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Gulf Drive Cafe

900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
+1 941-778-1919
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We used to always include several meals at Gulf Drive Cafe when we vacationed on AMI. So of course we stopped to enjoy a familiar haunt after an extended absence from Anna Maria Island visits. We were first surprised at how much they had expanded,...More

Thank BarefootEmmy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came for breakfast, waited 40 minutes for 2 eggs that arrived stone cold. Replacement eggs not much better. Server reduced price of inedible eggs by 50% so I still ended up paying for them.

1  Thank Andyonhishols
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this place, we go most nights on our vacation each year to watch the sunset with a cocktail or two! The view is outstanding, the staff and service are both great. Food is very good too. Wonderful atmosphere in this little bit of paradise.

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a lovely place for a relaxing lunch. We sat just inside the open doors for the shade and the fan because it was a very hot day. We were able to look out on the Gulf and even saw some dolphins. My friend...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time here. We came for breakfast and the food and service was amazing! Great views too! Will come back

Thank nikityree
Reviewed 6 days ago

The cafe offers great service in a beach setting, dine inside or out on the beach or at the bar, doesn't matter where you sit, you will enjoy the view, the food, the staff go out of their way to make sure your visit was...More

Thank CandyHarp2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate breakfast on the open air porch and it was just lovely. That being said we were disappointed on several levels. My whole grain toast was the type of bread that flattens even if it's dry. My sausage and provolone omelet was made with...More

1  Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, our waitress was exceptionally helpful. Great menu. Our table was almost on the beach and we got to enjoy the beautiful sunsets

Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to have some lunch on my birthday. Started with pretzel sticks with cheese, then the teriyaki chicken panini which were both great. Decided to treat myself to a slice of their Florida Orange cake and holy cow, SO GOOD! One of the best...More

Thank Jessie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really terrific location, right on the beach .. have a drink at the bar and watch the beautiful sunset, but don't make the mistake we did and order dinner there .. fish tacos skimpy, tortillas had hard spots all over (old, stale), not hot; cold,...More

2  Thank lilmcwc
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Questions & Answers
John M
4 July 2017|
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Response from Rhonda O |
Not sure why you would want to go there. Food sucks I wouldn't feed it to my dog.
Doug-Lisa G
19 April 2015|
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Response from 1819suny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You would have to call the restaurant and ask them. I am sure you could find the phone number with a google search.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1919
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