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Martinis on the beach at Gulf Drive Cafe

Spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico served up daily! Located in Bradenton Beach, just a few blocks north of the Cortez Brigde, The Gulf Drive Café is a tropical family-friendly eatery situated on a beautiful white sand beach on Anna Maria Island.

Dine on fresh Florida seafood while watching the sun set over the shimmering Gulf of Mexico.Or linger over Sunday breakfast while watching the dolphins play along the shoreline. Serving generous portions, fantastic cusine and cheerful service in a comfortable beach atmosphere,locals and visitors agree - it's the Gulf Drive Café.


Kokonut Hut at Gulf Drive CafeThe Kokonut Hut

What's better than a cold drink, a nice breeze and an island sunset under a tiki roof? We couldn't think of anything. So we opened the Kokonut Hut! Featuring live entertainment, drink specialities and great food, Relax and unwind after a long day. Grab a pre-dinner cocktail with friends. Or come on up after your swim in the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico and try one of our signature drinks before heading back to the beach.

Wedding on the beach at Gulf Drive Cafe Tiki Weddings

Imagine saying your vows as the sea laps gently at a white sand beach - it's the sound of romance. We provide complete wedding services at an affordable price. From party planning to catering to photography, we can help you plan your perfect white sand wedding. Casual or formal, we're experts at creating unforgettableweddings -- and anniversaries!

Catered beachside events at Gulf Drive Cafe Catering & Events

Holiday parties. Company excursions. Awards banquets. We've had them all under the thatch roof of our large beachfront tiki. We offer party planning services, on-site or off-site catering and expert staff to make the event easy for you and memorable for your guests.



White sand beach at Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki