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Waterfront Restaurant

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Tue, 19/03

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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cup $5
bowl $7
soup du jour
our chefs' daily creation.
cup $6
bowl $8
bimini bay lobster bisque
a rich and creamy seafood dish finished with a touch of sherry.
fried green tomatoes
lightly battered and crisply fried green beefsteak tomatoes, served with sour cream ranch. a southern classic.
kung pao calamari
tender deep-water squids dusted in seasoned semolina, lightly fried, then tossed with onion, feta, and banana pepper in sweet chili glaze.
steamed clams or mussels
whitewater clams or prince edward island mussels, served in your choice of tomato basil or garlic cream broth.
baked brie
brie wrapped in flaky phyllo dough and drizzled with orange blossom honey. served with toasted almonds, red grapes and tart apples.
cheese board
daily selection‏‏ of three imported or artisan domestic cheeses ranging from sharp to blue to rich. served with apples, grapes and flatbread.
tuna sashimi
wasabi crusted‏‏ ahi tuna seared rare, thinly sliced and drizzled with sweet soy.
house smoked pacific salmon
thinly sliced pacific salmon, cured and cold applewood-smoked in-house, with bermuda onion, capers, dilled cream cheese, lemon and flatbread.
enhance your salad with your choice of the following items
small $7
large $11
tropicale salad
baby arugula topped with sliced avocado, hearts of palm, shaved parmesan-reggiano and a tangy balsamic vinaigrette.
small $6
large $10
the waterfront salad
mixed field greens, red onions, mushrooms, grape tomatoes, cucumber,gorgonzola and toasted pine nuts with sundried tomato basil vinaigrette.
small $6
large $10
classic caesar
crisp romaine hearts, homemade croutons and freshly-shaved parmesan-reggiano tossed in our signature caesar dressing.
kale and brussels salad
tuscan kale and brussel sprouts are tossed with toasted almond slivers, shaved parmesan, and green apple in a shallot mustard vinaigrette.
watermelon salad
seedless watermelon is tossed with crisp arugula, crumbled feta cheese and vibrant herbs in a chili vinaigrette and topped with balsamic glaze.
grilled romaine salad
chargrilled romaine ribs, crisp green apple, crumbled neuske smokehouse bacon and gorgonzola cheese, drizzled with homemade vinaigrette
crab caesar
our classic caesar salad, tossed with backfin lump blue crabmeat, capers, tomatoes and kalamata olives.
stacked caprese salad
sliced vine-ripe tomatoes layered with leaf basil and mozzarella di bufala. drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, homemade balsamic vinaigrette and freshly ground black pepper. garnished with capers.
All lunch entrees except scallops caesar and smoked turkey cobb are served with your choice of French fries, slaw or today's side special.
french fries
today's side special
scallops caesar
Tender, sweet baja bay scallops fried with Italian bread crumbs and parmesan cheese and served over our classic caesar salad.
french fries
today's side special
a large freshly baked croissant heaped with neuske smokehouse applewood bacon, crisp lettuce and vine-ripe tomatoes. served with a side of hellman's mayonnaise.
french fries
today's side special
grouper sandwich (when available)
fresh local premium black grouper fillet prepared grilled, blackened, fried or jerk-style. served on a toasted kaiser roll with tartar sauce on the side.
french fries
today's side special
turkey brie croissant
house applewood-smoked turkey breast thinly sliced and topped with brie cheese, then baked on a flaky croissant. served with honey mustard.
french fries
today's side special
portobello sandwich
a giant portobello cap is crusted in almonds and fried crispy then nestled on a brioche roll with arugula, truffled balsamic mayo and topped with provolone cheese.
french fries
today's side special
the waterfront signature burger
eight ounces of perfectly proportioned angus beef, chargrilled to your liking, slathered with savory garlic and herb cheese spread on a brioche bun with bacon~onion jam. ~or have it your way~
french fries
today's side special
the waterfront chicken sandwich
tender balsamic-marinated chicken breast fillet chargrilled and topped with neuske smokehouse applewood bacon, swiss cheese and sliced avocado. served on a multigrain kaiser roll.
french fries
today's side special
charlie’s treat
poached ahi tuna is shredded with a blend of onions, capers, crumbled egg, and dill relish in a creamy dijonnaise. melted between marble rye bread with avocado and cheddar.
french fries
today's side special
smoked turkey cobb salad
house smoked turkey breast served with a bed of romaine hearts, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, shaved onion, neuske bacon bits, rocky top smoked cheddar, hard boiled egg, our handcut croutons, and house sour cream ranch dressing.
various coke products – ask server for options
chocolate milk
double espresso $3.99
Our regular menu is based on the finest products we can find and updated seasonally. They are prepared in classic form, with emphasis on fresh, natural flavors.
US$12 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews grouper oscar lobster bisque salad fried green tomatoes fish tacos ribeye mac and cheese bread potatoes fries key lime pie front porch outside seating great view great lunch grain island
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Reservation was for 8. It was crowded but right on time for us. Service as excellent and menu was reasonably priced. Shrimp and grits were great. Everyone in our group was very happy with their meals. Really great place to visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EdG425
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for lunch and we had two very good entrees. The crabcake salad and the grilled fish of the day were perfect. Also enjoyed the porch setting. Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank richf439
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A island favourite, great cocktail’s Fantastic food wines, 5 star service. This is our to go island restaurant, always consistently good.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Zeemering
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience at the Waterfront. Although they don’t take reservations, we only had to wait 30 minutes for a table of 10 at prime lunch time. Our server was very attentive and nice. The cocktails came out quickly and were creative and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bryceec5
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very busy, but never hectic, high quality haven in Anna Maria. The cocktails are excellent and the wine list is solid. The calamari appetizer is wonderful as are the daily specials. We go at least once a year and in 8+ years have never...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Wander810907
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

TripAdvisor normally steers us in the right direction. This is a massively popular place with a nice atmosphere. Food was average. Had the the grouper cakes, salmon, and chicken parmigiana. No standouts here and the grouper cakes were downright mediocre. Bar service was at a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to try the waterfront for lunch. We were lucky enough to be seated on the porch. The service was outstanding, the food was delicious. Our group ordered the carnitas, the turkey and Brie, the grouper sandwich and the mahi mahi sandwich. All were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank DH415
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always know you will get good food at the Waterfront so you don’t mind the wait. This visit we were fortunate to have Matt as our server twice. Excellent job both times. Travis was very helpful at bar to get a seat for our handicapped...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Linda36508
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delight! Be prepared to wait for an outside table. Fish was good perfect - grilled- Beet salad I enjoyed very much. One of my favorites on the island

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank runthecape
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been one of very favorite restaurants in all this area. The food is sooo good. What a huge disappointment when we arrived there and ordered our favorite, without looking at the menu, NO CRABCAKE SANDWICH. This was shocking. Almost left. Sure hope and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from 7christas | Reviewed this property |
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Yes they have a full bar.
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I have no idea. We were still recovering from Hurricane Irma and we were pretty numb.
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