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Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe

4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Ranked #16 of 34 Restaurants in Holmes Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Bar, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe located “Where Manatee Avenue Meets the Gulf” offers casual gulf front patio and indoor dining on Anna Maria Island’s beautiful Holmes Beach.Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner we have an abundant menu selection that will please everyone! Famous for our ALL-U-CAN-EAT Pancakes & Sausage, we also have fresh omelettes, 1/2 pound cheese burgers, fish platters, colossal salads and kids meal. Every Friday we feature an ALL-U-Can-Eat Fish Fry.Come let the kids play in the sand and see a stunning sunset while listening to our nightly live entertainment and sipping one of our “Island Size” drinks at Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe’s Bamboo Beach Bar.If the locals love us — you know you have found the right place!!!
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I want to say that I really enjoyed my experience at the beach café. I was with my family of 12 and the staff was so good to us. They really tried to make sure everything was good for us. The food was good, the service was great and you could not ask for a better view.

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Athens, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I visited this restaurant for breakfast and was not disappointed. It's definitely for the casual diner and you simply can't beat the view. Don't expect anything fancy, just expect quick service and good food. I ordered the Belgian waffle and what a huge portion! I also ordered a side of bacon and it was cooked to perfection. My entire breakfast... More

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Paris, France
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100 reviews 100 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Just a place by the beach they are not cheap and it is just convenient because it is right there. It was not my first time or my last.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

As the name implies cafe is situated on the beach. I had an omelette which wasn't too bad. However those who had the pancakes were less than impressed. Pancakes were unlimited but no one could eat more than one. They were not good at all. The guy cooking the pancakes was obviously having a bad morning judging by his surly... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Well, went there with my daughter, her friend and my sister. We sat outside and were just attacked by bugs...not their fault but may want to try to control them somehow. Couldn't even take one bite without swatting the bugs. The food was terrible! Sooooo greasy and didn't much like the fact that the condiments were sitting outside in the... More

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Hutto, Texas, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We wanted to have lunch on the beach. Food was reasonable and was pretty good. had more than enough took some home

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Naples, F
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We discovered this 2 years ago and enjoyed a sun down while enjoying dinner. The cafe has indoor and outdoor (only place to be.) "Atmosphere " is great because it is on beautiful beach with great Gulf of Mexico ("ocean") views. Outside is walk up to order. Food is very good, and prices are not much different than those with... More

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Saint Petersburg
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I got a 3 egg omelette, (very good)... the food is no issue, the staff works hard to keep things flowing but it is outdoors so beware if the weather is bad.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The view is great. The all you can eat pancakes and sausage is mediocre at best. But I didn't eat anything else. So go with low expectations and you'll be pleased.

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Lexington, Kentucky
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The view can't be beat-the Gulf of Mexico! Perfect if you spend the day at the beach and need to eat. You can leave your beach chair and walk up and order food and not worry about having to bring food with you or pack up your stuff and go and get food somewhere. The portions are really large. I... More

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