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Beach Bistro

This certainly is one of the best restaurants in Florida. It has a perfect beachfront location with a superb view of the Gulf of Mexico and it is perfect for a romantic dinner.  The dining room is cosy and noticeably charming. 



This is a real unique dining experience: sitting right in the middle of a whole commerical fishing fleet, watching all the fishing boats going in and out. The fish is fresh as it can get, you bet. Cortez is one of the last working fishing villages in Florida, and the people here are very special. 


The Feast

Located in the Island Shopping Plaza at the center of Holmes Beach, on beautiful Anna Maria Island, The Feast offers some of the finest foods at affordable prices, and is a big favorite of the locals. 


Eat Here

Eat Here is the little sister restaurant to the Beach Bistro and one of the best Bistro for family-style dining on Anna Maria Island. On opening Eat Here was awarded Florida’s “Best New Restaurant” honors.  


The Doctor’s Office

The Doctor’s Office is Anna Maria’s best new craft cocktail bar. Created by Sean Murphy, the owner of Beach Bistro, the Doctor’s Office is a sophisticated and stylish speakeasy of only 30 seats.


Harry´s Continental Kitchen

Harry´s is quite an institution on Longboat Key.  Back in 1979, Harry Christensen and his wife Lynn started a business for take-out and catering. A couple of years later, they opened their well-known restaurant.


Euphemia Haye

For over 35 years, Euphemia Haye restaurant is a well-known culinary jewel. It has earned longstanding notoriety within the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame. For locals, this is one of their favourite dining spots.


Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill was founded in 2000, St. Petersburg, Florida. Specializing in market fresh fish grilled over an oak-burning grill, which gives the fish a unique savory flavor.


The Beach House Restaurant

Since many years, the Beachhouse is one of the favorite Dining Spots on beautiful Bradenton Beach. The guests enjoy perfekt views of the Gulf of Mexico, Lifemusic and the atmosphere of a very special place. But now, the place is even better. 


Café L´Europe

This restaurant is kind of an institution on famous St. Armands Circle, and it is well known to visitors, who love visit fancy dining spots. The cuisine is continental as you might have guessed, it is acually mediterranean, a blend of French, Italianh and Spanish influences. 


Michaels on East

The first impression is really impressive: it is a spectakular dining room with lots of tasteful dekorative elements, wonderful wall and window treatments. The atmosphere is inviting,  warm and romantic, just perfekt for a wonderful dining experience. 


Anna Maria Oyster Bar

Go where all the locals go: this places are kind of neighborhood hangouts, beside the Dining rooms in this three locations, there are also large Bar Areas, where the people meet for a snack and a couple of cocktails. 


Philippi Creek Village Oyster

If you are looking for a restaurant with real Old Florida Charme, this would be the one. The atmosphere is very casual, and with its rustic interior and the waterview it feels indeed very tropical. The Restaurant is located in a nicely decorated wood buildung with an outside terrace.  


Swordfish Grill

Located in beautiful Cortez Village, one of the last real fishing villages in Florida, Swordfish should be high on your list of places when you want to experience the taste and feeling of waterfront dining. Only the freshest, just off the boat local fish and seafood are offered: 


Seafood Shack

Seafood Shack has a long tradition as a waterfront restaurant. But it needed a huge facelift, which isnow done by its new owner John Vandyk. He has spent a lot of money to renovate the huge place and the waterfront deck.


About Us

We started to visit Sarasota, Bradenton and the Islands 20 years ago. We fell in love with the area as soon as we spent our first day at the beautiful beaches. As Food-Lovers we had dinner at some of the best restaurants and we were surprised about the variety and different styles of the cuisine.

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