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Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe

4000 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1913
+1 941-778-0784
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (169 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
4000 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1913
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Reviews (622)
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're at the beach, there's nothing better than to be able to grab some food as well. This fits the bill perfectly. You're on a great beach, with full facilities (changing rooms and bathrooms), life guards and a bar. With a great view of...More

Thank HBeachTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a grouper sandwich at this place it is not worth it at all.Rice was old and not tasty.Certain other sides you wish and wanted are even more extra.It was high to begin with should have been all included.Private parking is great.There are other places...More

Thank Pasha07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Holmes Beach for a week, we ended up at the Island Beach Cafe several times. We were always pleased with our food, and the prices were fine. The staff has always been friendly and helpful, the eating areas are kept clean, and the...More

Thank glennflorida1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very hungry so stopped in to eat. Menu was ordinary and tasted like it was suppose to. Prices were inexpensive enough. If you want simple and normal this is it.

Thank 1516EFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest beaches in the country. The cafe offers great food at cost effective prices. The staff is always great!!! They have live music every night with a drum circle on Fridays as well. If you are on the island this...More

Thank infoB6875LW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food drinks and service! Best pina colada for a refreshing treat on a hot day... thanks Calen... you da best!

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten breakfast here several times. The food is always excellent although you do line up to order and find your own table. Last night after a stroll on the beach we noticed they were still serving. So we ordered shrimp tacos and the...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really great Beach Cafe. I have been visiting the area for many years and always find the food good and the staff welcoming. It's great for early in the morning breakfasts, lunch and, my favourite, dinner listening to live music. The food...More

Thank Sue5127
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Caleb? the bartender with bonde dreadlocks was awesome, he delivered our food, made the pancakes, served the best bloody marys and whipped up snow cones for the kids! He does it all...Best breakfast and the AYCE pancakes and sausage for 5.99 was amazingly delicious. I...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A must for every beach lover. We always come back and spend most our week here when we are on Anna Maria Island. They have a traditional breakfast menu from Belgium waffles to eggs/omelette bacon and hash browns. Lunch/dinner salads, burgers, tacos, ice cream etc....More

Thank leilu33
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Marguerite A
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
25 November 2016|
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Response from tlgfda | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed on the beach so i would think no dogs allowed here.
Kay B
Are u open on thanksgiving?? If so what time are dinner hours??
20 November 2016|
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Response from CazilleFamily | Reviewed this property |
is is the current schedule they have up for this week :) Sunday 7:30AM–8PM Monday 7:30AM–8PM Tuesday 7:30AM–8PM Wednesday 7:30AM–8PM Thursday (Thanksgiving) 7:30AM–8PM Hours might differ Friday (Black... More
You guys are still open for business correct ? How do I contact the restaurant? Thanks
7 May 2016|
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Response from powell2765 | Reviewed this property |
google search is your best bet we were there last Friday for fish and chips, I don't think they have closed since then, the site shows there menu times and specials that they run and prices I think
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0784
  • E-mail
Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe located “Where Manatee Avenue Meets the Gulf” offers casual gulf front patio and indoor dining on Anna Maria Island’s beautiful Holmes Beach.Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner we have an abundant menu selection that will please everyone! Famous for our ALL-U-CAN-EAT Pancakes & Sausage, we also have fresh omelettes, 1/2 pound cheese burgers, fish platters, colossal salads and kids meal. Every Friday we feature an ALL-U-Can-Eat Fish Fry.Come let the kids play in the sand and see a stunning sunset while listening to our nightly live entertainment and sipping one of our “Island Size” drinks at Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe’s Bamboo Beach Bar.If the locals love us — you know you have found the right place!!!
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