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Sandbar Restaurant

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100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
11:30 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service mediocre, portions small, price is large! 3 shrimp , 3 scallops and a piece of fish for $26 is ridiculous! I would not recommend this restaurant, only for the view.

Thank julesmc624
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Location and atmosphere are excellent! This restaurant is on the beach so you can park your self in the sand for the day and walk up to enjoy great food and drinks for lunch or dinner. Beware we were there on a Saturday for lunch and waited an hour and a half for our food after we ordered. Mind you... More 

Thank Linda K
Windermere, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been coming here for years. Even got married right there on the beach. Great food, great bar, great patio, great service and the the sunsets are perfect. One of our favorite places in the whole wide world.

1 Thank Christian J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food! It's right on the beach and we were able to watch the sunset while eating delicious grouper.

1 Thank Chained C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is wonderful. The views from the patio are perfect for sunsets. And the wedding venue is amazing. If you're considering hosting a wedding here--DO IT!!!! Patti is incredible at her job. The staff was great. Everyone made it so easy.

1 Thank Christine D
Islamorada, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places to eat, relax enjoy the beach and sunshine. Great food and service. Wonderful gift shop.

1 Thank conniemurray1
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sunday night crowd. Valet parking. 90 minute wait for the outdoor seating. 45 minutes for indoor. We chose indoor. I had the crab cake, which was excellent. The rice accompaniment was a bit spicy to me, but my wife found it tasty. The Remoulade was tolerably hot. The cole slaw was nicely drained, yet still creamy.

Thank Horace T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sipping cocktails at the bar, eating tasty food watching the sunset. Very friendly staff and excellent service. A memorable evening.

Thank J C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to The Sandbar restaurant for lunch and left slightly disappointed. Maybe because we had a fairly poor table and I felt the staff weren't really that interested plus my food was at best average and nothing to write home about. We weren't there for sunset but I'm sure it is a nice spot for watching the sun go down.... More 

Thank pumpkinmum
Erftstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We try to be on AMI every year despite the long way from Germany. And even this year our first way was having dinner at the sandbar. Wonderful fresh fish, creative salads, good burgers and cold beer and wine. Together with the incredible sunsets with feet in the sand it's every time perfect. We will come back next year!

1 Thank papajoe2

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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, Gluten Free
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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
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?