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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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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, 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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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Absolutely wonderful!! From a husbands' perspective, we saved a ton of money with the "kids eat free" deal at every meal. Their food rates 7 out of 10, however their presentations and delivery gives it a 9 out of 10 in my book. Their breakfast is great. They have bacon, sausage, egg, yogurt, biscuits and gravy and much more. If... More

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Marne, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

This was a hotel restaurant so I was'nt expecting much. I was pleasantly surprised by the grouper sandwich. It was huge! A little on the greasy side for my taste, but was still very good. Service was good and the help was friendly.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We ate here for breakfast every day while we stayed @ the Holiday Inn Resort. Fresh orange juice, home made biscuit & gravy.... The kids love the variety of choices. Kids eat free with parents.

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Auburn, Alabama
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The food was great and the service was even better!!! The spinach dip was awesome and so was the bread bowl it came in...lol

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting Riptides. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return often. Remember to join us on Tuesdays before bands on the beach for killer specials. Warm regards, Ron Wilson, CHA General Manager More

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great variety of food at a very good price! Service was good and the kids meals are reasonably priced.

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Riptides. I’ve always known we had a terrific product and service team. But I think the very best part of our operation is the views you can enjoy while enjoying our F&B offerings. We have the only covered Tiki bar on the beach. Please tell others about... More

Shreveport
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The food and drinks were decent..My only suggestion would be to expand the menu and offer a little more of a variety..The staff were very accomodating..Very nice atmosphere! I would try it again :-)

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Riptides Sports bar and grill. We appreciate your business very much. We are always looking to improve and will do so in ways that will make you give us 5 stars. Thank you and please join us again soon. Warm regards, Ron Wilson, CHA General Manager More

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My grandchildren had chicken tenders and fries, my wife a burger, and I had seafood platter. All the food was good for the place inside a hotel. I have had a lot better seafood, but, it was at a lot higher price.

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your “Good Food at a fair Price” review of Riptides. We appreciate your business and hope you will spread the word about us. In addition to our inside and patio dining, we have the nicest Tiki Bar on the beach where you can enjoy our full menu and drinks of your choice. Warm regards, Ron Wilson, CHA... More

Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Went about 7pm with place half full. Wait staff was hustling around but service was not good. Appeared to be understaffed. Many TVs and even small ones with sound in booths so that was a plus. Way the restaurant is set up difficult to see TVs outside of booth if sitting in a booth. Waited a long time for drink... More

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which allows me to take action when and where necessary. I apologize for the service you received but want you to know we strive for excellence. I assure you that is not what we train or expect in Riptides. I would ask that you give us another try where I assure you your experience will... More

Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Our hotel stay package includes breakfast at this restaurant. Sam was our server, super friendly and overly accommodating. The food was great with lots of choices on buffet! Glad we came!

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Resort and also for visiting Riptides. Thank you also for mentioning Sam. She is a wonderful fun loving hospitality professional who loves her job and her guests. Please visit us again soon. Warm regards, Ron Wilson, CHA General Manager, Holiday Inn Resort More

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The menu was substantial and all of the food I tried from it was cooked well and tasted great. Drink prices were reasonable considering the location.

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Ron W, General Manager at Riptides Sports Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Riptides. We appreciate your business and are hopeful you will return bringing more of your friends. Riptides also includes our beautiful Tiki Bar overlooking the beach so come out and enjoy the sunset over a great burger and beverage. Warm regards, Ron Wilson, CHA General Manager More

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