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Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stone crab” (39 reviews)
“hush puppies” (49 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here recently as only wanted apps and a cocktail close to home. Place was DEAD for a Saturday however the bartender John was great and made the night fun! Calamari and lettuce wraps were very good. For dinners we enjoyed sister restaurant Beach House!

Thank Marlene W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This resturant sits right on the beach so the views are beautiful and relaxing. I had a grouper sandwich, my friend had one of the breakfast hash dishes. The grouper was very fresh - caught locally, on an in-house baked bread. The staff was very...More

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a beet salad. Wasn't my favourite. It was fresh but I didn't like the combinations of flavours. Too many marinated orange rinds and the cheese was not the right kind for that salad. They couls leave out the cheese altogether. The dressing was...More

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not only is the food and service wonderful, but you won't take in a more breath taking sunset! You won't be sorry. Take a seat, order a drink and an appetizer and enjoy!

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I just love this restaurant and want to share my experience with people who may not have discovered it. It’s wonderful ! You are seated on decking with a stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico. The menu’s great ranging from a burger right up...More

Thank Sue5127
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Peel and eat shrimp were perfect. Hush puppies were perfect. Matt was our waiter and he was exceptional.

Thank ccturf
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure if they have music all the time, but their jazz brunch was delightful. It is such a great setting overlooking the Gulf from their patio is a treat. I have to say my soft-shelled crab sandwich was kind of marginal. The crab...More

1  Thank toujoursparis1
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming by for our jazz brunch, and I'm so happy you enjoyed our Gulf views and friendly service. That said, I do wish you had enjoyed the soft-shell crab sandwich more, but I can't wait to welcome you back to try another dish....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most perfect location on this quaint island for a delicious meal and stunning views. Sunset was the best I've seen! Our server, Marybeth, was outstanding and very accommodating. Great gal! Very friendly staff and wonderful food. MUST GO THERE!More

Thank Carissa B
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for joining us to have a bite and take in our view of the sunset, Carissa! It's fantastic that Marybeth could make you feel right at home, and I'm sure she'll be just as happy to read this review as I was. Hope we'll...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is amazing along with the views! Sunset competition is cool! Our server Rayshun was top notch! Never missed a beat! Thank you!

Thank Tim M
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your review, Tim! Glad you loved our amazing views and service by Rayshun. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Doug S, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is right on the beach, beautiful location, perfect for sunset! Food is great, service is good and drinks are cold. I have been there several times and will keep going back.

Thank Gractia M
Doug S, Owner at Sandbar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for loving us, Gractia! We hope to see you again very soon for another amazing meal on the beach. Best, Doug S, General Manager

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Questions & Answers
25 July 2017|
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Response from Cgreene118 | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca! Thank you for your interest in the Sandbar. We can accommodate up to 200 for a wedding in our pavilion and 80 at our studio! Please feel free to call for pricing information
Lindsay S
21 July 2017|
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Response from carynhodge | Property representative |
We will be happy to consider any guests requests.
Jesse W
3 July 2017|
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Response from carynhodge | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your comment. We would like to assure you and all of our guests that we take cleanliness very seriously at our restaurants. It is the top priority for our managers, operators and owner. We also want... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0444
  • E-mail
The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals. Dine with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand on our waterfront deck or enjoy our inside dining room. We offer gulf to table, farm to fork, and pasture to plate sustainable menu items. Our menus reflect our commitment to serving our guests the best in local and sustainable seafood, produce, and land fare. The Sandbar is the most popular place on Anna Maria Island for beach weddings and sunset receptions. The award winning venue is perfect for intimate gatherings to elaborate affairs, especially weddings.
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