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Beach Bistro

6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
+1 941-778-6444
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the Beach Bistro. The food was incredible and there were many extra touches, even small bags of gourmet popcorn to take home! (Portions were generous, not sure what that one star rating was about.) We will definitely return.

Thank Art4marion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything at this „restaurant“ is ridiculous. The overpriced menu. The overpriced wine list for mediocre wines. The overcrowded setting - why no tables under the ceiling? Service zero stars, third world quality. I‘m always surprised that this disaster receives good ratings. But many people are...More

1  Thank Bradenton14
Reviewed 1 week ago

First thing anyone considering dining here is that it truly is expensive. Many of the entrees are around the $60 mark. That out of the way - the food is outstanding and it is totally worth a large splurge. The food is first class. The...More

Thank toujoursparis1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant experience in Anna Maria. Small place, but great view, old school interior with fantastic food and service. Lots of little extras with the meal, and the staff really go out of their way to make sure you're treated like family...More

Thank Gractia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Place that Anna Maria has needed for years. Small, elegant, yet that Island feel. The Food, Wine and Service were simply brilliant. Best food on the Island and surrounding area!

Thank Leslie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very small place located on a beautiful beach good service. But the food was not great in fact out of 5 of us only 1 person liked their meal. Our bill was over 500$ for dinner and a couple drinks. Would not return for a...More

Thank Mrsottum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time there and loved it. Four of us enjoyed four different entrees. All great. Excellent soup and salads. Vegetables served with entrees were fresh and flavorful. Loved the fish is local not taken for granted. Beautiful view and very accommodating and attentive staff.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very upscale restaurant, quaint, relaxing. Waitstaff is very attentive and accommodating. Located right on the beach. Friendly bartenders.

Thank Rnrfield
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed near the Beach Bistro and received two coupons for champagne. The champagne was quite good and the venue was excellent, including the lanai right on the beach. That said, we chose to eat elsewhere due to the prices. We aren't poor by any...More

Thank Calm_traveler
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This restaurant is within walking distance of a relative's house in Holmes Beach. A party of 9 of us arrived just after sunset and were seated on the inside close to the bar. My relatives are regulars here so they made dinner and wine suggestions...More

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Rosemarie C
12 May 2017|
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Response from Pita5 | Reviewed this property |
I received an email from them in regards to Mothers Day and it said nothing about a special menu.
27 March 2017|
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Response from GlobalExplorer | Reviewed this property |
My wife is borderline celiac and was easily able to enjoy a full and wonderful meal at Beach Bistro last October. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu.
Doug W
8 February 2017|
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Response from Curt909 | Reviewed this property |
There is beef tenderloin on the menu. Check their online menu including the bar menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-6444
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Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination for 26 years. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had.
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