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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert

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    Very good
  • 45
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  • 24
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A beach blowout dinner.

I think we come here every time we go to Seagrove Beach. Crabs have become quite expensive these days, but Bayou Bill's makes them worth it. I went for the King Crab, which is becoming difficult to find and expensive. Retrospectively I might have gone for the Snow Crab (as my wife did). I think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Rigel54
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New Orleans
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Farmington, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Great resturant!! I loved the atmosphere! Our servers name was Tracey and she was fabulous! Always on top of things and very attentive and friendly! Not to mention we got our food super fast! The service was great and food was fantastic! (The fried shrimp is to die for.)

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The service was by far the best! Tonya was on point. Our food was good but ask for Tonya because she goes far and above for her tables. Food is great and love the crab.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

They gave nice sized portions. My tuna was overcooked and dry but the others' food was good. I would stick with the fried food here, don't order the tuna steak. The shrimp skewer was okay also. I will not return, it was not that good. There are too many other places around that have better quality food for the same... More 

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Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We always try to eat at Bayou Bill's when in the Destin area because it is a place where we can depend on getting a good seafood meal. During our most recent visit, we had the best meal ever there and the best meal during our vacation. Our wait staff, Tracey was friendly, helpful, and attentive to our needs. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Every time I'm on vacation in Destin this is my top pic and have to eat here every time. Get a T-Shirt every visit. I have never had a bad meal. Even the year the Santa Rosa location had burned I traveled to Panama City to eat there. Never miss it. You would enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I think we come here every time we go to Seagrove Beach. Crabs have become quite expensive these days, but Bayou Bill's makes them worth it. I went for the King Crab, which is becoming difficult to find and expensive. Retrospectively I might have gone for the Snow Crab (as my wife did). I think it's just as good and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Our family moved to this area in 1989 and have been loyal to BB through the changes in ownership, the fire, rebuilding, and current time. Everyone who visits us knows it was our favorite place to go. Our last visit several weeks ago, and last might be the operative word in this sentence was sad. Since WHEN is catfish seafood?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

I recently took my daughter and family out for her birthday. Our servers name was Natasha. She was so happy and pleasant. I had the blackened redfish which was the best redfish I have ever had. It was cooked and seasoned perfectly. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed their dinners. My granddaughter said that her chicken tenders were the best... More 

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I'm a local who dines out often. I've eaten here several times and am never disappointed. The grilled oysters are fantastic and the tuna Orleans was cooked perfectly. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our golf group (12) ate here for the third time this evening. The food and service were excellent. As usual, we called ahead and requested the large table with the "Lazy Susan" which is perfect for a group of 10-16. Our server (Mike) did an outstanding job and even worked with us to provide individual checks for which we made... More 

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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: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Entertaining clients
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?