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Waterfront Restaurant

111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-1515
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I received a lot of hype about this place from a couple locals and some long time visitors of Anna Maria Island but I kept thinking that surely Waterfront can't be as good as the talk. Man, was I wrong! Not only is it worth...More

1  Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were looking for a nice restaurant to celebrate our 35th. Anniversary and after reading all the reviews on the Waterfront decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! Amazing steamed clams with tomato and basil for an appetizer. Main courses were crab...More

Thank woody3829
Reviewed 6 days ago

We read reviews of the Waterfront and they were extremely good. Many a time we have read great reviews of places only to be a little disappointed when we visited. The Waterfront didn't disappoint. We had about a 30 minute wait for a table and...More

Thank Puttmans
Reviewed 6 days ago

I like a good cocktail and I have had plenty of bad ones or pre prepared ones. The barman here produces carefully crafted cocktails. You may have to wait as he takes his job very seriously but they are worth waiting for. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the patio looking out at City Pier and the Sunshine Skyway. Husband had the manicotti stuffed with shrimp and blue crab. I had lobster bisque and the Parmesan crusted scallop bruschetta. Our son had the fried shrimp and mashed potatoes. All of...More

Thank CCW t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really nice dining experience! The food was fabulous! The Brussels sprouts.. wow. The grouper Oscar was so so good. We went with our extended family of 11.. and there was not one person who did not love their meal. The portions were...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect way to end your - the seafood here is terrific, the service friendly and helpful, and the location hard to beat. This is probably as upmarket as Anna Maria gets - fine dining, but you won't feel out of place in your shorts. It...More

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good. Even though they forgot one order. A little pricey. Parking is not the best. Cute little gift shop.

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here for lunch. The food was delicious and the pineapple coleslaw was amazing. The waitress even gave us the recipe. It was for tons of coleslaw, but we'll work around that with a calculator. Well worth the trip from where...More

Thank Angelica A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on AMI two nights and had lunch here twice. The pier with the Skyway Bridge view in the background is beautiful. The food and the service were excellent. We really enjoyed the craft cocktails and came back in the evening just to sit at...More

Thank RealtorTraveler
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are the vegan options?
25 May 2017|
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Response from bilmoteeka60 | Reviewed this property |
Not a great selection. Several salads, and a quinoa bake.
What are the vegan options
25 May 2017|
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Response from Jeanna1857 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I didn't look sorry I'm sure if you look on their website they will show a menu.
Do you have a full bar and filtered water?
4 January 2017|
Response from dlokes | Reviewed this property |
Full bar, yes - small but a really cool atmosphere! Filtered water should be answered by The Waterfront.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
    (Spring Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1515
  • E-mail
Our regular menu is based on the finest products we can find and updated seasonally. They are prepared in classic form, with emphasis on fresh, natural flavors.
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