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Gulf Drive Cafe

900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
+1 941-778-1919
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was excellent. The steak sandwich was excellent. The shrimp tacos too. The citrus chicken salad was a unique experience. The kids meals were a bit of a rude surprise. The price wasn't bad, but the drinks (apple juice and chocolate milk in our...More

Thank Milamberr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came with large party of 12. Drinks only. Slow service and not that crowded. They were doing a small beach wedding too though. Long line of chairs on a railing line which overlooks the beach for views of the amazing sunsets here. Cannot comment on...More

Thank Averagejoe001
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate here twice on a recent visit. Lunch food was just average. Questioned whether the sweet tea I ordered was sweet or plain. Server told me " I put the packets in my self, you just need to stir it"!!! Went back for breakfast the...More

Thank Dave O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The title pretty much sums it up...amazing location and cool setting but they either seem to hire the worst servers, management is lacking or they really just don't care. On my last visit, I ordered a cheese burger...after 40 minutes I got a cold burger...More

Thank santiagoi1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place so much that we came back at least 4 times! It was the perfect place to enjoy the beach and watch the sunset. Drinks were perfect! Their menu is quite extensive and the food was great! Would definitely recommend to anyone!

Thank sherrydk_2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location right on the beach where you can watch the most beautiful sunsets. But we have been waiting for more than an hour for our dinner and the table weren't clean at all so we're the restrooms. Waitress was nice and helpful.

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location and concept but not worth a hundred bucks for quick lunch of crab cake sandwiches they were fine but the spicy shrimp app was a miss at 12+ bucks for some chewey overcooked shrimp and mayo that had a spice...More

Thank hikerguy713
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends. Food was average. Don't do for the bucket drinks. Tasty, but very little alcohol. For food and drink, I would give this place three stars, but for the view. Amazing atmosphere.

Thank AprilFNP
Reviewed 1 week ago

It used to be one of our favorite as the place has beautiful views ....and that is it !!!! food is seriously disgusting, I dont even think it is fresh, the fried green tomatoes taste like the frying oil has not been changed in a...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is actually 3 bars in one. There's a restaurant next door, the open air bar and a tiki bar (which wasn't open when we got there). To sit at a table outside, you have to see the hostess / host next door, which...More

Thank oomis
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Questions & Answers
John M
4 July 2017|
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Response from Rhonda O |
Not sure why you would want to go there. Food sucks I wouldn't feed it to my dog.
Doug-Lisa G
19 April 2015|
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Response from 1819suny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You would have to call the restaurant and ask them. I am sure you could find the phone number with a google search.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1919
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