The Container Bar (C-Bar), located on Central Square in Seaside, Florida, is a fun, low-pressure establishment that allows guests to choose their experience. Brought to you by Chef Jim Shirley and the Great Southern Café, C-Bar offers an exceptional beverage lineup available to-go from the walk-up window or to be enjoyed sitting at the bar paired with all their favorite menu items from Great Southern. Open daily.

With 30 seats at this custom, upcycled shipping container and a large communal space to relax, C-Bar is a place to unpack your day and unwind in true Seaside fashion - with a libation in your hand. The drink menu features local craft beer, liquor, wine and a cocktail list that offers classics like Great Southern’s famous mojitos. Enjoy Happy Hour daily from 3 - 5PM. 

You’ll never go hungry at C-Bar. Grab a seat to start with a bowl of New Orleans-Style Seafood Gumbo and Crisp Frog Legs or settle in with a C-Bar Burger paired with a local brew. Entrees include the infamous Grits á Ya Ya, Fish of the Day, Char-Broiled Steaks and more. 

The Container Bar (C-Bar) is open daily in the heart of Seaside next to other Shirley establishments: Great Southern Cafe, The Chicken Shack, and B.f.f. - Bushwackers, Frosé and Frozens. See menus and more at Follow The C-Bar on social media.

Visit Chef Jim Shirley Enterprises to read about his group of South Walton restaurants, awards, cook books and more.

87 Central Square
Seaside, FL 32459


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