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“Poor service”
Review of Gulf Drive Cafe

Gulf Drive Cafe
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We recently had dinner at this establishment. The view can not be beat! We sat at the bar and we were greeted immediately which was great, we both ordered beer and both were slightly warm (never what you want in a beer), and the calamari. The calamari is delicious, but our food was mediocre at best. We ordered our dinner to go with one of the bartenders and after waiting 45 mins for our food and not seeing the person we ordered from we asked another employee about the order. He apologized profusely and brought our meals after an additional 10 minutes of wait time. We get home and we realize the seafood in my husbands seafood pasta was severely undercooked, so much so that it was inedible. It seems as though they forgot our order and quickly threw it together. We left disappointed in our service and hungry with a bag of inedible food.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

This cafe is awesome, food and drinks are perfection. Love the key lime coladas, and what a view! Can’t wait to go back...

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was our first night in Anna Maria, about a mile or so down from Bungalow Beach Resort where we are staying. We drove here and there is a parking lot across the street from the restaurant, which is right on the beach. We discovered later that we could have walked the beach to this location from BBR. We sat in the outside area which has a roof covering. To get inside you pass through a gift shop. We both ordered soft tacos - one with shrimp and the other with Mahi. We had cole slaw, fresh fruit. What we ordered was fantastic. We highly recommend. All food was perfectly cooked. We were happy. There is an outdoor bar on the other end of the restaurant with outdoor music. Warning, they do not accept Discover Card.

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Thank wonderingpartners
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I have been coming here for years and make it a stop on the way to or from the airport with my grandchildren. Each time we come the place gets bigger. Now with lots of outdoor seating under umbrellas (great when it's really hot) we can enjoy our adult beverages while the kids play in the sand as they wait for their dinner. The kids loved their chicken fingers and chicken quesadillas while their mom and I had fish tacos and shrimp tacos (the shrimp were the best). We will be back!

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Thank Kelleygirl2
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We come here regularly for breakfast or lunch and have rarely had issues with food quality or service, we find both to be pretty good, considering the prices. Sure they could "up their game" and the prices would have to go up as well, it's all relative. What we have is a location as good as any I have seen, affordable enough to bring the whole family. I'm a fan. I read a review chastising the staff and owners for information concerning breakfast serving times that they got here at tripadvisor. People should realize that the surest way to correct information is on the company owned website or printed ad.

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Thank Ken B
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