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Group Friendly Restaurants

Going out is always more fun with everyone together. And the Bradenton Area is filled with a mix of familiar and local favorites able to accommodate groups of all sizes.

Anna Maria Oyster Bar

If you are looking for a terrific Florida seafood restaurant, family dining, reasonable prices, Anna Maria Oyster Bar is the place. But we're more than just oysters. Our fun, relaxing atmosphere and great service will make your dining experience even more enjoyable.

Multiple locations

6906 14th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 758-7880

6696 Cortez Road
Bradenton, FL 34210
(941) 792-0077

1525 51st Ave. E.
Ellenton, FL 34222
(941) 721-7773

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Chiles Restaurant Group - Mar Vista, Beach House and Sandbar

The Chiles Restaurant Group is a family of three waterfront restaurants each with a unique atmosphere. The beachfront Sandbar Restaurant on the North end of Anna Maria Island is the perfect place to enjoy the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico. The Beach House Restaurant is located on the South end of Anna Maria Island, just west of the quaint Cortez fishing village in Bradenton Beach. Perfect for families, the Beach House has plenty of room for kids to play on the beach while you enjoy the sunset, a tropical drink and fresh Florida seafood. The Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub is located on the North end of Longboat Key in the heart of historic Longboat Village. Enjoy fresh Florida seafood overlooking picturesque Sarasota Bay.

100 Spring Avenue
Anna Maria, FL 34216
(941) 778-0444

200 Gulf Drive
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
(941) 779-2222

760 Broadway Street N.
Longboat Key, FL 34228
(941) 383-2391
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Cracker Barrel

Hungry for a homestyle country breakfast? We serve them all day long. From sweet offerings like our fluffy buttermilk pancakes to savory slices of our hickory-smoked bacon to made from scratch Buttermilk Biscuits, all of our breakfasts are cooked to order. 

2203 Cortez Road West
Bradenton, FL 34207-1245
(941) 753-9433

636 67th Street Circle East
Bradenton, FL 34208-6087
(941) 746-7886
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Gulf Drive Cafe and The KoKonut Hut

Established in 1981, Gulf Drive Café has been a part of Anna Maria Island’s unique history for over thirty years. It sits directly on the spectacular sugar white sands and turquoise-emerald views of the Gulf of Mexico on Anna Maria Island’s south end. The newly expanded full-service bar, The Kokonut Hut, is an ideal place to enjoy a cocktail under the cool breeze and island views.

900 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
(941) 778-1919
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Linger Lodge Restaurant

An unusual atmosphere is what makes it so unique. Frank Gamsky, the original owner and an amateur taxidermist, filled the walls, ceilings and display cases with local creatures and critters. Preserved snakes, coyotes, alligators and more, keep you company while you enjoy our down-home, southern cooking.Enjoy the beautiful Braden River on the outdoor decks.

7205 85th St Ct East
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 755-2757
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Miller's Dutch Kitch'n

Miller's Dutch Kitch'n is a family run business, serving the Bradenton, Florida area since 1981. Stop in and stay a while! Miller's goal is to provide not only quality food, but also quality service. Our tasty menu and buffet options coupled with our passion to make every friend who passes through our doors feel at home, is sure to make for a delicious and refreshing dining experience!

3401 14th St. W. (Bus. 41)
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 746-8253
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Riverhouse Reef & Grill

A unique blend of casual and elegant. Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers a fresh approach to incredible cuisine and casual elegance. The waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront. Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts.

995 Riverside Dr.
Palmetto N, FL 34221
(941) 729-0616
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Seafood Shack

Welcome to seafood heaven. Wine and dine indoors or on our outdoor waterfront patio overlooking the sparkling Intracoastal waters of Sarasota Bay and beyond. With impressive new management and a bold new menu, The Seafood Shack Bar & Grill is better than ever! Find mouthwatering new flavors and seafood dishes along with your classic Shack favorites now updated with new twists.

4110 127th St. W 
Cortez, FL 34215
(941) 794-1235

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