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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“sushi” (104 reviews)
“tempura” (12 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
902 South Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We joined another couple to give Ocean Star on AMI a try. The building is newly remodeled, the inside light, airy and water views on every side. Service was exceptional and spot on. We ordered an assortment of sushi rolls. The sushi was truly top...More

Thank Watertime2
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Wow! Great atmosphere and great food! We ate at the hibachi and loved it! Since you can order the same food without sitting at the hibachi, we have decided that on our next visit we will order from the menu and dine outdoors on the...More

Thank BrandiLkld
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

When we first arrived I was a little concerned because the hostess was MIA, or so it seemed. Once we seated, we were well taken care of. The food was delicious and the service was supreme. We really enjoyed our dinner, and the sushi was...More

Thank Valana K
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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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
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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