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Sign of The Mermaid

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9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Rockford, Illinois
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Is it breakfast or dessert? Who says you can't eat dessert first! The sign of the Mermaid is known for its award winning pies and pastries. But their food is nothing to be overlooked as well. Breakfast,lunch and dinner they serve. The food is always plentiful and has many choices to pick from. Don't miss this one!

Thank Moniclod
Holmes Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Since we live on Anna Maria Island, the Sign of the Mermaid is one of our favorite places to dine. The fresh caught fish, especially the pan seared grouper with crabmeat and mushrooms is my favorite !

Thank mimimartini
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with another couple & we all enjoyed the meal. The seafood trio was wonderful ! We all shared Key Lime pie & Key West Crunch pie for dessert, both were very good. We all agreed this was a "keeper" & we'll return during our next visit to Anna Maria !

Thank Betsy-Larry P
Bradenton, Florida
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for my son's birthday and everyone enjoyed their meals, but myself and others felt the same as I did about the sauces on some of the meals. I had scallops that were heavily sauced and would have been better otherwise. My wife's fish, I think it was snapper was the same with an overwhelming taste from a... More 

Thank Dearl D
Sandia Park, New Mexico
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138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is simply great. From the sassy server to the best key lime pie ever, they hit it out of the park over and over. Of the best evers: Lobster, fried shrimp, scampi, key lime pie. My husband was less than happy with his steak, but everyone else was delighted. SOTM kicks it!

Thank Ben W
Leawood, Kansas
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had an awesome meal here. I had softshell crabs prepared like I've never had before – they were stuffed and filled with scallops and shrimp. And for desert the best key lime pie Definitely a place to go back to

Thank Chuck U
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130 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to the Sign of the Mermaid for over 20 years now. In the past few years, a brunch was added. They have the usual upscale concoctions but also if you are a bacon and egger, they have that too.

Thank KcR1952
Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house itself is very interesting, the food was delish but pricy! Dinner for one was $50. First place I found sweet tea on the island. Service was attentative, seating is very close to your neighbor. Overall, worth the trip but I doubt I'll return.

Thank AvidReader536
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived about 11:40. Did not seem busy. Hostess acknowledged us and set about arranging stacks of dishes while we watched. Waited 10-15 minutes and left. Maybe bad timing on our part but things seems disorganized. Sorry we didn't have a chance to try the food.

Thank Betsy H
beaufort, sc
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building is supposed to have paranormal activities. Only two waitresses and two slow cooks. The food was just a little above fair. The only house was more interesting.

Thank bbwbax

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 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: 941-778-9399

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