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5315 Gulf Drive Dr., Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217 (Marina Drive)
+1 941-778-0411
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5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Casselberry, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We eat here often. This time was for our anniversary. The specials were mangrove snapper. One was a whole fish flash fried with a watermelon gazpacho and the other filets with lemon caper sauce. Both dishes were amazing. The whole fish was fantastic. Perfectly done, very moist and the gazpacho sauce was a perfect summer touch. With a couple large... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant itself is a small and non descript place, but the food is outstanding! Eat Here is just as good quality wise as Beach Bistro, but the prices are more reasonable. Service is top notch! I had beef tenderloin with cheese and bacony mashed potatoes with braised purple cabbage. The beef was" like butter" so tender with a delicious... More 

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Gibson, Georgia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a party of eight. There is a sign that says that was the limit for party size. The wait for inside was an hour so we chose to sit outside. There was a large fan, but it was not on. The waitress promptly took our drink order. There was a large selection of beer and wine. The... More 

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Apopka, Florida, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here at the recommendation of fellow travelers and so glad we did. Small place but so worth it! Get there before 7:00 pm as the place fills up fast in the evening. Fresh food and excellent preparation. Good selection of beer and wine too! Service was great! I highly recommend this place and we will return. Try the "Poutine... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Eat Here! This was our 5th summer in a row vacationing in Anna Maria and hands down, our favorite restaurant on the island is Eat Here. The food has yet to disappoint us. We order small plate style and everyone at the table shares plates. My wife was super excited that the "shrimp-cargot" was back! The seafood stew was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice with family in May16, best meal on the island for us, slightly pricier than other options nearby but well worth it for the quality of the food served. Ribs are a must for starter, pork roast and meatloaf were superb, kids well catered for with make your own pizza.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place had a weird look to the outside so we were not too sure about trying it. It was recommended by our hotel so we gave it a try. OUTSTANDING, is all I can say. I would go back there again for sure. 5 Stars!!!

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

A bit eclectic, but unique. Very tiny and offering a limited menu. The fresh made "gourmet" pizza was great, but other entrees fell short. Service can be slow since they have two kitchens. Check the menu before you wander in.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Wanted to try this plac but we tried calling ahead on two occasions this week and they told us they couldn't take our party of ten and they also would not seat us in two groups of five or a four and a six, etc, so......

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We never got around to "eating here" on our first trip to AMI, so this time, we made sure to check it out. We were sorely disappointed. The food is interesting, but be prepared that everything is ala carte and can really add up. I found nothing to be extraordinarily tasty and with dishes up to $41, I feel that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5315 Gulf Drive Dr., Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
    (Marina Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0411
Description
Eat Here offers chef-driven, American artisan cookery. An emphasis on local product and fresh Gulf seafood served in presentations suitable for sharing and tasting. A casual neighborhood place, with a community table, featuring craft beers and wines. On Anna Maria Island.

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