Eliza Ann's Coastal Kitchen

4.2
135 reviews
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$30 and under
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Cross the bridge and escape from the hectic, the monotony and the every day. Eliza Ann's Coastal Kitchen on Anna Maria Island is nestled within Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club. By day, a warm and inviting dining experience. By night, a cozy gathering spot to connect and unwind. Rustic elements of weathered wood and industrial metals are juxtaposed against the colorful and reflective buoy walls; all hinting at a marina location with nautical influences. The open kitchen, wood-burning grill, cast iron cookware and captain’s table create a sense of the familiar. With a menu inspired by similar locations, including the Carolina Lowcountry, the bayous of Louisiana and the docks of Cortez, fresh choices bridge the heritage of land and sea. Wood-grilled oysters, daily specials based on local catch and simple vegetable preparations anchor the menu.

Specials

Late Night Happy Hour from 10-11PM!

Your night cap destination on AMI! Late night happy hour on Friday & Saturdays from 10pm - 11pm. Includes beverages and bites.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 28, 2018

Ends: December 29, 2117

Availability: Fri-Sat 9:00PM-11:00PM

Daily Happy Hour from 3-6PM!

Enjoy $5 beer, wine, spirits and chef’s choice small plates daily from 3-6pm.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 27, 2018

Ends: December 28, 2117

Availability: Daily 3:00PM-6:00PM

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Delight in a three-course prix fixe with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day on Anna Maria Island. Showcasing Seared Sea Scallop & BBQ Pork Belly, Colorado Rack of Lamb, Peruvian Surf & Turf and Red Snapper Ramen and more.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

What 135 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

An upscale restaurant. Somewhat limited menu. Can be pricy, we had the snapper, perfectly cooked, $30. Only 2 fish on the menu. Now that we've been twice, probably not going back next year unless they add more specials or change the menu. Service was good.

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SS
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Starter of she crab soup was unremarkable to the point of returning it to whence it came. The kitchen offered the gumbo soup as a replacement and it was delicious.
The wedge salad was pretty good, the grilled wings were quite tasty and the pecan encrusted snapper was very satisfying.
The manager and wait staff were extremely accommodating and truly wanted to make our meal extraordinary....and they accomplished doing so.

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b
Indiana
66 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We went on New Years Eve. One of us ordered steak and lobster and the other scallops. Filet came with brown sauce...not good. The meat was tender otherwise. Portions are good but smaller but the price was large. Dinner for 2 was well over $130.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a great place and has s great tasting butger

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AD
London
30 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, great service. We sat outside because the indoor part of the restaurant is very noisy. The patio overlooks the pool, which creates a nice casual atmosphere. The menu is interesting, and we also enjoyed making our selections. And the food was delicious!

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BG
Tampa
16 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Great waiter and food was delicious. Fresh fish and plentiful. Ceviche was outstanding.

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ET
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic restaurant...wonderful meal and great service. A must visit!

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W
Indiana
54 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Okay - made from scratch kitchen. I’ve never seen ceviche fish actually look raw ... so that went back. Biggest disappointment was missing the peach gazpacho that was on their online menu (primary reason I picked this place)... but was told menu had just changed. Our waiter rocked and the food was decent but we had to wait a bit even with the reservation as they were over booked.

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LH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 4

We were served bad fish . They took it back but my daughter subsequently got sick .perhaps more attention should be paid to food before it is served.

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R
Detroit
17 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Overall very nice

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D
Denver
33 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

I’d like to say nice things about this restaurant tucked away in Holmes Beach but since they apparently have no respect for people with allergies and tried to kill me, it’s kind of hard. Admittedly we came in unwittingly at the end of a busy Christmas brunch shift when the kitchen staff and the wait staff were probably pretty ready to leave and do Christmas with their own families. The kitchen was far behind and the wait staff tried to make up for it. We were pretty cool with that issue. What was not cool was my telling the wait staff that I am allergic to shellfish and asking to be steered by wait staff and kitchen toward things on their menu I could eat. The only ‘safe’ item was a deluxe burger with short rib meat as a topping. Okay, what side? Only the fries. It took over 20 minutes to place the order from time we were first seated, over 20 additional minutes to have apps come out and a total of 65 minutes until dinner entrees started to be served. I say started because the entrees came out in fits and starts for our party of six. The last two entrees did not seem to be coming at all, then a bowl of gumbo with no rice (no mention of the fact the kitchen had run out and had no intent of making more) and then that burger and fries. The burger was good and other companions who had the gumbo with rice thought it flavorful but runny. The kids shells and cheese was the best dish. The fries tasted off to me. I asked other people in my party to taste and tell me if they thought they tasted like shrimp. I wanted to ask the wait staff but after the food was plunked down by what we thought was the manager, no one came back to check on us. I ate several fries and realized something was very wrong. My companion quickly ran me back to our hotel where a lot of Benadryl later I could speak again. The rest of the party asked the manager if the fries were made in the same oil fryer as shellfish? Yes. Beware this place if you have allergies. Nothing is safe. And it was overpriced

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OT
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was very good and very nice resort!

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J
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner! The food was great. We all had something different and everyone was more than pleased. The service was wonderful too. John was our server. He was great.

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CH
Tampa
9 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Holiday dinner was great. Great three course offering.

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S
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and the service at Eliza Ann's was exceptional! This is one of the best places in the Island.

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OT
Tampa
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Sunday brunch

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KG
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was very good, service excellent. Menu unique

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T
San Antonio
28 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food in Holmes Beach located in Waterline Resort. Daily gumbo, oyster salad-and fried green tomatoes topped with crab salad was enjoyed. Not a large menu but a lot of delicious options.

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N
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful! Excellent food and service. A bit noisy because all hard surfaces but worth the trip

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GH
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great experience. John was great at his job. The kitchen was on point. Everthing we had was great.

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G
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed a wonderful "daycation" with our brunch reservation on Sunday.
Every single staff member was so accommodating, polite and professional.

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OT
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Overall, enjoyed the food but extremely noisy as there is nothing soft to absorb the sound of people talking in the bar or at tables. Very difficult to hear your companions at the table. Restaurant is not well signed outside and we had to call to ask where the entrance was when we arrived in a parking lot that serves several restaurants. Discovered Eliza Ann's is inside The Waterline hotel complex. Pretty view of the marina.

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JT
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time there for dinner and it was very good food and service and very relaxing. I had the duck and it was out of this world. I would recommend giving it a try also the motel is very nice with great rooms. And if you like to go fishing for the day they have a great captain just steps away that will put you on the fish and see that you have a great day on the water. So when you there check with captain Justin Moore. All around great place. Jay

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P
Houston
38 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Open kitchen needs to solve exhaust problem. When grilling food it smells like you are in a tailgate parking lot. Seems most sauces are su vide so remain constant. Over cooked shrimp and clams. Great andouille sausage.

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OT
Miami
43 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good food & drinks. Pricey but I would try again.

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p
Orlando
40 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice place...but almost feel like they are trying too hard... Give a big presentation about being a "coastal kitchen" with influences to the south...but just didn't ring true in food we had.
Biscuits and Pimento.... Biscuits weren't hot...we hard...(like baked earlier in the day) and were so dry they were almost not edible...
Collard Greens...a true southern staple....missed the mark also...If you are going to pride yourself as a true "coastal kitchen"....these need to be REALLY good...they weren't.
Shrimp Cocktail.... The shrimp seemed to have been boiled a long time before they hit our plate...had a rough texture to them...just not the texture - freshness you'd look for. Also served in a flat bowl? How is this a "cocktail".
Special of the Night POKE had good tuna..but they felt "fried sticky rice" worked better than the traditional good sticky rice.... big fail...especially since the sauce / tuna was good.
On a positive note...the Watermelon Salad was really good...the keys here were the watercress, and the dressing...was very light..but still creamy. Also the peanuts added had a great flavor to them.

Overall a nice plate to eat....service was good...but when they put on a presentation about being a great "Coastal Kitchen"....you need to bring it....even with the appetizers. Like alot of the food we had on Anna Maria Island.....was not as good as we anticipated....

PS: If you want a better shrimp coctail... Bridge Street Bistro's were WAY better....

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LH
Baltimore
13 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Snapper was incredible and fried green tomatoes were the best ever! Great dining experience!

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KI
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

When you opened this restaurant the menu was incredibly new, fresh and tasty. Now it's regular tasteless American food. No ideas, no good produce, just nothing. Change your chef

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MG
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Great venue. We took 16 people there for brunch. We are one of 2 parties in the whole place. Waited 10 minutes to be served coffee. Waited 10 more minutes for a refill. Very nice people. Just no sense of urgency. Food was excellent.

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M
Cincinnati
9 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We really enjoyed the coastal kitchen I had the pecan crusted snapper which was excellent my son had the Cobia which I enjoyed very much. Overall it was a very nice dinner good service will definitely come back.

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KD
Pinehurst
6 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

The outdoor seating was nice but our food was less than stellar. Half of our food was incorrect, the salads and soup were served at the same time as the entree but the biggest problem was they served nuts on a plate to someone with a nut allergy. Very scary!
They were good about taking care of the issues but the nit allergy is beyond inexcusable.

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JM
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We have been to Eliza’s many times and this was the fourth time for dinner. This is the first time we were disappointed in our experience. The food was disappointing, no specials which are always good and service was not what we have become use to. we even received wrong bill. Hopefully this was just an off night

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F
Atlantic City
31 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent. We have a second home on north longboat key and are so pleased we have this restaurant close by. Very professional service and casual upscale ambience. We started with biscuits and pimento cheese. Delicious but only two biscuits , three would be more appropriate. My wife had waterline salad with grilled shrimp which were delicious grilled on the wood grill. I had Nashville hot chicken - fresh from being pan fried with just cooked French fries. All in all a delightful lunch. Sophisticated and reasonable , great addition to the area. Highly recommended!!

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BS
Cleveland
15 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best red snapper I have ever had. Great chicken wings and great service! Highly recommend!!!

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C
Miami
53 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time at this new Anna Maria Island restaurant and we were wowed! The Blue Crab hush puppies were so tasty we ordered two. Our party also had the watermelon salad, Pecan Encrusted Snapper, Steak Frites, Wood Grilled Scallops, and the Shrimp Po'Boy. EVERYTHING was absolutely delicious!

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MK
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved Eliza Ann’s!!! Best kept secret on Anna Maria!! We had the scallops.... absolutely best on the island; the pecan crusted snapper was fresh and delirious and my daughter had the steak. Very unique oaky taste and so tender!! Service was so professional and attentive!!!

We just made another reservation!! So glad you are in the Island. An amazing addition!!

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J
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

The service was slow and we were not even checked on after our meal arrived. The food wasn't bad just not as good as I was expecting.

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L
Tampa
16 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jake the manager was incredible!!! He is very “hands-on” with making sure all patrons are happy. I saw walk around checking on customers, clearing tables, boxing up food. He definitely made our visit perfect. We will definitely be back.

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RG
Tampa
13 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Over priced. Food was very mediocre . Much better options on AMI.

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BG
Tampa
17 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our food was outstanding

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