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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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  • Excellent61%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

When we arrived there was a 30 minute wait (no big deal......time for a stroll down the pier). Either inside or outside seating (we chose inside). An excellent choice of beers and cocktails, the menu provided a number of options we could have chosen. I...More

Thank AllyJC2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

IF visiting anna Maria Island , Fl - You must dine at the Waterfront restaurant. They offer excellent Cocktails, actually the only one of a few places where the bartenders shine and know how to make a great drink. The menu offers traditional fare with...More

Thank nich0lasjf
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here twice in our week on Anna Maria you can book to eat inside but if you want a table outside then you have to put your name down and wait which was never a problem you didn't have to wait above half...More

Thank Jeanna1857
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go to Anna Maria every year and make sure we always go here. Food is awesome; service consistently great. Not ON the water, but we sit outside (covered) and it is delightful.

Thank BOB796
Reviewed 5 days ago

The lunch menu starts at 11:30 and offers a great variety. My wife, Diane, chose a cheeseburger (yea, I agree) and said it was cooked perfectly and would offer it again. I had blackened grouper. If you've never had fresh grouper, try it before its...More

1  Thank DrMike60
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped by for lunch. I had the tuna sandwich with a side of mac-n-cheese. Wife had quiche. Great. several beers on tap including a couple craft IPA's and my favorite, Bells Two Hearted Ale. Sat on the outdoor patio across from the bay. Great service...More

Thank Herb T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dined on the patio overlooking the channel and pier. The view was amazing! The service at this restaurant was fantastic, and the food was good (not great, but good). I would definitely dine here again!

Thank Lisa_A_Wilson
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you visit Anna Maria, make sure you stop at the Waterfront Restaurant. Ask for Patty and she will make you a smoked Manhattan. Made me cry like a baby. I cant remember what the sandwich is called, but ask for the ahi tuna/avocado sandwich...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered carryout and the food was so good. We ordered fried green tomato BLT's and a side order of fried green tomatoes. They were both amazing good. Our only gripe-not enough sauce for the fried green tomatoes. Service was great too. We recommend a...More

Thank kamilouise13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and attentive server for our lunch. Alluring specialty cocktail list from which I selected the "1944 Mai Tai"......would have enjoyed sitting on their patio all day drinking them! They care and it shows! Go.

Thank tellitlikeitis482
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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.