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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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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 via mobile

Lovely venue, impeccable service and delicious food. You absolutely can't go wrong here! Going near sunset was just beautiful!

Thank Alexis R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On our second visit to Anna Maria Island this summer (this time without the grandkids), we discovered the little gem that is the Beach Bistro. It is gracious fine dining with a floor show provided by the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico. Starting with...More

Thank DolmanB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply the best. We have tried most of the menu items. I prefer any items that include duck. The fish is of the greatest quality and fresh. They do have smaller portions available, When you order your meal remember they do serve lovely deserts. The...More

1  Thank Floridafish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent, the service was good, but we had a late reservation and didn't get to enjoy the beautiful view. I think that would have been the icing on the cake. It has a very old money, mafioso kind of decor which we...More

Thank Raul S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were treated with a gift card to this high end restaurant. The ambiance is amazing. The food was good. I expected more for the price. The view is amazing. The people were very friendly.

Thank Happy H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place was wonderful and sexy! The atmosphere is very inviting and has a sexy flair to it, makes for a wonderful date night for sure! Everything we had here was awesome- from the food to the drinks!

Thank ddixon217
Reviewed 1 August 2017

For years, friends who spend their winters on Anna Maria Island near Bradenton, Florida, north of Sarasota's Longboat Key, recommended that we should visit Beach Bistro. Located at 6600 Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, the waterfront restaurant opened in 1985 and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Watched a sunset then had an awesome dining experience at Beach Bistro. Fantastic menu and ambiance. Ultra expensive, and Ultra Floribbean. Good times here

Thank rickybobbyhawro
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We ate here as a family of 4. We eat out regularly at top end restaurants in London and elsewhere in the UK so we are not strangers to fine dining or to paying what others may consider real top dollar for a meal out....More

2  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Fun bar and nice bartender. Got an early table without. Reservation. Waiter was professional, to pushy. Delicious food...burrata and yellow tomatoe salad..wonderful. Nut crusted grouper.. wonderful. Bouillabaisse was tasty but small proportion especially considering the price! Tables are close but we had nice conversation with...More

Thank Beachlaxmom
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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
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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