Anna Maria Island – You can walk to restaurants in Bradenton Beach from vacation rentals. To find a large selection of restaurants you don’t even have to leave the island, and you’re sure to be satisfied.
There are several ways to find out about all the good Island eateries on this blog, and the restaurant finder will give you an overview of your options. A more detailed summary might narrow it down. Click here for information, or search our top ten from your local Island Real Estate rental team. Find the best “Happy Hour” , or click here for Waterfront Dining.
Below is a list of on island restaurants, and the Bradenton Beach vacation rentals that are nearby them. You can always drive to restaurants, or hop on the free trolley when looking to dine out. Bradenton Beach is not the only of the three island cities with great restaurant options, but this list is meant to assist those staying in Bradenton Beach.
Walk to Restaurants in Bradenton Beach
The southern 3 mile stretch of the island is very narrow, and Gulf Drive is the only artery to navigate north to south. Naturally, all the restaurants in Bradenton Beach are located along, or just off of Gulf Drive.
Restaurants North of Cortez Bridge
Sharky’s offers fine American dining and is across from the Anna Maria Island Club. Sharky’s has steaks, seafood and a little bit of something for everyone.
Anna Maria Island Club Complex Units at 2600 Gulf Drive North.
If you like Indian food try Island Spice with authentic Indian dishes at 1701 Gulf Drive North.
Between Sharky’s and Island Spice is vacation rental A Pirate’s Cove
Just to the South of Island Spice are several complexes.
Bermuda Bay Club at 1704 Gulf Drive North.
Bradenton Beach Club at 17th Street and Gulf Drive
Runaway Bay Club at 1801 Gulf Drive North.
Coquina Beach Club at 1906 Gulf Drive North.
Sunset Terrace at 2312 Gulf Drive North.
The Gulf Drive Café and Tiki Hut is open all day, and they offer live music at night.
Across from the Gulf Drive Tiki Bar is the South Beach Village complex, and to the south of the restaurant is the Beach House Resort.
Restaurants South of Cortez Bridge
There are more restaurants along the historic Bridge Street. Island Time, Bridge Tender Inn, The Blue Marlin and Island Creperie are all in short distance to each other.
There is a restaurant on the Bridge Street Pier, Anna Maria Oyster Bar that you can also access by boat. Some of our vacation rentals offer boat access, so you can enjoy a ride along the Intracoastal waterway from these fabulous canal front homes.
Canal Front Homes