“Cold Drinks. Priceless Memories.”

We are the best spot for great drinks and better memories this side of Anna Maria Sound. Come see what all the buzz is about.

About Us

Our Story

Drift-In AMI is the icon of Anna Maria Island. Located on Historic Bridge Street in the heart of Bradenton Beach, “The Drift” is famous for Ice Cold Cocktails, Live Music, and daily entertainment including Bingo, Bar Poker, and Karaoke! The Legend Himself, aka the Sultan of Swat, George Herman BABE Ruth once owned “The Drift”. Today lifelong Bradenton residents Derek and Helena Williams own Drift-In AMI taking over the reins from the one and only Jose Cuervo and Mrs. Angie in December 2022.

Days of the Week (to drink)

Happy Hour Everyday 7am – 7pm!

Open Everyday 7AM to 2AM


Start your week off right with something to drink at Drift In.


Eh… it’s Tuesday, come grab a drink anyways it’ll be fun. Promise.


Everyone’s favorite day of the week. Stop over for a pick-me-up.


Beach? No. Drink first, then beach. That’s how we do it.


Time to start the weekend off right! At Drift In, drink in hand.


The weekend is here! Grab your friends and come drink!


Last chance to have a few drinks before Monday comes…

The Coconut Connection

What People Say When They’re Having Fun

This is the best bar to drink at on the island. Hands down! From the live music to the daily activities there is nowhere else you need to be.


Wonderful drinks made by even better bartenders. When your here you feel like your part of a family enjoying yourself any day of the week.



What’s New?

  • Look Out AMI!
    Drift-In AMI now has a new owner! On December 1st 2022 life long Bradenton residents Derek and Helena Williams obtained ownership of Drift-In AMI taking over the reins from the one and only Jose Cuervo and Mrs. Angie. This is the start of something extraordinary and we can’t wait to share it with you! TheContinue reading “Look Out AMI!”

Become a VIP

With the aim of everyone having a great time while out on the island we offer a VIP program to you. Sign up now and take part in our daily 50/50 raffle with half the proceeds going to one lucky winner everyday and the other half towards our VIP party in April.

Drift-In AMI

120 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

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