned for lunch and food was great. Service is very slow and very organized .

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Mt. Holly, NC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visits every morning for breakfast. Choices are great. Gelato is yummy. Dinners or just drinks and great sunset views.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great ocean side seating and good food, had the gator bites which were excellent and the mahi mahi tacos which are served in a generous portion. Waitress never let me get close to having a empty soda.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A beautiful setting on the beach that looks like tiki huts. But the food wasn't great and the service wasn't either. We were often looking for our waiter. The food he brought was not as ordered but he was eager to have something remade to make us happy.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We ate lunch here two days ago, and everything was tasty. The portions were very generous, and the service was nice. We returned today for breakfast. Their computers were down, and many customers were being very rude, but the service was still good. They worked well under pressure, and breakfast was tastier than lunch! This is a must try!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was a great place to have lunch on the ocean. You must try the alligator bites and the grouper. Our server, Collin, made the experience all the more enjoyable. I would definitely come back in a heartbeat.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were staying a short walk from this establishment for a 3 week holiday on this paradise island. Visited several times and really enjoyed the food and the service. Lunchtime on 11th Aug, I left the family on the beach and went for lunch and a drink, the bar tender was the rudest most inefficient I have ever come across,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had lunch on Tuesday.. the turkey club was great. Jonesy the new manager was a lot of fun to meet. he's also getting the place in ship-shape after a bit of a rough start with the grand reopening. the foods is way better now. for sure this place will be a top notch spot on Anna Maria.. we're looking... More

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Haskell, New Jersey, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited this restaurant on our first night - walking distance from the condo- atmosphere was cool Margaritas were delicious - very strong and food was delicious. Service was awesome. Our waiter Collin was absolutely the best. Super attentive, upbeat, funny, and friendly. Would definitely return for his awesome service.

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