Bradenton Area Restaurant Month, October 1st through 31st

October is restaurant month in Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, which means 30 days of deals at our coastal restaurants. It’s time to stop by your favorite local eateries with money-saving offers you can sink your teeth into. 30 Day Deals pair perfectly with the unique flavors, handcrafted cocktails and brilliant sunsets on Florida’s West Coast. Save big on local dining all month long.

Eat. Post. Win.

Don’t miss your chance to give the ultimate beach vacation to your friends or family. While dining at any participating area restaurant, post a picture of yourself enjoying the food to Facebook or Instagram with #DineCoastal to win a five-night stay in the Bradenton Area complete with round trip airfare and restaurant vouchers!



Anna Maria Oyster Bar

Celebrating 20 years serving great food at a great value in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Visit our three Oyster Bar locations at Landside, Cortez, Ellenton - and our newest concept, AMOB on the Pier, an abbreviated version of the Anna Maria Oyster Bars located on the historic Bridge Street Pier on Bradenton Beach.

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Euphemia Haye

Award winning fine dining restaurant located in a garden setting on Longboat Key. Join us upstairs in the Haye Loft for a special 3 course prix fixe menu for just $36. Offer available Sunday through Thursday, walk-in dining only.

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Beach House Waterfront Restaurant

The Beach House is conveniently located on Bradenton Beach just south of the Cortez bridge. Don’t settle for ordinary when you can enjoy fresh seafood, casual fare, and chef inspired features in an environment where relaxed and sophisticated go hand in hand. Dine indoors, on the deck, or in the sand. Join us for good food, great friends and an amazing Gulf front view. 

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Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub

Take the less traveled route to Longboat Key’s northern end and discover Mar Vista’s beautiful, completely unique, bayside setting. This quaint, rustic restaurant comes complete with its own dock, 14 boat slips, private beach, and package service. Dine on extraordinary cuisine under the trees for an original Florida moment.

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Sandbar Seafood & Spirits

Located on Anna Maria Island’s north end, the iconic Sandbar is known for its authentic Florida beach charm, a well rounded menu, genuine hospitality, and indoor / outdoor, toes in the sand dining. Enjoy an atmosphere where families have been making memories for generations with a front row seat to spectacular sunsets. 

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Wicked Cantina

At Wicked Cantina, we hand make all of our food in-house daily. We’re known for having the best House Margarita in town (skinny and pure, no sugary fillers), a Gulf View patio, and delicious Austin style Tex Mex (Tacos, Enchiladas, Fajitas and more). Wicked Cantina also offers American classics including fantastic all Angus burgers, seafood selections and Gulf View Breakfast offerings such as Huevos Rancheros and Breakfast Tacos. Beach hair? Don’t care! Bring the kiddos and grandparents too. Join us for hand crafted margaritas, live music, and sensational sunsets from our patio.

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Gulf Drive Café

A tropical family-friendly eatery that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, the Café was named one of the "Best Breakfasts in Florida" by Southern Living Magazine. The restaurant, bar and event space is one of the largest tiki huts on the Gulf Coast that covers 450 square feet of waterfront. Offering fresh Florida seafood, cocktails and other specialties, guests of this island hot spot relish the shimmering Gulf and multi-colored sunset backdrop. 

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The Seafood Shack

The Seafood Shack in Cortez wants you to #ThinkPink, #DrinkPink this October in support of the Breast Health Services at We Care Manatee.  We will be donating $1 for every Boob-Berry Lemonade sold during the month of October to We Care Manatee.

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Mattison’s City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk

The Bradenton Riverwalk is a fun place characterized by color and community. Mattison's City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk captures that same local flavor. We love what we do, and we work hard to make sure that shows in every dish we serve and every customer we greet. We work with small family farms, and source produce and seafood locally. Our food definitely draws a crowd, but our live music gets them dancing. For a chef-prepared meal and a good time, visit Mattison's on the Riverwalk.
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Eat Like A Local with Restaurant Month Menus 
2 Course Lunch for $19.00
3 Course Dinner for $29.00

Island Grill Bar & Restaurant

Providing an exquisite menu that features true American cuisine in a hip environment, Island Grill creates palate teasing dishes that guests will enjoy.  With its clean, Florida atmosphere meshed with traditional yet slightly modern dishes, Island Grill is a fantastic choice for dinner with friends or a romantic date with a loved one, and the service and visually appealing atmosphere will surely entice guests to come back for more.

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Pier 22

A foodies riverside paradise, PIER 22 wows guests with a welcoming ambiance and a wide-ranging selection of scratch-made meals. Stunning Manatee River views and an active onsite marina captivate guests not to be outdone by the chef's local Gulf-Coast fish offerings and fresh game dishes that often take center stage. 

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Scott's Deli

Located in Holmes Beach Scott's deli offers great food, great value, friendly service and a happy atmosphere. All of our ingredients are locally sourced and always fresh. Try the local favorites Roast Beef Melt or The Coquina. Dine in at one of our outside tables or call us for take out or delivery service anywhere north of bridge street. We even deliver right to your chair on the beach.
Mention the BradentonGulfIslands website or Restaurant Month TV Spot and receive 15% off all breakfast and lunch sandwiches.

Back Alley Treasures

Back Alley is the local's favorite cozy nook for coffee, craft beer and wine. Back Alley also has a delightful blend of local art and unique gifts.

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AMI Beach Cafe

Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe offers casual gulf front patio and indoor dining on Anna Maria Island's beautiful Holmes Beach. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner we have an abundant menu selection that will please everyone! Famous for our ALL-U-CAN-EAT Pancakes & Sausage, we also have fresh omlettes, 1/2 cheese burgers, fish platters, colossal salads and kids meals.

Mention this promotion for discount on drink refills! 

Island Coffee Haus

Great little coffee shop with the best coffee on the island that can be ether hot, ice or blended. We offer cinnamon rolls, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other various pastries.

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Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront Restaurant, nestled in on the tip of Anna Maria, sharesin history with endless views of tranquil waters . A free standing Cottage with front porch dining & courtyard hosts Anna Maria’s only living wall. The interior has recently been updated but maintains the Old Florida feel. Our approach on food lends to New American Cuisine with keeping the integrity of the ingredients.  

**Come to the Waterfront Restaurant and mention this promotion and the Bradenton Area CVB to receive 20% OFF your entire bill!**
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Gecko's Grill & Pub

Your Neighborhood Grill & Sports connection.  Serving American Pub Food with a Gourmet Twist since 1992 and consistently awarded “Best Of” in numerous categories.  Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, it’s all good!

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Swordfish Grill and Tiki Bar

A waterfront restaurant right on Sarasota Bay, in Cortez Village, which is Florida's oldest active fishing village. They have both indoor and outdoor seating in a casual atmosphere. The outdoor patio features LIVE music 9 times a week, and theindoor bar area is THE place to root for all of the local sports teams.

Mention this promotion for Happy Hour ALL DAY Monday through Saturday, 11:00am - 6:00pm. This deal includes $2 off all cocktails and house wines and $1 off all beer

Small Town Creamery

The happiest place on the Island!  It’s no secret our Grand Master Award Winning Ice Cream truly sets us apart.  However, the entire experience is magical. Enjoy the enchanting smells of fresh kettle fudge, homemade waffle cones, and Nathan's hot dogs nestled in Belgian waffles.  Let the unique toys excite your little ones and nostalgic candy and local Florida salt water taffy spark warm memories from your childhood.  Take family photos by the spectacular 6 foot ferris wheel, banana split bench, life sized ice cream cone and with Anna Maria Island’s only green screen photo booth. 

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Beach Bistro

Beach Bistro is Anna Maria Island’s premiere dining destination. It is perched directly on the beautiful white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. The Beach Bistro’s presentations of fresh Gulf Seafood and Prime American Beef and Domestic American Lamb have earned the Bistro the highest ZAGAT ratings in America, 4.9 stars out of 5, and have earned it a reputation for the Best Food in Florida.

*Mention this promotion and say "Sure is HOT" for a FREE drink! 

Eat Here

Eat Here is the little sister restaurant to the Beach Bistro. Eat Here offers some of the best food on the island and Anna Maria’s best family-style dining. In its first year Eat Here was awarded Florida’s “Best New Restaurant” honors. Eat Here serves fresh Gulf Seafood, pizza and tacos in a relaxed island atmosphere. 

*Mention this promotion and say "Sure is HOT" for a FREE drink! 


The Doctor's Office

The Doctor’s Office is Anna Maria Island’s best new craft cocktail bar. For generations, the space was the home of the Island’s doctors who offered islanders surcease from woe, anxiety and suffering. It is the “Doctor’s” intention to continue that tradition. Created by Sean Murphy the owner of Beach Bistro, The Doctor’s Office is a sophisticated and stylish speakeasy of only 30 seats. The Doctor’s Office presents artisanal cocktails, a full complement of America’s best spirits, local beers and great bar fare every evening from 5 until mid-night.

*Mention this promotion and say "Sure is HOT" for a FREE drink! 

AMI Cupcake Delights

We are a family owned bakery that specializes in handcrafted cupcakes and custom cakes. We pride ourselves by creating the freshest, highest quality and most tempting cupcakes and cakes available. We offer coffee, iced coffee, frappes and drinks. Let us sweeten up your day!

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Terms and Conditions

Eligibility and Limitations: Participants and winner(s) must be at least 18-years old and a legal resident of the Unites States as determined by the Company. Previous winners, employees of the Company, this Sweepstakes' participating Sponsors and their advertising agencies, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. 
Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received on the specified day of each event, unless otherwise specified on the entry page. All decisions are final and binding in matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Drawing may be done through an electronic script which will randomly select the winner by using a computer script designed to select random entry or entries. Potential winners will be notified by email or mail within one day of the drawing date. Each entrant selected as a potential winner must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements. 
Company/Sponsor makes no warranties with regard to the prizes. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions of prize allowed by winner(s), but Company/Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are not redeemable by winner for cash value. All taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner. Blackout Dates may apply.