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Restaurants on 30a in Florida offer visitors an authentic taste of coastal cuisine! The restaurants in and around Walton County range from AAA-rated fine dining establishments, like Cafe 30-A  to your family outdoor dining with unforgettable views at Bud & Alleys in Seaside. 30-A, or Santa Rosa Beach restaurants have developed atmospheres, as well as menus, that often reflect the mood or style of the beach neighborhood they are located in. And it’s because of these unique locations that both vacationers and locals alike get to enjoy such a variety of delectable delights while vacationing on the Emerald Coast of Florida. When you discover 30-A’s restaurants, you are sure to find places to eat in Northwest, Florida that will become cemented into your vacation plans for years to come.

Do you have an all-time favorite restaurant on Scenic Hwy 30-A in Florida? Share your favorite dish with us on our Facebook Page!  

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*For the Health of It*

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Location: 2217 West CR 30-A Phone: 850-267-0558 Email: info@shopforthehealthofit.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

For The Health Of It is a natural food store, a jammin’ juice bar and a groovy smoothie station (far out man). They also carry vitamins, herbs and supplements. In addition to all these healthy foods (which make us lose weight just thinking about them) they also run a message clinic staffed by professional massage therapists. Ahhhh…

Receive 10% off of your Grocery Purchase, Juice Bar Purchase at For The Health of It!

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723 Whiskey Bravo

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Location: 3031 E Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850.213.0015 Email: info@723whiskeybravo.com

723 Whiskey Bravo is located in the heart of old Seagrove and serves great food in a casual atmosphere.  Family-friendly with fantastic service and great views of the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll enjoy a memorable time!  Perfect for watching sunset or your favorite game!

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Acme Ice House

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Location: 10343 East County Highway 30A Phone: (850) 502-5669 Email: info@acmeicehouse.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View Point of Contact: Danny McCall

Hot griddled 100% Angus burgers. Wood fired artisan pizzas. Ice cold beer. Full cocktail and spirits menu. 30 foot bar with 13 flat screen TVs, for the best game viewing on 30A. Live music and dancing. Patio dining. Stand-up-your-spoon shakes and ice cream dreams that remind you of Grandma’s back porch on a hot summer day. Two handcrafted wood burning ovens. Barn wood walls. and a Harley hanging from the ceiling. At the Village at Seacrest Beach on Northwest Florida’s 30A.

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Amavida Coffee

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Location: Downtown Seaside, South side of 30-A Point of Contact: Dan and Sally Bailey

Amavida Coffee is a cool, hip (but not too hip) coffee shop that serves up gourmet coffee and freshly-baked goods. Great place to read and wake up with a cup or two of freshly-brewed Joe. If you can’t leave work behind, they also have wireless access so you can use your laptop while your supposed to be on vacation. Now serving great South American specialty food.  Try some today.  Check out their funky web site for more information. Downtown Seaside

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Amavida Coffee (Rosemary Beach)

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Location: Rosemary Beach, Town Center, North Side Phone: 850-231-1077

Amavida joins the Spanish words “amar” (love) and “vida” (life). The name “Amavida” was adopted by our company after extensive soul searching to define who we are and what beliefs and values are most important to us. We wanted a simple name that would voice our commitments and give us purpose, now and in our future.

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Angelina’s Pizzeria & Pasta

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Location: 4005 E Scenic Hwy 30-A; In the heart of Seagrove Beach Phone: 850-231-2500

Traditional Italian fare – veal and seafood dishes. Hand-tossed New York style pizza. Great lunch specials at a reasonable price. Wine Bar / Full Menu / Takeout

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Another Broken Egg Cafe

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Location: Shops of Uptown Grayton: 51 Uptown Grayton Circle Phone: 850-231-7835

If you’re looking for a quick early breakfast, or for a leisurely brunch or lunch, one of the Another Broken Egg Cafe in Uptown Grayton is the place to be. Locals and tourists alike have commented on the casual elegance and charming French country atmosphere they offer. Behind Starbucks in Uptown Grayton.

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Bad Ass Coffee

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Location: Uptown Grayton Shopping Center Phone: 850-534-0334 Website: Click Here to View

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii™ is a well-established gourmet coffee company with over 15 years in the business, serving the highest quality gourmet coffee online and in over 65 retail locations. We offer American-grown, Hawaiian coffee from Oahu, Kauai, Maui and of course our 100% Kona coffee.
Look for our distinctive Hawaiian Signature blend (10% Hawaiian coffee and other beans from around the world), unique signature espresso drinks, and other related food and beverage items. We also carry a unique line of retail merchandise, including custom-branded mugs, hats, T-shirts, chocolates, macadamia nuts and much more. Our coffee and product line are highly sought after by our growing base of loyal customers, who continue to enjoy our products long after their first experience with Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii.

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Barefoot BBQ

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Location: 2235 E Scenic Hwy 30-A / Seaside Airstreams Phone: 850-534-0313 Point of Contact: Murphy

30-A’s best BBQ is served up by 30-A’s most famous and liked former bartender, Murphy. Using only all natural ingredients and the best meats and vegtables from organic farms and local growers, Murphy’s BBQ is not to be missed.

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Basmati’s Asian Cuisine

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Location: 3295 W. Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-267-3028

[TOP 10] Basmati’s Asian Cuisine is one of our favorite restaurants along Scenic 30-A. Fine dining with a casual and elegant ambiance. Fresh ingredients and brilliantly prepared Asian Fusion dishes are the norm. Excellent sushi and sake! Prices on the higher end but well worth it. Now open for Lunch!

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Beach Bar

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Location: 45 Town Center in Gulf Place Phone: 850-267-2522

Beach Bar is the perfect spot to grab a burger, a wrap or a salad. They serve beer and wine, lunch and dinner.

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Beach Club at Watercolor

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Location: Poolside at Watercolor Inn; Owners & Guests Only Phone: 850-534-5040

The poolside Beach Club is only open to WaterColor property owners and guests. That said, we think these amenities alone make it worth checking in to the WaterColor Inn for a few days. The Beach Club has one of the best vantage points on all of Scenic 30-A. You can see for miles down the beach while lying out by their stunning pool, sipping your favorite refreshment. Their chilled, mango-scented towels are a favorite among guests. Need we say more?

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Blue Mountain Beach Creamery

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Location: 2129 South Scenic Hwy 83 / Corner of 30-A and 83 across from Redfish Village

A hometown creamery just a short walk from the Blue Mountain Beach access. Located across 30A from Redfish Village.

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Borago

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Location: A Classic Italian Trattoria; 80 E Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-231-9167

[TOP 10] This is one of our favorite restaurants along Scenic Highway 30-A. A classic Italian Trattoria. Home-made food exquisitely presented in an upscale yet unpretentious atmosphere. Great bar, impressive wine list. Consistently courteous and professional service.

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Bruno’s Pizza

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Location: Seagrove Plaza; Scenic Route 30-A Phone: 850-231-1452 Email: pizzaguy@brunospizza30a.com

30-A‘s oldest and best pizza can be found at Bruno’s Casual pizza shop located in the Seagrove Plaza.  Check out the all you can eat lunch buffet!

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Bud & Alley’s Taco Bar

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Location: 2236 E Scenic Hwy 30-A Downtown Seaside Phone: 850-231-4781 Email: info@budandalleys.com Point of Contact: Dave

Bud and Alleys brings a taco bar to Seaside. Enjoy all varieties of tapa size tacos. Sip on a margarita or a cold beer!  Eat outside, great people watching.

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Bud & Alleys

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Location: On the Beach in Seaside Phone: 850-231-5900

[TOP 10] Bud & Alley’s was founded in 1986 and named after a dog and cat. This Seaside landmark has been a favorite gathering place for locals and visitors who appreciate the great food, great fun and great sunsets. Bud & Alley’s is nestled in the dunes overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The restaurant has won numerous awards including, Florida Trend Magazine’s Golden Spoon Award (Top 20 in Florida) as well as Wine Spectator Magazine’s Award of Excellence.

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Bud & Alleys Pizza Bar

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Location: Downtown Seaside, south side of 30-A Phone: 850-231-1902 Email: info@budandalleys.com

Charming beachside restaurant right next to the towering Obe Pavilion in Seaside. Fresh wood baked pizzas straight from Italy!

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Cafe Bolo

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Location: 4368 W County Highway 30A #105 Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Phone: 850-267-2060 Website: Click Here to View

Located directly on Scenic Highway 30A, just across County Road 393 from Gulf Place, Cafe Bolo serves delicious gourmet coffee, fresh baked cakes, pastries and homemade soups and sandwiches. Everything is hand-made from scratch daily.

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Cafe Tango

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Location: 14 Vicki Street; Just off Scenic 30-A Phone: 850-267-0054

European inspired Coastal Cuisine.  Small, eclectic restaurant that is off the beaten path in Santa Rosa Beach. Excellent food in a casual, upscale atmosphere. Please call ahead for reservations.

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Cafe Thirty-A

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Location: 3899 E Scenic Hwy 30-A, Seagrove Beach Phone: 850-231-2166 Point of Contact: Reservations

[TOP 10] Many people (including us) consider this to be one of, if not THE, best restaurants on Scenic 30-A. Casual, fine-dining featuring grilled and fire roasted seafood, organic meats and poultry, wood-oven pizza, vegetarian fare and hedonistic and architectural desserts. The menu changes daily according to availability of ingredients. Fine wines and cocktails, including a creative menu of martinis.

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Caliza Restaurant

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Location: Caliza Pool Phone: 850-213-5700 Point of Contact: Jay

Caliza Restaurant is 30A’s newest dining hot spot—offering fresh local seafood, grilled steaks, pasta, soups, and a variety of salads. Try one of our signature cocktails while watching the sunset from the rooftop terrace overlooking Alys Beach. Reservations are recommended but not required. 

Caliza Restaurant is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday at 5:30 PM.

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Chan’s Wine World Wine Bar and Restaurant

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Location: Water Color Town Center; Next to Clock Tower in WaterColor Phone: 866-426-2656

An eclectic, artful, in-door gathering place at WaterColor. Chan’s offers world class wines, tastings, lunch and dinner at a reasonable price.  Check out the retail spot for the best selection of wines and cheeses on 30-A.

Chanticleer Bakery

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Location: 55 Clayton Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Phone: (850) 213-9065 Email: joea@sowalbakery.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

Chanticleer Bakery is serving up mouthwatering delicacies that would make anyone’s grandmother proud! Grab a quick sandwich for lunch, a salad after an afternoon at the beach, or memorable deserts that will keep you coming back for more! 

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Chanticleer Bakery & Eatery

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Location: 55 Clayton Lane, Santa Rosa Beach Fl 32459 Phone: 850.213.9065 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

Check out our expanded breakfast & lunch menu and be sure to stop in to try some of our signature Bread Puddings. Our muffins are not only tasty, but good for you as well. They include a healthy portion of flax meal, fruit, and limited sugar added. Several are made with whole wheat flour as well.

We try to use local ingredients when ever possible. It takes a bit more work to aquire ingredients this way, but the quality is so much better. Plus, we have the reward of working with local growers and watching ingredients move from the field onto your plate. 

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Coast Food & Wine

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Coast Food + Wine captures the food flavors of the Gulf – not simply our strip of the Emerald Coast (the best part) but all along the coast and across the ocean. We serve small plates for those who just want a bite with a great glass of wine or refreshing beer. Our entrees are enough to share or enjoy for yourself. Desserts round out the dining experience with just a touch of sweetness quite bold in flavor. 

Come join us to experience the simple, fresh, bold flavors of the Coast.

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Cocoon’s

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Location: Hot Foods to Go; 4101 East CR30-A Phone: 850-231-4544 Email: Mike and Linda LaDow

[TOP 10] Likely the best Bar-B-Que on Scenic 30-A! Slow cooked, rotisserie chicken, ribs, BBQ, sandwiches, salads and desserts! Importantly, Cocoon’s also sells 150 hot sauces that will light a fire under your you-know-what and make you want to kiss yo mama. Come git it!

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Cowgirl Kitchen

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Location: Rosemary Beach Town Center and 3040 E Scenic Hwy 30-A, next to Whiskey Bravo Phone: 850-231-7877

Wonderful sandwiches, salads and soups made fresh daily. Picnic baskets, cold beer, frozen daiquiris plus a wide selection of dips, spreads, crackers and chips. As they say, We make it, you take the credit. Once you pony up to The Cowgirl Kitchen, your horse will keep comin’ back for more! Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Two Locations to serve you.  Downtown Seagrove next to Whiskey Bravo and Downtown Rosemary Beach.

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Crush Wine Bar

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Location: 25 Central Square Phone: 850-468-0703

Crush Wine Bar, in the heart of Seaside, has quickly become one of the new hot spots along 30A.  With a welcoming and friendly staff to hip and trendy events, this intimate wine bar and restaurant has it all.

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Crust Artisan Bakery

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Location: 4821 Hwy 98 Suite 101, Santa Rosa Beach Fl 32459 Phone: 850-622-1022 Email: info@crustbakers.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

“We are a neighborhood bakery specializing in retail artisan baked goods, brick-oven pizzas and many more speciality items”

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CUP-Food You Pick Up

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Location: 2050 W County Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Phone: 850-660-1165 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

CUP Food You Pick Up is a brand new eating experience. Our delicious, healthy meals are prepared fresh and packaged for your convenience. We have a wide variety of recipes. We have something for everyone!

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Dawson’s Yogurt & Fudge Works

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Location: 121 Central Square Phone: 850-231-4770

A Seaside landmark since 1988. Dawson’s serves up frozen yogurt and other delicacies that will put a big grin on your face. Grab your cone or cup and take a stroll around Seahaven, home of Truman Burbank…

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Edward’s Fine Food & Wine

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Location: 66 Main Street, Rosemary Beach FL 32413 Phone: 850.231.0550 Email: info@edwards30a.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

Chef Ed Reese began his 27 year career in the fine dining restaurants of Ft. Walton Beach, Fl. He attained his degree at the acclaimed Culinary School at Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, South Carolina and then went on to work under James Beard Award-Winning Chef Frank Stitt in Birmingham, Alabama. His years with Stitt enabled him to explore many different flavors, European regional cuisines and to expand his creativity. “I learned from Frank to keep it simple and fresh. I love using fresh produce and seafood and letting those flavors come through.” Ed moved on to Stitt’s Highlands Bar & Grill. There, he expanded his knowledge to include French Cuisine, which was incorporated into the Southern menu.

Reese continued to hone his skills and develop his own personal style working as a chef, caterer and culinary instructor. After many years in Birmingham, Ed and his wife Erin, who also grew up on the Florida coast, packed up their six children and returned to the beach. Ed has served as executive chef at some of the most popular restaurants on 30A but he longed to have his own little place. A restaurant that is simple and sophisticated where people can relax and enjoy great food. Ed and Erin found the perfect location and have created an intimate chef driven restaurant.

Ed loves his open kitchen where guests can join him at the chef’s counter for some friendly conversation as he prepares his simple, fresh dishes. Edward’s is partnered with local growers, seafood and meat purveyors to bring you only the best. “I rely on the freshest ingredients that I can get and I prepare them simply to let the natural flavors come through. I want the dishes we serve to be the most flavorful that you have ever enjoyed.” 

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Elmo’s Grill

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Location: 6131 W Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-267-2299

Elmos is a VERY casual place that has food specials, peel and eat shrimp, seafood nachos and ice cold beer. The outdoor seating is perfect for enjoying live music on the covered porch. Kids and grandparents alike end up dancing on the porch and having a good ole time.

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Enzo’s Italian Restaurant

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Location: 3906 US Hwy 98 W Phone: 850-267-3003 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

As you walk through Enzo’s door you will feel a soft, warm ambience
inviting you to step in, have a seat and relax. Our guests tell us they feel
welcome and at home. It gives them a feeling of belonging.

A member of the Enzo’s family welcomes you at the door and Escorts you to
your table where your dining experience begins. The atmosphere is candlelit
and Italian music softly plays in the background as your days stresses slowly melt
away and your dinner is prepared by owner and Chef Denise.

We are not just a restaurant. We are a member of the community and a family run restaurant.
Serving authentic Italian cuisine.

If you don’t have time to dine in with us just call and order your meal to go.

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Fish Out of Water

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Location: Restaurant & Sushi Bar Phone: 850-534-5040

[TOP 10] Fish Out of Water has been selected by Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s top 400 restaurants. Choice selections of the finest local seafood and prime cuts of meat in an inventive duneside setting. Sushi Bar, exhibition kitchen, private wine room dining among international vintages, and other artful touches. Open Tuesday – Sunday at 5PM. Sushi Happy Hour nightly!

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Flip-Flops Grill

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Location: 4281 E Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-231-0022 Email: flipflopsgrill@gmail.com

Flip-Flops Grill is a Fun & Casual  Beach-Eats style restaurant that serves up a yummy breakfast, lunch or dinner on Scenic Hwy 30-A.  Many of our regular customers enjoy our food so much that they visit us 5 or more times in one week, which is something we are very proud of! 

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Fonville Press

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Location: 147 Lagarza Lane Phone: 850-213-5906 Point of Contact: Olivier Gaupin

Fonville Press was created to serve as a friendly gathering place at Alys Beach, and has in fact become one of those rare spots that draws people in to linger. Fonville Press features a refined atmosphere with innovative and intimate indoor and outdoor seating.

 

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Frostbites

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Location: 2236 E CR30-A Phone: 850-231-5351

It looks like a long-lost vacationer who pulled over (before Seadside was built) and never left. But rest assured, this is no ordinary motor home! Specialties include Hawaiian shaved ice, home-made frozen custard, fresh-squeezed lemonade and cold drinks.

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George’s

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Location: 30 Castle Harbour Drive Phone: 850-641-0017 Email: info@georgesatalysbeach.com Point of Contact: Ann & George Hartley

The restaurant’s menu consists of a “behaving” and a “misbehaving” section. For those desiring to misbehave, they may enjoy the time-honored Café selections of fried seafood baskets, po-boys, George’s grouper sandwich, Senora Anna’s fish tacos or “the best burger on 30A.” 

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Goatfeathers Seafood Restaurant

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Location: 3865 W Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-267-3342

Funny name, serious seafood. Casual, family-style dining with fresh seafood and plenty of choices for landlubbers. Enjoy Goatfeathers Seafood Restaurant on Scenic Highway 30-A and you’re sure to come back for more!

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Grayt Coffee House

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Location: 2 Magnolia Street, Grayton Beach Fl, 32459 Email: cheripeebles@gmail.com Point of Contact: Cheri Peebles

Your community coffee house located on the tree lined Magnolia St in Grayton Beach  … relax in a comfy chair … enjoy a cup of organic free trade locally roasted coffee or espresso as well as a grayt selection of hot teas.  We have a nice selection of homemade pastries as well as our blackboard special of the day.

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Great Southern Cafe

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Location: 83 Central Square Phone: 850-231-7327 Point of Contact: Pat Cooper (GM)

Jim Shirley owns several restaurants throughout the panhandle, but Seaside’s Great Southern Café is the only local spot where you can sample his famous “Grits a Ya Ya.” Great Southern Café also features a full bar and a raw oyster bar.

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Grecian Gardens & Cafe Bazouki

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Location: 3375 W Scenic Hwy 30-A 30-A Near Draper Lake Phone: 850-231-2700 Point of Contact: Abbe

It’s not big and it’s not fat but it is definitely GREEK! At Cafe Bouzouki you will find authentic Greek food at a great price. The menu includes gyros, Greek salads and baklava. Go for lunch or dinner and walk off you meal by walking around the quaint (but not too quaint guys) shopping village of Mystic Porte.

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Havana Beach Bar & Grill

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Location: 63 Main Street, Rosemary Beach, Florida 32461 Phone: 850-233-6405 Website: Click Here to View

Anchored by a spectacular hand carved mahogany bar that speaks of Hemingway’s Havana the restaurant features cuisine rooted in the cultures of the Gulf of Mexico. The menu of Havana Beach draws from the flavors and ingredients of the southern gulf coast, creole back country, Mexican fishing villages and the soul of Cuba . With views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Main Street, Havana Beach offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, with brunch served on the weekends.

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Heavenly Shortcakes & Ice Cream

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Location: 63 Central Square Phone: 850-231-2029

With a name like this, how can you NOT go there? You might call this the ultimate dessert place in Seaside, maybe all of Scenic 30-A. Probably known best for their authentic Italian gelato, you will also find hand-folded ice cream, strawberry shortcakes, gourmet coffee and cookies. Try the pistachio gelato!!!

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Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse

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Location: 85 Defuniak St. Phone: 850-231-2733

A true local treasure, Hibiscus is a quirky favorite with locals and long-timers alike. Enjoy a Vegetarian Breakfast while relaxing in the lush courtyard.

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Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill

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Location: 37 Logan Lane Suite 4 Phone: 850-231-0787

A 30A Original Offering menu selections inspired by the Gulf Coast, Caribbean Islands, New Orleans and the Low Country, we are the perfect spot to grab an affordable meal for lunch or dinner.

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JC’s Seafood House

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Location: 4935 E Scenic Hwy 30-A

From the outside, you might not be overly impressed with this place but if you give it a chance, you will not be disappointed. The food is creative and well-prepared. A new fave serving Louisiana Style Seafood and large portions.

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Johnny McTighe’s Irish Pub

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Location: 2260 West CR30-A Phone: 850-267-0101

Johnny McTighes is 30A’s only “Irish Pub,” featuring authentic Irish food, wings,cheesesteaks and even pizza! A Monday-Friday happy hour is a favorite among locals!

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Josephine’s

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Location: 38 Seaside Avenue Phone: 850-231-1939

Josephine’s is actually a quinessential Bed & Breakfast Inn located in the heart of Seaside. As a result, most people do not even know about its incredible (albeit tiny) restaurant that is also open to non-guests. Chef Bruce serves one decadent breakfast whenever the inn has guests, which is most nights. He also creates spectacular dinners on weekend nights. 

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La Cocina

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Location: Village of South Walton Phone: 850-555-1212

Popular local restauranteurs George and Ann Hartley strike again with this Mexican eatery located in Alys Beach, FL on Scenic Highway 30-A. Stop in for great mexican food and margaritas!

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La Crema

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Location: 38 Main St Phone: 850-624-4121 Email: kevin@lacrematapas.com Website: Click Here to View Point of Contact: Kevin

Where Spain comes to Rosemary Beach

The concept is borrowed from the incredibly popular tapas and chocolate shops of Madrid and Barcelona as discovered on a recent trip to Spain. Rosemary Beach and Barcelona share a similar climate and strategic location next to the sea for fresh food so we see a tapas and chocolate shop as a natural fit for our hometown. Having lived in Rosemary Beach for three years we have noticed the void of an in-expensive place to linger with friends while snacking and enjoying great flavors. 

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La Loba’s Bakery

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Location: 2217 W Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-267-0400

La Loba’s Bakery in Blue Mountain Beach is home of the freshest, finest Maple Nut Granola. They offer baked goods with the highest quality natural ingredients. La Loba’s also features a great lunch alternative with healthy choices that are good in nutrition and excellent in taste!

La Playa

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Location: Corner of Hwy 30A and 393 South, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Website: Click Here to View

La Playa in Gulf Place has taken over the popular dining scene that the Smiling Fish Cafe once occupied. La Playa restaurant on 30-A has combined both the Smiling Fish Cafe’s space and the Naked Grape’s space to bring you a fun filled dining experience that one would expect while visiting the world’s most beautiful beaches! Dine on some of the best coastal cuisine with a Caribbean twist at La Playa the restaurant! 

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Liars Club Cafe

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Location: Next door to Stinky's Fish Camp: 5994 Co Rd 30-A Phone: 850-622-2248

If you like Stinky’s Fish Camp then you are gonna love the Liars Club Cafe. This is a breakfast off shoot of the main restaurant that also serves as a bait shop. Serving only the freshest ingredients and gulf catches!

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Local Catch

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Location: 3711 W Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-622-2022

If you were to look up Neighborhood Bar in the dictionary, the description would be similar to that of the Local Catch. This is a down-home juke joint that serves beer, fresh fish, (Best Fish Tacos in town) burgers, soups, salads and sandwiches. They also have a full bar and live music.  Very good food.

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Location: 35 Musset Bayou Drive; Just off of US98 between CR393 and CR30-A Phone: 850-622-3022

Louie Petit, who’s son owns the Famous Red Bar in Grayton Beach, serves up this new offering of the former 331 Restaurant. Already a smash hit. Just like the Red Bar, without the same wait. A local favorite.

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Marie’s Bistro

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Location: 2260 W Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-278-6856 Email: marie@mariesbistro.com

Marie’s Bistro offers everything from sushi to meatball subs! With Marie’s extensive menu and the option to dine-in, take-out or have catered, there is something for everyone!

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Miss Lucille’s Gossip Parlor

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Location: 45 Town Center Loop; Gulf Place, CR393 & CR30-A Phone: 850-267-BLAB

Miss Lucille’s Gossip Parlor in Gulf Place is among the best coffee shop on 30-A. Relax with a cappuccino and our famous desserts. Ice cream, frozen daiquiris, pina coladas, cold beer & wine. Free Internet access.

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Modica Market

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Location: 109 Central Square Phone: 850-231-1214 Email: orders@modicamarket.com

TOP 10 – This family-owned market has served the town of Seaside for over 15 years. In addition to being a full service grocery store, Modica Market sells prepared gourmet meals (to-go) for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This Seaside landmark has appeared on CNN and featured in Vogue, Travel & Leisure, TravelSouth and Conde Nast Traveler.

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Nick’s on the Beach

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Location: 2210 W Co Hwy 30-A

A local favorite, Nick’s on the Beach returns to its perch on Blue Mountain Beach after several years of absence following a devastating fire. Nick’s on the Bay in Freeport has been an institution since 1956.

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Old Florida Fishhouse

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Location: Overlooking Eastern Lake; Scenic 30-A & Heron's Watch Way Phone: 850-534-3045 Email: office@oldfloridafishhouse.com

It took about a week for the Old Florida Fishhouse to become one of Scenic 30-A’s favorite restaurants among locals and visitors alike. Funny how good food and friendly service will do that for a place. Add to that a fun crowd in a laid-back atmosphere and you will have a hard time finding a better all-around dining experience.

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Onano Neighborhood Cafe

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Location: 78 Main Street Phone: 850-231-2436

Onano is a fine-dining restaurant located on the ground floor of the Pensione, a European style B&B in heart of the commercial district of Rosemary Beach. Onano specializes in Northern Italian cuisine and features fresh local seafood, choice beef and creative dishes from the Tuscany region. Call for hours and reservations.

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Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

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Location: 10343 E Co Hwy 30-A Unit D-112 Phone: 850-270-3036 Website: Click Here to View

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt features decadent flavors reminiscent of those childhood trips to the local dessert shop, as well as fruit-based flavors that will satisfy even the most health conscious beach-goers. Orange Leaf is a welcome newcomer to the Seacrest scene. Grab yourself a treat too, while the kids splash around in the nearby dancing fountains, or meander through Rosemary Beach’s pedestrian pathways.

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Pandora’s of Grayton Beach

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Location: 63 Defuniak Street; Scenic 30-A & CR393 Phone: 850-231-4102

You can always count on great food and courteous service at this Scenic 30-A landmark. Known for their steaks (esp. prime rib) but they also have a nice selection of seafood and other popular dishes. Great patio and bar out back. Located just off of Scenic 30-A behind the Grayton Corners market and shops.

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Pascalli Foods

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Location: 88 Lynn Drive, Santa Rosa Beach Phone: 850-543-6513 or 914-290-3169 Email: nychef@pascallifoods.com Point of Contact: Sonia Pascalli

For the past five years, we have been providing homemade goodness with an elegant feel to our clients, and always with Love! We are extremely blessed to be 30A locals, please consider meeting with us on your next visit here. We would love to discuss our event catering and personal chef services with you!

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Pickle Factory

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Location: 38 Clayton Lane Suite 19 Phone: 850-231-1290

Fresh hand tossed pizza with a different flare. A good place to enjoy your pizza with friends and a beer. Inside or outside dining located in the Shops of Grayton.

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Pickle’s Beachside Grille

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Location: Seaside, Obe District Phone: 850-231-5686

This classic hamburger stand will remind you of days gone by. Home of the Paradise Burger and famous Fried Pickle, not to mention the best chili cheese dog this side of Texas! Plenty of cold beer and daiquiris to wet your whistle. One of the best people watching places along Scenic 30-A…

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Pizza by the Sea

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Location: Watercolor Crossings Shopping Center; on CR395, 1/4 mile N of Scenic 30-A Phone: 850-231-3030

Voted Best Pizza on 30A! When we decided to open Pizza by the Sea, our goal was to make the best pizza in the area. We wanted to create a pie that was so good, you couldn’t wait to get back and have another. Months of testing various ingredients and processes were spent to perfect our pizza. Only the finest selection of tomatoes, herbs and spices go in to our sauce, and the Mozzarella we have chosen is quite simply the best available. We cook our fresh dough directly on the hot stone surface of the oven instead of taking shortcuts like the other guys just to make a “quick” pizza. We are proud of our product and we hope you notice the difference.

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Pizza by the Sea in Gulf Place

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Location: 95 Laura Hamilton Blvd, Suite C4; Gulf Place, Scenic 30-A & CR393 Phone: 850-267-2202 Website: Click Here to View

Voted Best Pizza on 30A! When we decided to open Pizza by the Sea, our goal was to make the best pizza in the area. We wanted to create a pie that was so good, you couldn’t wait to get back and have another. Months of testing various ingredients and processes were spent to perfect our pizza. Only the finest selection of tomatoes, herbs and spices go in to our sauce, and the Mozzarella we have chosen is quite simply the best available. We cook our fresh dough directly on the hot stone surface of the oven instead of taking shortcuts like the other guys just to make a “quick” pizza. We are proud of our product and we hope you notice the difference.

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Raw and Juicy

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Location: Seaside Airstreams Phone: 850-555-1212 Point of Contact: Jen

Featuring all natural raw organic juices, smoothies, oatmeal, egg rolls and other healthy treats. Does a body good!

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Redd’s Fueling Station

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Location: 2320 W County Hwy 30A Phone: 850-325-0252 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View Point of Contact: Redd

Redd’s Fueling Station is not your typical bar restaurant. To start with, Redd is the Singing Bartender, so you are invited to join her while she “sings and slings” at the same time ! Dinner and a show on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays starting at 6.30pm 

Restaurant Paradis

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Location: 82 S Barrett Square Phone: 850-534-0400 Point of Contact: Mike Pair

Open for dinner, Paradis is committed to serving fresh seasonal ingredients, which celebrate our local produce and an abundance of fresh Gulf seafood, along with prime steaks and fine wines. A perfect spot for creative loafing, the lounge at Paradis is a great place for meeting friends and neighbors. Paradis welcomes wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, and all your celebrations, both intimate and large. Throughout the year we will offer select wine dinners and tastings from some of California’s most exclusive vintners.”

Seacrest Sundries

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Location: 10343 E Co Hwy 30-A #108 Phone: 850-588-4860

Much more than a neighborhood convenience store, Seacrest Sundries also serves breakfast and coffee, as well as made-to-order sandwiches and burgers at lunch. Nice lounge area with couches, TVs and Wi-Fi.

Seagrove Coyote

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Location: 4281 E Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-231-0716

This casual burrito and taco café features a gourmet salsa bar. Seagrove Coyote is adjacent to the wine bar “La Botana” and is open for breakfast and lunch.

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Seagrove Village Market Cafe

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Location: 3004 S CR395 Phone: 850-231-5736

A legend since 1949, Seagrove’s Village Market Cafe features some of the best casual dining in the Scenic 30-A area. Voted Top 3 in Travel & Leisure eating places in the Florida Panhandle by Southern Living Magazine, April 2004. Menu includes po-boys, seafood, steaks, beer, wine.

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Sergio’s Little Italy

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Location: 50 Uptown Grayton Circle Phone: 850-231-2139 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

Chef Sandor prepares all Pasta in house Daily!

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Shades at the Loop

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Location: 10952 E Hwy 30-A; East end of Scenic 30-A Phone: 850-231-9410

Long-time visitors to Scenic 30-A will remember Shades, the great bar and grill in Seaside. Sadly, the original Shades closed in 2005 but Shades at the Loop (same owners) is better than ever. Sports bar theme with the same great food that created a huge and loyal following. Try the chicken wings (these are the same guys who started Taco Mac in Atlanta). Huge selection of domestic and international beers. Live entertainment on weekends.

Shorty’s Surfside & Topside

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Location: 63 Hotz Avenue Phone: 805-231-0455

You will feel like your stepping back in time (like to the late 60s) when you get to Grayton Beach. Shorty’s is a great place to chill out and take in the laid back attitude that defines Grayton Beach. Eat upstairs and enjoy an amzing view of the Gulf or catch some of the Local Favorite Muscians in the downstairs dining area. It’s all good!

Sol Luna Gulf View Lounge

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Location: 63 Main Street, Rosemary Beach, Florida 32461 Phone: 850.233.6405 Website: Click Here to View

The Pearl’s casual rooftop lounge is a one of a kind experience for cocktails and small plate tasters made in the wood fired oven while enjoying spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and destination pool.

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Spicy Noodle

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Location: 13667 E Emerald Coast Pkwy; on US 98, just West of Lake Powell Phone: 850-231-0955

The Spicy Noodle is a food-lovers paradise. Affordable, well-prepared food in a cozy and casual atmosphere. In addition to a full range of pasta dishes, the Spicy Noodle serves up wonderful seafood dishes including shrimp, scallops, lobster tail, crab, crawfish and calamari. They also have steaks and a full bar.

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Stinky’s Fish Camp

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Location: 5994 W Scenic 30-A Phone: 850-267-3053 Email: info@stinkysfishcamp.com

The number one question a local is asked is: Where is the best place to get fresh seafood?  Any local along 30a will tell you that if you want fresh seafood with no frills, you gotta go to Stink’s Fish Camp in Dune Allen Beach. With a name like Stinky’s, it’s gotta be good.  In fact, it is great!  Every day patrons of this local favorite can see fresh seafood being delivered and served up in unpretentious completely casual and always mouth-watering way.  

Sugar Shak in Rosemary Beach, FL

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Location: 5 Main Street, Suite 2A Phone: 850-231-3655

A magical candy store & ice cream shop at the beach! The Sugar Shak is sure to impress your little ones!

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Summer Kitchen Cafe

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Location: 60 N Barrett Square Phone: 850-231-6264

Summer Kitchen is a casual breakfast & hangout with an eclectic menu of roll-ups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and daily specials. At dinner time Summer Kitchen turns into a fine-dining grill that serves fresh seafood and other tasty dishes. Please call for hours and current information.

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The Bay

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Location: 21245 S Hwy 331 Phone: (850) 622-2291 Email: mario@baysouthwalton.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View Point of Contact: Mario McNally

Chef Jim Shirley’s newest waterfront restaurant – NOW OPEN!

The Bowery on 30A

The Bowery on 30-A

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Location: 2052 W County Hwy 30-A R1201 Phone: 850-622-1195 Email: crystal@thebowery30a.com Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View Point of Contact: Crystal

Conveniently located on the corner of HWY 83 and 30-A in Redfish Village, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The Bowery on 30-A is named after the Bowery, a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan. The street runs from Chatham Square at Park Row, Worth Street, and Mott Street in the south to Cooper Square at 4th Street in the north, while the neighborhood’s boundaries are roughly East 4th Street and the East Village to the north; Canal Street and Chinatown to the south; Allen Street and the Lower East Side to the east; and Little Italy to the west.

The Donut Hole

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Location: 6745 US Hwy 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459 Phone: 850-267-3239

A bakery and diner rolled into one, The Donut Hole has an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. Expect to wait in line on Sundays and often in the on-season. There’s a new Donut Hole location in Inlet Beach, on the far east end of 30A.

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The Marigny

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Location: 306 Bald Eagle Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 Phone: 850-622-9101 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View Point of Contact: Chris Mongogna & Jason Jaume

As we have always done in our own homes, The Marigny serves our meals intended for sharing amongst friends and family. Made from scratch with the love, pride and soul that keep our cuisine from Louisiana unique and PURE.

The Melt Down on 30A

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Location: Seaside

Gotta have grilled cheese? Then get it in Seaside at Chef Jim Shirley’s (of Great Southern Cafe fame) new street-side spot in Seaside. Gourmet grilled cheese never tasted so good!

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The Perfect Pig

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Location: 4281 E Co Hwy 30-A #102 Phone: 850-213-0701 Website: Click Here to View Menu: Click Here to View

The Perfect Pig is our delightful café and gourmet market on the curve in Seagrove Beach at the Shops of Grand Isle. We serve excellent breakfast, lunch, and dinner not to be missed!The South of France meets Napa Valley meets the Deep South in our adorable café.
The Perfect Pig is our delightful café and gourmet market on the curve in Seagrove Beach at the Shops of Grand Isle. We serve excellent breakfast, lunch, and dinner not to be missed!The South of France meets Napa Valley meets the Deep South in our adorable café. The hand-sliced bacon and ham, the hickory smoked pulled pork and chicken, the homemade sauces and sides, and the fresh baked muffins and desserts create the perfect meal. We’re comfortable, family-friendly, and we also have outdoor seating.
We’re comfortable, family-friendly, and we also have outdoor seating.

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The Red Bar

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Location: Picolo's Restaurant: 70 Hotz Avenue Phone: 850-231-1008

[TOP 10] Picolo’s Restaurant & The (world-famous) Red Bar are long-time favorites among locals and visitors. This landmark establishment serves some great food in GENEROUS portions. Kids are welcomed. The panne (not penne) chicken with mashed potatoes is to die for! People come from miles around to hang at this late night hot spot.

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The Shrimp Shak

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Location: Seaside, Obe District Phone: 850-231-3799

The Shrimp Shak in Seaside provides fresh oysters, shrimp and other Florida Gulf Coast seafood specialties. Even a Lobster Roll…… I can hear the tourists coming now. 

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The Terrace Restaurant

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Location: 13741 E Emerald Coast Pkwy; On US 98, just West of Lake Powell Phone: 850-231-5202

[TOP 10] Greek Chef Thom and wife Katherine Kindos have been serving outstanding coastal cuisine with an elegant touch since 1990 (Thom’s family has been in the restaurant business since the 1920’s!). The Terrace Restaurant offers casual, elegant dining. One of the most charming, quiet restaurants on the Gulf Coast. 

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The Thirty-A Review

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Location: P.O. Box 12047 Phone: 404-560-3677 Email: miles@thirtyareview.com

The Thirty-A Review, A Review of 30-A’s Finest People, Places and Thingsª is a new magazine that focuses on Scenic 30-A and the surrounding areas. It is free of charge and available through many local merchants. This upscale magazine tells the stories of the artists, restaurants, galleries, retailers, real estate developments, entertainment and beauty that make Scenic 30-A the special place that it is today. It also includes human interest stories that make 30-A’s entrepreneurs, developers and artists tick. Please click on the chef’s hat to view the current issue in its entirety.

V – Seagrove Beach Restaurant

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Location: Corner of 30A and CR395 Phone: 850-468-0973

Located at the corner of 30A and 395, V’s sleek Miami-vibe venue features indoor and outdoor dining, and a creative menu highlighting fresh, local seafood and produce.

VKI Japanese Hibachi Grill & Sushi

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Location: 4552 W US Hwy 98, across from Louis Louis Phone: 850-267-2555

Japanese Hibachi Grill with all of your “Cook in front of you” favorites and great Sushi.  All at a reasonable price.  Great for the whole family!

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Vue on 30A

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Location: 4801 W Co Hwy 30-A Phone: 850-267-1240

The newly renovated Vue on 30A (Formerly the Santa Rosa Beach Club)has a new creative menu and one of the most spectacular Gulf Front views that you will find along 30A.

WaterColor’s Gathering Spot

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Location: 34 Goldenrod Circle Phone: 850-534-5025

WaterColor Inn’s lobby bar (a.k.a., “The Gathering Spot”) features outdoor fire pits, rocking chairs, exceptional sushi, cocktails and live music. WaterColor Inn is one of 30A’s finest hotels.

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Wild Olives

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Location: Rosemary Beach Phone: 850-231-0065

Enjoy casual and gourmet foods on site or to take home. Wild Olives features domestic and imported meats and cheeses, an olive bar, salads, dairy products, breads and pastries, as well as gourmet retail products. Full service is provided during lunch with sandwiches, pizzas, salads and a daily hot meal. 

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