Romantic Restaurants on Anna Maria Island

| February 4, 2022

Valentine’s Day will be here sooner than you think. This is a great time to start thinking about your dinner plans for that night. There are some great choices for romantic restaurants near your Serendipity vacation home. Let’s explore some available options while you can still make reservations and plans.

Beach Bistro

If fine dining is part of your plan, the Beach Bistro should be on your shortlist of choices. This restaurant is known for its beautiful views of the Gulf and its dining experience. The restaurant has a 4.9 rating from Zagat, the highest rating in the State of Florida. The Beach Bistro features a five-course offering that includes local, line-caught fish, Gulf shrimp, and fine American beef and lamb. The Bistro is located at 6600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Florida 34217. They’re open for dinner only and reservations are required. They can be made at (941) 778-6444.

The Porch Restaurant

The Porch Restaurant is an option if you are looking for healthy upscale dining. This eatery puts an emphasis on creating dishes from scratch that are free of preservatives or additives. Their dressings and sauces are made in-house, and the menu is free of antibiotics, nitrates and steroids. The Porch is located inside a renovated house that was built in 1913, one of the first homes on the island. This charming spot could be a great site for your romantic restaurant needs. You can visit The Porch Restaurant at 9707 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216. The Porch is open for dinner only and is not currently accepting reservations.

The Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront Restaurant offers views of white sands and Tampa Bay. Indoor and outdoor seating are available depending on your preferences. The laid-back tropical feel increases the charm. Local seafood is one of the most popular choices at the restaurant, as is the Braveheart Prime New York Strip steak. The Waterfront boasts a wine list of 75-100 different bottles, a selection of bottled craft beers and a full bar.  The restaurant is at 111 S Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, FL 34216. It is open for both lunch and dinner. The Waterfront is not currently accepting reservations.

Euphemia Haye

This list of romantic restaurants rounds out with the Euphemia Haye Restaurant. This fine-dining restaurant lists Crispy Roasted Duckling and Prime Peppered Steak among its signature dishes. There is an extensive wine list to be enjoyed in the quaint cottage ambiance. Upstairs, diners will find the Haye Loft, an upscale lounge and dessert room. The Euphemia Haye is normally closed on Mondays but is taking reservations for Valentine’s Day. The restaurant is located at 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Florida 34228

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