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Sandbar Restaurant

) #6 of 16 Restaurants in Anna Maria ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American, Seafood
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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Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviews (3,498)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This popular restaurant positioned on the beach has inside and outside dining. The food was good from a varied menu to suit all tastes including the 3 children with us. The service was good and server very attentive, worth a visit.

Thank Geoham69
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Marilyn was awesome!! She went above and beyond to help me find the items in the store I was looking for. I was extremely pleased with dinner and even more pleased with the service Marilyn provided!!!

Thank Jessalyn W
Reviewed 3 days ago

The best place to eat on the island for sure..... either lunch or dinner you can never get tired of dining with your feet in the sand listening to the waves or watching the sun set. Marybeth and Adriane are awesom servers - prompt and...More

Thank yankandabrit
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything about the Sandbar is outstanding. Great food, great service, great gulf views. The staff goes out of their way to make this a great experience for the diners. We had lunch and dinner here. Valet parking was a bonus.

Thank LudDree
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to eat a little early and got there around 6:00 pm. So glad we did as it filled up quickly for outside seating. We shared the calamari which was crisp and very good. Next we had a cup of the clam chowder which...More

Thank 12love2travel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate there late one evening and ordered 4 seafood dinners. Dinners came out with 3 of the fish portion under cooked or cold. We asked to warm the meals up. The manager was at our table within a minute saying they would make us...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had caught fish earlier in the day and were able to have them prepared with sides. Everything was delicious and our party of 11 was well-accommodated. Mary Beth, our server, even brought ice cream sandwiches for the three toddlers in our group. A smaller...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit the the Sandbar Restaurant. It was highly recommended by another tourist we spoke with earlier today. We were not disappointed! Rayshun was our server. Very attentive, service was outstanding. We ordered two drinks that were promptly delivered to our table....More

1  Thank Isabel B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The location and view are perfect for watching sunsets and the grouper is excellent. We arrived at 6:00 pm and had to wait about 30 minutes for an outdoor table in the shade but it was worth it. We met friends that we had not...More

1  Thank Joy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Right on the beach But don't go there expecting a wow tasting meal. All the food is presented well and wait staff is really good but the food doesn't have much flavor. We all tried several appetizers, Fish sliders , boiled shrimp and entrees and...More

Thank Gregg-Midlo
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Interested in Sunday Bruch for 2. It's our anniversar! Do we need reservations? We are coming from Sarasota. Should we allow an hour to get there? Estelle
28 May 2017|
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Response from mariahdaugherty | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations.
Do you take reservations on weeknights?
24 May 2017|
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Response from Deb L | Reviewed this property |
First come, first served. The beachfront seating goes quickly.
Is there a dress code?
18 May 2017|
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Response from Dory W | Reviewed this property |
No ... dress code when we were there. However, we were taking a bike ride on the island and just stopped in for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

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