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All 205 Fort Walton Beach Restaurants

Bay Cafe

233 Alconese Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 344-7822
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent dinner! Had the moules provençal, grouper Wellington. We recommend this place! Bread and wine selection is very good!

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We were actually looking for a place to eat that would have a good dessert. We found Bay Cafe on trip advisor and decided to try dinner there also. It was very tough to find and sits in a poor location under a bridge. Bay Cafe seems to be trying to cater to an elite clientele of which I don't... More

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NWArkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I stayed in FW/Destin for a week and chose this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. I had the Grouper Wellington and it was superb. The sauce was magnificent. I can't say enough about the meal I had because it surpassed the others in FW/Destin that I dined at. Dessert was the Chocolate Caramel Crunch Cake.... More

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had to talk my husband into this restaurant,but he said it was one of his favorite meals and thanked me for insisting we try it. I think he was not eager because he isn't that fond of french cuisine.I had the Sea Bass and he had the filet,both were excellent!! We sat out on the deck it was a beautiful... More

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Selmer, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

French/Seafood is their specialty and you will enjoy it. They do not open until 5 but the early ones after 4:30 were able to sit out on the deck where dinner is served and had some wine even though they were not open yet. This is a family setting.

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Memphis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A locals favorite!!!!!! Great food and great service!!!!!! The Chilean Sea Bass is phenomenal!!!! A varied menu if you don't want seafood with steaks, lamb, etc

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great spot for locals (hard to find if you're not from here) Great menu and specials Save room for dessert View is great from the deck

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Birmingham, Alabama, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We dine here every year on our beach vacation to Fort Walton. We ate dinner there last night. The crab cake appetizer was quite good. The escargot in pastry was good, but not nearly as good as the crab cakes. My husband and I both had the Grouper Wellington. It is truly a delight to eat. Our son had the... More

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Statesboro, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We vacation in Ft. Walton Beach once a year for a week. We went to Bay Cafe with friends early in the week and we liked it so much we went back a few days later with other family members/friends. We love the view, the food, the service; all were excellent. We all liked the Grouper Wellington, the special (grouper... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stumbled upon the Bay Cafe French Resturant online, as I was searching for a place to eat lunch while vacationing on Navarre Beach. It was the best meal we had all week, not to mention the beautiful outdoor seating with a view! I have told my friends about it, so they may too enjoy a delightful meal! We will... More

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