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14340 Innerarity Point Rd., Perdido Key, FL 32507-8438
(850) 492-3577
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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The food was good, with somewhat limited selections. The mullet specialty is very tasty and prepared well. The live entertainment makes it worth while going to this "fairly good" restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
J D
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Jacksonville
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Orange Beach, Alabama
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are "dives" where the food, service or location are redeeming and there are "dives" that are unredeemable. This is the latter. Dark and old. The mullet was as tough as shoe leather. The venue is too small to support a band and still hear yourself think. It is out of the way and parking is an issue. Hard to... More 

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Thank Truman S
Jacksonville
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The food was good, with somewhat limited selections. The mullet specialty is very tasty and prepared well. The live entertainment makes it worth while going to this "fairly good" restaurant.

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Thank J D
newtown, ct
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We called in advance to reserve space for a family gathering of 20 people for lunch but only 15 arrived. This was not a problem for the manager. The staff was professional, attentive and courteous. Food was enjoyed by ay all. This is one of our favorite restaurants when visiting Pensacola. Not fancy but always dependably good. Our thanks to... More 

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Thank brendafaye
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I've been eating here my whole life. The food is consistently good. The smoked tuna dip is a must and the bluegrass bands are always fun. Great dive off the beaten path.

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Thank kayte p
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Fresh oysters and shrimp Updated the Restaurant during 2015 A fun place with seafood as fresh as you can get. Great for children. get.

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Batesville, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We visited the Original Point on Saturday Sept 19. This was our second visit. The shrimp and crab bisque was as good as I remembered and the seafood entries we good also. The real treat was listening to the bluegrass music by Bubba and them a mainstay here for many years. We understand there is new management and the appear... More 

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Thank annualvisitors
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have been long time Point fans. However the past couple of times, I have dreaded going because of the general uncleanliness of the restaurant. It seemed like it was dying a slow, painful death. We went last night, because their food is always good. Much to my surprise, they had installed new flooring, painted in light colors and you... More 

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Thank Holly S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

On our last night of vacation we ate dinner here. This was by far the best meal of the week. The staff was very hands on and friendly. This is must go to place.

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Thank Brad T
Pensacola, Florida
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194 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

food was ok, place really needs an upgrade. Blue grass music was kind of cool but the place is so loud hard to have a conversation.

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Thank michael m
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Took my father and step mom hear on a Saturday night hoping to avoid the madness on the beaches. We were sat at the large table in front of the musicians. Kids loved the music, a local boy got up and did a number of songs with the band. The food was perfect coastal casual, fried mullet, gumbo and oysters.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14340 Innerarity Point Rd., Perdido Key, FL 32507-8438
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Perdido Key
  • Phone Number: (850) 492-3577

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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