Fish Out Of Water

FOOW – Fish Out of Water —  is the the signature on-site restaurant of the AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Four-Star rated WaterColor Inn in WaterColor, Florida. One of South Walton's only large family-style restaurants,  this eatery is perched upstairs of the inn’s main level, offering expansive second-floor Gulf views. FOOW is open to the public and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as happy hour daily at the FOOWbar with seasonal live music.

Fish Out of Water serves seasonal regional cuisine with a Southern Coastal approach. Guided by the world-class expertise of its culinary team and their commitment to authentic cuisine and impeccable flavors, FOOW's menu includes fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches, surf & turf, pasta, and more. The restaurant’s expanded FOOWbar features an inspired beverage program with some of the world’s best tequilas, rums, and more. The bar also offers an expansive and eclectic collection of craft beers as well as a long list of wines stored in the on-site cellar.

A destination for eating well in lively and approachable surroundings, Fish Out of Water is “WaterColor casual” at its finest. The open-air design features floor to ceiling windows and an outdoor balcony made for people watching and sunset cocktails. The menu, drinks, and interior design create an engaging ambience - perfect for a midday break with family, a fun evening with friends or a romantic date night. 

Fish Out of Water’s private dining capabilities include the FOOWroom and FOOWwest. The restaurant does not take reservations, but has several options for private and semi-private events. Visit to learn more. 


Fish Out of Water is located on the second floor of the WaterColor in WaterColor, Florida. Open to the public, the family-friendly restaurant and bar areas offer indoor and outdoor seating with gulf views. Follow FOOW on social meadia and visit to see menus and more. 

34 Goldenrod Cir
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Phone: (850) 534-5050


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