Poppo’s Taqueria

anna maria island restaurant

Location: 212 C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Poppo’s Taqueria is located on a small, cute strip mall along with several other small businesses on the attraction filled Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, FL. If you’re exploring Anna Maria Island for a family vacation this is a convenient and ideal spot for a meal with great prices, satisfying Mexican food and fast service.

This Mexican-inspired restaurant can trace its roots back to the Mission District of San Francisco, and it is set up as a fast, casual food experience that will leave you wanting more. The restaurant is organized like a Chipotle or a Moe’s—but with more flavor, character, and local feel.

On the menu you’ll find everything from fresh made to order tacos to burritos, quesadillas, bowls, and your favorite sides. Everything you can order is written on large chalkboard for a fun and funky feel. But, this isn’t your typical Mexican food spot, it’s gourmet street food with an authentic taste.

These dishes are all handcrafted with natural meats like boar chorizo, spicy beef and ancho chicken. Plus, options for vegetarians and vegans alike are available including tempeh and a selection of vegetables. It doesn’t stop there! Poppo’s Taqueria also make their own tortillas fresh daily, hand pressing and cooking them for each order.

If the amazing selection of food wasn’t enough for you, the price also can’t be beat. You can get a meal for a little as $10. For a family vacation price and quality of food is key, and Poppo’s Taqueria delivers on all fronts.

No need for reservations here, they offer the perfect grab and go type of meal for lunch or dinner if you’re out and about. Or, you can sit and eat right at the restaurant, enjoying the casual, eclectic and fresh atmosphere and outdoor seating.

Poppo’s Taqueria is also a great spot to take the kids. The menu offers smaller sized options, plus single tacos, allowing you to mix and match and have fun with your food choices.

The drinks are another great reason to eat here. Virgil’s Sodas and Fountainhead are available for the kids with no high fructose corn syrup, with standard and craft beer for the adults served at a large wooden bar.

If you plan to hang out for a while and enjoy your meal, the restaurant also has flat screen televisions. Three additional locations can be found throughout Bradenton off the island, so the concept has really taken off amongst the locals. Visit Poppo’s Taqueria and see why this unique little eatery has so many fans in the Bradenton area!