Where To Find The Best Pizza On Anna Maria Island

While booking your Anna Maria Island rentals, it is essential to think about where you will grab grub from during your stay. If we’re being honest, pizza is a must-have for anyone visiting AMI. Anna Maria Island is known for its diversity of restaurants, and even its selection of pizza places reflects that fact. If we’re being even more honest, you will likely want to try more than one of AMI’s pizza places while you are here since you will be working up an appetite as you explore the island.

When you are done having fun in the bright Florida sun, stop by one of these pizza places on Anna Maria Island and snag a slice of mouth-watering pizza.

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Pizza Social

Located on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria, Pizza Social is open every day – except for Tuesdays – from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving a menu packed with hand-crafted pizza options. You can take your pick from their selection of signature hand-crafted pizzas with either a 10- or 14-inch crust.

Meat lovers will be tempted by the Meats pizza, which features bacon, Italian sausage, pepperoni, mozzarella, and Canadian bacon atop a delicious red sauce. Veggie lovers might prefer the Community Garden, which tops its red sauce with mushrooms, red onions, bell peppers, spinach, black olives, and mozzarella. Of course, the AMI is another delicious option, mixing pepperoni, bacon, Italian sausage, banana peppers, and mozzarella. The Taco pizza caters to Mexican food fans with its Cholula, ground beef, mozzarella, and toppings that include lettuce, tomato, and tortilla crisps.

If you want to, you can build your own pizza using a base (red sauce, EVOO, Buffalo, Ranch, or BBQ) and add your toppings. Those who need to get one can opt for the gluten-free 10-inch cauliflower crust. And, for just a few bucks extra, you can munch on some yummy garlic parm dough nuggets.

There is also a salad selection that includes a Greek, Chop Chop, Caesar, and a build-your-own option. Design it the way you want your salad as either a small or large portion. You can wash it all down with a Coca-Cola, beer, or wine.

Island Grill

Hungry in Holmes Beach? Then head on over to Marina Drive and grab a pizza from Island Grill. They blend American cuisine, pizza, and seafood into one restaurant that has vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available for patrons. One of the popular non-pizza dishes is the pretzel grouper, which patrons say is quite tasty. Portions are of considerable size. Other popular plates include the Ahi Tuna.

If your server asks if you would like a drink, try the Lemon Drop and pair it with the pear & prosciutto pizza. It makes for a surprisingly delightful and delectable pairing. You can enjoy eating in the Island Grill’s low-key, relaxed environment. Visitors rave about how non-pretentious this pizza place feels. The Island Grill does not disappoint whether you’re a foodie or just plain hungry; the Island Grill does not disappoint.

Plan Your Visit

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Not too far away from your Anna Maria Island vacation rentals is Vinny’s Italian Kitchen. Situated along Gulf Drive, look for the blue AMI Plaza building, and you will see a sign that says “Little Italy in the heart of Anna Maria Island.” But Vinny’s is more than just a pizza place – they serve sandwiches and wines imported from Italy for lunch and dinner. There is even a complete market that offers cakes, Italian meats, pastries, Italian gelato, Italian cheeses, and more.

A lengthy list of Italian specialties gives you options for dinner for two. You can choose from the baked ziti, manicotti, penne Vodka sauce, spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant rollatini, or veal marsala. Some of these dishes can be made gluten-free as well. Cold and hot sandwiches can be ordered, as can either a Roma or Mediterranean panini, calzones, strombolis, and flatbread focaccia.

Of course, the rustic pizza options should appeal to pizza lovers. Patrons rave about the Queen Margarita with its fresh basil, spices, and extra virgin olive oil. A gluten-free pizza option exists, and you can order any regular crusts as either 10 or 15-inch crust sizes.

Slims Place

Are you looking for Anna Maria Island family-friendly restaurants? Slim’s Place on Gulf Drive has something for everyone. If your kiddos don’t want pizza, Slim’s has them covered, offering hot dogs, chicken tenders, mac & cheese, cheeseburger sliders, pasta with meatballs, and cheese quesadillas on their kids’ menu.

Everyone else can choose from a diverse slew of menu options that include pierogis, Thai chili basil citrus shrimp, soup and salad pairings, a siracha shrimp po boy, mushroom steak sandwich, chicken tacos, the island shrimp wrap, and – of course – pizza. Pizza options include traditional cheese, Margherita pizza, lobster mac & cheese, BBQ pork & bacon, and the Italian lovers topped with salami, ham, and capicola. Add a side, and be sure to try some of the local craft beer, a draft beer, or house wine to wash your pizza down.

The Sandbar

Another one of the Anna Maria Island pizza restaurants visitors flock to is The Sandbar. You and your kids can dip your toes in the warm, white Gulf sands while munching on pizza and watching the sunset over the cerulean waves. Sounds idyllic, right? You can keep things simple by ordering take-out online or can even stop by their indoor farmers market and support Gamble Creek Farms.

So, what’s on the menu? Starters include Oysters on the Half Shell, Peel & Eat Shrimp, and Black Bean Hummus made with veggies from Gamble Creek Farms. You can pick a salad and add your favorite protein for a few extra bucks. Shareable sides – perfect for families and larger groups – include cheese grits, cornbread, and ciabatta bread. Sandbar classics consist of mouth-watering stuffed shrimp, grilled octopus, and New York strip.

If your kids are picky eaters, pizza is on the kid’s menu. Anything on the kid’s menu is served with a cup of fruit, French fries, or apple sauce. Other meal options include a grilled cheese sandwich, chicken tenders, macaroni & cheese, and grilled shrimp. There are also some delicious frozen desserts that your kids can munch on after finishing their main courses.

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Where To Stay?

Booking our resort rooms puts you right in the heart of Anna Maria Island and keeps you within walking distance of many excellent eateries. Anna Maria Island is renowned for its delectable dishes that truly embrace variety – which is, after all, the spice of life. You will easily be able to leave your room and walk to your choice of pizza places, grab some grub, and bring it home to eat in the comfort of your room. Many restaurants now offer online ordering, which means you can quickly get take-out or delivery straight to your room at our Anna Maria Island resort. Contact us today to learn more and book your trip to Anna Maria Island!