We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

ACME

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Sandestin, FL
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: located at the Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 121 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food, but LONG wait time and small portions

The food is great, but be prepared to wait for it! There was a 1 hour 45 minute wait when we went. The service is good as well, but the portions are smaller than at the Acme in New Orleans.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
sldupuy
,
Marksville, LA
Add Photo Write a Review

121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Mansfield, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Delicious omg. You must try them. Friendly staff. It's a busy place so either go a little early to beat the crowd or put your name in and walk around the shops till your tables ready.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derry, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Atmosphere OK. But they certainly did not live up to our expectations. Fried oyster were very good but service and all else overpriced and over cooked. Loud. Lousy food. Don't do it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
LaGrange, Georgia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

You pay to be in that area, literally. They charge you a fee for dining there. Crab claw appetizer had about 14 average size claws on it for $11. (The sweet potato fries were good.) My husband's sandwich had less than 5 oz. of fish for $20.00. Other places away from Sandestin have better food and give you more bang... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

husband and i left the kids to shop while we went for some alone time , best place to go so far !!! food took a little while , but it was a friday night so it was okay . BEST OYSTERS AROUND AND GREAT WAITRESS , VERY PROMPT WITH DRINKS AND SERVICE ! we WILL be returning again next... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clinton, Mississippi
Level Contributor
65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My wife and I ate here last year and were very well pleased with the service and food. If you arrive before six pm during the busy season you can get a table without waiting.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marksville, LA
Level Contributor
32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The food is great, but be prepared to wait for it! There was a 1 hour 45 minute wait when we went. The service is good as well, but the portions are smaller than at the Acme in New Orleans.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auburn, Alabama
Level Contributor
103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were excited when we saw this restaurant. We had been to the ones in NO as well as the one in Gulf Shores and were looking forward to some good poboys and boo fries. Well the boo fries (french fries with brown gravy and cheese) came out and it maybe had 20 fries on it. Plenty for one person,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Peacemaker Po Boy is great (you can't beat Acme's bread), the Boo fries are pretty good, and the raw oysters are, well, raw oysters. My only complaint's are (1) they don't offer any draft beers, and (2) all of the sandwiches come a la carte (they should come with fries, or chips, or something).

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hernando, Mississippi
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Food was really fresh and they give you a lot, the raw oysters were large and yummy, we had great service, will be back!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Destin, Florida
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Not up to the standards set by the original Acme in New Orleans, which we have enjoyed many times. The seafood gumbo was very watery with little seafood and a lot of rice. The seafood etoufee also had very little seafood, but the sauce was tasty. The staff was attentive and friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed ACME also viewed

Sandestin, Florida Panhandle
Sandestin, Florida Panhandle
 
Sandestin, Florida Panhandle
Sandestin, Florida Panhandle
 

Been to ACME? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about ACME

Address: 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Sandestin, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Sandestin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 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
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Sandestin, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Sandestin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Description

located at the Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from ACME staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?