The Waterfront Restaurant

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 20 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Pasta + 7 more
88% of 17 votes say it's Celiac friendly

111 South Bay Boulevard, Anna Maria, FL 34216 Directions

(941) 778-1515
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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    One of the most Celiac friendly menus I’ve seen in five years due to the owner having it as well. The atmosphere outside is casual but the food is by far the best in AMI and Longboat Key.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    Many gluten free options. Staff was very helpful. The gluten free frutti di mare was excellent. The rest of my family, not gluten free, had excellent meals as well. While we waited for our table we walked along the beach. The view from their patio while we ate was perfect at sunset.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Amazing food, so many options, I had the mixed seafood over gf pasta it was the best meal ever

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Owner has celiac. Very impressed with the staff. Food was wonderful, too!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Very obvious gluten free choices and about 1/2 of the menu is available as gluten free. Food is delicious. Staff is delightful. I had a small Caesar salad and grouper tacos on corn tortillas! So good!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    8 months ago

    Clearly marked GF options. Food was outstanding- notably salad with avocado, hearts of palm and delicious balsamic reduction dressing. Grilled shrimp was delicious and the mushroom risotto was the best ever. Fairly pricey, but worth it for the piece of mind. Vegan diet can rejoice as well as they had a vegan loaf that was delicious as well.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    10 months ago

    Excellent gluten free options that are clearly marked on the menu. Our waitress was very helpful, she is also gluten free. I had the lump crab salad and steak and my husband had the mushroom risotto and pan seared scallops and it was all delicious. We sat outside on the porch which has great views of the water and pier. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    10 months ago

    Had a nice salad and grilled grouper. The waiter told us that they understood cross contamination because the owner has celiac disease. He also gave great recommendations!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    I had the moqueca. It was outstanding. Im gluten and dairy intolerant and very sensitive and I had no reaction. Waitress was great to hear my needs and communicate with chef. Best meal I've had out in a long time with no complications!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Owners are celiac so there is a complete understanding. Terrific food and atmosphere! Love this place. Make it a point to come back whenever we are here.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    My husband and I enjoyed two wonderful dinners at this restaurant. Be prepared for a wait if you didn't make reservations. There were quite a few GF choices. The staff is pleasant. I definitely recommend this restaurant.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    The menu had plenty of mouth watering, delicious options that I didn't dare hope for. I had the blackened fish tacos. The server was knowledgeable and made me feel confident that she understood the issues. While they don't have a dedicated fryer for French fries (sadly), at least she was able to tell me this and understood the importance of it.

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    Celiac
    2 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Well, turns out the staff didn't pick up the right food from the back. Almost ended up with gluten!

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Do not eat here if you have gluten problems. I ordered a salad and tuna, specifically asking for gluten free with no croutons. The salad arrived and looked fine but there were 2 croutons hiding under the lettuce which I only noticed after eating most of it.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    My wife and I stopped for a nice lunch. The menu is clearly marked for gluten-free items and the servers are knowledgeable and suggested adaptions. I had grouper tacos in corn tortillas after starting with a fruit and cheese board of excellent cheeses. Original Sin cider on draft and other options available too. A nice view over the bay on a sunny day meant for a wonderful lunch.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    3 years ago

    Our waitress seemed very knowledgeable about gf options and the menu is clearly marked with gf options. It is not a dedicated gf menu but we had a great meal with no issues at all, and the outside dining and atmosphere was great.

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    Celiac
    2 rating Not celiac friendly
    4 years ago

    No GF alternatives, just the standard meat and salad routine. Absolutely nothing kid friendly. The other reviewer said too new for a dedicated fryer. Manager said it was never a plan to have dedicated fryer or any GF alternative items. Not celiac safe.

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    4 rating
    4 years ago

    Great staff. Good food. Across the road from the ocean. Gluten free bread would have been five star. Call ahead if you mind waiting as very busy because food is excellent.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 years ago

    Nice selection of gf meals indicated by a star on regular menu. Server was knowledgable about the gf selections. Had a great meal with fresh blue crab. Nice view too. Can walk on pier right across the street after dinner.

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    5 rating
    4 years ago

    Good selection of GF menu items and the food was great! Their kitchen was under renovation so the fries didn't have a dedicated fryer so they brought me grapes instead. Nice to see local restaurants aware and knowledgable.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Cider
  • Fries
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pasta
  • Tacos

Categories

  • Lunch
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood
Monday
11:30 am - 9 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Sunday
11:30 am - 9 pm
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