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“Worth a 3rd Visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe

Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe
4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
941-778-0784
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Ranked #9 of 39 Restaurants in Holmes Beach
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe located “Where Manatee Avenue Meets the Gulf” offers casual gulf front patio and indoor dining on Anna Maria Island’s beautiful Holmes Beach.Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner we have an abundant menu selection that will please everyone! Famous for our ALL-U-CAN-EAT Pancakes & Sausage, we also have fresh omelettes, 1/2 pound cheese burgers, fish platters, colossal salads and kids meal. Every Friday we feature an ALL-U-Can-Eat Fish Fry.Come let the kids play in the sand and see a stunning sunset while listening to our nightly live entertainment and sipping one of our “Island Size” drinks at Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe’s Bamboo Beach Bar.If the locals love us — you know you have found the right place!!!
Naples, F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Worth a 3rd Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We discovered this 2 years ago and enjoyed a sun down while enjoying dinner.
The cafe has indoor and outdoor (only place to be.)
"Atmosphere " is great because it is on beautiful beach with great Gulf of Mexico ("ocean") views.
Outside is walk up to order.
Food is very good, and prices are not much different than those
with no view.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Saint Petersburg
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“They do breakfast fast and well. All you can stuff pancakes for $5.99 too”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I got a 3 egg omelette, (very good)... the food is no issue, the staff works hard to keep things flowing but it is outdoors so beware if the weather is bad.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Georgia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Mediocre at best.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The view is great. The all you can eat pancakes and sausage is mediocre at best. But I didn't eat anything else. So go with low expectations and you'll be pleased.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Large Portions-quality is so-so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The view can't be beat-the Gulf of Mexico! Perfect if you spend the day at the beach and need to eat. You can leave your beach chair and walk up and order food and not worry about having to bring food with you or pack up your stuff and go and get food somewhere. The portions are really large. I would have shared my meal if I had known. They serve breakfast but not all day. My daughter got a BLT and she devoured it and said it was good. She got a house salad too and it was large-it even came with boiled eggs. It had huge chunks of onions which my daughter did not like. The staff is not exactly friendly. I am sure they are busy and just need to move the process along. But, they seemed annoyed with my questions about the menu. You order at a walk up window but then you can find a seat and they deliver it to you. The picnic tables did not look as though they had been cleaned all day. I did not worry about my kids making a mess so that was a plus. All in all, the food was ok. The view was amazing.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Julie G
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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“God food, great view”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We visited the beach front cafe multiple times in our weeklong vacation. Sunday, Father's Day brunch, take out lunch on the beach and then a lunch visit as well. All were very good. This isn't a fancy sit down place; you place your order at a window. But for what it was and what we needed it was perfect. We would go back for sure!

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