Shopping & Dining

There are plenty of family-owned restaurants, unique stores and farmers’ markets conveniently located to The Rod and Reel Resort on Anna Maria Island. Whether you are looking for locally sourced seafood, coastal cottage décor, handmade jewelry or some of the best ice cream you’ve ever eaten you’ll find this and more just an easy bike ride away at Pine Avenue.

If you’re looking for a great meal, you’ll never run out of places to try. You might even see a dolphin or manatee go by while you enjoy a dinner at the Waterfront Restaurant. Our guests won’t have to go far for fresh seafood and a great water view. The Rod and Reel Pier is located right next door to the resort and even offers in room dining options for our guests. Just check the menu conveniently located inside your Suite.

Plan an unforgettable evening at the resort and book private chef Cheryl Bennecke for a delicious and one of a kind dining experience right at the resort. View our slideshow for more photos of incredible meals she has put together for our guests over the years-from birthday celebrations to casual family dinners, she does it all!

If you’re on the search for the latest coastal fashions, handmade jewelry and so much more. Look no further than The Island Cabana, Pink & Navy Boutique, or Shiny Fish Emporium.