Restaurants open for Christmas and New Year 2014

Anna Maria Island – While the holidays may bring everybody together, it doesn’t mean you want to cook for everybody, so Here is our list of Restaurants open Christmas on and around Anna Maria Island. The list shows openings for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.

Restaurants open Christmas and New Years

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Choose causal or a more fine dining atmosphere while visiting Anna Maria Island during the holidays. Some of the restaurants open can be found on Anna Maria Island, and some are in Longboat Key, Bradenton and St. Armands Circle near Sarasota. From the graph above you’ll notice most places are closed on Christmas Day, so you’ll want to make reservations ahead of time.

Enjoy the holidays on Anna Maria Island!

Anna Maria Island 2013 New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Anna Maria Island 2013 New Year’s Eve Celebrations are upon us! As another year comes to a close, we have a list of the events going on to make your transition to the New Year as memorable as the Anna Maria Island beaches. Don’t miss our list of New Year’s Eve and Day hours for local restaurants as well!

Happy New Years from Island Real Estate on Holmes Beach, Anna Maria IslandOn The Island

Banana Cabana: Dinner and Doug Bidell. Call 941-779-1930 for more information.

Slim’s Place: Open DJ Dance Party all night. Call 941-567-5046 for more information.

Beachhouse: 6-10pm Ring in the New Year without waiting until midnight, with the party continuing after until midnight. Buy one Get one Holiday Libations with the purchase of any entree. Dance the night away with Chuck Caudill. Covered and heated outdoor seating. Call 941-779-2222 for more information.

Off The Island

Pier 22: 4:00pm-1:00am – Enjoy three options to celebrate. A fabulous buffet and cash bar from 9pm – 1:00am. Price per person is $59.95 plus tax and gratuity. PIER 22 also plays host to an all inclusive NEW YEAR’S EVE ballroom celebration that features an open bar and buffet. Price is $99.95 plus tax and gratuity. PIER 22 will also be serving an early NEW YEAR’S EVE dinner with a limited menu from 4-6pm. For more information call 941-748-8087 or visit

Riverhouse Reef and Grill: 7:00pm – Ring in 2014 on the Waterfront at Riverhouse Reef & Grill, overlooking the Manatee River and downtown Bradenton. Enjoy our award-winning buffet, a live DJ, dancing, party favors, and a champagne toast & balloon drop at midnight in our family-friendly atmosphere. The celebration begins at 7 PM. Call to reserve: 941-729-0616

Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center: 8:00pm – It’s a night you won’t want to miss! Enjoy some good time ukulele funk with Shannon and Kyle Biss as The Applebutter Express. Also featuring Ober Rivers and His D.U.I.’s. We’ll be ringing in the new year with high energy, fun entertainment. One more band still to be added to the bill – stay tuned!


Powel Crosley Estate: 8:00pm-1:00am – Here’s the lowdown. Start your evening in one of three grand Parlours for a delicious, five course menu and music. Guys and Dolls get a choice of every entrée. At 9:30 p.m, the dinner hall changes to a jazzing Speakeasy Soiree. Join the card games (the house will comp a little poker dough); sneak down to the Bourbon and Cigar lounge; or bottoms up with a Sidecar, or Bathtub Gin and Tonic, and dance with swinging music. Complimentary champagne toast. Get all dolled up in your finest. Phone (941) 312-0000. Price $75 for dinner and Speakeasy Soiree; $35 for Speakeasy Soiree only, 21 and up.


Restaurant List

Restaurants open New Years Eve on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island Restaurants’ Christmas and New Years hours 2013

Just because it’s the holidays, doesn’t mean you have to cook. Anna Maria Island has plenty of options for your consumption pleasures. Here’s our list of restaurants that are open and closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day and Eve.

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Restaurant Phone Number Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Years Eve New Years Day
Beach Bistro 941-778-6444 5:30-10PM Closed 5-10PM Closed
Eat Here 941-778-0411 5-10PM Closed 5-10PM Closed
Sign of the Mermaid 941-778-9399 5-9PM Closed 5-11PM 5-9PM
The Waterfront 941-778-1515 11:30-9PM Closed 11:30-10PM 11:30-10PM
The Sandbar 941-778-0444 12-9PM Closed 11AM-9PM 11AM-9PM
The Beachhouse 941-779-2222 12-10PM Closed 11AM-9PM 11AM-9PM
Bridge Street Bistro 941-782-1122 1-9PM Closed 1-9PM Closed
The Feast 941-778-5092 Closed Closed 12-9PM 12-9PM
Bridge Tender Inn 941-778-4849 12-9PM Closed 4-10PM 4-10PM
Havana Cabana 941-254-4999 7AM-9PM 7AM-9PM 7AM-9PM 7AM-9PM
Hurricane Hanks 941-778-5788 11AM-2:30AM Closed 11AM-2:30AM 11AM-2:30AM
Ocean Star Sushi 941-778-1236 5-10PM Closed 5-10PM Closed
AMI City Pier 941-779-1667 11AM-7PM Closed 12-9PM 12-9PM
Rod and Reel Pier 941-778-1885 Closed Closed Closed Closed
Gulf Drive Café 941-778-1919 6AM-4PM Closed 7AM-9PM 7AM-9PM
Oma’s Pizza 941-778-0771 12-9PM Closed 11AM-12PM 11AM-12PM
Banana Cabana 941-779-1930 4-9PM 4-9PM 12PM-2AM Closed
Old Hamburg 941-778-1320 Closed 4-8PM Closed 4-8PM
Lobastah’s 941-779-1000 4-10PM Closed 4-10PM 4-10PM
Moore’s Stone Crab 941-383-1748 11:30AM-8PM Closed 12-9PM 12-9PM
Café on the Beach 941-778-0784 7AM-5PM Closed 7AM-6PM 7AM-?
Harry’s Continential Kitchen 941-383-0777 9AM-9PM Closed 9AM-9PM 9AM-9PM
Euphemia Hay 941-383-3633 4-9PM 3-9PM 5-10:30PM 6-10PM
The Chart House 941-383-5593 5-9PM 11AM-9PM 5-9PM 5-9PM
Mar Vista 941-383-2391 12-8PM Closed 11AM-9PM 11AM-9PM
The Columbia 941-388-3987 11AM-8PM 12-10PM 11AM-9PM 11AM-10PM
Crab and Fin 941-388-3964 11:30AM-10PM Closed 11:30AM-10:30PM 11:30AM-?
Cha Cha Coconuts 941-388-3300 11AM-6PM 5PM-12AM 11AM-12AM 11AM-12AM
Tommy Bahamas 941-388-2888 11AM-10PM Closed 11AM-5PM 11AM-11PM
Bonefish Grill 941-795-8020 4-9PM Closed 4-11PM 4-10PM
Carabbas 941-755-7712 3-10PM Closed 3-11PM 12-9PM
Outback Steakhouse 941-792-1898 Closed Closed 4-11PM 4-11PM

Let’s Party Island Style For The New Year!

Let's Party

New Year’s Eve and it’s time to party! Anna Maria Island is the hot spot to ring in this New Year.  There will be fireworks at the BeachHouse in Bradenton Beach, live entertainment, and Champaign toasting all over the island.  Below is a list of a few places on Anna Maria Island that will be hosting New Year’s Eve Parties and Live Entertainment.

Need a ride home after the party? Call for transportation in advance so will not have to wait forever.

The BeachHouse             

Bradenton Beach


Fireworks, drinks, dinner buffet, and dancing, $99 per person starts at 9pm.  Call for a reservation.

Rotten Ralph’s

Bradenton Beach & City Of Anna Maria


Live music with Jay Crawford call for details.

DCoy Duck’s

Holmes Beach


Live music with Bootleg call for details.

Slims Place

City Of Anna Maria


Live music with The DT’s call for details.

Feeling Swell

City Of Anna Maria


Live music with KoKo Ray call for details.

Banana Cabana

Bradenton Beach


Live music with Doug Bidwell call for details.


Holmes Beach


Will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Party call for details.


Holmes Beach


Will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Party call for details.

Restaurants Open New Year’s Eve & Day

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Tomorrow is New Year’s Eve and it’s time to go out and celebrate.  It has been a time honored tradition to ring in the New Year with a bang, whether you would like to have dinner with family and friends or party the night away at your favorite Anna Maria Island Restaurant.  It might be a good idea to make reservations and insure your New Year’s plans are all set up.  Take a look at the list of Anna Maria Island and surrounding area restaurants that will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day…

Have fun and be safe, if you need to take a taxi home, or back to your Anna Maria Island Vacation Rental call at least an hour in advance for transportation they will be busy for sure! Continue reading Restaurants Open New Year’s Eve & Day