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Gulf Drive Cafe

900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
+1 941-778-1919
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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“gelato” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Was ok..nice sea side reastraunt,,good sea breeze an the food was ok..waitress did a good job,,I thought,, they need to put some money back into the business,,ie fans,boardwalk,,general appearance thing before high season

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Never been disappointed here. Another great breakfast this morning, good food, good service by Catherine, great view, we do not get here often enough.

Thank bulldog620
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Read where they were under new management and the service and good had gotten better. Sadly not do same bad service and so so food. It is a shame that they depend on there ocean views and sunsets to bring in customers. If you want...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Our first dinner on Bradenton Beach and a disappointing one. You are paying high prices for average food. Our family of 4 paid $90 with tip for 4 dinners and soft drinks. It was raining so we paid for a Gulf view but were stuck...More

1  Thank nysjconnection
Reviewed July 28, 2018

What a Disappointment! I took my wife for breakfast this morning and that the gulf view would add a nice touch to the morning The view was the ONLY thing that was nice. We had to wait 45 minutes to be served the breakfast we...More

1  Thank Wanna-b-free
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Do not waste your time or money eating at this establishment. Service is terrible, food was not brought out as ordered and we were overcharged for each item that was actually on the menu price. I had the scallop and shrimp pasta that was supposed...More

1  Thank jennthia
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Best sunset but the worst bar tender on Bradenton Beach FL they will walk Right by you when you want a Drink.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

I don't go take people to dinner to get bad service, but if I did I would come here. And the owner seems to applaud this behavior.

Thank Dadbo95
Reviewed July 25, 2018

You can sit out on the beach or under a covered porch or in the restaurant, but all have a great view of the beach. We had breakfast there twice during our stay. Both times our meals were terrific. My husband had the sausage gravy...More

Thank wjanocha
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Ate here yesterday. Ordered the Blintz with fresh strawberries. Not at all what I expected. Way to sweet for anyone to eat.I had 2 bites. Mentioned to the waiter said he told the kitchen but when we got the bill we were charged for it....More

Thank I2781WEdaniellec
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John M
July 3, 2017|
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Response from choosee | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We always enjoyed the food here. Breakfast on Saturday with the young man playing music was especially good. Plus dinner on a few occasions. Shame the other people did not find it so good.
Doug-Lisa G
April 18, 2015|
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Response from 1819suny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You would have to call the restaurant and ask them. I am sure you could find the phone number with a google search.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1919
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