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The Island Spice

3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
+1 941-527-0123
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“samosas” (4 reviews)
“lamb vindaloo” (3 reviews)
“naan bread” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
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Reviewed yesterday

Not very good food in fact terrible food, poor atmosphere and quite expensive no real reason to go there..

Thank JacksonsManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We “found” Island Spice on East Bay Drive after its relocation from Bradenton Beach. If anything the food has improved from it’s original venue. The ingredients were fresh and of good quality. The seasonings were superb. If you like Indian, this is your only option...More

Thank mj1776
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch recently, we were the only customers. Service was fast and friendly. I had chicken vindaloo and my husband had the chicken curry. Both were excellent....we were a bit disappointed with the naan. Our fav Indian restaurant back home has spoiled us...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Tried once last year and thought they were perhaps having an off evening, so gave it another shot. Nobody there, so had no excuse. This is not Indian food. If you are looking for canteen food that is spicy with everything just slapped on the...More

2  Thank selecthotels
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We first visited The Island Spice when it opened a few years ago in a small unit in Bradenton Beach. We really liked it. We liked the food,the service and a chance to eat something different. The restaurant has now moved along Gulf Drive to...More

Thank anitaryall31
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I see previous reviews cutting apart interior design and ambience. Those reviewers are easily dismissed. Great samosa-we devoured two and then had our meals. Wanted the curry hot and server asked if we were sure. It. Was. Great. Who cares about interior design? As a...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I got the coconut chicken. It was made with canned peas and carrots with new potatoes and cauliflower. It had a yellow gravy which was not particularly good. I’d give it a 1 on a scale of 10 being the best. I also ordered vegetable...More

Thank euthephro
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Wonderful, friendly restaurant and the service is excellent. Our server engaged us on the degree of spice we wanted in our dishes and it was perfect! Wide variety of meats and seafoods in the menu...the mussels were out of this world!

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Wow that’s all I can say to describe this place the food is fantastic the curry spices are perfect everything is fresh and great I highly recommend going here to eat the food is over-the-top fantastic enjoy !!!

Thank FibreFil
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a cold (by local standards) evening in early January. It is within walking distance of our home and we had been hearing differing reports. When we got there, there were people at two other tables, both with their food. We ordered...More

Thank Jack T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-527-0123
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Authentic Indian Cuisine, South Indian Cuisine, Dosa, Uthappam, Vada, Idly, Beer & Wine, Indian Beers, Samosa, With Plenty of Parking on the Island, Dine-in, Carry-out, Reservations, Gluten Free and Vegan options, Vegetarian, Lamb, Chicken, Sea Food, Curries, Mild, Medium, Hot or Extra-Spicy
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