Northwest Florida American Restaurants

Northwest Florida American Restaurants
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Fish out of Water
Contemporary American | Seagrove Beach
29 reviews

Fish Out of Water, the WaterColor Inn & Resort’s signature restaurant, sets a glamorous scene overlooking the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, with virtuoso cuisine and a distinctive wine list to match. The freshest local fish and meats, combined with an eclectic approach to traditional ways of preparing and serving food, translating into dishes unlike anything else offered in the area. A semi-private dining room is available, lined with bottles from the restaurant’s collection of over 3,000, representing some 600+ labels. Fish Out of Water has earned a number of distinctions for excellence. In addition, to garnering an AAA four diamond award, received a Golden Spoon Award from Florida Trend magazine, and also earned a Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine.

Havana Beach at The Pearl On Rosemary Beach Florida
Creole / Cajun / Southern | Rosemary Beach
55 reviews

You revel in the flavors of Gulf Coast Americana cuisine with Creole, Cajun and Cuban influences. With meats, fish and produce from family-owned, small-producers within 100 miles of your plate. Outdoor seating on the Veranda. Views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Main Street. A smartly curated collection of wines and spirits. A hand carved mahogany bar worth sitting at. Mixed cocktails worthy of Hemingway. A good spot after a day of running with the bulls and fighting the mighty marlin. You eat and drink with gusto, and with the joy that comes from eating and drinking. Salud!

Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Weekend brunch. Reservations recommended for dinner and brunch.

The Grand Marlin
Seafood | Pensacola
166 reviews

The Grand Marlin Restaurant features a main dining area with a shucked to order oyster bar, exterior North Drop Bar overlooking the beautiful Santa Rosa Sound, and private meeting rooms. This Pensacola Beach restaurant, with an air of island casualness, serves the highest-quality cuisine, including the freshest local seafood featured on menus designed and printed daily to take advantage of the local bounty. The atmosphere creates a fusion of the Caribbean and the Pensacola Bay Area. Executive Chef Gregg McCarthy has a passion for great-tasting food and particularly loves working his culinary magic with fresh Gulf Coast seafood. Boaters and beach-goers feel comfortable in shorts and flip-flops at the oyster bar, in the dining room and at the North Drop Bar. The Grand Marlin has a space and atmosphere for all occasions and is looking forward to creating an authentic experience between time and tide.

Vue on 30A
Contemporary American | Santa Rosa Beach
49 reviews

We are a semi private club.

Beach Walk Henderson Park Inn
Contemporary American | Destin
15 reviews

Welcome to Beach Walk Henderson Park, Destin's ONLY fine dining located directly on the emerald waters of the Gulf Coast. You are cordially invited to enjoy our award winning cuisine and stunning view. Unique, memorable dining opportunities await you with our Toes in the Sand and Sky View Deck dining and indoor dining overlooking the sugar white sands and glimmering waters. Beach Walk Henderson Park is for patrons 13 years of age and older.

Cafe Thirty-A
Contemporary American | Seagrove Beach
123 reviews

Café Thirty-A is a casual fine-dining restaurant featuring grilled and fire roasted seafood, meats and poultry, wood-oven pizza, vegetarian fare and hedonistic, "architectural" desserts. The menu changes daily according to availability of ingredients. Fine wines and cocktails--including a creative menu of the best martinis in the area--complement the meal. The ambiance is open, casual, "islandy," yet sophisticated, with vaulted ceilings, upside-down market umbrellas, hand painted chairs, intimate lighting and half-wall dividers creating the atmosphere. Patrons often state, "It just makes you feel good to walk in here!" It's a fun, happening place to dine - with impeccable, yet unpretentious, service. Recent and ongoing awards are: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Florida Trend Golden Spoon Award, North American Restaurant Association Five-Star Award of Excellence, NW Florida Daily News “Restaurant of the Year.” Private dining for 25-80 is available upstairs in the Fishbone

Shula's 347 Grill - Hotel Duval Tallahassee
Steak | Tallahassee
118 reviews

Themed after the winningest coach in NFL history, Coach Don Shula, Shula's 347 Grill is conveniently located in Downtown Tallahassee’s Hotel Duval. With complimentary valet parking and unbeatable customer service, Shula's 347 Grill is sure to make you a raving fan!

Shula's 347 Grill's menu features everything from gourmet salads to fresh specialty fish, and exclusively serves Premium Black Angus Beef Burgers and the best beef money can buy, the Shula Cut steaks.

The casual and energetic atmosphere features a high impact bar, flat panel TVs, pigskin walls, and dark woods and leather. Looking for something private? Shula's Legends Room and Coach's Corner as well as the exclusive Hotel Duval Onyx Room for your next event. Shula's 347 Grill is the perfect place to celebrate with friends and family, kickstart a night on the town, or win over your newest client!

Sage Restaurant - Tallahassee
Contemporary American | Tallahassee
103 reviews

The CONCEPT behind Sage is to offer a wide range of freshly prepared, made-from-scratch foods at good value with excellent, knowledgeable service in a casual environment.

Our MISSION is to serve the best food, give the best service, and offer a friendly atmosphere for our guests and employees.

IRON at Marcus Pointe
Southern | Pensacola
32 reviews

Southern contemporary cuisine fueled by on-site vegetable and herb gardens from the creative minds of true southerners.

Executive Chef Alex McPhail
Sous Chef Chris Henschen

A La Provence
French | Tallahassee
44 reviews

A La Provence of Tallahassee is a fine dining restaurant offering French Classics and Euro-American cuisine. Our seafood is purchased fresh daily and our Chophouse menu features selections from Harris Ranch Beef for superior steaks. Our outstanding wine list and full bar offer a diverse selection to compliment our menu and please every palate.

Cuvee Bistro
American | Destin
61 reviews

Now open for Lunch, Cuvee Bistro in Destin, Florida offers classic French, Asian and Italian influenced delicacies along with award-winning signature dishes by Proprietor and Executive Chef Tim Creehan, including Amy Grant's Seared Tuna Rare and Vince Gill's Pecan Crusted Grouper. A must for foodies and tourists alike, no visit to Destin is complete without sampling the culinary excellence of Cuvee.

A Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner from 2011-2013, Cuvee's Wine List and the Bistro Bar enhance this epicurean experience with all manner of the finest libations. The "Best in Destin" voted Happy Hour starts at 5pm nightly, tempting you with a variety of specials including $5 Martinis so popular they have their own menu. Features live music by Beachcomber Music Award winner Space Junkie Wed-Sat.

"Cuvee" is a French term colloquially referring to a "blend of ingredients", and we cordially invite you to take in all the flavors at Cuvee Bistro tonight!

Fleming's Steakhouse - Sandestin
Steak | Destin
28 reviews

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar pairs a passion for service and seasonal ingredients with the finest USDA Prime beef. Every dish is meticulously made from scratch and served by our attentive staff. You’ll also discover the perfect wine for every mood with the Fleming’s 100®, our award-winning list of 100 wines by the glass. Our wine list features top-rated vineyards from around the world. We also offer Private Dining Rooms and a personal Private Dining Director who will craft the perfect occasion for any group size or budget. At Fleming’s, every visit is filled with indulgent possibilities.

Type by Chef Blake Rushing
American | Pensacola
58 reviews

There is no doubt that fresh tastes better. As a chef, I am faced with many options for food suppliers. My promise to my community is to provide patrons with not only the freshest ingredients but also those ingredients that are sustainably and humanely harvested. By focusing on local gardens, seafood from the Gulf of Mexico and quality meats from Florida, Alabama and Mississippi, I prepare delicious meals for my community while supporting the local economy. Furthermore, I enjoy combining local ingredients with both traditional and exotic ingredients from around the world. Through this unique yet tasteful combination, I am able to provide my patrons with the unmatched experience of a local meal with a worldly taste.

Buca di Beppo - Tallahassee
Italian | Tallahassee
31 reviews

Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Two sizes are available: BUCA SMALL feeds two or more and BUCA LARGE feeds four or more. At Buca, guests delight in our lively atmosphere, enjoy the classic tunes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and admire our decor, including family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons, such as Sophia Loren and Joe DiMaggio. Our energetic atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff make Buca di Beppo the perfect place for great Italian food and fun.

Messina's
Contemporary American | Santa Rosa Beach
Reviews coming soon

Messina's is an exciting restaurant at Gulf Place that features a clean, fresh approach to food and wine. We offer a lunch and dinner menu ripe with fresh vegetables, succulent seafood and meltingly tender meat. Our style is "Casual fine dining." with an emphasis on natural, hearty, true dishes that offer flavors ranging from adventurious to a familiar comfort.

Casual cooking for us means working in sync with the seasons and celebrating whatever the market brings. It means simplifying dishes to let good ingredients speak for themselves. We change our menu with the seasons. We never want our menu to get old to our customers. What the earth gives us today, we will not have 3 months down the road. We know you taste first with your eyes, embracing the colors and shapes of a dish. Chef Carl loves the contrast of crunchy and creamy, or hard and soft. It is about flavor and textures to him. We buy a lot of local produce as we can find and of course, local fish.

Andrew's 228
Italian | Tallahassee
34 reviews

For more than 30 years, Andrew's has been a part of Downtown Tallahassee. Located next door to The Capitol and City Hall, Andrew's is the perfect spot for downtown dining. If you're looking for award winning Italian cuisine with great steaks, fresh seafood and a big city feel, Andrew's 228 is the place for you.Andrew's 228 SUMMER SPECIAL, 4 Course Dinner for Two for only $49.99! The menu and daily specials are complimented by a full bar, desserts and coffees, and a comprehensive and comprehensible wine list. 228's delicious starters included Butternut Squash Ravioli, Lobster/Shrimp 'Cargot' and Tempura Fried Oysters. Follow up 228's delicious appetizers with the Tuscan Chicken, Grouper Picatta, or Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon.

Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Sandestin
Seafood | Destin
33 reviews

Tommy Bahama combines a tranquil environment and great food with an emphasis on hospitality to make for the perfect place to recharge or unwind while indulging in a unique dining experience. The experience is sure to feel like a getaway, whether you’re on vacation or looking for a vacation from your everyday life

Ira's Seafood Grill
Contemporary American | Tallahassee
Reviews coming soon

Welcome to Ira's Seaside Grill. We are inside the Historic Gibson Inn built in 1907. Come enjoy Chef Ira's creative cuisine featuring the bounty of Apalachicola bay. We feature local seafood, prime steaks, creative salads and wonderful desserts. Try our grilled grouper with mango habanero barbeque sauce, or tuna topped with smoked tomato caper sauce. Be sure to try the poblano pepper cheesecake or shitake mushroom spring rolls.
of course after dinner a piece of key lime pie.
Our wine list features wine from all over the world, and you will find something you will enjoy at every price point.

The Front Porch
Seafood | Tallahassee
113 reviews

A masterpiece that will change the culinary landscape of Tallahassee forever, The Front Porch combines the casual nature of the old south with one of the South's most treasured ingredients; fresh seafood. The only raw bar in Tallahassee to serve local shellfish and crustacea as well as that from around the country.

101 Restaurant & Lounge
Contemporary American | Tallahassee
24 reviews

Situated in the heart of downtown Tallahassee’s Kleman Plaza, 101 Restaurant combines southern hospitality with big city style. 101 Restaurant has been a staple for downtown diners over the years, just steps away from the Capitol and a few blocks from the Florida State University campus.

Dick's Last Resort - Panama City
American | Panama City Beach - Bay Point
Reviews coming soon

DICK'S LAST RESORT, THE JOINT YER MAMA WARNED YOU ABOUT!
From rug-rats to old farts, from high-class to no-class, it's fun for all and all in fun for those who dare to enter!
We make our food from scratch and it's served up in steel buckets! Big sloppy ribs, juicy honey-roasted chicken, succulent crab legs and much more!
Dick's Last Resort is best known for SERVICE with SARCASM! That's right, there's never a dull a moment, which is how we earned our infamous reputation.
Bring everybody! This joint is ideal for large groups. There's always a reason to party at Dick's Last Resort. EAT, DRINK, LAUGH!

G. Foley's
American | Panama City Beach - Bay Point
58 reviews

Featuring 100% Black Angus steak, fresh seafood from the Gulf, and unique starters and entrees, G. Foley"s is the premier choice for casual, upscale dining in Panama City.
Our one of a kind bar is a welcoming destination with top shelf liquors, an exclusive wine list, imported draft beer, and a selection of fine cigars our guests can enjoy on the deck underneath our ol' southern oak tree.
It is our mission to provide the finest service to our guests with friendliness, efficiency, and genuine concern. You have only to step into our contemporary and elegant dining room to see why at G. Foley's, guests become friends, and friends become family.