double-gift-card-2015-800x500The Sandbar, Beach House and Mar Vista Holiday Gift Card Sale started November 1st. Do some holiday shopping early and easy and get a little something for yourself! Get a FREE BONUS Gift Card equal to 25% of your total gift card purchase. Just purchase $50.00 or more in gift cards and you will receive a free BONUS gift card worth 25% of your total gift card purchase. For example, purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a free $25 card!

Give them as gifts, stocking stuffers, employee thank you’s, client gifts or keep them for yourself. Get all of your shopping done early and in one place. Order online at or call or visit any of our three waterfront restaurants. Offer valid until January 8, 2017. For more information contact our corporate office at 941-778-8705 or

BOGO for Lunch or Dinner!

September 13, 2016

chiles-ami-sun-dec7_bh-bogoExperience wonderful waterfront dining at the Beach House today and receive a free entree. Enjoy our BOGO – Buy one entree and receive the second entree of equal or lessor value for free – Lunch or Dinner. All new decor and completely renovated inside with an expansive bar over looking the Gulf. Spectacular service from our fun and professional staff. Our menus are chocked full of locally sourced, delicious menu items featuring – direct from area waters – fresh seafood like Mullet, Cobia, Gulf Shrimp and Oysters and farm to fork produce from our own farm here in Parrish.  Catch the best Happy Hour ever –  Monday – Sunday 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the bar with Johnny, Rina, Shaina, Mark, Daniel and Drew not to mention specials on more than just well drinks and house wines and some signature Beach House menu items.

Coupon must be presented to receive offer. Cannot be combined with other offers. Gratuity not included. Valid through December 21, 2016.

Brioche Ricotta Toast

November 30, 2016

broichetoastUse your favorite Texas toast. Top with fresh ricotta and pickled peaches. Garnish with mint.

Pickled peaches:
Sugar   1 1/4 cup
Apple cider vinegar 1 cup
Peaches about 3, peeled and cored
Bring to boil and cook peaches for about 5 minutes depending on firmness (less if fruit is very ripe)

3 cups whole milk
2 cups cream
1 cup buttermilk
Bring mixture to 185 degrees and turn off heat.  Let sit for 10 minutes, then scoop out curds and let them strain on cheesecloth.


December Events!

November 29, 2016

emptybowls2015Holiday parties, fundraisers, and spirit filled get togethers abound during the month of December. In Florida, we hope December brings a little chill to the air to help get in the spirit and to get at least one or two opportunities to don our winter wear! The Chiles Group will be participating in the following events this month. We hope to see you there!

Empty Bowls to benefit Meals on Wheels, Manatee County.
Thursday, December 1st, 11:00am-1:00pm, at Renaissance on 9th, 1816 9th St. West, Bradenton and
Friday, December 2nd on Lakewood Ranch Main Street. Our restaurants will be serving two soups each day.
Help feed the hungry in Manatee County by “filling” the bowls of those in need. Taste delicious homemade soups from over 20 area restaurants and get a handmade ceramic bowl to take home. Tickets are limited so get yours asap…

Longboat Key Garden Party, Saturday, December 3rd, 1200pm-2:00pm The Resort at Longboat Key Club Island side Driving Range, 361 Longboat Key Club Road, Longboat Key. Enjoy delicious food from over 30 of the area’s finest restaurants, fine wines, craft and national beers, live entertainment and free parking. The Sandbar, Beach House and Mar Vista will be serving their signature dishes to help support the efforts benefiting the Longboat Key Kiwanis Club. Purchase your tickets at

Christmas On Bridge Street, Saturday, December 17, 4:30pm-8:30pm, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. One of the area’s best holiday events – enjoy live music from the Powell Crosley Dickens Carolers & Storytellers, the choir and drama students from Rowlett Elementary School, a holiday market, wreath raffles, silent auction, hot chocolate bar, snow and Santa! Stay for the lighted boat parade! For more info visit



Holiday of Treasures Walk About!

November 29, 2016

Get in the spirit of the holidays at the Annual Holiday of Treasures Walk About throughout the city of Anna Maria. Stroll down Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue looking for last minute gifts, tasting scrumptious lite bites, sipping delicious libations and listening to Christmas Carols. On Friday, December 9th, many of the city’s shops will […]

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Sandbar Christmas for Kid’s Party!

November 22, 2016

Dear Friends, The 2016 Holiday Season is here and it is, once again, time for the Lawton Chiles Christmas for Kids Party. Thanks to the generosity of many, the event is able to provide a bit of holiday cheer for underprivileged kids. We are planning for 80 children this year. We include children from Hope […]

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Going Strawless!

November 18, 2016

The Chiles Restaurant Group is Going Strawless! In an effort to reduce waste to support the environment and encourage our customers to do the same, our restaurants have launched the new “Skip the Straw” campaign The Skip the Straw campaign has now taken hold in Anna Maria Island. Last month, the Chiles Restaurant Group joined […]

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Holiday Hours

November 1, 2016

All three of our restaurants will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. We may close early on Christmas Eve depending on the level of our business. We feel it is important to be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas so our staff can enjoy the holidays with their families. We hope you enjoy special times […]

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