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Welcome to The Waterfront Restaurant on Anna Maria Island. We would like to share with you more than an outstanding dining experience; we invite you to escape to a simpler time – tropical, laid-back Florida the way it used to be.

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Fresh Classic American Seafood, Salad and Steaks

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.

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Wine & Spirits

Craft Cocktails & Spirits

The Waterfront aims to provide rare & unique spirits for an exceptional experience.

Wine List

As the result of a long term vision and an ongoing pursuit of the perfect list, The Waterfront Restaurant is dedicated to offering a relatively small, 75 to 100 bottle list that represents each grapes’ distinctive characteristics.

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You Catch We Cook

We work closely with Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters to make it easy to enjoy your catch in the most delicious way possible.

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Sanjay Reddy
Sanjay Reddy
June 14, 2023
Came in for dinner with family, everyone loved their food, and the service (from Carrie) was great. Menu options, quality, and overall experience were all great. Best dinner on AMI, so far. Will definitely return!
Martha Hudzinski
Martha Hudzinski
June 13, 2023
Fabulous restaurant with gluten free options for my friend. My friends loved it so much they went there 4 times in their 7 days on the island
Jonathan Webber
Jonathan Webber
June 13, 2023
Nice right by the pier, staff was super nice and was pretty affordable!
Bo Messer
Bo Messer
June 12, 2023
Great NY Strip. Fast and prepared how I asked. Friendly staff
Kimber Bonzi
Kimber Bonzi
June 11, 2023
Very nice inside. Excellent gouda mac and cheese. Light and fluffy key lime pie with wonderful crust.
Sam Morton
Sam Morton
June 10, 2023
Food is always fresh and served just a little offbeat, which makes it fun and something to look forward to. Waitress was welcoming and informative, especially considering that we arrived ten minutes before cut-off time! As for atmosphere, what's better than dinner right on the Gulf of Mexico with two of my dearest friends?
Tammy Ricci
Tammy Ricci
June 9, 2023
The fish tank is phenomenal. We had a great time looking at it while we waited for an inside table. The lobster bisque was had by 2 people and they loved it.i had the fried green tomatoes and yum they were good! Fish sandwich was incredible. The brie and turkey sandwich was amazing. Beet salad with mustard dressing was a hit and the fish tacos were fabulous
Alexis Amaden
Alexis Amaden
June 8, 2023
Our meals were good/ just okay -the absolute favorite was the bisque. Servicer was not overly friendly but she got the job done same for the hostess- perhaps they aren’t given enough breaks to be pleasant. Loads of people and an hour wait for a table 50/50 on if we’d go back or keep exploring other near by restaurants.

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