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Reviewed March 24, 2021

We were visiting just for the day and while walking along Pine Avenue we got suddenly hungry. We went in to the General Store thinking we could find a snack. They have a whole deli counter. The sandwiches were fresh and stuffed with meat. French...fries were delicious. The Pecan bar was gooey heaven. Very deceiving from the outside. Seating outside under the trees was perfect.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 13, 2021 via mobile

Always head to the General Store when we’re on AMI. Exhausted Parent ice cream is a must (what an apt name!). On our last, recent visit I bought my daughter a breakfast sandwich.....on arrival at home noticed it had cheese in which I had not...ordered and my daughter has an aversion to (let’s not start on that subject l!). I ate it & returned to the store for a replacement (minus the cheese!). They insisted I did not pay even though I was extremely honest in the fact I’d eaten the ‘wrong’ sandwich and was happy to pay! Great service and what’s even better, they’re also now on the pier too!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed March 9, 2021

I had NO idea what I was in for when my friend Bobby took me to this place. He knows EVERY spot in AMI so of course when he suggested we visit the General Store I didn't think twice about it. Eventually, I found out...he didn't really want coffee so much as he wanted to talk to the cute barista that made it. They hit it off instantly (of course right?!) but I got to wander around. This place is the DEAL! Really cool but not really trying to be. It has the vibe of Central Perk from the FRIENDS TV show - but not really aesthetically just vibe wise. The coffee is fantastic and I'm not just saying that because of Bobby flirting with the barista, they don't even talk anymore so I wouldn't have any reason to say that. But anyway the coffee is really good and so is their food. I got a breakfast sandwich and it was pretty good too. So here's the deal - if you're in AMI for a fun family vacation do you need to stop by The Gen (that's what Bobby calls it because he's from there but I just call it by the full name)? YES! You can get some picnic supplies, some snacks, some wine, ALL the hits! ALL THE CLASSICS! I even still have a green matchbook from the The Gen that fills my heart with joy thinking about what a great weekend I had that started off with a fun little breakfast sandwich. Lest we not forget that cream always rises to the top...but in this case...in the case of this interview it falls to the bottom or at the very least THE END of the interview. *Winks* Try the ice cream too you won't regret (Bobby never did cause he doesn't like sweets).More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

Don’t let this place fool you. It’s small & May not look like much, but has one of the best breakfast croissants I’ve ever had!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed July 22, 2020

Anna Maria General Store always has what we need. We love the extra fancy wine and cheese selection as well as the Best ice cream on the island.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020

This is a general food store where you can buy supplies to cook yourself but also a cafe with outdoor seating only. Orders for breakfast and lunch placed at the counter can be eaten on the outdoor area which has shade and sun. Also coffee(...only available until 2 p.m.) soft drinks and a separate ice cream section. Great place to sit ,relax and have lunchMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 13, 2020

We always love to find a classic good old fashioned general store (creaky wood floors included)! It as all the necessary needs and carry out foods.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020

All the provisions you could want for an extended stay on the island. We rely on the General Store for just about everything when we're in town . . . much nicer to enjoy it's quaint island vibe than to run to a typical grocer.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 4, 2020

Cake to sandwiches...my place to go. They can meet whatever your need may be. Friendly and helpful people. Pick up the AMI newsletter while you are there.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 26, 2019

Great little store that stocks just about anything you may need. Definitely saved us a few times and eliminated the need to drive to Publix.

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Yes, Anna Maria General Store offers takeout services.

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  • Anna Maria General Store is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 4