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Helen Back Cafe

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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
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 34
    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
Most recent review
Addictively perfect pizza

Must try pizza, start by eating crust first. Free pizza military Mondays are great during football season. Location is on the water.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Cguthrie922
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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219 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Near Tampa, FL
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My business partner and I were in town for business and he suggested we walk from the hotel to Helen Back for dinner. We did, entered the establishment, found a table amongst the several empty tables available, and waited several minutes for a server. When she finally arrived she was pleasant enough, took our drink orders, and let us have... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Must try pizza, start by eating crust first. Free pizza military Mondays are great during football season. Location is on the water.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Quick service. Good pizza and value. Big and open. Lots of age groups represented. Adult vibe. Pinball, Pub Ring Game. Fun. I was sick that night and then my spouse less than 24 hours later. But even IF I picked up something there, I would give it another chance. This was the HB on Amberjack Dr.

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Destin, Florida
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Expecting to be disappointed, I followed friends here due to the nice Sunday afternoon weather. Based on my previous experiences here, I had already warned my friends the pizza would either be very slow to arrive, be served lukewarm or even soggy. Of-course, the pizza arrived lukewarm and when this was pointed out to the waitress, she said it must... More 

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We have ordered takeout as well as dining at the café last year and this year--low-key and casual--no French fries or soup, but the pizza is the best.

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Atlanta
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It is what it is. If this is what you are looking for you will enjoy it. And people do arrive there by boat. It can be fun for football.

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Shalimar, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great atmoshere, theowner Chris is extremely involved with the business and all of the Military and community around...Check out the specials for Military and different special nights , ladies Night Special, bottomless cups, do not miss out going here for sure

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Springfield, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

we had lunch here and enjoyed it very much. there is a nice view of the docks and the bay. very relaxing place to sit and enjoy a couple drinks and some good food

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Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

2 couples went on Sunday, pizza was very good, service was marginal at best. Mixed drinks were terrible couldn't even tell there was alcohol in them. After tracking waitress down for a half hour to pay our bill the prices were terrible compared to the alcohol content. Been going here for and won't be back .

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As you drive past the Red Rose Gentlemens club you will see what looks like a biker bar but inside is the best nachos and the best pizza you will ever try, Combine that with waterfront dining and you cant go wrong.

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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

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