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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: Reservations
Description: I found this restaurant on Urbanspoon.

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Slow service

Very average dining experience. Our party of 6 agree that this is a place we would not return. Our service was slow. All entrees did not arrive at same time. The rice was tasteless and just slightly warm. Two people ordered salmon miso and liked the salmon. The other four ordered shrimp... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Lima, Ohio
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Lima, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very average dining experience. Our party of 6 agree that this is a place we would not return. Our service was slow. All entrees did not arrive at same time. The rice was tasteless and just slightly warm. Two people ordered salmon miso and liked the salmon. The other four ordered shrimp tempura and was very disappointed.

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Metamora, Michigan, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

As we got to the restaurant the fishing crew was bringing in today's catch. We had various types of sushi,nigiri and sashimi, all excellent. We had a tuna main dish that was like butter. We sat outside on the water on a beautiful evening. Great time.

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Holmes Beach, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are locals and have eaten at this restaurant for years. They recently moved to this new location and it is even better atmosphere! We love sushi and have eaten it most everywhere we have been, but this is BY FAR the freshest and best! Love he owners.....wonderful people!

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Parrish, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My husband and I made the trek to the end of AMI (the old Rotten Ralphs of years gone by). Lovely drive. So many changes on the island. It's always exciting to see whtat is changing. This was our first Ocean Star experience. Kayla waited on us. What a patient sweetie she is. As we walked into the restaurant, another... More 

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Fredericton, New Brunswick
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Don't look for Ocean Star restaurant on East Bay Drive in Holmes Beach. They have moved to the old Rotten Ralphs location over looking the water at Galati Marina. Beautiful new décor in a beautiful location. We went with another couple and decided to do Hibachi. Glad we did. Most of us had the filet mignon and scallops combo. It... More 

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Holmes Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Good sushi, reasonable prices. Best place for sushi on AMI. Always again! Enjoy the sunshine and sushi

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Southbury Ct
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102 reviews 102 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

So my review is not really a reliable one on the quality of the foods but here is our impression of restaurant as a whole. The setting at Gelati marina is lovely and you ned to be seated well before dark to appreciate it. The interior of Ocean Star is just lovely and quite spacious. We ordered some dumplings as... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Since we last visited, Ocean Star has moved to the Galati Marina on Anna Maria Island. It is a major upscale of their facility, probably triple the size of their previous restaurant a couple of miles away in Holmes Beach. Beautiful setting overlooking the marina. Spacious and much more upscale than before. The food is actually upscaled too, and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Here's the deal, whenever you're outside of a major city, you're somewhat skeptical about the quality of sushi. No need to be skeptical about Ocean Star at Galati Marina, its first rate. In addition to the food, the ambiance on the outdoor deck was delightful. That said, we had a large party and service was a bit slow. That said,... More 

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new jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We visited the new ocean star Japanese restaurant in Anna Maria at Galati Marina. Really nice atmosphere and the food was excellent. Sushi and full dinners alike. The staff was attentive and pleasant, but with not enough I assume, so service was slow, one bar tender took a while to get drinks, but in general, I have to say I... More 

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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

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?