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Island Ocean Star

902 South Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-251-6940
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“ocean star” (53 reviews)
“sushi” (104 reviews)
“tempura” (12 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
902 South Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food here and surprisingly large portions for a Japanese restaurant. Reasonable prices. I has salmon and other person had Fillet Mignon. Perfectly cooked. WE both agrees however, they used way too much salt in both our dishes. Less salt, more taste. Excellent wait...More

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My lady and I were tired from a long day on the water. The Island Ocean Star was an oasis of culinary delights! The server was very attentive and helpful. Many great items on the menu. My lady had the Tuna which she loved. I...More

Thank bradywsullivan61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife ordered Sushi which she liked a lot. I had the Sushi quality Ika Katsu and was disappointed. It appeared to be prepared from a fairly large fish, not very tender at all. The waiter "registered" our remark, but no further comment or action....More

Thank ludlbk
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The appetizers were good as well as drinks, but I was quite disappointed in my seared tuna dinner. It was smothered in too much sauce and other stuff and the texture was not good or the temperature--which should be cool in the rare to medium...More

Thank BonanzaWoman
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiancé always visit the island and enjoyed our first experience at ocean star back a couple years ago, but unfortunately each time we went back the service kept getting worse and worse. We kept going back to give it another chance only...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

The sushi here is amazing! The patio was nice and quiet around 5 for an early dinner! My go to place when I'm on the island and also love there location in bradenton on Cortez!

Thank emily c
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We returned to this restaurant, this time with friends, because the quality of the food is excellent. Although the service has been hit or miss, it was absolutely spot on. We all had the Teppanyaki, except for my daughter who had sushi. We all ordered...More

Thank Caromick56
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Island Ocean Star is one of our favorite places to eat. Whether you travel there by boat, car, or motorcycle---you will love it!! If you enjoy sushi, go there! If you enjoy hibachi cooked in front of you, go there! Always entertaining, always delicious, always...More

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Had a 745 reservation for dinner and got seated a little after 800. 20 minutes later we were finally served our beverages and 15 minutes after that we finally had our orders taken. The chef arrived to cook our dinner at our table about half...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Don't let the negative reviews about "waiting for food " keep you away! By the time you enjoy a couple of drinks and good time with your family or friends, the most fresh sashimi and sushi awaits you. Couple the great food with great customer...More

Thank Michael M
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Questions & Answers
January 19, 2017|
Response from Jenna R | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge. It wasn't "season" when I went, so maybe just calling ahead of time to see.
Gloria K
September 14, 2015|
Response from PeggyH111 | Reviewed this property |
It is an Asian cuisine, but there are many choices that are not seafood. There is also a children's menu with chicken, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $100
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 South Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-251-6940
Island Ocean Star Sushi, Hibachi and Japanese cuisine invites you to enjoy the finest Anna Maria has to offer. From the breathtaking views over looking Bimini Bay on Anna Maria Island to our flair for the dramatics at our brand-new hibachi table. Come spend the night with us. Ocean Star has a full bar, sit down sushi bar, Hibachi table and outside dining on the water.
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