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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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“seafood” (17 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

Don't waste your time or money ... we walked into the bar and out to the patio ... sign said see hostess... we were greeted by a server wearing 1 plastic glove ... kinda weird And she told us u have to see the hostes...More

Thank Tan-kitty
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great, casual, beach atmosphere. Food was good as was the service. The margaritas were very good, large selection of drinks available. Greek salad was very large and great tasting, plenty of feta cheese. The crab sandwich was also very large and great tasting. The carrot...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here this evening and it was simply an awful dining experience. We are staying very close to the restaurant and arrived at out hotel hungry as we had not eaten lunch. A hotel staff person recommended this restaurant for the view. While...More

Thank believeintomorrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here one morning during a weekend visit at the end of 2017 to celebrate the New Year. They have inside tables, but we decided to eat outside on the deck overlooking the beautiful beach. The food was good, but the prices were...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Bradenton and have been to Gulf Drive Cafe many times before their expansion all of those experiences were great. After their expansion we have gone twice and the food and service has deteriorated dramatically We thought we would give them one more...More

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great beach burger if you like real meat. satisfying. Great service. not so friendly staff. It was cold but they did have heaters.

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of those really cold 50 degree days on Anna Maria Island with the wind blowing, but I wanted a Corona Light and a snack. Dave was my server and he was prompt and courteous. The scallops wrapped in bacon were a perfect...More

Thank Norma N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat dinner and breakfest durning our stay. Dinner was great and we were able to eat on the beach. Breakfest was a little different becuase a cold front had come in overnight and it was cold and very windy so we eat in the...More

Thank MARK A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be one of our favorites as we visit the island a couple of times a year. Unfortunately, it is now off our list. There was not much good to say about our breakfast experience this AM. Service was slow, coffee was Luke...More

Thank robertgrimmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly, the food good, the beach view great. There was a dog walking around us putting its snout on our pants which annoyed me. Otherwise is was decent and cheap.

Thank bethCincinnati
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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
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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
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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