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Sandbar Restaurant

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100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Literally my toes were in the sand, I watched the sunset and took pics while I ate my dinner. The food was wonderful and my server (Thaddeus) was very kind and though there was a wait for a table he never hurried me. He gave great suggestions on what to order since I'm not a big fish/seafood eater. The only... More 

Thank colesmom6694
Lake George, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our last day of our short vacation was our second visit to the Sandbar! It's wonderful beachfront setting makes it a perfect spot to relax and have a cocktail and food while watching the gorgeous west coast sunset! They have a great menu and the staff is top notch.

Thank Pattyswatersports
Charlotte, North Carolina
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food at The Sandbar is really good. The menu is seasonal. The shrimp and scallops were good, as were the Coconut Shrimp. We sat outside by the sand and watched the sun go down. It is the perfect spot for great food in a beautiful setting. We will be back. Because the menu is seasonal, it changes from time... More 

Thank edk469
Bradenton, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our evening dinner at the Sandbar. Our beachside table was the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset and ambiance of tropical Anna Maria Island. First we relaxed with drinks and enjoyed the homemade bread with garlic infused dipping oil. Our meals took longer to serve than would be expected, but our personable waiter Tyler explained, offered more bread,... More 

1 Thank Bill W
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Sandbar came recommended by friends who visit Anna Maria Island regularly and did not disappoint. The atmosphere alone was superb. The waitstaff friendly and skilled. We were uninvited guests to a beach wedding at the home next door. We all cheered in celebration. Highly recommend the steak burger. It was outstanding. The fish tacos and heirloom tomato salad were... More 

Thank Lisa S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were VERY disappointed as this used to be a favorite of ours. The food wasn't presented well and didn't taste good either. We won't be back. To bad as the view is wonderful. My husband had scollops and kale. There were only 4 scollops under the sauteed kale. It looked like a bowl of grass.

Thank JaneLongfield
Holmes Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of five local educators went to the Sandbar tonite for happy hour. We had some old free appetizer coupons that were given to us as Anna Maria Elementary employees for our birthdays and Ed Chiles (owner), honored them even though they were pretty old (like us!!!). Not only were the apps quite delicious, we were treated so well... More 

Thank cindigh22
Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very pleasant dinner with a great server. Great food while watching dolphins breach and the sun set. What more can you ask for?

Thank shaber25
Longboat Key, Florida
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301 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We live locally and haven't been here for over 10 years- which is when we didn't live here. We were very surprised- and pleasantly so. We knew that the location couldn't be beat- so that was a given, and it is was low season, so we wouldn't have to wait. But what surprised us was how great our meals were.... More 

1 Thank Stcloudmom
Sarasota, Florida
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The people are really friendly and welcoming, they really are. When we got there, we wanted to sit outside, but we wanted ample shade. We asked them for it, but we were sat in a pretty sun/shade spot and had to fight with it the whole time. When I looked back, I saw great seating behind us, but nonetheless, we... More 

Thank jennifer L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Bar, American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0444
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?