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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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“seafood” (19 reviews)
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900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Disappointing overall. No real wait for seating and had a good view of the beach, but the service and food left a bit to be desired. Food was mediocre at best. Also, we were charged for a splitting fee and the platter was not even...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The location is beautiful. Didn’t like the pigeons all over the deck. The bill for four of us was high for what we ordered; 2 burgers, tacos and a salad, seems there was an up charge for everything, bringing the bill to close to $100....More

1  Thank kacviola
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

When they were small it was great. Now, it's terrible, overpriced, terrible service and I think they are possibly scam patrons. We were charged for food we didn't order and never received an itemized bill. After paying I realized the bill was wrong. This is...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Had the Ahi tuna and mahi tacos. Both were good and the drinks were good. Server was nice and the view was amazing

Thank Capt_America_IA
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Food is quite good however the service is poor especially in the bar annex. Also seating out on the deck having lunch one couple were feeding pigeons and the staff just ignored and also they let the pigeons wander into the kitchen. Ok to have...More

Thank MichaelQ530
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We went earlier in the day and spoke with staff, reserved our tables 4 our large party. When we arrived they said they just called on the phone a member of our party, told them impossible our entire party was standing in front of her....More

1  Thank mstratford421
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped by to watch the sunset with a cocktail under the tiki hut. Great location and fair prices on drinks. We had a round of margaritas and that was it. The service was slow and methodical at best. They have a very limited choice in...More

Thank Crispy12
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Food mediocre, Don't order the shrimp tacos, absolute rip off. Had to send the bill back as billed for items we didn't order or had been told were included when we specifically asked before ordering. Server's attitude was very poor and still didn't get the...More

1  Thank Jo J
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Beach house is sister restaurant to the Sandbar. Great atmosphere. Views across the gulf are stunning especially at sundown. Great cocktails.

1  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Avoid. Lovely setting but forget the food and service. If you like cold clam chowder this is the place to go. 4 starters ordered but arrived seperatly. Worst burger I have had.

1  Thank Deborah N
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John M
4 July 2017|
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Response from choosee | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We always enjoyed the food here. Breakfast on Saturday with the young man playing music was especially good. Plus dinner on a few occasions. Shame the other people did not find it so good.
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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