News from the Sandbar, Beach House and Mar Vista Restaurants
Book Your Holiday Event with Us!
If you are in charge of finding the perfect location to have a holiday party for your office or business, club, family or friends, don’t stress about it! Look no further! The Sandbar, Beach House and Mar Vista restaurants as well as the Studio at Gulf and Pine provide the perfect locations for holiday soirees large or small, elaborate or intimate. Let our experienced, expert staff help you plan all the details, make money saving suggestions and take all the worry out of a perfect event you and your guests will be raving about long after the first of the year! Book before November 1st and receive a 50% savings off the venue rental fee. Get the details…
Mar Vista Fall Wine Offer!
Fall is here and to celebrate the cooler weather we are offering all of our guests a complimentary bottle of Manager’s Select wine! Come by boat or car to enjoy Florida dining the way it was meant to be and enjoy some wine on us! Get the offer…
Sandbar Extends its Summer Wine Offer into Fall!
Now you can enjoy a bottle of Manager’s Select wine into October with the Sandbar Fall Wine Special! Get the offer…
ArtsHOP – A Weekend of Arts and Culture – Island Style!
Come join us for the “Old Florida” annual artsHOP 2015 weekend:
November 13, 14, 15 – Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
This is a fun three day arts and cultural celebration.The events include free art walks and arts and crafts markets – a great opportunity to purchase unique and original art for yourself or for holiday gifts. Read more…
5th Annual Scallopalooza – This Saturday!
Attend the 5th Annual Scallopalooza, October 3rd, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm at the Sarasota Yacht Club for a casual evening to highlight the year’s accomplishments of Sarasota Bay Watch and to share goals for the future. This is the signature annual fundraising event for local scallop restoration and related eco-protective initiatives aimed at raising funds for scallop restoration in Sarasota Bay. Get the details…
Beach House Unveils New Menu!
The Beach House is excited to unveil its new menu that features more sustainable and locally sourced menu items than ever before. Attention to detail, local province and higher quality were the driving forces behind the development of what we think is the best menu we have designed to date. With new and unique items we think our guests are going to love it. View the menu…
Chiles Group Hires New Chief Operating Officer!
The Chiles Restaurant Group has expanded its leadership team with the hiring of Robert Baugh as Chief Operating Officer. Robert brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and we are very excited to have him on board. Read more…
Sandbar Weddings are Magical!
Patti McKee has been the wedding and special events coordinator for 14 years with approximately 2500 weddings and events to her credit. She loves her job and it shows! What makes her love her job so much? Meet Patti and discover why weddings at the Sandbar are so magical. Find out more…
Sandbar’s Sunday Jazz Brunch on the Beach Can’t Be Beat!
Join us on Sunday’s for live jazz music, delicious, locally sourced menu items and fun for the whole family! Sandbar’s Sunday Jazz Brunch is the perfect way to relax and unwind with your toes in the sand and a mimosa in your hand. View the menu…
Dine Out for No Kid Hungry Results!
The Chiles Restaurant Group thanks its employees and patrons for rallying around the Share Our Strength’s Dine Out for No Kid Hungry® campaign this September, during which the three Chiles Group restaurants joined thousands of restaurants nationwide to support the campaign. All three of our restaurants smashed last year’s numbers and collected more money than ever before. Get the results…
The Sandbar and Pine Avenue Become Models for Global Sustainability!
The Chiles Restaurant Group and Pine Avenue hosted students from the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability in recognition of World Tourism Day. The celebration included a tour of the Pine Avenue Restoration Project (PAR), the Historic Green Village, and the Edible Gardens with a sustainable tasting lunch at The Sandbar in the City of Anna Maria on Friday, September 25. Read more…
Lola Wines featured in Bradenton Area and Convention Visitors Bureau Newsletter!
Lola Wines are our signature wines we feature in all three restaurants! You will see our wine walls at the Sandbar and the Beach House stocked full of all four varietals. So we were thrilled to see Lola front and center on the recent Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau newsletter. Paired with the Lola Pinot Noir is the Mar Vista’s Scallops Rumaki. We suggest you visit soon to try them both! Read the newsletter…
Old Beach House Logo Inventory is Dwindling – Get Yours Today!
Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of Beach House history! There is still time to get some soon to be coveted vintage Beach House Merch! So get a hat, t-shirt, beach towel or Tervis Tumbler with the old logo before it is gone forever. Get the story…
Get Social With Us!
Tweet, Pin, Post and Share! We love seeing all of our guests on our social media channels. We have a facebook page for each of the restaurants as well as one for Pine Avenue, Anna Maria and Gamble Creek Farm. You can also tweet us on our Twitter pages, and share pictures on our Instagram or Pinterest pages! We hope you will check them all out. You can access them directly from our website. Let’s get Social!!! Get the details…
Celebrate with Us!
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September Photo Contest Winner
This winning photograph was taken by Charlene H. Charlene told us, “My husband and I were celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary at the Beach House! Great dinner and great service!!!!! We were in Florida for 5 days but ate at the Beach House twice and the Sandbar once…. LOVE THEM BOTH!” We picked this picture because we just love the different hues of color in the sunset and the way the palm tree fronds add such a beautiful silhouette! So majestic! Great job Charlene!
Just for sending this amazing photo we will be sending Charlene a complimentary $50 gift card to use on her next visit.
If you would like to enter to win a $50 gift card like Charlene just submit your photo to [email protected] or post it to one of our facebook pages, Pinterest, Twitter or Instagram accounts by the last day of each month at 5 pm.
Come see us at one of our waterfront restaurants soon. Visit our website www.islanddining.com for great gift, events, news, menus, directions and information about beach weddings and receptions.
100 Spring Avenue – Anna Maria, FL 34216
Beach House Restaurant
200 Gulf Drive North – Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Mar Vista Restaurant
760 Broadway Street N. – Longboat Key, FL 34228