Category: AMOB Events

Bayou to the Bay Menu

Celebrate the flavors of the Gulf Coast this summer at Anna Maria Oyster Bar! Dive into our “Bayou to the Bay” Seasonal Menu, available starting Tuesday, June 18th. From our mouthwatering “Nibbles” like lightly fried Crawfish Tails and fan-favorite Gator Bites to our hearty, savory Jambalaya bursting with Gulf Coast flavors, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy a classic Southern Po’ Boy with your choice of crispy seafood, or sip on one of our “Louisiana Libations” like the decadent Bananas Foster Martini or the wild Swamp Thing ‘Rita. Don’t forget to save room for a sweet treat from our “Sugar Shack,”

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Popular Bradenton Area Seafood Restaurant Opens First Sarasota County location

A locally owned and operated seafood restaurant has just debuted its latest location, which is also its first in Sarasota County. Anna Maria Oyster Bar is now open in North Port at 14132 Tamiami Trail, the former Family Table space. It is the sixth location for AMOB along with restaurants in University Town Center (which opened last year), Anna Maria Island’s Bridge Street Pier, Cortez Road, Ellenton, and “Landside” near Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. AMOB was founded in 1995 on the Anna Maria City Pier before expanding to its current locations. As its name suggests, AMOB’s menu features a variety of

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“Five Star Fun” Comes To North Port

NORTH PORT — It wasn’t the best time for North Port residents to meet Anna Maria Oyster Bar founders John Horne and his wife, Amanda. But these restaurateurs/philanthropists aren’t just fair-weather friends. A week after they sealed the purchase of Family Table Restaurant, Hurricane Ian roared into town, shredding other businesses along Tamiami Trail but leaving their new restaurant unscathed. They came down, set up in the parking lot, and served hot gumbo and big smiles to anyone who needed them. “North Port is a special community that really reminds us of Bradenton,” John Horne stated in an email to

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March Into These Deals!

March is here, spring is near, and we’ve got a whole lotta fun happening this month! All Season Long | Spring Training It’s that time of year again…Spring Training is back! Grab your ticket, peanuts, Cracker Jacks…then stop by AMOB for a FREE margarita.  Wear ANY baseball team’s shirt or hat throughout the entire Spring Training season and receive a FREE margarita with purchase of an entree! (Yes, we said you can wear ANY baseball team’s shirt but…GO PIRATES!!!) The Month of March | Women’s History Month Our sisters at The Women’s Resource Center are near and dear to our

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You’re Going to LOVE These Promos!

Happy February, AMOB friends and family! We’re excited about what we have goin’ on this February at the O-Bars, and we hope you’ll be just as excited, too! 2/20 | Super Bowl Sunday: We will be closing at 6pm to give our staff the opportunity to enjoy the big game. Sorry for any inconvenience… we love football, too! 2/13 | Galentine’s Day: Grab your favorite ladies and head to AMOB for Galentine’s Day! Treat yourselves with our Gal Pal Special: -8oz Prime Rib -4oz Lobster Tail -One Glass of house wine -One dessert -All for $27.50/person! *Note: promotion not valid

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Cheers to 2020!

What an amazing year 2019 was for us. We would like to thank YOU for all of your support – from our fundraisers to your continued patronage, we are beyond thankful for all the local love this year. Click here to read about our 2019 year… a year to remember! 2019 and winter break for the kiddos has unfortunately come to an end… but we have something that will keep’em going! Bring the kids in for Penny an Inch Sunday through Thursday! Kids dine for only 1 cent per in of height at all four of our locations! The season

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Fall Into Our October Promos!

Happy Fall, AMOB friends and family! The humidity is gone, the sun is still shining, and hurricane season is slowly but surely coming to an end. We’re so excited about what we have goin’ on this October at the O-Bars, and we hope that you’ll be just as excited, too! Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Shuck cancer! 12.4% of women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, making it the most common type of cancer among women, besides skin cancer. During the entire month of October, we will be donating all proceeds from our

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Burgers & Brews

Whoever comes up with these national food holidays… I think we all owe them a BIG thank you! TWO national holidays are coming and Anna Maria Oyster Bar is ready to celebrate. Get ready to mark your calendars! First up, we have National Cheeseburger Day on September 18th. A whole day just for cheeseburgers aka America’s favorite sandwich?! We’ll take it. Celebrate with us at any of our four locations and receive a FREE House Margarita with your purchase of a cheeseburger.  After your bellies are full of burgers and margs, get ready for National Beer Day on September 28th!

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Happy National Catfish Month!

August is here and so is National Catfish Month! Around the country, catfish finds its way onto menus and dinner tables providing a very tasty meal, especially here in the South. But why is there a national commemorative month for it? National Catfish Month started in 1984 when President Ronald Reagan announced to the nation that there would indeed be a national month dedicated just to catfish. Catfish is one of America’s largest aquaculture products, but this month is more than just scarfin’ down this tasty meal. It’s about the agricultural importance of catfish in the economy and understanding the

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6th Annual Tidewell Day

Our 6th annual Tidewell Day was a huge success, thanks to YOU! Tidewell Hospice is one of the largest not-for-profit hospices in the United States. They serve more than 1,000 patients daily in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. Tidewell offers home-based comfort care to everyone, regardless of ability to pay, involving the support of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, chaplains and volunteers. This day is very special to our Anna Maria Oyster Bar family because the angels at Tidewell cared for both “Old Man,” Jerry Yettaw, one of the original chefs at AMOB, and Ann Senn

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