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4748 Us Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
850-267-3849
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 205
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Crab house without crab

Blue crab is not available during our visit. The food is average but the service is friendly and attentive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Jerrybear2013
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Blue crab is not available during our visit. The food is average but the service is friendly and attentive.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Bayou Bills is a must stop every time we come into town. Great family dinner at reasonable prices. The grilled shrimp, fried shrimp, orleans, gumbo and hush puppies are our usuals. We usually end up here more than once for dinner. Service is always top notch and it is always clean.

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Destin, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had a great family meal here. Our server Kaylee was wonderfu, as we're the char grilled oysters. Definitely order the special of the house, huge bucket of steamed food!

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Germantown, Tennessee
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This by far one of the best seafood places to eat if you want a good family place for fried, steamed, or grilled seafood! They also have really good ribs. We had our son's rehearsal dinner there and they went above and beyond!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Kaylie, was fanatic. The stuffed parmigiano grouper was so so so fantastic. Try it before you die and you'll die a happy person.

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Destin, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Hands down the absolute best place to get chargrilled oysters. They are perfect! Served with bread. Take my word for it, you will want to kick the oyster shell! Thank me later!!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We were recommended this place by the front desk girl at the hotel. Glad we took her advice! Great place, fantastic food, wonderful service! If you are in the area, you need to go to this place!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went as a family and we're hoping for a really good dinner, went on a Thursday evening, it was not crowed so got right in and seated. We were a party of 3 adults and 3 children, ordered a couple appetizers, chargrilled oysters and fried onion rings, oysters were very small and OR were good. They had a prime... More 

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Fulshear, Texas
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Today was our second visit to this wonderful restaurant. Last year we went there based on good reviews we have found in Tripadvisor but this time we drove 22 miles from Fort Walton just to eat there again. We are glad we did it… We have tried their gumbo and the Special of the House. Erik W., our very attentive... More 

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Allen, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Our second visit and better then the first. Best soft shell crab and steamed shrimp ever. Our waiter, Eric W. was very attentive and courteous. Thanks Eric W. for the great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4748 Us Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 850-267-3849

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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