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Sign of The Mermaid

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9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-9399
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the most over-priced meal I have had whilst on holiday in this area. The main course of Mahi Mahi was 35 dollars then you had to purchase potatoes and vegetables. I certainly do not mind paying high prices for quality but this was ridiculous. Asked for the wifi code to be informed nobody knew it as it was... More 

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Spring TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a very nice anniversary meal at Sign of the Mermaid. It was very nice that chef Ed came out and complimented my choice of lobster dishes. My wife got chicken Oscar and they use a lot of crab meat, which is excellent. We will definitely go back in a few months when we are on... More 

Thank HandsomeChris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the menu is very comprehensive for breakfast and we enjoyed our food at The Mermaid but the service was patchy and the place itself is a tad scruffy,. i would like to call it shabby chique but i am afraid it is just shabby. in my opinion it needs a thorough clean and some TLC

Thank Susan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go...Creme Brule French Toast....to die for.... Country cottage atmosphere...dinner is next on my Anna Maria bucket list.

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Tampa, Florida
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owner is definitely the best chef on the island. They've been featured on TV and one many a prize for desserts and entrées, absolutely my favorite place. You cannot be there Peppercorn steak. Best steak in Manatee County by far and possibly in Florida

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

What a pleasure visiting with Ed to set up a couple of large groups for fine dining. He was super with communications and making us feel very welcomed! When we arrived we were greeted promptly and shown to our private room! The food was large portions and extremely tasty! Way beyond what we expected. I really appreciate the way he... More 

Thank Casey H
Huntington, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I honestly wondered whether the meal would be any good in comparison to the others that we had while on vacation. I was completely amazed at how AWESOME the meal was. I eat out alot and I can say that our dinner is in my top 3 places ever. You have to check out this place. The owner is the... More 

Thank gskrep
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69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is in a bungalow on Anna Maria Island. The decor is dated but the food is really really good. It is not cheap, but worth every penny. Have the Brie with Honey. YUM!

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Brookville, Indiana
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing deserts every time. Huge pieces of pie. We pick up slices of pie several times each week. Never eaten at the restaurant but it looks very eclectic and cool

Thank beachy081
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the Sun Coast, I have taken guests there several times and they have never been disappointed. If you have a small party, ask for the old front porch, we had a party of 10 and it was cozy. Be forewarned, the portions are large. The soups, a onion au gratin or the black bean... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-9399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?