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Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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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

This is a fabulous setting in the evening to watch the sun go down. Staff are great, ambience is great, starters were great - mains were disappointing. Fries were clearly out of a freezer bag and fish was way too greasy. Not what you should...More

Thank Thane42
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the Sandbar for a wedding and reception. They did a good job using the small area for the ceremony. Unlike other beach venues in other areas, they could not privatize the area but onlookers were not intrusive. The restaurant and all areas were...More

Thank tricialitzinger
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to AMI before and liked this spot. We went twice this visit and both of us thought the food was better than previous times. We had stuffed grouper and the scallops , both very good. Also liked the bread. Service was fast....More

Thank Marymary02
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service is amazing, the food is even better. Your on the beach, and you're able to sit at a table with sand underneath you're feet. Stuffed shrimp is out of this world. Key lime pie was another great item to share. What a great...More

Thank buckiguy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Eddie was our server and he did an excellent job! Was never without water and very upbeat and fun server. Service, location, and atmosphere deserves 5 stars! Food was average, especially for the price. Food deserves a 3 star badge. If it remained the same,...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Sandbar is more about the setting. Situated right on the beach, so an outside table is a must must. Dinner is great as you watch the sunset, whilst enjoying the fabulous food.

Thank E15st
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Besides the awesome vacation cocktails this place serves up excellent locally sourced food from land and sea. Heartily recommend any specials the soft shell po boy was fantastic as was a lunch special of jambalaya. Also great salads and desserts

Thank reedequine
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have aways enjoyed this restaurant. This time was a big disappointment. Prices have gone up and food quality has gone down. Service was good but food was not. Three of us ordered grouper and in all cases it dry and over cooked. We are...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bri, my server, was most excellent and attentive. If paying attention to details is for you,she is your girl. You won't Be disappointed. Dinner was great and so was the view.

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Today we were out to celebrate my wife's birthday. We went to one of her favorite waterfront dining spots on Anna Maria Island. We had a fantastic meal. Our server, Bri was extremely attentive and made our afternoon very enjoyable. Thank you for making my...More

Thank Craig C
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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
22 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
USD 8 - USD 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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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