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Sign of The Mermaid

9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-9399
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food, the atmosphere, the staff....it was absolutely amazing. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely our best Dinner on the island by far. I can't believe the place wasn't packed, fortunately we didn't have a wait long for a table even though we didn't make a reservation. The service was impeccable and the portions are generous! You...More

1  Thank George C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped the day before because someone mentioned this place. The man who “greeted” us was reluctant to even show us the menu, suggesting we could have viewed it online. We gave it a try anyway and wish we hadn’t. We arrived to an empty restaurant...More

Thank FamilygirlMP23
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We walked in at 8:45 p.m., the restaurant is open until 10p.m. The 2 cooks behind the counter commented to the waiter that "This is what happens when we stay open an hour later." He was aggravated and wasn't being shy about it. We decided...More

1  Thank Chad E
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Our arrival felt like it ruined their evening. We had six people with a reservation and were treated very poorly. The food was average and the service and atmosphere was not welcoming, even with it being an empty restaurant. Before we finished our dessert, they...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed May 3, 2018

A swarm of tiny bar flies swarmed over our table into our eyes and food. We couldnt eat. We changed tables, same results. Drinks abandon, our food was tossed into boxes, with a few flies ...and a check for close to $40 was presented.... This...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The Sign of the Mermaid used to be a staple every time we would visit the island, the food, service, and especially the pie were always outstanding. However, Sign of the Mermaid has definitely "jumped the shark". The large selection of pie GONE, good food...More

3  Thank Izzone21
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Looks like old school Florida outside but food a different take on seafood: tasty and upscale preparations. Service attentive if slow but why rush

Thank John H
Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is normally one of the dining highlights of our annual women's week gathering. We had reservations and ordered drinks. We quickly realized this is not the same mermaid. And it has changed for the worse. We normally order a variety of items and share...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after 8pm, post high season, on a Wednesday evening, for the key like pie. They are a neighborhood restaurant & we love the key lime pie. However, when we entered, we were asked if we had a reservation. When we said no...More

1  Thank Graham V
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March 26, 2017|
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Response from gskrep | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure. It was a wonderful dinner though!
February 8, 2017|
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Response from edward d | Reviewed this property |
One night we dined by a large group having steaks. Do not believe The Mermaid serves lobster. But my personal preference, while on the island, is to stick with the local seafood. And the chef/owner treats it superbly.
January 13, 2017|
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Response from Chuck U | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - i am sorry do not know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-9399
  • E-mail
Wednesdays to Sundays: Breakfast/Lunch 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. No reservation required. Wednesdays to Sundays: Dinner (FINE DINING) 6 pm to 10 pm. Reservations required. Sign of the Mermaid Restaurant is famous for fresh seafood, steaks and homemade desserts in a fine dining setting. We offer our prize winning pies in-house. We offer a variety of menus and planning services for your event. Our elegant style of catering can be tailored to suit your event or budget! Small Weddings Dinner Parties Rehearsal Parties Holiday Celebrations Birthday Celebrations Baby Showers Bridal Showers Business Gatherings Company Events Breakfast or Lunch Dessert. Our menus are on the website for perusal. The only correct and current menus are on our website.
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