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Beach Bistro

6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
+1 941-778-6444
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb” (54 reviews)
“foie gras” (29 reviews)
“tasting menu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was fantastic and the atmosphere very romantic. The drinks and food couldn't have been any better. Small place with lots of character. The service was amazing!

Thank Ronda1989
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Starting with James and Sarah as our host and hostess. The service was wonderful the food presented was almost too pretty to eat but we did and it was great. We even had desert.

Thank S6792XGmichaelc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Looking for fantastic food with a great dining experience? Beach Bistro is the place to go! Not only do you get your choice of dining front and center on beautiful Anna Maria Beach or if you prefer indoor dining, either one, the view is spectacular!...More

Thank cowgirlup425
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Beach Bistro with some friends Saturday evening. The food was amazing and the service was even better. They have a wonderful wine list and extremely decadent desserts. I had duck confit and my husband had the surf and turf with tenderloin and...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner on a Saturday night to celebrate Mother’s Day. We chose this spot because of the reviews and the location was walking distance from our hotel. And of course it’s right on the beach (this is why the review is two...More

Thank Brianna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of the high price we usually go here for special occasions (birhtdays, anniversaries, etc). We have always been wowed by the food and service. This trip was a disappointment. We normally do salads, apps and entre and the house provides a special occasion dessert....More

Thank Becks_Drinker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can not go wrong here for happy hour! Drinks and food are very good and the view is amazing. Enjoy

Thank lminnis1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fining dining at the beach is generally an oxymoron. But, the Beach Bistro is a wonderful exception. My wife and adult daughter visited for dinner and were seated promptly at our 8:15 pm reservation time. This time worked out great as we were able to...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We dined here twice during our stay at Anna Maria. The food and service were excellent. The view was also great. Right on the beach. Get there early and have a cocktail on the beach while you wait for your reservation. Service is friendly and...More

Thank marc m
Reviewed 9 April 2018

A fine dining experience on the beach. Very pricey, but excellent food. Bring your HELOC check, you may need it.

Thank Nelson E
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Rosemarie C
12 May 2017|
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Response from Pita5 | Reviewed this property |
I received an email from them in regards to Mothers Day and it said nothing about a special menu.
27 March 2017|
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Response from GlobalExplorer | Reviewed this property |
My wife is borderline celiac and was easily able to enjoy a full and wonderful meal at Beach Bistro last October. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu.
Doug W
7 February 2017|
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Response from Curt909 | Reviewed this property |
There is beef tenderloin on the menu. Check their online menu including the bar menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 70
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-6444
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Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination for 26 years. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had.
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