The Best of 30A – The Restaurant Scene

We love coming to 30A — and not just because of the incredible beaches! Being from New Orleans, which has arguably one of the best restaurant scenes in the country, we take our meals pretty seriously.

Each time we come to 30A, we like to try a few new spots to see if they merit addition to our permanent list. Here, we offer that list to you, in the hopes that one might become your family’s favorite on your next visit. Be sure to go early or make a reservation, if you can!


Donut Hole, 12983 U.S. Highway 98 East, Inlet Beach



Black Bear Bread Co., 26 Logan Lane, Unit G, Grayton Beach

Bud & Alley’s, 2236 E. County Highway 30A, Seaside

Crabby Steve’s, 10254 E. County Highway 30A, Seacrest Beach

The Perfect Pig, 4281 E. County Highway 30A, Seagrove

Red Fish Taco (at Redfish Village), 2052 W. County Highway 30A, Blue Mountain Beach

The Wine Bar (inside Wine World), 1735 E. County Highway 30A, Watercolor



The Bay, 24215 U.S. Highway 331 South, Santa Rosa Beach

Borago, 80 E. County Highway 30A, Grayton Beach

Caliza, 23 Nonesuch Way, Alys Beach

Emeril’s Coastal Italian, US Highway 98 West at Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach

George’s at Alys Beach, 30 Castle Harbour Drive, Alys Beach

Great Southern Café, 83 Central Square, Seaside

Local Catch, 3711 W. County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

The Red Bar, 70 Hotz Ave., Grayton Beach (under construction after recent fire)

Restaurant Paradis, 82 S. Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach


Just for Fun:

30A Pop Stop, 4042 E. County Highway 30A, Seagrove

Blue Mountain Beach Creamery, 2129 S. County Highway 83 (corner of 30A), Blue Mountain Beach

Charlie’s Donut Truck, just off 30A, near the Alys Beach Amphitheater


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