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114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
+1 850-796-1451
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11:00 am - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pizza

It is a little dive bar. I wouldn't suggest taking the kids in to eat as it is a bar in a shady part of town but the pizza is great!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2015
ssully80
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Kansas City,Mo
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to eat and watch games many tvs and games to play. Very friendly wait staff. We will be coming back. The nachos and pizza were really good

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Bellingham, WA
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped and parked and went in but left before ordering any food. The area is surrounded by strip joints and the "cafe" itself looked pretty sleazy and smoke-filled. Not a place for families.

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Thank easygoing_mostly
Kansas City,Mo
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

It is a little dive bar. I wouldn't suggest taking the kids in to eat as it is a bar in a shady part of town but the pizza is great!

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Thank ssully80
Mobile, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Went there with girlfriend Sat 12/19/2015 for pizza. The bar seems geared for the FWB locals with its of tvs and billiard tables. We ordered a large meat lovers pizza. Thin crust was only type available. I feel sorry for the poor souls who thought this pizza was good. I've had frozen pizza taste better. So if you want a... More 

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Thank Edward M
Fort Walton Beach
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Good atmosphere. Staff made sure that all foot ball games were on the any tvs. Staff was friendly. Drinks were good. The pizza was not as good as I had heard. Still all in all not a bad place to hang out and watch football.

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Thank Cynde H
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Always have to go to helenback's for pizza!! Also a lot of fun for a night out at a smaller venue. They have great offers (military appreciation night, ladies night, etc.) for a fun night out. They have some pool tables and a dock so people can drive their boats up and dock to come in and have some good... More 

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Thank ZoeeIris
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best pizza around..loads of TVs and great staff. Helen Back should be a stop for everyone coming to Okaloosa Island

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Thank Nancy B
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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274 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

FYI, the name has cafe in it but it about as much of a cafe as McGuires is. Monday's are military appreciation days with cheap beer and free pizza for military. There is good music and lots of screens to watch sports on. It's a great place to hang out, but not what I would consider a cafe.

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Thank GRWLR51
wales
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69 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Sports bar kind of place with a good atmosphere, We called here twice during our stay in FWB, good food and drinks with reasonable prices and just a 5min walk from our hotel (Best Western ).There is a very nice decked area out the back which over looks a marina. Staff are also very good .

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Thank pysgodyn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Watched college football here numerous times from 11 am till 11 pm great server named Natalie Connel. Pretty good pizza and reasonable drink deals.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-796-1451

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?