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Waterfront Restaurant
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Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$32
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Spring Ave
Description: Our regular menu is based on the finest products we can find and updated seasonally. They are prepared in classic form, with emphasis on fresh, natural flavors.
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Nice restaurant right next to the pier. Ate here twice during our week on the island. Food was excellent both times and service was perfect.
Would highly recommend!

Thank Paula O
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

We live in the area and decided to go out for a treat, because the Waterfront, in years past, is a great treat - the atmosphere, food, etc. When we got there it was crowded - it took awhile to sit but that's understandable during summer season. The hostess greeted us with the usual tired-of-tourists, apathetic Anna Maria attitude, again, understandable but it got a little frustrating when we waited an hour for our food, which consisted of a $14 salad that used to look like an entree but now looked like a side salad. The waitress was MIA. Also, the apples on the cheese tray were half rotten - like, brown from the inside. For that much money, I expect a lot more. Sorry, I hope things improve, I always liked the Waterfront.

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3  Thank glh79
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

This place needs a makeover! Hasn't changed in years and nor has the menu.

The service is very good and the food decent enough. Mussels, shrimp salad and crab ceaser were nice and kids chicken tenders the same as everywhere else.

With such a prime location this could be a top class restaurant but I guess if they are raking in the tourist dollar then why change?!

1  Thank piemaster1961
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Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

What an awesome place! We were on AMI for 2 weeks and didn't try this place til 10 days in. After that we went twice more. Cocktails are exquisite. Fresh, interesting, handmade. No mixes. Everything we ate was excellent. Standouts were carnitas pork tacos at lunch, grouper tacos, shrimp and grits (but really heavy, try as a table app!). But EVERYTHING was good. Service excellent, friendly but not overwhelming. Kids welcome with a nice kids menu. It's not cheap, but everything was reasonably priced, even the amazing cocktails (try Bay cooler, pineapple caphirinia, manhattan, cococolada and jalapeño margarita). If we return to AMI we will eat at the Waterfront frequently!

Thank KKWalter
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Nicely situated a block from the City Pier. Having ample place both on front terrace and backyard, in addition to indoor. We where seated in the backyard, not having the views one might be looking for...

The salads and entrees which we tried where very nicely made, especially the fish dishes. The steak where good, but not better than many others tried.

Service was second to none - very nice, at tentative and knowledgeable.

Thank Niklas Å
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