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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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“grouper oscar” (88 reviews)
“crab cakes” (143 reviews)
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere with delicious food. Our daughter has Celiac and the Waterfront provided tons of options for her to choose from. The view looking out at City Pier helps also.

Thank Brent C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Creative menu, knowledgable curtious staff, locally supportive resourcing, vegan options amd the ole cottage is a nice breeze off the bay.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here for our 10th anniversary earlier this month, and all I can say is if you like scallops then you'll love the Scallops Travalo. There was a perfect sear on each scallop, and they truly were jumbo as advertised, unlike...More

Thank VFL_Kenny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a stay at a nearby resort, we walked over to the Waterfront. We sat outside, facing the water and the Skyway Bridge. We ordered the Boneless Chops and Chicken Parm. Both were very well prepared and enjoyable. Before your meal is served, they deliver...More

1  Thank tech1Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went along to the Waterfront on a Friday night without a reservation. They have tables outside available for customers with no reservations. we waiting maybe 5 minutes to be seated. The meal was very good and the ambiance was good too. The price although...More

Thank Sailrepair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a visiting couple to the Waterfront for a truly amazing lunch. We ordered the fried green tomatoes and calamari appetizers. The starters were fantastic as was the service (Patty did a great job!). Lunch entrees included blackened grouper sandwiches and a grilled shrimp...More

Thank Watertime2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Waterfront and the food and service were great, but I was surprised to see that the drinks are served with single-use plastic straws. For a place so close to where so many turtles lay their eggs, I would have expected...More

2  Thank rfenster5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by mid afternoon for a late lunch. Received excellent service and enjoyed grouper tacos and crab cakes which was awesome! Pineapple coleslaw was a great side. We would definitely go here again!

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin? My husband ordered the seasonal old fashioned and was presented with something strawberry cucumber, clearly not an old fashioned. The waiter delivered it even though he said he realized it didn’t look like an old fashioned. He was apologetic and returned with...More

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We kept trying to find a comparable restaurant so we wouldn't eat there every evening on vacation but there isn't one. This is the best restaurant on AMI. We loved the grouper, the gulf shrimp, the Brussel sprouts with bacon (heaven!) and the fish tacos....More

Thank Traveler_001_12
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15 April 2018|
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Response from tondreault | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full bar.
27 December 2017|
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Response from Dennis S | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We were still recovering from Hurricane Irma and we were pretty numb.
25 May 2017|
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Response from bilmoteeka60 | Reviewed this property |
Not a great selection. Several salads, and a quinoa bake.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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