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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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“seafood” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-3346
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were 3 of us, we ate seafood, salad, no alcohol drinks. Our bill was $82.00. Not a cheap date, but the sunset was beautiful. Suggestion/ don't sit at the raised tables with the wooden seats VERY UNCOMFORTABLE. I told the waitress, and she suggested...More

Thank celesteu2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like eating literally at the beach’s edge, this place is for you. There’s indoor dining, at-the-bar dining, and a sneeze-off-the-beach dining. We chose the later because the day was nice and the breeze prolific. Waitresses greet you in a heartbeat and deliver your...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been there two times. View is great if one prefer a water view restaurant. Food is average. Staff friendly, but beverages are served in plastic cups. Beside the fact that this is something no one should support, ask for a glas, they’ll bring it....More

Thank bigdig2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and to take in the sunset. Seems like this restaurant is slipping. Very poor service on this visit. Unorganized servers and they are not in any rush to serve you. Had to ask for several basic items and no refills offered...More

Thank RoJac80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was ok..nice sea side reastraunt,,good sea breeze an the food was ok..waitress did a good job,,I thought,, they need to put some money back into the business,,ie fans,boardwalk,,general appearance thing before high season

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been disappointed here. Another great breakfast this morning, good food, good service by Catherine, great view, we do not get here often enough.

Thank bulldog620
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read where they were under new management and the service and good had gotten better. Sadly not do same bad service and so so food. It is a shame that they depend on there ocean views and sunsets to bring in customers. If you want...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first dinner on Bradenton Beach and a disappointing one. You are paying high prices for average food. Our family of 4 paid $90 with tip for 4 dinners and soft drinks. It was raining so we paid for a Gulf view but were stuck...More

1  Thank nysjconnection
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a Disappointment! I took my wife for breakfast this morning and that the gulf view would add a nice touch to the morning The view was the ONLY thing that was nice. We had to wait 45 minutes to be served the breakfast we...More

1  Thank Wanna-b-free
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not waste your time or money eating at this establishment. Service is terrible, food was not brought out as ordered and we were overcharged for each item that was actually on the menu price. I had the scallop and shrimp pasta that was supposed...More

1  Thank jennthia
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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
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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