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Sign of The Mermaid


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Shrimp & Grits
Florida gulf shrimp sauteed w/ country ham in a sherry cream
Shrimp Shoa Mei
Bringing back our asian style pork & shrimp dumplings place
Spinach Artichoke Bundles
Spinach, artichoke, feta, & parmesan cheese wrap
Blue Crab Cakes
Three golden brown crab cakes served w/ ed’s own honey ml
Chicken Satay
Skewers​ of chicken breast, marinated in light curry & soy. Broiled
Orange Blossom Baked Brie in Phyllo
With almonds, honey, & fresh fruit
Steamed Mussel & Clam Duo
In the chef’s garlic buffer sauce
Classic Caesar 6.95
Mixed Heirloom Tomato Salad
A variety of heirloom tomatoes; yellow zimas an
Goats cheese bundle $+2.95
Spring Salad
Goats cheese wrapped in phyllo, placed on top of greens, tomatoes
Goat Cheese & Chive Bundle
Coated in almonds & toasted w/ butter pla
Mermaid BLT Salad
Iceberg lettuce w/ crumbled bleu cheese, sliced tomato, re
Greek Salad
Mixed field greens layered w/ tomatoes, red onion, feta cheese, ft
Watercress Walnut Salad
With blue cheese, toasted walnuts & red balsamic vi
Garlic Onion Au Gratin
An original mermaid recipe, baked in a crock w/ provolone
Cup $2.95
Bowl $4.95
Cuban Black Bean
Vegetarian & vegan friendly served w/ white rice, chop & a baked plantain
Your choice
All come w/ potato & vegetable of the day
Blue Crab Cakes
Two large golden brown blue crab cakes, served w/ honey mustard.
Salmon Phyllo
Salmon wrapped w/ blue crab in phyllo dough & cooked to golden brown, served w/ a garlic cream sauce.
Almond Mahi-Mahi
Mahi-mahi broiled & finished w/ honey mustard & almonds.
Stuffed Shrimp
Three shrimp stuffed w/ spinach, artichokes, feta, & asiago cheese, baked in a lemon butter pan sauce.
Chicken Francoise
Lightly breaded & seasoned, finished w/ a caper butter sauce.
Seafood Pasta
Salmon, shrimp, & scallops in garlic & cheese w/ pasta
Blue cheese $+1.95
NY strip steak
Marinated in our special mermaid sauce & sauteed to order
Lobster Tail Dinner
Served w/ daily vegetables & melted butter
All dinner entrees served w/ roasted red potatoes & vegetables.
Bearnaise $34.00
Ed's pepper steak $36.00
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Filet of Tenderloin
Prepared to order & served with
Blue cheese & asiago cheese $+4.95
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Portabella & blue crab meat w/ a sherry butter sauce
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Rack of Lamb
Seared w/ a dijon mustard mixture, topped w/ sunflower seeds & finished w/ a pork
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Duck Breast
Boneless breast sauteed to order & served w/ a raspberry sauce
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Duck Breast Barbaqoa
Boneless breast sauteed to order, floated on top of a sweet mustard cream sauce
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Country ham, bacon, virginia ham, boursin cheese, lightly breaded w/ panko, roa
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Chicken Florentine
Chicken medallions stuffed w/ our house spinach, artichoke, tomato & feta mixture
A lobster tail to any dinner $+19.96
Penne Carbanara
Pasta tossed w/ virginia ham, country ham, & bacon, lightly seasoned & served
All recipes & preparations are created by the spring family
Shrimp & Grits
Florida gulf shrimp sauteed w/ country ham, green onions, garlic & finished w/ a
Garlic Broiled Shrimp
Garlic, green onions, salt, olive oil & a hint of red pepper, served w/ our homen
Pan-Seared Scallops
Pan seared & served w/ a garlic cream or picata sauce
Lady Wellington
Lobster, shrimp, & scallops wrapped in phyllo dough then baked & finished w/ a le
Lobster Portabella
Florida lobster tail baked w/ portabella mushrooms, cream, sherry, stock, & cheese
Stuffed Soft Shells
Soft shells stuffed w/ a shrimp & crabmeat mixture & served floated on a garlic
Escoler (Butterfish) Francoise
Lightly breaded & seasoned, finished w/ a caper butter sauce
Escoler Caribbean Style
Roasted w/ an array of fresh garden vegetables, olive oil, & parmesan cheese
Pan Roasted Mahi
Lightly​ floured & sauteed golden brown & finished w/ crabmeat & mushroom
Your choice for 7.95
All served w/ vegetable & fresh fruit garnish
Broiled Chicken Fingers
Broiled Shrimp
Mahi-Mahi w/ Lemon Butter
Pasta w/ Butter & Cheese
Sirloin Teriyaki
Award Winning
Gold coast key lime pie
White Chocolate Cheesecake
Chocolate Truffle Torte
With rasberry sauce
Key West Crunch Pie
Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffle Pie
Pecan Pie Ala Mode
Bread Pudding of the Week
With​ sauce
Coteaux Du Luvon (France)
100% chenin blanc. Whit flowers, sweet flavors, notes of mint.
Banyuls, French Port (France)
Powerful nose, ripe grape flavor w/ kirsch & blackberry. Dried fruit taste.
Tawny Port (Australia)
Years old. Sweet nose of crushed berries, chinese black tea, caramel, & buttered nuts.
Wednesdays to Sundays: Breakfast/Lunch 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. No reservation required. Wednesdays to Sundays: Dinner (FINE DINING) 6 pm to 10 pm. Reservations required. Sign of the Mermaid Restaurant is famous for fresh seafood, steaks and homemade desserts in a fine dining setting. We offer our prize winning pies in-house. We offer a variety of menus and planning services for your event. Our elegant style of catering can be tailored to suit your event or budget! Small Weddings Dinner Parties Rehearsal Parties Holiday Celebrations Birthday Celebrations Baby Showers Bridal Showers Business Gatherings Company Events Breakfast or Lunch Dessert. Our menus are on the website for perusal. The only correct
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Seafood
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We tried to eat lunch here based on the great reviews and the menu looked good, we were told there was only one waitress working, and she was so busy that she would not have time to seat us. I was slightly relieved as the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank carroll803
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have dined here several times in the past when visiting Anna Maria Island and always had a satisfying, interesting experience. Recently, three of us went there without a reservation, fully expecting that we wouldn't be seated, and were thrilled that they were able to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank frogntoad75
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was very grateful that they took us in and fed us so well when we got the feeling they were just closing really. One of the few places in Anna Maria where we got great food at a good price. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CameramanGraham
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant before and been satisfied but this occasion was different. The restaurant was empty (Tuesday evening...so yes, maybe a quiet night but other restaurants were busy...) Many of the wines on the wine list were unavailable so we were given a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Experience498041
Reviewed 1 February 2019

We had a little trouble finding this place but it is next to Ginnys on the corner. Ok--here's what I got: homemade cuban bread made into french toast dipped in creme brulee batter with crusty cinnamon topping STUFFED with sweet cream and fresh berries (blackberries,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chris3081
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

Food was decent. I had the lady Wellington it had a decent amount of seafood in it. The shrimp and grits appetizer was the best but Do not get dessert. Key lime desserts were not good and didn't resemble anything like key lime. .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank R7220UGjackieg
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We got to the restaurant at 6:30 and we’re the only people in the place, our server seemed friendly but could not remember our order after taking the order 3 times, there were out of 2 of the 3 things we wanted and service was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mm0514
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Real nice place with good service. I had breakfast a couple of times there and it was delicious. They were right with me and had my food right out.. Great place to eat..

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank davidtW2373BQ
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

The Sign of the Mermaid has very tasty food. The restaurant is located in an old house that has character. French onion soup is excellant, and the Shrimp & Grits is worth the visit there. The menu is extensive, and it should appeal to many.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank C6280AJwilliams
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Gathered here recently on vacation with dear friends. While under the impression this was fine dining, all it takes is one step in the door to see very clearly that it isn't a fine dining establishment at all. The inside seems neglected of care; threadbare...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SequoiaDancer
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27 March 2017|
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Response from gskrep | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure. It was a wonderful dinner though!
9 February 2017|
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Response from 329bbww | 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 ChuckU547 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - i am sorry do not know.
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