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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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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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“gelato” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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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

There aren’t many places in Bradenton Beach, AMI for breakfast. I found this cafe thinking it would be a lovely breakfast by the beach. The breeze and surf are wonderful but the food is awful. Scrambled eggs are greasy. Coffee has a very odd taste....More

Thank Antoinetta B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such unpleasant staff don't upset yourself by going.Rude hostess who obviously hates her job after getting buzzer from same and waiting 45 minutes with still no table for breakfast (plenty of free tables)and watching how other customers were being treated we just left and will...More

Thank johnjo8888
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with my mom for brunch on Sunday at 2:30, and it says that they serve breakfast any time on TripAdvisor. We go and order breakfast and we are told that they don't serve breakfast past 2. I tell the waitress that according to their...More

1  Thank Alex H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Bradenton for 2 days. We first came here for drinks on our first day then came back for lunch. Nice spot right on the beach. We came back the next day for lunch. Good food and drinks. We loved...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Indoor and outdoor seating, good varied breakfast menu but getting touristy and over priced. We had sausage and eggs and eggs benedict, coffee for $36 before tip. Gimmie a break this is a local café not fine dining. Ham was in large chunks, I think...More

1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 1 week ago

got right in, just before sunset! meal was amazing. i'd order it again in a second. the drinks were incredibly expensive, this maybe my ignorance, but I've never paid ($10 for a guiness anywhere else). drinks seemed to be heavily overpriced. the view was amazing...More

1  Thank Matt G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent menu. Grouper is fabulous, lengthy list of drink choices and beach is an arms length away from your table. If you want casual beachfront dining with an extensive menu then this restaurant is for you! Parking is an issue (small parking lot across the...More

Thank 976tracyv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great food, great atmosphere, great views but the service is just so bad it absolutely negates all the positives. The owner needs to be here and run this place instead of just stuffing his pockets. Get more help.

1  Thank AHolzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gulf Drive Cafe was conveniently situated close to where we were staying and we visited every day for either drinks, lunch or dinner. The view, tiki atmosphere and superb sunsets are a reason to go there. We also attended a wedding there which was wonderful...More

Thank Lin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Gulf Drive Cafe. It was extremely popular because it is on the beach and has a tiki vibe. People will still flock there whether I write or not. We watched everyone, including ourselves confused about entrance. You are directed through a...More

1  Thank AuntieMartha
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
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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