Sports enthusiast, have no fear, your Island vacation comes with Local Hangouts to get your game night started. If you are a die hard fan, or novice, you will find the right fit for your needs. Dinner, appetizers, Pub food and causal taverns or family friendly are closer than you think.
Slim’s Place~The menu has something for everyone in your party, from fresh fish to tacos, salads, burgers, pizza, the best lobster mac & cheese and Philly cheese steak around. MLB, NHL & NFL PACKAGE/SOCCER / FUTBOL on in summer months, with every game all the time…12 TV’S. Live music on Fri & Sat. evenings. 9701 Gulf Drive North,Anna Maria, FL .941-567-4056.
Hurricane Hanks:Offers Pub snack, Appetizers, salad,steaks burgers and fresh grouper, so everyone gets something they love. Enjoy Bacon wrapped scallops, and signature cocktails while cheering on your team. Offering a lunch and dinner menu. Family Friendly. NFL package. 941-778-5788.
Ugly Grouper~ Pub food and evolving menu. Live Music, Karaoke, Open Mike and TV’s lining the back of the bar. Come barfoot, stay for cocktails and indulge in a few games of Corn Hole. This is your neighborhood friendly place to kick back. Out door with TIKI shelter. Well behaved dogs are welcome on a leash. On Marina Drive across from the Police station.
Lobstah”s ~ Traditionally a New England Style, Seafood restaurant, but they have and expanded Sport Bar behind the main dining room. Also a few TV’s in the Dining room if you want to sit up at the bar, but at 5pm the back room opens, offering full menu , kids menu and casual seating. We recommend the Lobster Nachos. Big enough to serve 3 or 4, as an appetizer. NFL ticket. 5337 Gulf Dr #500, Holmes Beach,
Kokonut Hut~ Beachfront Pub offering full menu from the restaurant and live music and sunset view. More dancing than shouting for your team, but it serves a larger crowd.
Island Time Bar and Grill, right on the corner of Bridge and Gulf, across from the beach. With several TV’s and bar specials as well as Live music and food. Happy hour at Island Time 11:30- 4:00 Mon – Sat. $4 Smirnoff Bloody Mary’s on Sunday’s. *Featured Photo from Island Times, Gallery.
Night life and Taverns:
Bortell’s ~ Featuring the NFL ticket on 7 TV’s. Traditional tavern with Darts, Billiards Juke box and popcorn /chips options. Corner of Spring and Gulf by the SandBar. 10002 Gulf Dr. Call (941) 778-5487. New ownership and updated decor. No Smoking.
The Sports Lounge~ serving beer and cocktails, with several TV’s and other activites such as Billiards and shuffle Board. Friendly neighborhood tavern for the younger crowd. at 118 Bridge Street just shy of the Pier. Phone 941-778-5689 for more info.Call (941) 778-5487.
*Drink responsibly, or have a designated Driver.*
If you are not walking distance form home or the Trolley has left the Island, Call the Island Beach Monkeys for free transportation on the Island. 941-565-6542. They will pick you up and take you anywhere on Anna Maria Island, or in the surrounding areas. There is no charge for the service; they work for tips! They also do tours and special events. Please call at least day in advance for a tour, airport shuttle, and/or transportation to the Tampa Bay area, and a week ahead for large groups and special events. Karaoke is available on our mini-bus.