Dinner

Find great dinner spots in and around Fort Walton Beach

Anglers Beachside Grille

Anglers Beachside Grille

Family-friendly seafood spot known for combo baskets,
sandwiches & crab dips plus views of the gulf.

Our Recommendation: Cream of Crab Soup

1030 Miracle Strip Pkwy
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Mon - Sat: 8AM - 10PM
Sun: 10AM - 10PM

bayoubills

Bayou Bill's Crab House

Straight from local fishermen to the plate! Offering a raw oyster
bar
, special crab feast, shellfish, fish, and classic po-boy sandwiches.

Our Recommendation: Crab Feast

4748 Highway 98W
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Mon - Sun: 5PM - 10 PM

The Black Pearl

The Black Pearl

Beyond-the-basics seafood dishes served in a
casual space with gulf views & an open-air deck.

Our Recommendation: Bacon Wrapped Scallops

1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Mon - Sun: 4PM - 10PM

Caffe Italia One89

Giovanni's One89

This houselike bistro by the sound serves traditional
Italian mains & pizzas in a welcoming setting.

Our Recommendation: Penne Croatia

189 Brooks St SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Tue - Sat: 5PM - 10PM
Sun: 11AM - 2PM, 5 - 10PM
Mon: Closed

The Crab Trap

The Crab Trap

Busy hangout on the shore featuring outdoor
tables, Gulf views & a seafood-heavy menu.

Our Recommendation: Crab Legs & Shrimp

1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Mon - Sun: 11AM - 10PM

Floyd’s Shrimp House

Floyd’s Shrimp House

Seafood eatery offering an extensive menu including
raw & baked oysters, coconut shrimp & more.

Our Recommendation: All-You-Can-Eat Popcorn Shrimp

1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Mon - Sun: 11AM - 9PM

Old Bay Steamer

Old Bay Steamer

Casual eatery serves up just-caught seafood
including their famous steamers in a low-key setting.

Our Recommendation: The Big Steamer

102 Santa Rosa Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Mon - Sun: 4PM - 10PM

Original Waterfront Crab Shack

Original Waterfront Crab Shack

Relaxed waterfront hangout with a roomy deck
offering steamed crabs, seafood plates & frozen drinks.

Our Recommendation: Grilled Redfish with Blackened Crawfish

104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Sun - Thur: 11AM - 9PM
Fri - Sat: 11AM - 10PM

Rockin Tacos Grill & Tequila Bar

Rockin Tacos Grill & Tequila Bar

Mexican classics & tequila cocktails offered in a
funky seaside bar & grill with outdoor seating.

Our Recommendation: Taco de Pollo with Avocado Fries

Gulf Islands National Seashore
1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Mon - Sun: 11AM - 1AM

Stewby’s Seafood Shanty

Stewby’s Seafood Shanty

Easygoing joint with picnic tables & a drive-thru
serving up staples made with locally bought fish.

Our Recommendation: Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Hushpuppies

427 Racetrack Rd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Mon - Sun: 10AM - 10PM