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3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
941-778-1236
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: I found this restaurant on Urbanspoon.

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Late night dinner on the deck

Nice setting...we had a bunch of starters rather than main meals and it was very good. Service good and location great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Perth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice setting...we had a bunch of starters rather than main meals and it was very good. Service good and location great.

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Orlando, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Had good time .Cost a bit up there but seafood was fresh and we enjoyed it.one of the better places on our visit.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Wait time was too long. Hostess was clueless. Not enough servers. Two sushi chefs could not keep up with orders. Food was good. Next time we want fine dining we'll go to The Beach Bistro or Waterfront and be assured of a great meal and service.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Within one week, we had twice dinner at the Ocean Star. Compared to the strip-mall location, the restaurant has certainly gained from the new location with a nice view, but what about the rest? On the first of our two visits (Saturday evening), the restaurant was severely understaffed. We had to wait nearly 1.5 hrs (!!!) for the food. Drinks... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The location interviews are superb. Food was mediocre at best. The sushi and sashimi were excellent, albeit expensive. None of us thought the fish was prepared very well and things seemed a little bland. But that does not keep this restaurant tour from being very proud of his offerings for the prices seemed high even for Ana Maria Island. Six... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I am disappointed that I had to give it at least one star, zero would have been appropriate. I have no idea how their food is, after two hours we paid for our drinks and cold edemame and walked out. We had heard the service was slow but this beyond the pale. We are seasoned travelers and eat out often,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I've written only one restaurant review before but we had such a terrible experience I feel compelled to share this. We called to order take out for three people. They said we should be prepared to wait an hour. Okay fine. The woman that took the order was not knowledgable about the menu, nor did she mention anything about their... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

beautiful setting, really good food, but on at least one night (last night) it took 40 minutes for a waiter to come to our table. We ended up going to the bar to bring back a glass of wine and asked maitre'd to get us waiter. Took forever. One German couple gave up and walked out after same experience. Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We are trying new restaurants on Anna Maria this year and this one does not disappoint! From the sushi and the appetizers to the main meals there was not a complaint to be had.

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Oxford, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Excellent sushi - great selection of specialty rolls. Had dinner here and it was great. Nice setting at the marina. They need to change their address on trip advisor and their website. Somewhat difficult to find at Galati Marina if you are a visitor!

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Additional Information about Ocean Star

Address: 3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
Phone Number: 941-778-1236
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: 941-778-1236

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Description

I found this restaurant on Urbanspoon.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?