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Beach Bistro

6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
+1 941-778-6444
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Beach Bistro 10 years ago to celebrate our 15th year anniversary. We still talk about the food, ambiance, the whole experience, ten years later. This year we decided to go again to kick off our 25 year anniversary. It is everything we remembered!!...More

Thank MPechacek
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had heard about this place for a couple of years and finally decided to give it a try. We wanted to arrive a bit early to enjoy the sunset at the beach before our 7:30 reservation, so I called ahead to ask if they...More

Thank Chloegirl30
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went this week for my fathers birthday with 4 other couples. Sean was very nice to accommodate a party of 10. First of all I want to say the service was impeccable! Sarah did a fantastic job with our large, sometimes demanding, group. I...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant and the food was delicious. Staff were really nice too. Quite expensive so best saved for special occasions. I had the lobster and my husband had grilled shrimp. Both perfect.

Thank BowensBandB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is on an island after all so lots of places have a view of the water, but Beach Bistro has an especially beautiful one. We had a wonderful time there and got the perfect sunset shot. Our server was excellent. Really excellent. It was...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grouper Cooper was so thick and moist - my husband helped me eat it over his beef tenderloin, which was also Outstanding. The view was beach front - we watched the sunset. Romantic and amazing place to eat!!! Ask for Joey!

Thank Mtstarnes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent atmosphere was very comfortable service was very good and the owner walked around making sure everything was just the way you wanted it

Thank maltesefalcon1957
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prices at this restaurant increase every year. Count at least $130 per person if you do not drink a too expensive wine. Yes the food is excellent but service uneven. Reservation a must and if you want to see the sunset ask for a...More

Thank ChristineBindert
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable dinner at the Beach Bistro. Restaurant is right on the beach and if you time just right you get a beautiful view of the sunset. All the wait staff were very professional and courteous. Very tight inside as they try to have as many...More

Thank creagh5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had possibly one of the best meals we have ever had here last night. The menu options and preparation were outstanding. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable. The atmosphere was cozy but still had a great view of the beach and sunset. I had...More

Thank marc m
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Rosemarie C
12 May 2017|
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Response from Pita5 | Reviewed this property |
I received an email from them in regards to Mothers Day and it said nothing about a special menu.
27 March 2017|
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Response from GlobalExplorer | Reviewed this property |
My wife is borderline celiac and was easily able to enjoy a full and wonderful meal at Beach Bistro last October. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu.
Doug W
8 February 2017|
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Response from Curt909 | Reviewed this property |
There is beef tenderloin on the menu. Check their online menu including the bar menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 70
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-6444
  • E-mail
Beach Bistro has been Anna Maria Island’s romantic fine dining destination for 26 years. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had.
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