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Waterfront Restaurant

111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-1515
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper oscar” (84 reviews)
“crab cakes” (134 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our 5th visit to the Waterfront and it did not disappoint! We had the grouper sandwich for lunch the first time we came to Anna Maria Island and we have been back every year to have it again! It is a delicious sandwich...More

Thank scrpyqltr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with a family member who has a severe food allergy. The waiter was extremely accommodating and the chef came to the table to review menu choices and assure us of absence of the allergen. The meal was delicious for us all. Would return in...More

Thank elshoe52
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited Waterfront for special occasions or celebrations. The food is great & the wait staff is terrific. We have been very pleased with the friendliness combined with a "not pushy" attentiveness of everyone. Michelle does a great job, making suggestions and seeing that...More

1  Thank davidnelson995
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation and was told there would be a 20 minute wait, we were encouraged to go to the bar, which provided a good selection of drinks and cocktails. Within 20 minutes we were seated. The waitress was attentive gave good service,...More

1  Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely outdoor view of the Gulf while enjoying a tasteful lunch. The fried green tomatoes were crispy, lightly battered and flavorful. Perhaps a bit of cornmeal in the dredge? My husband loved his BLT in a toasted croissant and the accompanying french fries were hot,...More

1  Thank V&PBostonMA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place a few years ago. It is popular so a reservation is recommended. The food is just ok. The dishes seem overdone with sauces and unnecessary ingredients. They should keep it simple so you can taste the food. Drinks are good.

Thank happygirl4162016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere; outside dining under cover preferred. I had some fancy fried shrimp while my friends had calamari and scallops which they said were very good.

1  Thank ConnieWetmoreShelton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food fantastic, attentive staff and great atmosphere....what more do you want? I can’t recommend enough!

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate there for dinner on Saturday night. The staff was very friendly and attentive. We went early, so there wasn’t a wait. Overall the food was good, not great for the price. Portions were small for the price. Grouper was good, potatoes were good...More

1  Thank our7travelingfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed One of my favorite places to eat on the island. Raved about it to all our friends. We took our best friends their, service and food well below average. Fried shrimp very fishy, the pork tenderloin which I always get very dry very...More

1  Thank harleyd73
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Questions & Answers
16 April 2018|
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Response from tondreault | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full bar.
28 December 2017|
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Response from Dennis S | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We were still recovering from Hurricane Irma and we were pretty numb.
25 May 2017|
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Response from bilmoteeka60 | Reviewed this property |
Not a great selection. Several salads, and a quinoa bake.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Bay Blvd S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
    (Spring Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1515
  • E-mail
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.
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