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Gulf Drive Cafe

900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
+1 941-778-1919
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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“gelato” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called a week ahead to book for a big group of 15 and they said they wouldn’t take reservations and we could walk in. We walked in and were sat at the cabana by the water which was super nice! They gave the big group...More

Thank _ashleybmr
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a group of 8 for breakfast. It was awesomely great, even my oat meal was superb. Most of the family ordered pancakes with fruit and whipped cream, delicious. The tmosphere was superb being on the beach the 7 year old had lots to...More

Thank MugShotPotter
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fairly standard fare. It was good, but not above average. The worst part was the service...I don't know whether they were short-handed or just didn't have the get up and go. We had to wait for our coffee, then the cream. When...More

Thank ConnieWetmoreShelton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gulf Drive Cafe is my go to place for Breakfast every time I am in Bradenton. The food is consistent and the staff are friendly. Demetris was our server he was very attentive our breakfast came out quick and it was delicious!! Of course you...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Gulf Drive Cafe last November and were sorely disappointed. My review was "poor" due to lack of service at a not-too-busy bar (with three bartenders!). We decided two weeks ago to try again, and much to our surprise we had a good experience....More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place- there are great views, toes in the sand tables, relaxed atmosphere. However, service is rough and food is inconsistent. In fairness, most of the time, the food has been good so maybe my experience was a "one off" for the food....More

Thank pcnj444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beer was good. The end. We had a beer and the bacon wrapped scallops appetizer. The food came out a good 10 minutes before our beer. It was luke warm and seemed like they had it under the warmer for who knows how long....More

Thank pbrashears3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice on our recent trip to Florida. The food was good. Eggs kinda leave a weird after taste in your mouth. Bring gum...lol second day we ate here I got egg shells in my omelette 😷 so I didn’t get to finish...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy place on the weekend but got a table fairly quickly. Service was slow but we didn’t mind because of the great view of the beach. Breakfast food was well prepared and tasty. Will definitely be going back!

Thank Cynde S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 15years if going to this establishment we are DONE. This is our first bad review....we feel sorry for the staff who are working diligently to overcome the HORRIBLE hostess’s mishandled the customers. Unfortunately the hostess IS the owner...2 1/2 hours for breakfast...after being told...More

Thank cmartworks
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John M
4 July 2017|
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Response from choosee | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We always enjoyed the food here. Breakfast on Saturday with the young man playing music was especially good. Plus dinner on a few occasions. Shame the other people did not find it so good.
Doug-Lisa G
19 April 2015|
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Response from 1819suny | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You would have to call the restaurant and ask them. I am sure you could find the phone number with a google search.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1919
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