The Waterfront Restaurant - Anna Maria
We were celebrating a 50th and a 70th birthday and there was no recognition of that and when the reservation was made I stayed that. If I chose YOUR restaurant to celebrate an acknowledgement would be nice. When the food comes out it’s like they auction it off and have no idea who ordered what. My husband called to pick up our check since it was a special occasion but your restaurant failed to recognize the birthdays we were celebrating and that is such a disappointment.
Heard about Waterfront from several people and had to find out for myself. 5 star service by Bridgett! Will definitely go there again.
We made reservations for a little later in the evening, after we were seated much of the restaurant cleared out. Outstanding food and great recommendations from the wait staff on menu items and wine. Worth the money. Lovely place. One of the least expensive entree’s on the menu was the best pork tenderloin I have ever had.
We eat at the Waterfront several times when we are visiting Anna Maria Island each year. Delicious food, something for everyone.
We have been coming to Anna Maria island for 4 years and our favorite place to eat is The Waterfront restaurant . We have never been disappointed with the creative food dishes or the creativity of the cocktails.
The staff are wonderful and ambience perfect .
Our favorite dish is the ahi tuna . It is the best of any restaurant we have ever dined at.
We try and eat here at least twice during our 5 day stay .
We we’re excited to have our 21st wedding anniversary at your restaurant. We had heard so many great things about it. However, they didn’t get started very well. It took 20 minutes for us to be waited on, our salad came before our cocktails and when they finally got to the table they were watered down.
I’m sure it would be good if we went another time, but we won’t be hurrying back.
We saud to the waiter we were slow waters and dus not want to rush. Our main meal arrived while we were still enjoying our appetizer. The bill came when we had Just finished the main meal and no dessert was wanted. My wine glass was 3/4 full. This is really not the way I like to enjoy my delicious meal!!!
Great Restaurant... have eaten there many times, and will certainly go back!
Good food, great service. Try the Brie. Bloody Mary's are excellent.
We have been coming here for ten years and it always consistent and never disappoints
Took my wife for her birthday . . . great food, service and setting.
Great dinner with a great view. My husband had the shrimp and grits which were even better than my scallops. I would highly recommend this restaurant for a nice meal.
Food and service was great!! Never disappointed!! Go at least twice when we come to town!! BEST food on the island!
I would recommend this restaurant but more based on our first visit. This time, We had a reservation but there were no seats on the patio. They sat us inside across from the bar and very loud people! We asked to move (we saw other empty tables) but they said we couldn’t.
We ordered the morraccan sea scallops. The scallops were good but the potatoes with it were kind of bland.
We went there last year and loved it but were disappointed this time. 😞our waitress was very nice but one of the girls at the “wait to be seated” had no people skills!!
Terrific food, comfortable, superior service. Can’t wait to go back!
I’m really glad we made reservations ahead of time. We had no wait time and were sat in a great, private location. Our young daughter was welcomed and well-received. The complimentary bread was unique (sweeter with a side of a oil/balsamic flavored drizzle option). My father had questions about menu options and our waitress was very knowledgeable. Everyone enjoyed their meal and we plan to return on our next trip to the island!
Absolutely delicious meal, everything was exceptional with all three of our lunch dishes. Appetizers were fresh and tasty. Our server, Brooke, was helpful, pleasant, and timely, never leaving us lacking for anything. Wonderful experience, will definitely be back again!
Hostess extremely rude worst I’ve ever been treated as a customer. Service was terrible. Food was mediocre at best. Prefer the restaurants around town that have fresh seafood and amazing service.
We had reservations and were seated promptly. The Brussels we not as good as usual and it took quiet some time for the kitchen to make our food. Overall, our group rated Waterfront a 4 1/2. We will definitely be back!
Unfortunately, despite reservations, service was not good. Atmosphere was hectic. Food was not up to par and restaurant was very noisy and loud. It was an off night overall. Disappointing but will give it another try as we have enjoyed The Waterfront in the past.
Waiter was very nervous...1st time??? Ordered the seafood mix (forgot name)...very bland. Dessert was just awful. Creme Brûlée. Bar was good. Mai tai was excellent. Automatically added gratuity for just 2 people. Probably would go back a second time.
The Grouper cakes are amazing!
The food surpassed our expectations! Lovely water view. Matt was an outstanding server.
Best place to eat on the island. We always make a reservation when visiting. Anna Maria.
Excellent food with a laid back atmosphere. We will definitely be back!
The fruits de mare was very good. The sauce was tasty but the chef skimped on the shrimp and tiny clams. There was plenty of pasta. The white wine was well chilled. The restaurant unfortunately failed to read my Opentable note that my wife and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and the did nothing to acknowledge it. After the table next to us received a specially decorated happy birthday plate of Key Lime Pie, we mentioned the miss to our waitress. She said the hostess never told her. The least she could do was to wish us a happy anniversary but that never occurred. A good place for everyday dining but don’t spoil a special occasion at The Waterfront. I left a voicemail on the Manager’s voicemail to let him or her know. It’s been two full days without a peep from the restaurant.
Beautiful place. Small portions. Food was good Server was very nice!
Celebrated birthday with family
Great in every respect!!!
We have eaten here many times over the last 20 years. It’s currently good but not outstanding. We thought the service was indifferent particularly the hostess who barely acknowledged us. It would be nice if they looked as though they appreciated their customers.
I love the Waterfront restaurant. The food was wonderful and my party of 7 enjoyed everything. Will make this a go to restaurant every time on AMI
Excellent food! Our favorite in AMI!
First time there. Great service, great food. Not much of a view to sit outside in the insufferable Florida heat, but it would be lovely to eat out side in October. We will absolutely be returning.
A great place that always meets our expectations. This is where we celebrate our anniversary.
Really good restaurant in a lovely location, I would happily visit again.
This is one of my top restaurants for dinner. Along with a very nice atmosphere, the food is excellent and the prices are less than one would think. The staff is friendly and great at making recommendations.
The food was outstanding. We all (6) had different Entrées and appetizers. Not one complaint everything was delish!
Amazing dinner! Our server, Matt, was absolutely attentive, knowledgeable, and helpful. We had the jalapeno margaritas and mai tai - both outstanding. Queso fundido was sooo good. Our dinners were the ribeye and the pepper corn filet. This place is definitely an A++++!!!
Always a treasure place for good food, drinks and good times!!
We had a wonderful family dinner!