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“Love it !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sandbar Restaurant

Sandbar Restaurant
100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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Ranked #14 of 23 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sandwiches
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Sandbar, at the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals and a great place to impress out of town guests. Enjoy our inside dining room or relax before an unforgettable sunset on the Gulffront deck. Sink your toes in the sand while enjoying a signature Pina Colada, the freshest seafood the area offers and farm fresh produce from our own farm. The Sandbar is an unmatched setting for any special occasion, especially weddings.
Webster, New York
1 review
“Love it !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Best place ever to see the sunset enjoying good meal and drinking good Margaritas ! :) It's just a slice of paradise, don't miss it ! Be patient to take your turn, it's worth it !

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Wonderful lunch with a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We apologise for the lateness of this review but due to a close family bereavement some reviews were overlooked. We had lunch at this restaurant which is right on the beach, is very relaxed and has a calm but nevertheless laid-back beach bar atmosphere. If you sit outside, there are wonderful views of the sea and if the weather is right this place is totally relaxing.

Our server was Jon. He was equally charming and replicated the atmosphere of just relaxing and nothing being too much trouble. Some of us had the fisherman's platter which was extremely good as was the Mahi dish. This is a perfect place to go when you are on holiday. It is possible to eat in doors but somehow that would not quite be the same.

TIP We do not know whether you can book in advance because we just turned up and were given an alert which told us when they were ready for us. It was peak lunchtime and we did not have to wait very long. Again, we did not go for the Jazz Brunch which is on Sundays but it is on offer.

It is difficult to park in the locality but they have Valet Parking which is the perfect solution particularly if you are disabled or older and find difficulty walking.

We would definitely recommend this restaurant and we had a great time.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Wonderful view as well as Seafood is special”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This Restaurant has been has been improved a great deal and the sunset is special. The food is still very good.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great and friendly service from Johnny! Food is excellent and well priced. We liked their Calamari and stuffed jumbo shrimp. Family place with a fantastic beach view. Did I mention that it is on the beach!

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“Great food, Great Atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place is great! Food was terrific and the view was just as good. We got the stuffed grouper, which was out of this world! The hush puppies were the best I ever had! If your in AMI, you must make a stop an The Sandbar!

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