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Riptides Sports Grill

14 Via de Luna, Holiday Inn Resort, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 932-5331
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Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located on the sugar white sands of Pensacola Beach in the Holiday Inn Resort. With twenty high definition flat screen TVs (inside and outside) and continuous satellite feeds the game is always on. Local celebrity chef Dan Dunn understands the importance of chowing down while cheering for your team and isn't afraid to pile it on. Quality American comfort food, great sports and good friends - it doesn't get better then this unless you have box seats.
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Austin, TX
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We recently stayed one night at the Holiday Inn in Pensacola and ate on site at their restaurant. We had shrimp appetizers and they were fresh and delicious. My son and I shared the steak while my husband had seafood and we were all very pleased with our selections. Would definitely recommend this to friends.

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for your excellent review. We appreciate the fact you took the time to let us know how you felt. I will pass along to Chef Brian and his staff just how you enjoyed your dinner. Wish you could have stayed longer but knowing you will be back and recommending us to your friends is a great compliment.... More 

Claremont, New Hampshire
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369 reviews 369 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The four mornings that we stayed at the Holiday Inn Resort, we had breakfast here. The buffet had a nice mixture of tasty food. The service was prompt. Beautiful views of the Gulf. The only thing we didn't like was the booths had TVs; that made having family time more challenging.

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you for commenting on our Breakfast Buffet. We do take very much pride in the product and service we put out. And knowing you and your family enjoyed it is even a bigger plus. And of course who could not enjoy our view? It is breath taking. Hope you will consider us for your next stay. Thank-you again. Best Regards,... More 

Jefferson City, Missouri
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We went for lunch while on vacation because I had a coupon. My husband had the oyster poor boy and the oysters were just awesome. I had the buffalo shrimp wrap. It was good too and spicy. We were pleased with everything we ate. Our waitress was very nice as well. Glad we had the coupon though or it would... More 

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to giving us such a nice review. It means so much to our staff knowing that we did a good job. I will make sure that I pass it along to our Chef and the staff. Looking forward to serving you again. Best Regards, Michael Krause Food and Beverage Director More 

Watertown, South Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We ate at Riptides for supper last Saturday night on Dec 13 2014. I had one of the best burgers I have ever had. The price for my wife and I wasn't too high. It was the same as a Ruby Tuesdays the night before. We only had one problem my wife's potato's were a little cold. We asked and... More 

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to give us your opinion on our food and the great review. We do appreciate it, I will be sure to let Chef Brian know how you felt. We take very much pride in the product we put out and to hear positive feedback is great. I am sorry that your potato was not hot. You... More 

Pensacola, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Pensacola Beach has better places to eat. Overpriced, poor service, tourist trap. They should be ashamed of themselves.

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

On behalf of myself and the entire staff I apologize to you for not having the experience you deserved. First and foremost when I hear poor service I immediately look to better ourselves. And for that I am ashamed and embarrassed. I just wish Ii had the opportunity to make this up to you. Thank-you for bringing this to my... More 

Bastrop, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Breakfast buffet was undesirable and cold and expensive. Dinner was good but still expensive which may be normal for a hotel restaurant.

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Words cannot express how sorry I am that you had this type of experience. I am also sorry that you had to tell us about your experience but I am thank-full you did. If I had known breakfast was that undesirable I certainly would have made it better for you personally. If by chance you ever and I wish you... More 

Pensacola Beach, Florida
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146 reviews 146 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

A great venue to watch your favorite sports !! Great selection of draft beers and full bar. Wife had an exceptional burger with the usual condiments but this one excelled by including a sunny-side up fried egg !!! Great idea. I tried their rib eye and it was outstanding ! Very rare and exactly as ordered ! No disappointments at... More 

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for your great review you gave us and for taking the time to do so. We do take very much pride in every area that we serve you. Food, Service and Ambience. We are very happy you enjoyed all of this. And I will pass it along to our staff on how much you enjoyed everything. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Hubby and I both had Chicken Alfredo last night, with crab cakes as a starter. The crab cakes were ok, light on the crab... so light we couldn't tell it was there. The Alfredo sauce was average, the chicken was dry and barely edible. The meal left us both with extreme stomach upset all night, to the point it felt... More 

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

The experience you had not only embarrasses me but I am also ashamed. I just wish I had been there to make this better for you. Nothing you had, you enjoyed and for that I am truly sorry. Not only would I have made for you myself another appetizer and entrée but I would have made it on us. You... More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We ordered breakfast off the menu three days in a row. The first day our waitress was a nice young lady who provided great service. The second day, the young man brought the coffee then forgot about us. Finally, the waitress from the first day reminded him he had customers. On the third day we had an older waitress who... More 

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you did not receive the service you deserved. I say I am sorry but also thank-you for bringing this to my attention. Without honest criticism like this we could never be or get better. And your food was good but great is just another reason to look at ourselves. If there is a way that... More 

Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Pirtides food and beverage manager Michael Krause went above the necessary amount to ensure the food and service was supurb

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Michael K, Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for your vote of confidence. It was my pleasure to have met you and taken care of you during your stay with us. I am truly happy you enjoyed everything about your stay and welcome you back again and again. Best Regards, Michael Krause Food and Beverage Director More 

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Additional Information about Riptides Sports Grill

Address: 14 Via de Luna, Holiday Inn Resort, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
Phone Number: (850) 932-5331
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola Beach
Average Prices: USD 18 - 30
Cuisine: American

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