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Borago

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80 E County Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL FL/32459
+1 850-231-9167
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are a small contemporary Italian restaurant. We have a full bar and...
We are a small contemporary Italian restaurant. We have a full bar and bar area, dining room with open kitchen and a screened in porch area. We are chef owned and operated and at least one of the two owner/chefs can be found in the kitchen every night. We have a excellent staff most of whom have been with us for many years. We had our 15 year anniversary on March 1, 2015 with the same two owner/chefs for that time. We have a nice variety of food to choose from, with appetizers like calamari and pan seared sea scallops, salads like Caesar and arugula, pastas like angel hair with pan seared shrimp and three meat bolognese and entrees like grouper nicoise and roasted eggplant lasagna. Please come and give us a try!
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  • 66
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
No Surprises

We had eaten here on a number of occasions over the past several years. We decided we wanted a close restaurant that we knew would be good. There were no surprises at all. The menu had changed very little and everyone enjoyed the food and service as usual. It is good to have consistency!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Hunter M
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We had eaten here on a number of occasions over the past several years. We decided we wanted a close restaurant that we knew would be good. There were no surprises at all. The menu had changed very little and everyone enjoyed the food and service as usual. It is good to have consistency!!

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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123 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

What we found here this week with our family was outstanding italian dining, a friendly and knowledgeable staff and a quaint and inviting decor. Everyone in our large family had different entrees and all were prepared to perfection. All of us left saying we can't wait to return. Thanks, Borago for a great evening!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were so pleased with our dinner experience at Borago! Everything was excellent. They accept reservations so we didn't wait for two hours in the heat. We were promptly taken care of at the bar while we waited about 10 minutes for our table for six. The service and the food were amazing.. Consider this a gourmet eating experience!!!!!

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Borago's is one of my favorite restaurants ever! The angel hair with shrimp is fabulous. The vegetable lasagna is great too. The service is great and the staff is very attentive.

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AleaDragon, wife of an owner at Borago, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We really do appreciate you taking the time to write a review and for dining with us!! Thank you, Alea Dragon More 

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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

folks need to know this is an awesome restaurant. We always sit at the bar. Rick and Steve are awesome! I've never been disappointed by the food or their service! I want the world to know but I still wanna keep it our secret! Kudos to ya'll! We live here and frequent it...yum

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AleaDragon, wife of an owner at Borago, responded to this review

I love your review! Def made me smile! Thank you for writing such a great one and thank you for dining with us!! Thank you, Alea Dragon More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Been going here for years. Started badly tonight when they brought a room temperature bottle of white wine and it went downhill after that. My wife ordered fish and repeatedly emphasized not to over cook it. It was brought overcooked and she sent it back. It took forever to finally bring her entree again, and this time it was literally... More 

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Chelsea, Alabama
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Outstanding dishes. We have eaten at Borago many many times. Have never been disappointed with any meal. Nice atmosphere and attentive waitstaff. Nice wine selection also.

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AleaDragon, wife of an owner at Borago, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for continuing to dine with us many times over, that is the best compliment in fact! So happy to read your review and thank you for taking the time to write one. Thank you! Alea Dragon More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Conveniently located at the corner of 30A and Highway 283 in Grayton Beach, this authentic Italian restaurant serves delicious food in an very family ambiance. The personnel warmly welcome you and after being seated, we were served one of the best focaccia I ever had. It came with of course with a saucer with EVO and balsamic vinegar sprinkled with... More 

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AleaDragon, wife of an owner at Borago, responded to this review

So great to read you enjoyed everything! Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for dining with us! Thank you, Alea Dragon More 

Point Clear, Alabama
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Family dinner and anniversary celebration. Great service. Chicken piccata was excellent and everyone enjoyed their entrees. Nice selections on the menu. Something for everyone ! We try to dine here every trip to Grayton Beach. So convenient also.

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AleaDragon, wife of an owner at Borago, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review! Also, thank you for continuing to dining with us! Always wonderful to read everything was good. Thank you, Alea Dragon More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went to this restaurant without a reservation on a Friday night. Got lucky because they had a no show otherwise, the hostess said they couldn't take us. Intersting space with a separate bar area and a large dining room with open kitchen at one end. Space was nice but not overly decorated. My only complaint was the noise level. Very... More 

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AleaDragon, wife of an owner at Borago, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so happy to hear you enjoyed everything and you mentioned two of my favorite apps! Thank you so much for giving us a try! Thank you, Alea Dragon More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 E County Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL FL/32459
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-9167

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

We are a small contemporary Italian restaurant. We have a full bar and bar area, dining room with open kitchen and a screened in porch area. We are chef owned and operated and at least one of the two owner/chefs can be found in the kitchen every night. We have a excellent staff most of whom have been with us for many years. We had our 15 year anniversary on March 1, 2015 with the same two owner/chefs for that time. We have a nice variety of food to choose from, with appetizers like calamari and pan seared sea scallops, salads like Caesar and arugula, pastas like angel hair with pan seared shrimp and three meat bolognese and entrees like grouper nicoise and roasted eggplant lasagna. Please come and give us a try!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?