While Florida is notorious for its beach bar scene, the Anna Maria Island beach bar life offers some unique must see spots! AMI beach bars have a vibe that meshes well with that authentic old Florida charm that visitors adore.
Anna Maria Island Beach Bar Life
Below is our list of six Anna Maria Island Beach Bars. A few on our list have also been featured on BeachBarLife.com, so you know they are great!
These watering holes really have a laid back beach vibe, and the added bonus of being family friendly too. While these are fun spots, don’t expect an exact Key West style. Anna Maria Island has an atmosphere unlike any other Florida city. Come see for yourself!
The Sandbar and Beach House Restaurants
These sister restaurants are some of the most popular places for toes in the sand libations. Find The Sandbar on north AMI in the city of Anna Maria where Spring Avenue and the beach meet. The Beach House is on south island in the city of Bradenton Beach on Gulf Drive. Both were recently remodeled, and offer a slightly up-scale beach bar vibe.
You’ll always find something new to try when you visit. From hand crafted frozen drinks to fresh from the farm menu items. These two spots are a must when visiting Anna Maria Island. Looking for a beach bar wedding? The Sandbar and Beach House are amazing venues with tons of great services!
Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki Hut
While Gulf Drive Cafe offers toes in the sand drinks and dining, they also have AMI’s largest Tiki Hut! Here you can relax in the shade of the Tiki, listen to music, and catch a great sunset. This beach bar offers a fun nightlife for dinner, drinks and dancing too!
Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe
Find Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe on the island’s most popular beach spot. Manatee Public Beach is the heart of the island where generations of visitors have enjoyed a day on the Florida coast.
This beach bar is always bustling with activity, yet still remains laid back. Enjoy tropical drinks from the their Tiki hut, or sit down at one of the tables and chill out. This bar is perfect for day long trips to the beach for the entire family. Not only will you find all the beach bar vibe, but great amenities like changing stations, beach shop, lifeguard station and even a playground for the littlest beach bums.
Coquina Beach Cafe
Coquina Beach Cafe is on the far southern end of Anna Maria Island. This is the last stop before crossing over the Longboat Key Bridge. Like Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, this is also a great spot for family day trips. Enjoy a tropical drink, or even catch breakfast here!
Enjoy the Anna Maria Island Beach Bar Life on your next visit, and check out our Beach Bar Photo Gallery!