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Sign of The Mermaid

9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-9399
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the restaurant has changed hands, it has not changed in quality of food and service. The eclectic atmosphere and solid extensive menu are preserved. The staff is attentive, but not intrusive, the food is varied and nicely prepared, and it is a great...More

1  Thank 936wendyt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience has been less than pleasant. We ate at The Sign of the Mermaid twice last week, both times they were late opening, and we were shooed back outside in the heat to wait until they felt they were ready. The third time we...More

1  Thank Kiki C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down to Sign of the Mermaid for dessert, we were not greeted when we entered. We had to ask if we could have dessert and were instead asked if we had a reservation, the majority of the tables were empty at 8pm. The...More

Thank BeeKayW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shelby was the star of this restaurant for us. She knew the dishes inside And out and gave great recommendations. She made everything sound like we had to have it. The snapper turned out to be the favorite of the evening. We recommend going with...More

Thank Maureen1212
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying we so want the Sign of Mermaid, which is under new management, to succeed! We own a house two blocks away and have been to this restaurant many, many times including celebrating numerous Christmas Eves, New Years Eves, and Easter...More

3  Thank ali b
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint beach house atmosphere with a fresh taste. The Strawberry Crush mimosa was a delicious start to our meal of Blue Crab Benedict that melts in your mouth. The accompanying fresh fruit tasted like it was picked just this morning. Our waiter...More

1  Thank Kami W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Sign of the Mermaid is a local treasure. My husband totally enjoyed the breakfast burrito smothered in sausage and gravy, yum! I had eggs Benedict Florentine, equally delicious. Our server Heather was engaging and attentive (a winning combination!). I can't wait to return and try...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Let me begin by saying the service provided by Shelby was spot on. She answered each and every question and knew her way around the seasonings of each dish. The only complaint I could have for this visit would be for a more ferocious appetit...More

1  Thank Tammy D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is THE breakfast place you have to try if visiting on the island. Seating is ample despite the size it seems from outside. Park in back. Wait staff is exquisite, best on the island. Foods were GREAT! Try the benedict. To delight yourself, reserve...More

1  Thank Nels F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Service is not consistent, although no arguments on the food side. Their crabcake appetizer seems larger than their crabcake dinner. Please don't tell them!

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27 March 2017|
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Response from rs0106 | Reviewed this property |
Alas I don't remember if there were gluten free dishes either. I would suggest you call and see if they would be able to accommodate your request.
9 February 2017|
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Response from edward d | Reviewed this property |
One night we dined by a large group having steaks. Do not believe The Mermaid serves lobster. But my personal preference, while on the island, is to stick with the local seafood. And the chef/owner treats it superbly.
14 January 2017|
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Response from Chuck U | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - i am sorry do not know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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