Poppo’s offers a great selection of build your burritos, quesadillas, tacos and burrito bowls. They use hormone free meats and organic produce when available. All their sodas are free of high fructose corn syrup and they also serve local craft beers and Kombucha! You’ll love their fresh pressed flour tortillas! Find them on Pine Avenue in the city of Anna Maria.
Tortilla Bay offers great Tex-Mex for lunch and dinner. Find all the classics from Taco salad, wraps, fish tacos, burritos and more. The queso dip is an absolute must! They also serve beer, wine and soft drinks. Find them in Holmes Beach on the corner of Marina and Gulf Drive.
Wicked Cantina has an extensive menu boasting authentic Austin style Tex-Mex. Find something for everyone on the menu with Fajitas, tacos, seafood, burritos and even burgers too! Not only do they have amazing food, but the island’s best selection of hand crafted Margaritas. Sit on their outdoor deck and enjoy gulf views, and live music. Find them on Gulf Drive
Today the staff at Island Real Estate settled on Poppo’s for lunch. We HIGHLY recommend any of these options for a great Burrito. Check out our Facebook page after 12:30pm today for pictures of our lunch!
September 16th 2016 is National Guacamole Day. Everyone loves guacamole and Anna Maria Island is no exception.
National Guacamole Day
Guacamole is the perfect blend of creamy and tangy. Sometimes it has tomatoes, and sometimes it has a hint of spice. It’s great on tacos, chips, toast and serves as an amazing topping on just about anything. Some even use it in Ice Cream too!
Guacamole dates back to the 1500’s when Aztecs made it.
“Guac” is a common short name for guacamole.
Use Florida, California or Hass avocados to make a good guacamole.
Different types of Avocados have a different flavor and texture.
Restaurants always charge for extra “Guac”.
Everyone loves guacamole because it’s amazing!
Places to Celebrate National Guacamole Day on Anna Maria Island
There are several restaurants on Anna Maria Island that serve guacamole. Below we have three suggestions for enjoying a heaping serving of the tasty green stuff.
Poppo’s Taqueria is a local small restaurant chain. The first store also opened on the city of Anna Maria’s Pine Avenue. This Tex-Mex style restaurant offers scratch made flour tortillas, hormone free meat, and organic veggies. Poppo’s guacamole is out of this world amazing. Poppo’s makes all their food right in front of you, and you get to choose all your toppings too! Their menu includes tacos, burritos, quesadillas and meals in bowls. Poppo’s staff prepares everything on site including their guac, sauces, and slow roasted meats, just to name a few. You’ll love the food in addition to their local craft beers, high fructose free soda, and Kombucha probiotic drink.
Tortilla Bay Southwest Grill is also a great option for a guacamole fix. Located in Holmes Beach, Tortilla Bay is quick and inexpensive lunch or dinner. They offer many Tex-Mex favorites along with salads. Not only do they have a fantastic guac, but the queso dip is a must! Tortilla Bay has a kids menu along with a beer and wine menu.
Wicked Cantina is located in Bradenton Beach, and specializes in Austin style Tex-Mex. In addition to their traditional Tex-Mex they also offer great burgers and seafood options. Wicked Cantina has a full service bar with craft cocktails. Try the Margarita! Often times they offer live music in their outdoor seating area. When you visit, be sure to try the guacamole bites. For this appetizer they roll guacamole in tortilla chips, deep fry, and serve with a side or ranch dip. Delicious!
Tortilla Bay serves fresh Tex-Mex food in a diner like environment. The restaurant offers less than the usual amount of variety however the food quality makes up for the choices. Everything I have tried has been a favorite. Taco’s, a delectable taco shell salad with your choice of chicken, pork, or beef, and burritos. They have a few choices for your children which comes with a soft drink and choice of cookie. Most meals are served with nacho chips and a small portion of salsa. You can purchase guacamole, sour cream, or extra salsa for a minimal charge. A must try is the Queso cheese dip, it’s fantastic! My five year old son even dips his chocolate chip cookie in the dip because obviously it tastes better than the cookie. Now that’s a compliment coming from a five year old!
If you are looking to be served a dinner this is not the place for you. Once you enter the restaurant you walk straight to the back and give your order at the bar and pay your bill. Once the food is prepared they call your name and you grab your lunch or dinner. Tortilla Bay restaurant is a great inexpensive option to Anna Maria Island dining. Portions are a comfortable size and they serve beer and wine. Continue reading Tortilla Bay is a great addition to Anna Maria Island dining
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