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Beach Bistro

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6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
+1 941-778-6444
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a perfect time at this establishment. Our server was most helpful and pleasant. The food was excellent both in presentation and quality. It maybe slightly expensive but well worth it. For sure we will return sooner rather than later.

Thank Don S
Bellevue, Kentucky
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most often have eaten at the bar with its separate menu. Not much more than an average restaurant if you order carefully, eg. tomato soup and a salad, which are very generous. The regular restaurant a very special experience, but pricey.

1 Thank _dschwarty
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great views and excellent food. This was a romantic spot right across from our condo. People gather beachside at 5 for champagne service, and great sunsets. Dinner inside is lovely.

Thank Aspenite289012345
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Using valet parking was the only option but very efficient. We had a lovely table by the window and caught the sunset. Staff are very pleasant and professional. There were 2 menu's- a la carte and taster menus. The tomato salad and bouillabaisse from the a la carte were both excellent, although the salt seasoning in the bouillabaisse was too... More 

1 Thank SanibelGirl6033
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had wonderful meals in Sarasota and Bradenton but this was tops. It was a gourmet experience from the beginning and worth the cost but it's not for picky kids nor adults who judge their meals by the quantity served. We went early at 5:30 and had reservations. It filled quickly so I wouldn't just show up. Excellent service... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had an awesome dinner! The atmosphere was fabulous and all the staff was great. It was a very memorable dinning experience.

Thank doug1241993
Marathon, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bob delivered us a wonderful evening and meal! Great seafood preparations. Lamb was perfect. Don't go unless you are hungry! Yummy...

Thank astrovet
Longboat Key, Florida
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently returned and it was better , Perhaps not as busy, perhaps our table was private and we could talk. In the past we always had a table by the window and it felt like a family table because of the closeness. There was a sense that there was no privacy. The quality of the food and service was never... More 

Thank rm209
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for lunch the fried green tomatoes were great also had the crab cake- it was loaded with blue crab. A friend was on a special diet and they were very good about with him . Service was great and staff very friendly I don't understand the bad reviews. We will be.back

Thank Karen D
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure why some people have given poor reviews, Beach Bistro was fantastic. I had the bouillabaisse and my wife had the bourbon shrimp. Both dishes were outstanding. The restaurant and bar has a great atmosphere and charm. Before eating here, I was beginning to wonder if there were any good restaurants on Anna Maria. Beach Bistro is it.

Thank puhse

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?