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Sandbar Restaurant

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100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My scallop dish was good, but on the small side for $24. The service was nonexistent. We never saw the waitress again after she took our order. Someone else brought the food out and left in a hurry before I could ask for a spoon. My water glass was never refilled or were we asked about our food. My friends... More 

Thank bjnp2017
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went Saturday night without a reservation and unexpectedly found many open tables. Red tide was affecting people and that was probably why it was not busy. It is a great location and nice facility but the food was disappointing if not bad. I ordered fried shrimp and scallops with fries and slaw. The fries were unfortunately the best thing... More 

Thank John C
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for lunch there were three of us. Couldn't ask for a better location with our toes in the sand! We didn't have variation we only ordered fish tacos and pork tacos. I wasn't thrilled with my dish but then again that's all I tried. Can't really judge a restaurant on one dish. Margarita was so- so house Chardonnay... More 

Thank Katya m
Bedford, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten there 2 times with family and had great meals each time. They have a very diverse menu even for those who don't like sea food. Service was always friendly and attentive. Location is super with indoor or out side dining, both with great view of ocean and sunsets. Only negative is parking and so well liked you... More 

1 Thank Michael J
Hong Kong
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic restaurant with a perfect view. The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. We took our 5 month old with us, which can be tricky. The restaurant was great with us and very accommodating for the little guy.

1 Thank tripprush
Rapid City, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went here for a relaxing meal because we had heard good things about it. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't what we had built it up in our minds it should be. My meal was cold on the inside and it just didn't have the atmosphere we had expected. I might be bias in trying to... More 

Thank Kirk B
Nashville, TN
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visits the sand bar restaurant with my husband a couple of times this week. The view of the sunset is impossible to beat. Servers were attentive. Had dinner and the food was okay but overpriced in my opinion. Great spot for drinks with an incredible beach view though!

Thank jeanne b
Nokomis, Florida
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a Road Trip last Monday, ending up at the North End of Anna Maria. I had been there years ago, and they have really neatened up the property, It is literally ON THE BEACH, where many tables are on the sand. Good food and drinks. Great sunsets. This is a fun atmosphere.

1 Thank callrobbo
Holmes Beach, Florida
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever we have company visiting, we bring them here. The food is good, but the location...well, it's right on the beach, literally. Feet in the sand. When you eat at this restaurant, you just got to feel that life is good and lucky to be alive;)

1 Thank Paul D
Dallas, Texas
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was exactly what we were looking for! Excellent food, beautiful outdoor dining, relaxed atmosphere. Slightly elevated from your typical beach dive. Had a nice bottle of rose wine. Valet parking was very handy.

1 Thank Suzanidoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Bar, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0444
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?