Old Florida Fish House

Situated on the shores of Eastern Lake and shaded by live oaks, Old Florida Fish House is a treasured hidden gem in the heart of Old Florida itself, Seagrove Beach. Known for their prime seafood and steaks and some of the best sushi in South Walton, the restaurant serves as a family friendly casual dining spot perfect for lunch on the porch, sushi night, or a birthday party with friends.

Owners Jill McDonald and Sandy Thomas took over in 2013, 8 years after the restaurant opened its doors. Then they transformed the once cluttered storage room into The Porch, giving the lunch crowd a place to relax and have a great meal with panoramic views of Eastern Lake. The Porch also boasts a full bar and big screen TVs for watching the game.

Lunchtime options range from Fried Green Tomatoes and daily specials like the Fruit of the Gulf Salad with grilled shrimp, blackened grouper, and fried oysters. Creative takes on classics include the Florida Reuben, blackened Mahi-Mahi with coleslaw, melted provolone and fried pickles on toasted wheat bread, and it wouldn’t be a fish house without seafood Gumbo.


The sushi chef at Old Florida Fish House has been rolling for 30 years and has solidified the restaurants reputation as the best place to get sushi on Scenic 30A. The unique and refreshing Summer Summer roll comes with crunchy yellowtail topped w/ salmon, lemon, and avocado. A staggering list of sushi, sashimi and salads, along with Japanese beers and warm and cold Sake round out the sushi experience at Old Florida Fish House.
With seating for over 300, Old Florida Fish House welcomes parties of all sizes and is the perfect celebration venue from birthday parties to weddings. As such, there is something for everyone on the dinner menu. Enjoy a steak from the grill or have the catch of the day fried up Old Florida style. Small plates, salads, sandwiches and special entrees are sure to please any palate. And there’s even a few choices for the kiddos.

It's a fun SoWal tradition to start with dinner and stay for the music with old and new friends. Wednesday night is Ladies Night with drink specials beginning at 5 pm and live music from 7-10 pm. Enjoy live music on Thursday nights, too. Same time, same place. The Fish House Band takes the stage from eight til late on Friday and Saturday nights. 


Old Florida Fish House is a locals' hidden gem on the shores of Eastern Lake in Seagrove Beach. The restaurant is open daily, serving lunch on The Porch, delectable sushi, and dinner and drinks for one of South Walton's most sought after dining experiences. Enjoy Happy Hour daily from 4-6 pm at the Porch Bar and from 5-6 pm in the Main Bar. Call (850) 534-3045 for more info and see menus at Follow Old Florida Fish House on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up to date on current specials and events. 


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