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5315 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1742 (Marina Drive)
+1 941-778-0411
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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to "eat here" and was our best dinner for the second year in a row! Also, they claim to have the second best food on the island, but we can't confirm that statement since it was so long ago that we ate at Beach Bistro. This venue is more accessible and informal but doesn't take... More 

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Thank Elaine C
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sean Murphy must get very bored when he has nothing to do. So what does he do after so much success with Beach Bistro for so many years? He cooks up (pun intended!) Eat Here! You wouldn't go far wrong by saying that Eat Here is a casual (and more affordable) version of Beach Bistro. It's the kind of place... More 

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Thank 07076
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on Anna Marie Island Sat. night and immediately headed to Eat Here for dinner and didn't return again until SUNDAY night!! Always great food and wonderful service. Creative menu,impeccably executed. Only real problem is findings a reason to go somewhere else!!

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Thank GW13andPatsy
Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went to Eat Here for dinner as a group of 8. WE have been many times and had brought in friends from out of town.We were seated promptly inside (we prefer outside but it was full and we were a larger group). Our waiter was friendly, updated us on specials, explained the dual kitchen challenges regarding timing of... More 

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Thank Maryanne S
Chicago
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had 5 excellent meals at this little (but bigger than last year) gem on AMI. This visit was no different. We had The Big Night (surf and turf), Seafood Stew, Shrimpcargot and Snapper. We also enjoyed small plates: beet salad and brussel sprouts. After a small disappointment about not being able to be seated outside, we were shown... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read up on the best places to go on Anna Maria Island before we got here and decided that since it was the less expensive sister to the best place in the area, Beach Bistro, that it would be a good place to start off our vacation. It was absolutely perfect. The Serendipity Salad (where they put in anything... More 

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Thank Amy A
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inspired local island fare, craft beers and great wine list in a cozy casual atmosphere. Owned by Sean Murphy of Beach Bistro. Try the tempura beets or local catch. Everything on the menu is fabulous!

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Bristol, Tennessee
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I vacation on the island every summer. We had thought about going here for dinner on our past visits, but never had. Thanks to a recommendation from a friend who visited last spring and to a local who lives next to our rental, we decided to give it a try. We are very glad that we did!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious meals. All six of us were very pleased..salmon, clams and pasta, grouper.. best meal we had on anna maria.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is not huge so there is a wait however the time goes fast because of the way the waiting area is set up. It is conducive to meeting new people and in our case, talking to people who know Anna Marie Island well and are willing to share their other favorite places. The quality of the food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, 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 Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1742
    (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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