Need SoWal restaurant recommendation

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  1. kkn

    kkn Beach Lover

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    Have a friend here from Dallas and she wants to try a restuarant on 30 A - what would you all recommend. Maybe some place with a good wine selection. We had been to D & K a couple of times the last couple of years and loved it but just read where they have closed. :cry: So sorry to hear that always had great service and great food.30
     
  2. CathyA

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    Stinky's Fish Camp for sure!
     
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    Stinky's gets my vote, too! Also Red Bar!
     
  4. incredible1

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    Would help to know food style and budget
    But..........

    Fire
    Boragos
    Basmatis
    Cafe Tango
    Georges


    Best view
    Santa Rosa Beach Club, good bar & wine selection

    Got cash?
    Destin Chops 30a
     
  5. Beach Runner

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    Right now we're into Cafe Thirty-A. If you want something less pricey with a great wine list, try La Botana. Surprisingly, Stinky's has an interesting wine list.
     
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    Cafe Thirty-A, Fire, and the Red Bar definitely all get my vote!
     
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    Stinky's has a really interesting wine list and great food. We stay across the street and everytime we eat out somewhere else I always wish we would have just walked over to stinky's
     
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    First choice, without a doubt - Cafe Tango. Excellent wine list, knowledgeable staff, gorgeous food made with love, fair prices - you must make a reservation, because it is small.

    After that - tied among Stinky's, La Botana, Fire.
     
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    Cafe Tango gets our vote too!
     
  10. Susan Horn

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    Summer Kitchen/Blue by Night in Rosemary Beach is a longtime fave. In good weather, it's nicest to sit outside.

    Did anyone mention Gravel Road? Haven't been dining out much lately (trying to diet), but that's another spot we like to go, and to take visitors.
     
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    Stinky's and Cafe Tango's are two of our favorites. We always end the evening at Sally's Backside listening to Redd... Talk about a great evening!!

    Stinky's BBQ shrimp is fantastic!
    Cafe Tango's one of the best steaks I have ever had.


    My mouth is watering....................... I need a Stinky's fix!
     
  12. kkn

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    Where is Sally's Backside?
     
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    Can't believe nobody mentioned Fish Out of Water at Watercolor. Only 4 Diamond Rest. along 30a with great food, service, excellant wine selection and is about the only rest. with a great view right on the beach. Only one with a better view IMO would be Santa Rosa Beach Club.
     
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    Behind the gas station on 30a just west of 83/30a intersection
     
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    George"s....my current favorite

    Chops 30A

    Cafe Thirty A

    Stinkys

    Cafe Tango
     
  16. Beach Runner

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    We can get food like that in Atlanta. We'd rather do something different when we're at the beach. Also we like to support local restaurants such as Caf? Thirty-A and Borago rather than a restaurant like Fish Out Of Water that is embedded in a huge corporation like St. Joe.
     
  17. Miss Kitty

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    :roll:...Bite Me.
     
  18. hnooe

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    Paradis (NEW! and incredible), Tango, Georges.
     
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  19. Beach Runner

    Beach Runner beats on hood

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    :lol:
    Sorry.:blush:
     
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    Ditto on Paradis. In Rosemary where Starbucks used to be. Awesome menu.
     

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