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Beach Bistro

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French, American, Seafood, Bistro
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6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
9417786444
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination...
Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination for 26 years. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a delight!

Local friends took us on a long drive to this charming and sophisticated restaurant literally on the beach on annamaria key. Prices are quite high, but so is the quality of the food and service. Quite worth the trip from Sarasota!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
SteveVienna_Austria
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Vienna, Austria
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is the second time I've come to Beach Bistro, and it was a very different experience than my first. I decided to bring my girlfriend here while on vacation to my hometown so she could experience the best restaurant on Anna Maria. While the food was fantastic, the atmosphere surrounding our visit made us unable to fully enjoy our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Local friends took us on a long drive to this charming and sophisticated restaurant literally on the beach on annamaria key. Prices are quite high, but so is the quality of the food and service. Quite worth the trip from Sarasota!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The food and the staff. Sean does a great job of making sure your dining experience is a 5+ The bar is fantastic

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Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Booth indoor and outdoor venues. Great beach view and access. Accommodating to all. Pleasant employees.

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Memphis, TN.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

With a beautiful beachfront view Beach Bistro is a class of its own. We were there for our anniversary and it was fabulous. I had grouper Floridian and my husband had the rack of lamb and both were outstanding. Owner and wait staff added a personal touch. Not a place for children or those on a budget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Dinner tonight at Beach Bistro. It was one of the best meal and the location is for sure in the best of all the restaurants I have been in!!! Everything was great. Caesar Salad +was the best. Tomato soup was world class. Grouper Cooper was excellent. Service was first class and the service was A+.......a can't miss dinner and some... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is just the best place to eat. Sean the owner is so nice. He always comes by the table to check on you. We live out of town, but make a special trip to dine here. They have the best Bouillabaisse ever!! When our friends come in town they always ask to go to the Beach Bistro. They have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We are here on our second night. We were walking by on our way from the beach one morning and a fellow from the restaurant encouraged us to come have a meal. We came early in the evening. The place is very small and the tables are very close together. The people at the next table were too close. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great dinner, but very very expensive! I would recommend for a romantic evening out, definitely not for a family meal - too expensive for taking the whole family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had dinner at the Beach Bistro on 6-21-15 to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. Everything we had was great and our waiter John couldn't have been more attentive.

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Additional Information about Beach Bistro

Address: 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
Phone Number: 9417786444
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 70
Cuisine: French, American, Seafood, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: 9417786444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 70
  • Cuisine: French, American, Seafood, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination for 26 years. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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