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Beach Bistro

6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
+1 941-778-6444
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lamb” (52 reviews)
“foie gras” (30 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (53 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal in this quaint old school bistro. Great food and service. Tried the amazing Caesar salad with bacon and blue and scallops. Husband had the bouillabaisse which was too out of this world. Great overall experience. Would go back for special occasion as it’s...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to beach bistro for my birthday as it had come highly recommended. As it stated it had outside beach front dining I’d expected informal outside beachfront. However when we arrived we were led into a tiny enclosed 80s style intimate dining room full...More

Thank ELOM19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff could not have been more attentive! Food was wonderful, in preparation and presentation. Our party included 7 and 4 year olds, and everyone was most accommodating! I think every table had a great beach view. Although we were too early, this would be...More

Thank Msulli-traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Beach Bistro for my youngest daughters 18 birthday. What a great choice. Perfect from start to finish. The location, the service, the ambience, The menu, the wine list, the cocktails, the breads and everything in between. The presentation of the food etc....More

Thank Claire Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By all measures, the food at the Beach Bistro is normally fantastic. From the superb appetizers to the great entrees, it certainly is meal to remember. Yet, the tables seem to be closer together than ever and its slightly disconcerting for an expensive meal to...More

Thank HBeachTraveler
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were on vacation and decided to have a nice romantic dinner. My wife and I had a n excellent table looking out at the Gulf. We were greeted with 2 sample cocktails of vodka by our server. Dinner was excellent as I had the...More

1  Thank Jaysigrid
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I had the opportunity to visit Beach Bistro with my Aunt, a regular at the restaurant. I can only say, WOW!! This is the perfect restaurant, from the time they seat you until the time you leave. We had a beautiful view of the beach...More

Thank NCgirl1
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This spot is very small and hard to get reservations but for certain one of the best chefs south of the Mason dixon line.

Thank Marie O
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I am fortunate to travel to many major cities each year with work- which brings with it opportunity to eat at some of the best restaurants anywhere. And I can tell you that there is no justification for the prices at the Beach Bistro. These...More

6  Thank DrWeinerdog
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Any time we visit the Gulf Coast beaches anywhere between St. Petersburg and Fort Myers, we always make a pilgrimage to the Beach Bistro. As far as I'm concerned, it is not simply the best restaurant in Florida, it is one of the best in...More

Thank oaktownboy_37
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Rosemarie C
12 May 2017|
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Response from Pita5 | Reviewed this property |
I received an email from them in regards to Mothers Day and it said nothing about a special menu.
27 March 2017|
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Response from GlobalExplorer | Reviewed this property |
My wife is borderline celiac and was easily able to enjoy a full and wonderful meal at Beach Bistro last October. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu.
Doug W
8 February 2017|
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Response from Curt909 | Reviewed this property |
There is beef tenderloin on the menu. Check their online menu including the bar menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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