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Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850-231-5900
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quick Lunch

Had a shrimp po-boy with chips. Service in the downstairs bar was attentive and food came quickly for our group.The shrimp in my sandwich was good. The bun wasn't the best.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Jaybird6676
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Canton,Ohio
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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252 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Canton,Ohio
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Had a shrimp po-boy with chips. Service in the downstairs bar was attentive and food came quickly for our group.The shrimp in my sandwich was good. The bun wasn't the best.

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Houston, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Appetizers and drinks upstairs make a nice way to see the sunset. It is in the middle of Seaside, so during peak season it is quite crowded. During the off season it is a perfect place to go and start the evening.

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Mendota, Il
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We ate here for lunch a couple of years ago and were very pleased, however when we returned this year, we found the quality of food had deteriorated greatly. One in our party had a food allergy and was told that no substitution could be made without an "upcharge" even though both of the side items contained the allergy. It... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We went over to the restaurant, only to find out that it wasn't open so check there website beforehand. That said, we discovered the rooftop bar and that made amends. We shared a Beet Salad (don't skip this). I went for the Scallops and can tell you I enjoyed them so much I would have ordered another if I had... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This place continues to surpass expectations. We needed peace and quiet, so we opted for lunch indoors vs. upstairs outside with bar and lot's of people. How great to have these choices in one place? I got chicken portobello sandwich with bacon and provolone cheese served with a side salad of fresh greens. My friend had mahi mahi with special... More 

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North Bend, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is our first time to visit Santa Rosa Beach and we are so glad we found Bud and Alley's. We ate upstairs at this outdoor restaurant and not only had a great view of the gulf, but outstanding food as well. I had a delicious club sandwich and my husband had a huge burger. We ate every bite and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We sat downstairs in the room on the beach closest to the wind. The server hostess and management were extremely nice and accommodating. We had the kids with us and they both had burgers which were delicious but we started out with the tuna dip and house pinot grigio which was exactly what we were looking for and had the... More 

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Atlanta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A great restaurant with great service. We enjoyed a dinner of crab cakes, and although not on the bargain menu, well worth the price. As all of us seafood lovers know, when you order crab cakes you can get 70% stuffing and if you’re lucky 30% crab. Not on their menu, I figured it was enough stuffing to hold them... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Slipped off for a little overnight trip and walked up top at Bud and Alleys. Lots of sunsetters there as it was around 4:30. We forgot to predict the sunset time and have a chance for the free drink but it was won at 4:51. We were the ultimate winners in that many large groups were there for the Red... More 

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Houston
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We took our winters suggestions and both were soooo delicious. Seared chicken and trout almandine. They had interesting appetizers, drinks, etc. no beer on tap. We were staying done the road 30 minutes, or we would have gone back. It happened to be a beautiful day for outdoor dining. That made the visit the best!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 850-231-5900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 29
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?