What better way to celebrate Dad with southern inspired brunch favorites and fresh coastal cuisine. Don't forget the extensive beer, wine and cocktail menu. Enjoy views of the marina and gulf as your celebrate with your friends and family.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
The food was tasty, and the staff was extremely friendly! My only complaint is the service was rather slow, but, then again, there were 12 of us! Ambience is top notch. Overall, I do recommend Eliza Ann's!
The service was poor....we waited for the dessert menu and our check. People we ho came after us were served before we were and were out before we were. Food was below par for the $$. The eggs on my crawfish Benedict were hard boiled and there was very little crawfish. A friend got a lobster dish and the lobster was almost nonexistent. It will be awhile before we go back.
This beautiful new resort restaurant has no competition on or near Anna Maria Island. It's a special place. The dining area is lovely. With so many hard surfaces, a large crowd could make it loud. Our party of four filled one of only several tables on a recent, off-season Saturday night. The low-country Carolina cuisine works for the most part and without pretension. Portions are just right. Prices are reasonable, though adding drinks drives the bill north. The list of wines by the glass is appealing. Pours are on the small side, with no preferred-ounces option. Service is nicely professional and accommodating. Bottom line: we really like it. And we'll be back. This is a great place to take friends for a more upscale (though far from stuffy) quality dining experience.
Fun little place inside boutique hotel. Great cocktails; small but carefully prepared menu. Noisy near the kitchen but tolerable. Overall step up from ubiquitous seafood restaurants; observed families with kids, couples and groups enjoying meals.
This was our first visit to this restaurant. It is lovely with great outdoor dining. We loved the small plate menu. The oysters were so delicious and fresh. The fried green tomato small plate was outstanding. Never had green tomatoes topped with crawfish. So yummy. Tried two desserts and we loved the local peach ice cream. We’ll be back
It’s was AMAZING! Someone opened the door to the hotel for us, escorted us to restaurant where we were quickly seated. There was a table outside which provided the atmosphere we were going for!
We were given the recommendation to try many small plates.... the fried green tomatoes with crawfish, the ceviche, and the catfish fingers were my favorite!
The cocktails are creative and tasty. The wine list was good but there were no nice wines by the glass. That’s my only suggested area of opportunity.
But what made the night spectacular was Doug. He learned our names, he engaged us in conversations. He took the experience to the next level. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
We went early for happy hour and were pleasantly surprised with the wine and cocktail selection at great happy hour prices. Then we had our meal and the food was outstanding. We both picked a seafood dish and both were quite good. It’s not inexpensive but it’s not outrageous either. The food quality justified the price. I would go there again. Very nice ambiance!!
Poor service but good food. Waited thirty minutes for our appetizer and a salad. Our waiter did not seem to concerned with us and neither did any of the other wait staff. The restaurant maybe was a quarter full so it wasn’t because they were busy. Only place in the area that we had such an experience.
Pleasant Surprise! Service and Food were fantastic! The Brunswick Stew was delicious, the ribs fell off the bone and the Po Boy bread was fresh and tasty!
I look forward to the signage improving. It was very difficult to locate the Restaurant.
Food and service was excellent. Portions were small. We chose to eat inside because it’s the big season. Noise was terrible. Dining room wasn’t half full yet we had to talk loudly ourselves to have a conversation. We were told that they know noise is s problem and tried to mitigate it with panels or something in the ceiling.
Great dining experience are Eliza Ann's this evening. Everything was great from appetizer to entrees. We had dinner at 5 restaurants on our vacation and this place was at the top! The crawfish cake was far better than any we have ever tried. We will be back next year!
This is a super find!! We had a late evening reservation and sat outside. It was very energetic in the bar and interior restaurant but fairly quiet outside. Take your pick -- both are nice. It was surprisingly crowded for an 8:30 PM reservation.
The food was super. I had the drooling spare ribs while my spouse had the gumbo (excellent) and the fried oyster salad (different and tasty). The spare ribs were more meaty and tender than what I had recently at a dedicated BBQ restaurant. Only bones when I finished them. The wine list has nice premium wines for reasonable prices. The beer on tap is perfect -- a wide variety featuring local microbrews.
My only slight complaint was the service was a bit slow initially. We had to wait about 20 minutes from the time we were seated until our drinks arrived. After that, the service improved and was more normal. Otherwise, this place would get 5 stars.
We'll definitely be back!!!
Food was very good and the service was outstanding
We started With oysters & Cobia spread both were delicious we had salad and snapper both very good would definitely go back
Great new restaurant on the Island. Food and service were very good. Will definitely return.
Restaurant is hard to find, no real sign. In the Waterline Resort.
What a beautiful settling and AMAZING food! So creative, using locally sourced seafood and produce to deliver a wide variety of dishes with excellent execution. The grilled oysters and ceviche are worth the trip all by themselves. But the location overlooking a canal and inlet is magically, particular when the sun is going down. The place just glows!
Beautiful setting. Service was very accommodating. Will come back next time we are on Anna Maria Island.
Excellent gumbo, totally unexpected. Horrible Oyster Poboy which they probably shouldn’t offer at all in this more upscale restaurant. Waiter aggressively tried to sell wine at special price and generally the most expensive entrees. This obvious technique is annoying. Let customer choose what they want. Leave the hustle to others. Other dishes that were generally good were grouper and wood fired scallops. However chicken thigh dish was lacking in any special flavor and bland. Manager was attentive and oversaw operations in an unobtrusive, professional manner. I suspect he was brought in to correct problems cited in earlier reviews. It appears that this restaurant is a work in progress and I believe that they will become more successful over time. My only suggestion is to concentrate on excellence in all dishes, giving particular attention to flavor.
Loud in restaurant but good noise level on patio. Service spotty. Drinks good, but expensive. Food good
Extremely noisy and it wasnt even crowded. Menu selection was eclectic but food did not live up to description. Would not go here again.
Seated quickly in an empty restaurant. Busboy brought water. Than waited for almost 15 minutes for our server to come to our table.
There were quite a few workers walking around. We were told no one told our server we had been seated. manager later apologized.
Wondered how bad would it have been if it was busier, as it was Easter Sunday.
Very nice experience. We had brunch and everything was very good. Doug was our server and he was attentive and prompt. Nice menu selections.
Great food, wonderful service! We had Oysters Florida, Fried green tomatoes the first time we went...excellent! This time we had carbonara, steaks and Nola shrimp plus salads between the four of us. Not a single complaint! Our server, Devon was awesome as well. Can’t wait to go back!
Service was great and the food was excellent as usual
Nice food and good service
This is a SPECIAL restaurant.
Food was amazing. Each dish had a mouthful of distinctive flavour, but not overpowering. Best seafood gumbo I've ever had. Lots and lots of options. Each more interesting and flavourful than the next.
Wine, beer and cocktail lists were all good.
Simply the BEST place to eat on the island. (Beach Bistro better pull up their socks!! They are way too expensive for mediocre food.)
Good job Eliza Ann's.
Excellent food. Limited menu, but lovely specials.
Great service, and the food was exceptional
Eliza Ann’s is a great addition to the island. We have eaten here twice and both times had a great experience. The food and service have been consistently good. My only negative is regarding the ambiance. The restaurant is too brightly lit (in my opinion) and the noise level can be pretty high when the restaurant is fairly full.
I had the scallops and there were 4-5 and a very small amount of a legume and I have forgotten exactly what it was. There should have been a vegetable and the scallops were a little bit gritty, which I hate. There was no bread unless you wanted to purchase 2 biscuits and a pimento spread for $4. My friends filet mignon was cooked appropriately but the sauce was rather salty and over powered any steak flavor. We were so looking forward to trying a new restaurant but don’t think we will be going back. Sorry
Wow great food and great service
Nice spot that’s a little more upscale than most choices on the island. Enjoyed sharing the small plates. We also liked the modern vibe. Parking was easy. Food was very good and everyone found something they enjoyed.
The best snapper on the island. Kinda pricey, $30, but delish. Skip the blue crab hush puppies, order the BBQ shrimp. A bit loud, a pretty restaurant, good service. Will return.
Horrible service but food was good
Too expensive for the location and the food was not gourmet
My new go to..... cuisine is so creative and absolutely delicious!
Every server has been, friendly, attentive and interesting. Can’t say enough about this restaurant.
Everything and everyone was great!!
This was our second visit to this new Island eatery. John, our server, was wonderful again. His experience shows. The food is fabulous. We really enjoyed the pecan crusted snapper and the scallops. The house Cabernet is good, the butter lettuce salad is wonderful! Sitting by the door on a breezy day wasn’t the best choice. Overall, we recommend giving them a try, you won’t be disappointed.