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“The sunset could not be beat!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Sandbar Restaurant

Sandbar Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 23 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: Bar, American, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals. Dine with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand on our waterfront deck or enjoy our inside dining room. We offer gulf to table, farm to fork, and pasture to plate sustainable menu items. Our menus reflect our commitment to serving our guests the best in local and sustainable seafood, produce, and land fare. The Sandbar is the most popular place on Anna Maria Island for beach weddings and sunset receptions. The award winning venue is perfect for intimate gatherings to elaborate affairs, especially weddings.
Chicago, Illinois
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“The sunset could not be beat!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

Went for sunset and really lucked out with a table right up front. Could not be a better place to watch a beautiful sunset. The food was pretty good but not at the price (you're paying for ambience). Biggest complaint was that our of four bartenders (and it still took more than ten minutes to get a drink), only one was friendly (the guy with two names, Ray Jay, I think). Our waitress Jen was fabulous.

Visited March 2013
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“Great spot for a beachside lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

Made a lunch stop on recommendation of local resident. In spite of (or maybe because of) a cooler, breezy day, the restaurant was very busy with a 40 minute wait time in early afternoon. Very easy to kill time by walking facing beach while waiting for our beeper to signal our available table.

Food selections were good. Unfortunately, we dined too late for the local fresh fish filets selections which were highly recommended.

Worth taking in again on any future visit to area.

  • Visited March 2013
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“Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

Have visited often, usually with family or friends. Today's visit was one of the best, thanks to our wonderful server Christina, who went 110% out of her way to accommodate our requests and make our lunch a total success. Food was great, Christina was what made the difference. Thanks, Christina!

  • Visited March 2013
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“Awesome service and food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

You must try the Quoina!

Brandon was our server and we could not asked for a better time! We had 7 people in our party and it was great!!

  • Visited March 2013
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“World Class Location Good Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Great Beach front seafood. We dine with visiting friends here. Arrive early for parking and good seating.

  • Visited February 2013
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