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Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Sandbar is tucked just behind the Main Street on AMI and sits directly on the beach. The sunset was beautiful and the food was some of the best we've had on the island. Johnny was on point with all his recommendations and a delightful...More

Thank Keith E
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to eat, friendly service, beach front seating, great place to enjoy dinner and watch the sunset.

Thank ccso15
Reviewed yesterday

I have gone to the Sandbar about once a month for the past ten years and loved it. Then they changed their menu and greatly increased the prices and I was upset. We went again yesterday and they have worked out some of the issues...More

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister and I went for late lunch /early dinner. The staff was pleasant and the restaurant not at all busy. We had a chance to talk and look at the water. Mary Beth took good care of us and gave us all the options!...More

Thank letsg0seeit
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I came on a Friday evening to enjoy the sunset and a meal. Besides the sunset our server Jessica was the bright spot of the evening. She was super pleasant and very helpful and did everything with a big smile on her...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed sunset dinner with friends. The food was decent. Our server, Lindsey, did an excellent job. She was very personable and efficient.

Thank Hoyjc
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fabulous setting in the evening to watch the sun go down. Staff are great, ambience is great, starters were great - mains were disappointing. Fries were clearly out of a freezer bag and fish was way too greasy. Not what you should...More

Thank Thane42
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited the Sandbar for a wedding and reception. They did a good job using the small area for the ceremony. Unlike other beach venues in other areas, they could not privatize the area but onlookers were not intrusive. The restaurant and all areas were...More

Thank tricialitzinger
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been to AMI before and liked this spot. We went twice this visit and both of us thought the food was better than previous times. We had stuffed grouper and the scallops , both very good. Also liked the bread. Service was fast....More

Thank Marymary02
Reviewed 4 days ago

The service is amazing, the food is even better. Your on the beach, and you're able to sit at a table with sand underneath you're feet. Stuffed shrimp is out of this world. Key lime pie was another great item to share. What a great...More

Thank buckiguy
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind review, Buckiguy! Our domestic stuffed shrimp and key lime pie are, indeed, awesome. :) We hope you come back soon! Best, Doug S, General Manager

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Questions & Answers
25 July 2017|
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Response from Cgreene118 | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca! Thank you for your interest in the Sandbar. We can accommodate up to 200 for a wedding in our pavilion and 80 at our studio! Please feel free to call for pricing information
Lindsay S
21 July 2017|
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Response from carynhodge | Property representative |
We will be happy to consider any guests requests.
Jesse W
3 July 2017|
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Response from carynhodge | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your comment. We would like to assure you and all of our guests that we take cleanliness very seriously at our restaurants. It is the top priority for our managers, operators and owner. We also want... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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