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Bud and Alley's

Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850-231-5900
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Price range: $0 - $29
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This may be the best meal I have EVER eaten in all of Seaside. The Tuna was wonderful, as was the arugula salad and the pimento cheese appetizer. Excellent server, Ron, and wonderful meal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Sat upstairs with Taylor and the view could not have been nicer. She guided our way through the menu and helped us pick out some great things. First time here and will definitely be back!

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San Antonio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My wife and I had a great lunch here with our high school daughter. We sat under the gazebo overlooking the dunes and the surf and enjoyed mahi burgers and the like. Service was great, the view was wonderful and the food well prepared. This is a GREAT place to have lunch or dinner if you want gulf-side dining.

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Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

As soon as I arrived in Seaside, I was taken here for lunch. It is a busy and fun place. We sat outside on this beautiful day, looking at the water and snacking on hummus and pita while waiting for our lunch. I had a grilled chicken salad and enjoyed the good mix of flavors in the salad. I think... More

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Pensacola, Florida, USA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Seaside presents a walk back into the past with pastel houses and sandy paths. Bud and Alley's has embraced that with a passion. Located on the beach with three viewing levels of the Gulf, it could not be better situated. We might wish for a better menu, but what is there is pretty good. Depending upon the month (read tourist... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

You can't find many places on 30a that are on the water , or close to it. This place has great views! The portions are average to small but the food is good. They tend to be fairly busy even after the early rush. Decent wine selection and great frozen drinks.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Very pricey for just ok food. The potatoes seemed to be mixed with instant. My teenage son said they tasted like the playdoh he tried in pre-school. Expected more for a $200 dinner for 4 with no alcohol.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I went to the pizza bar for dinner before the evening rush. Ordered pasta pomodoro. It was just okay - wished they sold pizza by the slice, as that's what they were famous for.

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Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very expensive. And, the food is nothing special. Drinks were very expensive, and definitively not worth the money. There are much better choices in this area.

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Pretty consistent on food. Tables outside are very small and plastic and unstable. This used to be somewhere we came every year. For the money, we probably will go to the V at Seagrove or Cafe Thirty A. There are better places to go, they just have good advertising and hype.

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