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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 good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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“gelato” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service, weak cold coffee at 2.75 per cup. GREAT view, ok breakfast food. Could be so much better.

1  Thank Denise A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered oysters on the half shell andthe waitress told me they didnt have any. 5 minutes later another table was getting oysters, I now have ordered and received calamari instead. I questioned our waitress about it and she gave no anwer, however she gave the...More

1  Thank easyelz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down best view on the island but nothing else. Went for lunch on march 7. Geoffry our waiter was great. On the flip side the hostess was horrifically rude!!! She’s in the wrong line of work and mgmt needs to rethink having her in...More

2  Thank L H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent beach location,good food at reasonable prices...attentive staff,fast ,efficient,and extremely cordial...has music most nights

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful spot with ok food and service. From other reviews it looks like breakfast would be a good choice.

Thank cpbaum2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked down to try this place one morning for breakfast. Got there around 8 am. Had a wonderful outdoor table overlooking white sand and blue waves. The waitress and service were excellent and friendly. The breakfast was fresh and home-made with large portions! Reasonably...More

Thank peggy k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening. It was around 7 pm and were told the wait would be 45-60 minutes. We did end up waiting just over an hour. We were sat outside, mind you it was dark by this time, and there were no...More

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was very busy the night we were there and they do not accept reservations. We were seated within an hour. The shrimp diablo was wonderful, grouper sandwich ok. Service was good.

Thank Lorhs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, the breakfast is awesome. Have to have the French toast with coconut and pineapple. Love sitting by the beach watching the dolphins go by in the morning!! We have been coming here since Oct 2016.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot for breakfast, lunch, or a drink on the beach. The staff is friendly, the food is good, and the drinks are OK. If you’re looking for a casual spot on the beach, this is it. We stopped for drinks, which were just...More

Thank NHGlobeTrotter
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, 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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