The food and the service is outstanding. I can't say enough about them.More, Had a great visit to the Beach Bistro. So fresh and flavorful. Amazing. We waited outside with no service for drinks, then were called for our table. They placed us outside on the beach, but then told us about an abbreviated menu. Service from Marvin was super, as he made great recommendations and had...perfect timing. We were given...blueberry infused vodka shooters after being seated...a nice touch as we perused the menu. We split a lovely bottle of wine. Shared the rather large caesar salad and then dined on fresh fish. They placed us outside on the beach, but then told us about an abbreviated menu. I made our reservation more than a month ago, requesting a beach table at sunset. More:10 best waterfront restaurants for outdoor dining around Anna Maria Island, More:10 most famous Bradenton area restaurants everyone should visit. more. Served with clever asides of herbed, garlic toast and aiöli. It was large enough that the two of us shared it. We just looked at each other and laughed about it.) The chef also has prepared little treats throughout your meal that are very cool and appreciated. (Other tables around us did.) What a treat! were perfectly crafted. New tasting and chef menus, as well as beach cocktail menus, are expected to be released in the next week for Beach Bistro. My husband asked if he was the owner, and we had a brief, pleasant conversation. I just can't tell you how amazingly good everything was.More, We were here for a special occasion. We waited outside with no service for drinks, then were called for our table. The service was great. Food was imaginative & creative, and very tasty. I recommend her for any special occasion. My husband had tomato bisque with blue cheese. What a wonderful dining experience! For entrees, we had the tenderloin filet with peppercorn sauce (outstanding; a perfect medium rare) and the red snapper (excellently prepared; so fresh). The Beach Bistro and Doctor’s Office will begin by opening at 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays with plans to open daily in November. Knowledgable, friendly, professional, unobtrusive. Anna Maria Island, A Florida Beach Paradise On The Gulf Of Mexico, Anna Maria Island – A Great Escape On Florida’s Gulf Coast, 6600 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1326. in the Northeast, travel a lot, and are used to many restaurant pricing variations. We enjoyed a strong, bold coffee as we watch the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. We had the Caesar salad, steak, and grouper most visits. And I can't say enough about the entire restaurant staff. it. Sublime. Everything is homemade including the butter. We had a...great table by the windows to watch the sunset. We started with the Caesar salad. Email him at wade.tatangelo@heraldtribune.com. I couldn't have picked better. Murphy's other restaurant, Eat Here at 5315 Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach, will continue to operate as a takeout and delivery service with no plans announced yet for dining in. Began with a complimentary blueberry infused vodka sampler that was excellent. We are open for dinner 7 days a week. Wow, are they skilled, professional, friendly. We split a lovely bottle of wine. First, you hire a bunch of pros to build a killer broth, poach to order “Nova Scotia” lobster tails, jumbo shrimp, premium market fish, shellfish and calamari. you want a totally delcious dinner, with professional service, this is the restaurant for you. However, we were expecting the dining “experience” this restaurant was known for- and left feeling as though we came up short.More, Beach Bistro is a postage stamp of a restaurant- a small restaurant space right on the beach with a view of the beach/gulf. It was delicious but very sweet, that is for sure. Pictured is half of the ceaser salad with blue cheese and bacon. The food was delicious. My husband had tomato bisque with blue cheese. Worth dying for. We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location. I ordered a salad that included both vegetables and grilled pineapple and featured the sorbet of the day, which I believe was carrot and fresh ginger. Entrees were large portions. A PERFECT way to cap off an extraordinary evening. “Our new air treatments and service will be consistent with guidelines from the Harvard School of Public Health and air treatment technologies utilized by England’s National Health Service,” Murphy said. 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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach, Gift Cards Available, Residence Inn St. Petersburg Tierra Verde, Towneplace Suites by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton West. We were too full for dessert, but the waiter brought me a chocolate truffle and my husband a small, cellophane bag of caramel corn with chocolate bits to take with us. We did not receive the complimentary cocktail or soup appetizers others mentioned. We had key lime pie for dessert. Served with a port demi-glace sidecar and a sip of Essensia. Everything is homemade including the butter. For entrees, we had the tenderloin filet with peppercorn sauce (outstanding; a perfect medium rare) and the red snapper (excellently prepared; so fresh). Absolutely the best restaurant in town. What a treat! So sorry, and bye bye Bistro. But this was our third year at the Bistro (one year we rented next door) and WOW, inflation has struck on Holmes Beach. 10 best waterfront restaurants for outdoor dining around Anna Maria Island, 10 most famous Bradenton area restaurants everyone should visit, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. However, we were expecting the dining “experience” this restaurant was known for- and left feeling as though we came up short. We ended the meal with coffee on the beach. He went into the restaurant and returned to present me with one of the red roses. Every bite was delicious. Wine with every coarse, an amazing dining experience.More, My husband and I visited Beach Bistro last night and were disappointed by our experience. We ended the meal with coffee on the beach. Our service was attentive only when a waiter stood in front of us, then we were forgotten. Located beachfront, looking out on the Gulf of Mexico, the scenic waterfront backdrop and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect place to celebrate special occasions or simply relax after a long day.The Beach Bistro boasts the highest Zagat ratings for food and service in the state of Florida and is currently the eight-time recipient of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Award. Both plates came with a potato and vegetables....and edible flowers. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. It is also the twelve-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.The mission of the bistro is simple: to provide you with one of the best dining experiences that you have ever had. They started to walk us inside and again I mentioned our request for a beach table. I enourage you to make your reservation and go. Our cocktails (ie, Cosmo, dirty martini, lemon drop martini, etc.) I especially love the popcorn that they give you as you leave! We just looked at each other and laughed about it.) Now that we are home safely and under virus sequestration, we have time to write this. The Bistro’s Feature Presentation at The James Beard House. We split everything, still was very expensive but well worth...it. I've only experienced that a few times, and it signals a top-quality establishment that cares about details. Incredible dining experience - expensive but worth every penny. When we arrived, they didn’t seem to know where to put us. The restauarnt serves bread with two toppings and a tiny taste of tomato soup with blue cheese as amuse- bouche. Wade Tatangelo is the Herald-Tribune’s entertainment editor. I ordered a salad that included both vegetables and grilled pineapple and featured the sorbet of the day, which I believe was carrot and fresh ginger. The Beach Bistro on Anna Maria Island will be reopening for seating on the beach and in its new “HVAC-sanitized dining room” on Oct. 22. Service is excellent. I repeated that request when they called earlier in the day to confirm our reservation....When we arrived, they didn’t seem to know where to put us. But this was our third year at the Bistro (one year we rented next door) and WOW, inflation has struck on Holmes Beach. But it is worth every penny. The restaurant is located directly on the Gulf, thus is a great spot to view a sunset. As we were seated, the hostess noticed I was wearing black slacks and quietly removed the white linen napkin and brought me a black...one. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? Are you sure you want to delete this question? one. The food was absolutely amazing. The restauarnt serves bread with two toppings and a tiny taste of tomato soup with blue cheese as amuse- bouche. From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Join our newsletter to stay up to date with all things Beach Bistro. All of the people there were super friendly and very helpful.More, This out-of-the-way spot is outstanding. Before our starters were served, we were each presented with a small plate with delicious focaccia - because I had the salad, a taste of the soup was included with mine. Wow! And I don't like blue cheese but the soup was delightful. If...you want a totally delcious dinner, with professional service, this is the restaurant for you. The restaurant is expensive. Reservation requests can be sent to mail@beachbistro.com but actual reservations can only be made by phoning 941-778-6444. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu. (The table next to us had even worse service. Knowledgable, friendly, professional, unobtrusive. Nice touch. Be prepared for that. As we were waiting outside for the valet to bring us our car, the owner walked by. And I can't say enough about the entire restaurant staff. My husband got a small sample of my salad.