Here's a list of some must-try restaurants in 30A, categorized by the area they are located in:

Rosemary Beach:

  • Restaurant Paradis: offers an upscale, gourmet dining experience with a focus on innovative, seasonal cuisine. They also have lovely outdoor patio seating.
  • Pescado Seafood Market & Grill: Get your fill of fresh seafood at this market and grill, where you can choose your catch and have it cooked to order. They also have a great selection of local craft beers on tap.
  • La Crema Tapas & Chocolate: Indulge in a wide variety of tapas, perfect for sharing with friends or family. Don't forget to try their decadent chocolates!

  • Havana Beach Bar and Grill: Celebrate the joy of living, eating and drinking well with a menu that’s equal parts Gulf Coast, equal parts Caribbean. Located in @pearlrb


  • Bud & Alley's Seaside Kitchen: This lively beachfront restaurant offers a fun, casual atmosphere with delicious seafood dishes and refreshing cocktails.
    • Taco Bar: Colorful outdoor taqueria in @seasidefl offering South-of-the-Border favorites Florida style.
    • Pizza Bar: A seasonal Neapolitan-style pizzeria located in @seasidefl Serving lunch, dinner + to-go.
    • Cafe Thirty-A: This fine-dining establishment boasts an impressive wine list and a menu featuring fresh, local ingredients.
    • Great Southern Cafe: Mix of  international cuisines with Southern cooking and local food — fresh produce from nearby farms and fresh seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. 

  • Pickle’s Burgers & Shakes: Pickle’s offers some of the best people watching in town. The All American burger joint by the beach is known for its Housemade Pimento Cheese Burger, the Triple Decker Club Sandwich, Hand Cut Fries, Locally Sourced Ice Cream for Hand-spun Milkshakes and of course its Famous Fried Pickles!  Grab a drink with Pickle’s Sandbar, “toes-in-the-sand, cocktail-in-hand” experience the guests of Seaside have been missing.
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    • Shrimp Shack: The Shrimp Shack sits atop the natural, rolling Gulf dunes in Seaside, Florida, just waiting for you and your family to visit. You can dine outside under an umbrella-covered table facing 30A or go gulf-side and sit at the NEW Boardwalk Bar; no doubt you’ll enjoy sparkling beach waves for an experience you’ll long remember.
    • Surfing Deer: Place where folks can dine, create memories and enjoy the beauty of our beach.
    • Amavida Coffee Roasters: Imagine a coffee industry that provides dignifying wages to farmers, that generates net-zero impact on our environment, and that paves a way for local communities to thrive. Other locations in Rosemary Beach. 
    • Black Bear Bread Company: Neighborhood bakery with fresh, naturally leavened baked goods, Black Bear Bread Company was born in late 2016 in a quaint café in Grayton Beach and located inside the town of Seaside, FL.
    • Food Trucks of Seaside:
      • The Meltdown on 30A: Enjoy gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, salads, and inventive takes on classic comfort food in a walk-up airstream trailer setting.
      • Mr. Gyro Hero: Your healthy food point at Seaside.
      • Wild Bill's Beach Dogs: Wild’s Bill’s Beach Dogs is a unique and cool Airstream trailer on Airstream Row in Seaside, Florida. Wild Bills faces 30A and serves up gourmet-American Wagyu all beef hotdogs on a toasted New England style bun.
      • Crêpes du Soleil Airstream: Sweet & Savory Crêperie and the best Frosé on 30A.
      • Barefoot BBQ: Barefoot BBQ has been serving award-winning BBQ to 30A and the surrounding area! 

    Alys Beach:

    • George's at Alys Beach: This fine-dining restaurant features French cuisine with a Southern twist, offering stunning Gulf views and impeccable service.
    • Fonville Press Market Cafe: A market and cafe, a place to grab a bottle of wine, or coffee and a flatbread to go. To order fresh fish to prepare at home with speciality groceries and accouterments. To grab cocktails with friends on the plaza. 
    • The Citizen at Alys Beach: A coastal tavern serving creative local fare, oysters, and craft cocktails, on Florida's scenic east highway 30A.
    • Caliza Restaurant: Specializes in coastal Mexican cuisine with fresh ingredients and bold flavors.
    • Raw and Juicy: Organic juicery and eatery with locations in #AlysBeach and #GraytonBeach.

    Grayton Beach:

    • Borago: Enjoy classic Italian dishes made with fresh, high-quality ingredients in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
    • MIMMO’S: A vibrant authentic Italian restaurant located on 30A.
    • 30A Thai Cuisine: They pride themselves on delivering the rich, authentic tastes of Thailand directly to your table. Hands down, one of the best Thai restaurants around 30A.
    • Farm & Fire South Walton: "The meeting place." Where friends meet. Where ideas are made. Where the farm meets the fire. Also, my personal favorite is the sushi here. Absolutely unexpected but so delicious. 
    • Red Fish Taco: The menu features local shrimp, fish, savory slow-cooked chicken or pork carnitas, and smoked beef brisket. Great margaritas and live music! 


    • The Bay Restaurant: Offers a relaxed, beachfront setting with a menu featuring fresh seafood, steaks, and pastas.
    • Fish Out of Water: A destination for eating well in lively and approachable surroundings, Fish Out of Water is “WaterColor casual” at its finest! 
    • The Wine Bar at Watercolor:  This is the perfect place for a casual lunch or an elegant dinner. Enjoy fresh foods, artisan cheese, and of course the best wines. 

    This list just scratches the surface of the incredible culinary scene in 30A. With so many options to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal during your visit. Be sure to make reservations in advance, especially during peak season!