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“Good food, beachy atmosphere”
Review of Rod & Reel Pier

Rod & Reel Pier
Ranked #7 of 23 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed June 11, 2013

Our party of 8 only had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated, but I expect the wait could be much longer on busy weekends. While waiting, we spotted two dolphins playing in the bay alongside the pier. The menu had several choices and everyone was happy with their meal - crab cakes, fried fish and chips, grilled shrimp. We sat outside and had a nice preview of the sunset, but there is also indoor seating available. Stairs lead up to the dining area - no ramp or elevator.

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

Glad we went early! Arrived at 5 and were immediately and pleasantly seated by a window. Spectacular view (even saw a dolphin from time to time). Food was great - tasted fresh and well-seasoned. Definitely glad we went and would return on our next trip to AMI!

Thank RobinJack
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

So much fun! Had the grouper fingers special and $1.50 beers. Tasted great The view was amazing. We sat on the patio and could see and hear the waves crashing around us during our lunch. Enjoyed watching the fishermen on the pier after lunch too.

Thank mandycampbell
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Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

I remember about 8 years ago I brought my boyfriend to AMI and our first stop was to the Rod & Reel. I'd been before and knew it was guaranteed to get a reaction from any first time visitor, either you're gonna like it or you won't. He did and we still do all these years later on our current visit, it's never let us down. The fish and chips is great value and the grouper sandwich is the best I've had. The Rod & Reel has character, don't miss it and don't be put off by appearances!

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Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

We stopped here for a couple of beers with friends the bar is very small but friendly and is worth a visit just for the location

Thank SparkyG
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