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Sandbar Restaurant

100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-0444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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 via mobile

Very crowded and hard to find a place to park, even at 3:00pm. I definitely recommend using the complimentary valet. Outdoor seating was definitely the way to go, more casual and a beautiful view. The pomegranate margarita was delicious. Three people in our party ate...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A small group of us went to dinner, some for the first time, and it was fantastic! Our server, Sheila, was so fun and let us know where everything from the seafood, vegetables, and bread was from (mostly local). We sat outside and the the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our server was amazing. After being turned away from the Waterfront we arrived just before close. Even though it was late in the service and I am sure she was tired, she took great care of us. Thank you, Marybeth!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Eat outside because you’ll be right on the beach. What a view :) While I heard this restaurant wasn’t very good, I was hesitant to eat here. I’m glad i did though. My husband and I both ordered fish. It was excellent and well seasoned...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mary Beth was very cordial and brought a breath of “sunshine “ to our table! She recommended the lightly blackened mackerel and she definitely steered us to a delicious place! If you have a chance to visit Anna Maria Island and you happen to enjoy...More

1  Thank Tana F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit to both the island and the restaurant, having heard so many positive reviews of both. We sat on the patio/open terrace and enjoyed both the view and the food. I suggest arriving, at or before opening, at 11 am, to...More

1  Thank tilacja
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome venue and great service! Can’t ask for a better view and good food. Jillie- you were great!!

1  Thank Earl P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sandbar was perfect, wonderful outdoor seating as well as intimate seating inside. Our waiter, Matt, was prompt, helpful and made our evening all the more enjoyable. We were greeted with homemade focaccia bread that was dipped in a garlic basil olive oil... yum!!! Our main...More

1  Thank jumacampbell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our first time to the Sanibel area and first time at the Sandbar. We tried to call for a resevation but no answer, upon arriving the host said they were booked 2 days out and no tables. However, the host found a table...More

1  Thank Chris N
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome dinner at get Sandbar. Why? The atmosphere was awesome, the food was really good and we were with a great group of friends. But our server Caitlyn was the cherry on top of a great night. She was so fun, helpful,...More

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28 December 2017|
Response from Maxine5037 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, you will have to contact the restaurant to find the answer to this question
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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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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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