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Sign of The Mermaid

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9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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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Fountain Hills
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This might be our favorable restaurant anywhere and we have traveled extensively. It's very quaint, located in an adorable beach house, decorated to reflect the island. We come every year and this year might have bed the best meal ever. Seafood is outrageous and so fresh. The presentation is perfect, sides are amazing....bottom line there is nothing negative about this... More 

Thank cook_carol
Tamarac, Florida
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

AWESOME breakfast!! I had this wonderful benedict concoction that made me want to lick the plate. I can't remember the name of it but it wasn't your mother's eggs benedict. Very small, old house converted to a restaurant so there is LOTS of character. Highly recommend this one to visitors and locals alike.

Thank Vicki M
anna maria
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going here over 15 years. Never a bad meal. Always friendly prompt service. Fresh fish. Great portions. Wonderful deserts if you have room . Ed, the owner/ chef always friendly and willing to talk while he works. Fish specialty but lamb, prepared 2 different way delicious. A real gem.

Thank zimla1
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little spot! Breakfast and lunch are modestly priced. Dinner is pricey! Very delicious food and great service. Save room for dessert! Key Lime pie is the best for "breakfast dessert!" The menu and times are posted by the door. Check it!

Thank WisconsinGus
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quaint house that has been made into a resturant. We've been going there for years. The fish is the chef's specialty. They will adapt their dishes to your wants and needs. The waitstaff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank Teri I
new jersey
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anna Maria Island is a wonderful place to visit and the Sign of the Mermaid ranks among the best of its restaurants. In fact, it is one of the best restaurants we have ever visited. Excellent fresh fish dinners cooked in the style you choose. Loads of items to choose from and all are excellent. Great choice of salads which... More 

Thank NandJNewJersey
Rockford, Illinois
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 August 13, 2016 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 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 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

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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?