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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“This little place is on the beach in Holmes Beach. This is a high end fancy place with high end prices. If you're looking for a special occasion place or if high end eating is normally your style then I highly recommend this place. Emeril filmed a show here in 2018 and it has several awards. We love the food, service and the view!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Hip bar serving craft cocktails, charcuterie & other light bites in a former doctors' office.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Best burgers and sides on the island. This place is right across the street from the Manatee public beach. This is a very popular place so we usually go between dining hours. They only accept cash but there is an ATM if you forget.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Casual American outfit featuring a seafood-heavy menu, plus a large craft beer selection.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing food and great live music! Wonderful outdoor atmosphere and friendly staff. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Duffy's Tavern is a local secret. They serve the best burgers for fair prices. There is no credit here only excepts cash. A great place to stop when you need something tasty.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“An eclectic menu of BBQ, Indian & Greek cuisine is offered in this quirky, laid-back restaurant.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Hank's is an all-around great spot. Don't be put off by the plaza location - that's where you find some of the best spots in Florida. Hank's menu offers something for everyone. Their peel and eat shrimp sold by the pound are delicious. They have excellent burgers and fish sandwiches and the pasta looks good, too! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Relaxed beachfront spot with a patio for all-day American grub, plus ice cream & tropical cocktails. PLUS an AMAZING breakfast menu! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Its quiet, its on the water looking at beautiful yachts, it good food and easy to get into. Parking is also easy!”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Inspired, locally sourced American fare, craft beers & more in cozy, casual digs”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local chain comes to the island and serves up traditional egg-y breakfast fare. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Top German kitchen. Very nice Service. A top favorite on Anna Maria Island. A reservation is recommended.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Restaurant turning out burgers, pasta & seafood dishes in modern, low-lit quarters.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great island food and drink by legendary island restaurateur Sean Murphy (of Beach Bistro fame).”
  • 3 locals recommend