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Address: 120 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2416
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+1 941-778-9088

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Great place for a local experience

There are plenty of places on the island to feel like a tourist but everyone once in while it's not go take part in a local experience. They have live music and the drink are very... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2015
Joshua B
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

There are plenty of places on the island to feel like a tourist but everyone once in while it's not go take part in a local experience. They have live music and the drink are very affordable. It's truly a great time!!!

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Thank Joshua B
Norman, Oklahoma
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171 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I went with my sister and sis in law on a girls trip. My sister had been here before and said we would like it. It is a small, smoking local bar with live music. We ordered our own drinks at the bar but sat at a table. The girl was very nice. We were left alone to talk and... More 

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Thank Kmad26
Stroud, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Smoking at the bar not made to feel welcome at all . So we left without having a drink . Very dark and smelly . Wouldn't go back in

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3 Thank jpn213
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

My friend told me about the drift inn when he was in town last year.i wasn't disappointed,he told me to ask for a guy from London called mark.great chap,all welcoming.my kind of place.

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1 Thank Potta81
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

This place is really Nice. You drink a beer and you hear great music. I love when Mac and Cheese play here. Doreen is really kind. You can meet great people there. It's my favorite place when I come to Bradenton. Even when I am in France, I miss this place. It's really local and I really hope it will... More 

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Thank Viviiiiiii
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Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

My hubby & i stopped in there a few times during our stay & we had the best time in there. Nice friendly ppl who work there & go there for fun. Top of our list for fun things to do

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Thank Amanda L
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

by far the best barmaids and bands on the island friendly locals you would think you never left home CASH ONLY SPOT THO no credit cards and they don't

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2 Thank Lois K
Somers, Connecticut
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Went back to his place every night, great drinks great people great staff music was awesome. dancing, people watching. I walk in there with your for friends and you leave with many more. we will be back

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Thank Cathy S
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

We visit Anna Maria Island often but had never had the pleasure of a night in the Drift Inn before this time. A large group of us from the UK came to celebrate a 50th birthday. After an alcohol fuelled meal we were all having such a good time we weren't ready to head home. The drift in was a... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Friendly but way too smokey, no ventilation I came out choking on all the smoke inside. Good value & is for locals.

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