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“Good times”
Review of Sandbar Reaturant

Sandbar Reaturant
Ranked #8 of 24 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 8 - USD 30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite for locals. Dine with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand on our waterfront deck or enjoy our inside dining room. We offer gulf to table, farm to fork, and pasture to plate sustainable menu items. Our menus reflect our commitment to serving our guests the best in local and sustainable seafood, produce, and land fare. The Sandbar is the most popular place on Anna Maria Island for beach weddings and sunset receptions. The award winning venue is perfect for intimate gatherings to elaborate affairs, especially weddings.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The food is always good but tonight service was great Debra was great. She made the evening. Dinner was fun.

1  Thank Bill D
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Guest S, General Manager at Sandbar Reaturant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Bill,
Thank you for your continued visits to the Sandbar and I am glad that Debra was able to make it all that more enjoyable.
Doug Sullivan, General Manager

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Great food, great staff, and great location! Special thanks to Jonny D. and Kenny! Great waiters They did an awesome job making sure we had our best time on Spring Break vacation! Hopefully, we will visit again soon! All the way from Michigan, we felt so welcomed at the Sandbar!

2  Thank Mary-Ashtyn T
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Guest S, General Manager at Sandbar Reaturant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Mary-Ashtyn,
I am sorry that you had to go home to the snow, but glad that you were able to enjoy a few days baking in the sun and enjoying a great meal with us. I hope you get to come back soon.
Doug Sullivan, General Manager

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

There's nothing better than dining on the beach with fantastic food and service! That's what you get at The Sandbar. The fried shrimp was lightly dusted and crispy, the hushpuppies were perfect, grilled Grouper succulent and flavorful. Dessert-spectacular! Great cocktails and CJ, our server, went out of her way to make our dining experience just perfect! Wait times during the holidays are crazy but have a drink and chill-you are on island time!

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3  Thank karen p
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Guest S, General Manager at Sandbar Reaturant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Karen,
I am glad to see that you had a wonderful visit with us. I am glad that we were able to give you a great meal, cocktails and of course our beautiful views.
Doug Sullivan, General Manager

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner and an amazing server, Aries. He was funny, super attentive and did great with the kids. The fish is the best- get it blackened and longboat style. Also, calamari is wonderful. Kids menu has large serving sizes. Can't miss sunset and sunset contest with free dessert/champagne. Enjoy a bucket.

2  Thank Laura B
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Guest S, General Manager at Sandbar Reaturant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Laura,
I am glad that you had a great time and that Ares was able to make it even better. He is a lot of fun and we always get tons of compliments about him.
Doug Sullivan, General Manager

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Disappointed that the fish tacos were removed from the dinner menu. Ate there 5 days before and enjoyed the fish tacos so much, I brought back 3 more people only to find the menu had been changed and the tacos were gone. Bring them back!!!

Thank helenrosspollock
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Guest S, General Manager at Sandbar Reaturant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Helen,
In the future, feel free to ask for the fish tacos as some nights, they get removed from the menu to make way for some other special dishes, but we can always make them for you upon request.
Doug Sullivan, General Manager

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