Posted on 4/12/2023

Best Grocery Stores on Anna Maria Island

If you are planning to stay in one of our vacation homes on Anna Maria Island, you'll have access to a full kitchen ready to be stocked with fresh food, which can save you time and money and provide you with the flexibility to cook meals according to your preferences.

While AMI hosts spectacular waterfront dining, beachside brunches, and opportunities to catch your own dinner, sometimes it's nice to settle in for a meal at home. Fortunately, there are several grocery stores available on the island. You can easily find what you need to prepare your meals from large supermarkets to smaller specialty stores. Be sure to stock up on groceries and enjoy the convenience and flexibility of having a full kitchen at your disposal in your AMI vacation rental.

Check out our top Anna Maria Island grocery stores below!

Anna Maria General Store

Photo Credit: David Mulder via Flickr CC2.0The Anna Maria General Store is a popular shopping destination on Anna Maria Island just north of Holmes Beach that offers a wide range of products for locals and tourists alike.

This store carries everything from groceries to beach gear, souvenirs, and even some clothing items. They have a large selection of specialty and organic foods, including fresh produce, baked goods, and local honey. If you want to pack sandwiches for the beach, they have a great selection of Boars Head deli items as well as a great selection of beer and wine. You can also find a variety of snacks, drinks, and ice cream to take with you to the beach. In addition to food items, the store has a great selection of beach accessories, such as sunscreen, towels, hats, and toys for kids.

Anna Maria General Store is a one-stop shop for all your vacation needs, and it's perfect for those who prefer to do all their shopping in one place rather than going to multiple stores.

Capt. Anthony's Seafood Market

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  • Address: 107 Spring Avenue, Anna Maria, FL
  • Offers: Stone Crab Store, fresh seafood only.
Capt. Anthony's Seafood Market is a popular seafood market located on the northern tip of Anna Maria Island that offers a wide variety of fresh and frozen seafood products.

The market is known for its excellent selection of locally caught seafood, such as grouper, snapper, shrimp, scallops, and more. They also offer a variety of other seafood options from around the world, including crab, lobster, and clams. Additionally, Capt Anthony's provides customers with prepared dishes like ceviche, fish dip, and seafood chowder.

This seafood market is ideal for people who enjoy cooking and want to prepare fresh and healthy seafood meals at a beach BBQ or at home. It is also an excellent option for anyone looking to experience the local flavor of the island by enjoying freshly caught seafood.

Olive Oil Outpost

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  • Address: 401 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, FL
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  • Offers: Gourmet foods, locally made goods, fresh bread, freshly roasted coffee.
Located in Downtown Anna Maria Island, Olive Oil Outpost is a unique specialty store located on Anna Maria Island that offers a wide variety of gourmet food products, including premium olive oils, aged balsamic vinegar, artisanal cheeses, and handmade pasta. 

The store is known for its high-quality and carefully selected products, which are sourced from all over the world. In addition to its gourmet food products, Olive Oil Outpost also carries a range of kitchen accessories, such as cookbooks, cutting boards, and kitchen gadgets. 

The store is perfect for anyone who loves to cook and appreciates quality ingredients.It's also a great place to find unique gifts for foodies or to pick up some delicious snacks to enjoy during your stay at your Anna Maria Island vacation rental. With its friendly staff and cozy atmosphere, Olive Oil Outpost is definitely worth a visit for anyone looking for a culinary adventure on the island.

Publix Supermarket at Holmes Beach

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  • Address: 3900 E Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, FL
  • Offers: All the basics, deli, and beer and wine selection.
Publix Supermarket at Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island is a popular grocery store that offers a wide variety of products for locals and visitors alike. This large supermarket has everything you might need for your stay, including fresh produce, meat, bakery items, prepared foods, and household essentials. Publix Supermarket is a great option for families, groups, or anyone looking to stock up on groceries during their stay on the island.

The store is conveniently located and offers a clean, modern (and affordable!) shopping experience with friendly staff. In addition to food items, Publix also has a pharmacy, a deli, and a bakery where you can pick up freshly baked bread, pastries, and cakes.

Island Fresh Market AMI

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  • Address: 5604 Marina Drive, Suite A, Holmes Beach, FL
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  • Offers: Local Seafood, Gourmet Soups, Beer and Wine, Party Platters
Island Fresh Market AMI is a popular grocery store in Holmes Beach that offers a variety of products to meet the needs of vacationers and locals alike. The market is well-known for its fresh produce, organic products, and gourmet items. In addition to fruits and vegetables, you can find a range of meats, cheeses, baked goods, and prepared meals. The store also stocks a variety of specialty items, including gluten-free and vegan products, organic wines, and craft beers.

Island Fresh Market AMI is a great option for those who are health-conscious and looking for high-quality, fresh ingredients.It is also a good choice for those who want to try something new, as the store carries unique and hard-to-find items.

AMI Beach Hut

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  • Address: 9901 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, FL 34216
  • Offers: The basics, wine, beer, and great ice cream.
If you only have a few things to pick up while you're in between grocery runs, look no further than AMI Beach Hut. While not a full-service grocery store on Anna Maria Island, the AMI Beach Hut has oil and spices, sugar, coffee, wine and beer, snacks, and what may be the best ice cream on the island!

Be sure to stop in for a few scoops while you pick up your last-minute grocery needs on the island.

Stock Up in AMI

Regardless of which store you choose, be sure to take advantage of the full kitchen in your vacation rental and enjoy the flexibility and convenience of cooking your own meals. Anna Maria Island has a variety of grocery stores that offer everything you need to stock up on groceries during your stay at one of our beach home rentals.
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