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Beach Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 439
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    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 29
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  • 23
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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
Glad we came

I'm so happy to have been to the Beach Bistro. It is always a busy place and we try to make our reservations as soon as we can. This last visit we had not made a reservation and realized the mistake as we entered the worlds best bistro. The great thing about our visit was that even without a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I'm so happy to have been to the Beach Bistro. It is always a busy place and we try to make our reservations as soon as we can. This last visit we had not made a reservation and realized the mistake as we entered the worlds best bistro. The great thing about our visit was that even without a reservation... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Last day of the holiday, we decide to book the Beach Bistro. Made a booking for 7 people (4 adults, 1 teenager and two children(11 & 10) for 6pm Arrived and met the valet who very kindly took our car and directed us into the restaurant. At the front of the restaurant we met a waiter, confirmed our booking and... More 

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Berryville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We dined on the beach, and enjoyed a fabulous sunset and delicious food! Nothing like dining while haring the waves crash on the shore. Wait staff was wonderful...we finished off the night by the fire pit with a delicious cocktail! Highly recommend as a romantic night out or a celebratory dinner location!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We walked out due to the cost. Horrible. We will never go again. Manhattan prices. Others staying with us reported the same

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Kincardine, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Wonderful atmosphere, service excellent, phenomenal food. A little overpriced but in the end, well worth it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

For a fine dining experience this is the place to go in this area. Good menu, delicious food, great view in the room by the windows, good service - expensive.

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Minnesota
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Here is a secret that not everyone knows: if you dine in the sand on the beach at Beach Bistro it is easier to get a reservation, the menu is condensed and less spendy and the view of the setting sun is amazing. We had a sweet, fun waitress, delicious meal and awesome view. Best spot to eat a special... More 

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Auburn
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Four of us had a delightful celebration dinner at the Beach Bistro in March, 2015. Everything was superb. My only caution is that this place has BIG CITY top notch restaurant prices. If you are from small town USA, be prepared to pay over $100 per person for a full dinner. It's probably worth it for most, but I'm a... More 

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The setting is great so my advice is to book for just after sunset, arrive about half an hour early and have a drink watching the sun go down. If you are really lucky you will get a table on the gorgeous Joey's station. Not only is he a young George Clooney lookalike but also a local hero as he... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The location, the service, the food all 5 stars. For the last five years we have been visiting this exquisite restaurant during our month-long stay at Ana Maria Island. This is a hands-on restaurant with personal attention from the owner and long tenured staff. They get it right every time . Don't leave Anna Maria Island without visiting this restaurant... More 

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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: American, Seafood, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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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