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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
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have enjoyed this restaurant on other visits to the island. The food excellent! Tonight we had a 7:30 reservation. Had to stand until after 8:30 to be seated. Waitress was distracted & inattentive, forgetting items we ordered. We had to ask about the specials & remind her about what we needed. When we finally got our food it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner with family and the food was very good!! The chocolate torte was to die for! Great menu!

Thank Sarah B
Athens, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some time ago I wrote a review on the Sign of the Mermaid as a breakfast stop. I have told my wife if I had one last meal, it would be the "stuffed" creme brûlée French toast. Everyone who visits Anna Maria should experience this item. We have started doing late lunches as our big meal of the day and... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice meal in the house turned restaurant. Nice menu selection and many varied tastes. Good attention to sauces in all dishes. Some of the appetizers could have been meals! Too full for wonderful looking desserts...

Thank astrovet
Waterford, Connecticut, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a cute, quaint place. My husband and I had breakfast here. Service was excellent, fast and friendly. Reasonably priced and a good location on the north end of the island. You could tell it was an old house converted. The bathroom was interesting.

Thank Michelle M
Lumberton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to Crab Benedict for breakfast at this restaurant, when the meal arrived, the egg was hard boiled, there was little to no crab, and the food was Luke warm. When the surly waiter asked how we enjoyed our meal, and we politely told him of the problems with the dish, and he did zero to... More 

Thank Shasta59
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Find dining in AMI at reasonable prices. Food always fresh and prepared with attention to detail. Smaller restaurant . . make reservations.

Thank Greg F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Quite a few years ago we had an excellent meal here so decided to return a couple of months ago. However, what a big disappointment. There were very few people dining and we walked into bright lights overhead and no ambience whatsoever. I had to ask for the lights to be dimmed. The waiter was not particularly interested in us... More 

Thank England11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

My husband & I had dinner here the last night of our vacation on Anna Maria Island. We each had one of the fish speciality meals. Mine meal was cooked Florida Cracker Style & my husband asked the chef to prepare his fish the recommended method from the chef. Both were the best fish dishes we have ever had anywhere!... More 

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S. Natick, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This well-known spot for dinner also offers a wide and interesting breakfast/brunch menu. Had a great New Year's Day breakfast - both of us sampled different version of eggs Benedict. Good coffee, too, and nice "earthy" and "historic" ambiance.

Thank Callisto S

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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Novato, CA
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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?