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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good late night eatery!

We arrived to Ft Walton Beach late after a 9 plus hour drive and Helen Back was exactly what we needed! We sat by the water, had excellent pizza, boneless buffalo wings, ice cold drinks...enjoyed the open fresh air seating, music and friendly wait staff...then toasted to our great find on our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
HappyEmptynesting
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Fort Myers, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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English first
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My family and I love this place. It's a local gem! The pizza is the best in this area and nothing goes better with pizza than beer and they have lots of it! Fun atmosphere and a great time!

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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a nice laid-back atmosphere and the pizza was the best. Their prices are fair and our bartender Pete was even better. Enjoyed our visit here.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Definitely the best pizza I have ever had...moved a way years ago and this place with always have a place in my heart..lol. Great atmosphere drinks and friends

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Fort Myers, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We arrived to Ft Walton Beach late after a 9 plus hour drive and Helen Back was exactly what we needed! We sat by the water, had excellent pizza, boneless buffalo wings, ice cold drinks...enjoyed the open fresh air seating, music and friendly wait staff...then toasted to our great find on our first night of arrival (thanks to previous Trip... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

WOW, pizza, pizza and more pizza and a super great bar and alos nice weather outside seating. Waitress are extremely friendly and not bad on the eyes either. The owner, Chris also does allot for the Military and many local charitys. The best local hangout arond, oh and did I say has the best PIZZA!

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Pretty good pizza & they do a nice nightlife. We were able to shoot some pool after we ate. It is on the water too.

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Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Maybe dining in would be better. The crust quality and texture was very good. We opted for takeout ordering a cheese pizza and a special. Everything was cooked enough, just rather blah.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This place was recommended to us by a visitor who's been coming to this area for many years. We were told that the place was a little rough inside, and it was, but we walked through to the large outdoor patio and it was much nicer. It was mainly a 20s and 30s crowd (which we're not), but there wasn't... More 

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Allen, Texas
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I used to live on Okaloosa Island a few blocks from this establishment. It is a dive so you shouldn't expect a nice ambiance... That being said, if you arrive during off-peak bar hours, you won't be disappointed in their pizza. It is fantastic. If you do arrive during peak hours, you should bear in mind that they make most... More 

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Bonfield, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Good service, great pizza! After a disappointing experience elsewhere, we found Helen Back and were very pleased! The atmosphere was great too!

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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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?