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Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (54 reviews)
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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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Reviewed yesterday

This is our 4th year back on Anna Maria Island and as always we visited the Sandbar with our family and 2 others. Although the restaurant was busy, Morgan and Bailey (hosts) found a way to accommodate all of us. Once we were seated (table...More

Thank RJW723
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently had dinner at the Sandbar - it was our second visit in two year. Mary Beth was our friendly server and immediately made us feel welcome. Though the restaurant was very busy, she happily answered several questions and made us feel special. The...More

Thank traveling4funnow
Reviewed 2 days ago

Anna Maria Island is beautiful and to be able to have lunch on the beach was great. It was a beautiful day and our table was right in the sand. The service was excellent. Our waiter Aries was fantastic, very friendly and helpful. He made...More

1  Thank hamcmurray
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner and lunch. Dinner was sheepshead special and heirloom burrata that we shared. We ate indoors. The wait staff was quick and the food was good. $42 for the meal. For lunch we had fish tacos. The taco shell was hard and there...More

1  Thank msl50birm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service from Tom (with a heart), it was freezing and he put all the heaters around us so we could still enjoy the view. Very knowledgeable, made great suggestions and made us laugh. Need to go back during the day!

1  Thank brittanysB8945AF
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had dinner here in mid-March, 2018. Had to wait 50 minutes for a table--to be expected this time of year. I ordered the fried shrimp platter, and everything in my meal except the cole slaw was overcooked. That included the shrimp,hush puppies and cheesy grits....More

Thank berlinetta66
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great family restaurant made even better by our waiter Mary Beth who was excellent and much loved by the kids!

2  Thank ANNETTE S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We hit this spot every year while waiting for our beach house to be ready. We are able to get food and drinks while the kids get their first taste of beach again.

2  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 days ago

put your toes in the sand put a drink in your hand & enjoy live Jazz by Al Hixon's band !! from 10:30am to 1:30pm they have the BEST Seafood Quiche !! & Waffel w/ fruit Jamie P.--she is attentive, polite, accommodating & takes great...More

2  Thank Queenbee2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Get there early if you want a table for sunset. But they have a walk-up bar for drinks and the beach area is beautiful. If you are in that area on the beach also a great place to go for lunch.

2  Thank Gretta K
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28 December 2017|
Response from Maxine5037 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, you will have to contact the restaurant to find the answer to this question
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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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