Come on in and get the freshest seafood on 30A along with many other innovative dishes from everyone’s favorite Chef, Greggory Smith.
First time at Surfing Deer and our group was quite impressed! Great staff recommendations included the scallops, the snapper imperial, and the spicy seafood acandia entrees. For desserts, I recommend the peanut butter pie and the skillet cookie - they was exceptional. Good wine list, try the Juggernaut if you like a cab. Ambience is very lively, fun, and modern; lots of outdoor seating and some have nice views of the water across the street. Price-wise on point with elevated cuisine in that area. Will definitely return to Surfing Deer!
My husbands 63rd Birthday!
Food was excellent. I had the sugar cane scallops and they were amazing. We sat outside and the atmosphere was very enjoyable. Highly recommend.
We requested an inside table but we were seated outside and just went with it, but that was a big mistake. It was too loud and the table next to us was really close. I was closer to the lady next to me at the other table than I was to my date. We ordered one salad, two appetizers and one entree and they charged us to split the entree even though we did not want to split it. It cost us $120+ dollars total and we only ordered one drink to share. We saved up enough money to go out one night of our vacation and we regret going here. The food was really good and we have been there once before and loved the food and it was inside and quiet. Last year our bill was less with a similar amount of food and two drinks so maybe the prices increased and it was our fault for not realizing it. So if you want good food and quiet surroundings just request an inside table and if you are on a tight budget like us just make sure you know how much everything is.
Dinner at Surfing Deer was incredible! Lobster tacos, sugar cane scallops & beef tenderloin & finishing off with banana cheesecake! Our waiter was attentive & friendly, he made sure our experience was memorable. We’ll be back!!
We sat outside and enjoyed every minute. The food was delicious and the service was perfect.
Outdoor heaters were a great touch. Service from Doug was perfect.
Surfing Deer was lovely and the food was delicious. Tonya took excellent care of us. Highly recommend.
Delicious food with beautiful presentation. Tanya was an awesome server. Will be back again
The food was great the evening was going great but then they sat a table with the 3 small kids next to us and the parents did not control the kids at all, they were running around the restaurant around our table and nobody did anything about it.
I’ve got four kids I don’t have a problem with kids but the restaurant should have said something to these people, they were disturbing everyone.
It really ruined the latter half of our dining experience.
The employees were very accommodating. I have a soy/dairy allergy and they accommodated my needs. I will go back again
Horrible valet. Understaffed and small parking lot. Pouring rain, no umbrellas offered
Wow! That's what comes to mind when I think about our dining experience at the Surfing Deer. From the minute you walk into this beautiful restaurant you know you are somewhere special. The atmosphere was terrific. The food was excellent. We had the close line bacon app and it was amazing. The new Lobster tacos were delicious and so fresh. My filet was perfectly cooked and one of the best steaks I have ever had. The service was top notch despite it being spring break. This is the best restaurant on 30A hands down.
Food portions were small. Fish was over cooked. A double portion of asparagus included 6 separate stalks. We asked the waitress if the serving of asparagus was correct giving her a chance to bring some more. She indicated that 3 stalks was their standard single serving. We left hungry and $120 lighter for a party of 2.
Great food, good service. But WAY too noisy
Food was very well prepared and the service was exceptional. Left very satisfied.
Delicious! Beautiful atmosphere and excellent service.
The food was good and the atmosphere was good. The wine list was ok and desserts were ok. It was fine but not necessarily a memorable experience.
I would highly recommend the Surfing Deer and we will be back! This time though our server was not really on top of things and the timing and delivery of our food was way off.
The surfing deer is by far the best restaurant in the whole area, with the most incredible view and atmosphere, and a world-class chef!
One of our top places to eat on 30A
We’ve been here several times in its old iteration (V) and the newer Surfing Deer, and we always enjoy a very tasty, innovative meal and friendly service. We love dining outdoors, even when it’s not so warm...the heaters and bourbon drinks take the chill off! Perfect for families with well-behaved kids or a couple’s night out.
This was one of the best dining experiences we have ever had. The menu is so creative with flavors that are incredible together. Our waiter, Doug, was great. Walked us though the menu, made great wine recommendations for each of us, and was spot on in attentiveness.
Our food was great, our server was terrific. The evening was colder than expected, we asked to change our reservations for inside vs outside. We were told the only available table was outside. We sat down, were brought blankets and a heater, which really did not help due to the wind. Literally ten minutes after we were seated there were open tables inside. They were never filled during our time at the restaurant. Overall the hostess had a power trip and acted smug and not real helpful.
Excellent Vegan options. Highly recommend.
It was delightful. We requested outdoor seating and it was a little chilly outside, but we were given a patio heater and blankets to keep us warm. We loved our food and the whole experience. Beautiful setting.
Surfing Deer has never disappointed us. We chose it to celebrate my wife’s birthday along with our sons family. Chuck was our server and always has a friendly face and provided us outstanding service. Food was very good and all were satisfied. We are residents of the area and will be back.
Great food, great service
Calamari was amazing, best fried shrimp we’ve ever had. Beef tenderloin was great and perfectly cooked.
Very friendly from the time we walked in until we left. Waiter was fantastic. Fish tacos were special that night.
We live here so we will be back. Highly recommended.
Amazing !!! Nancy was so kind and accommodating! Highly recommend and can’t wait to return!
We eat at Surfing Deer each time we visit the area for vacation. I made the reservation for our family of five over a week ahead of the night we had dinner there. When we arrived at 6:30, the hostess claimed she had called me to see if we wanted inside our outdoor. #1 I did not receive a call from the restaurant, and #2 I had specified on the Open Table reservation that we wanted standard indoor seating. The host and hostess still tried to offer a 4 top (we had five in our group) outside on a very chilly evening. I said no, we have 5 people, so we want a five top. Then we noticed there were about 5-6 empty tables in the main dining room, yet we were led to the back room and seated in the empty (only one other family was eating in there) private room at a 4 top table connected to a 2 top. We were greeted by a very sweet female server. I told her we were unhappy about the seating and how the hostess dismissed our reservation. She immediately got us a beautiful table in the main dining room and had a fabulous male server who was so friendly. We had a wonderful meal despite the rough beginning... By the way, the host and hostess never apologized.
Amazing amazing food. So creative. This is a foodie’s dream.
Excellent food. You will be happy you ate here.
Food and service were outstanding.
Great food with outstanding service! Leave room for their awesome dessert creations. Enjoyed their free valet service. We’ll definitely dine with them again.
Food and service were outstanding. Go every year and doesn’t disappoint.
Table of 6. We were served quickly and food was hot and amazing
Fabulous meal! Best on 30A