We came on the advice of our friend's and we were not dissappointed! The double door's to the main entrance flew open, as My wife and I felt like royalty being ushered into a V.I.P dinner. On a side note,( What does have a Grouper Day mean? ) As we walked through the door's, we were greeted by the warm smile of a man, who's name we later learned was Chris Howard; he seemed like such a cheerful fella. The main lobby was full of smiling faces, eager to direct us to our desitnation. The manager Lesley, graciously escorted us through another set of doors, where we were introduced to our host. I was overwhelmed by the warm energy and beautiful ocean front view, boasted by the legendary Sandbar. My wife and I commented on the relaxed feel of the place and loved that the server's were so leisurely going about their business; NOT RUSHED BY MANAGEMENT AT ALL! Basted by the sun and toe's in the sand, we were in paradise at last, with the fresh aroma of delicious Grouper collar's teasing our taste bud's. Just second's after being seated by a young man name Jordan, we were greeted by our server Beth. Beth seemed to know everything about the menu and even made a few wonderful suggestions for my wife and I. The food was amazing and the service was out of this world. Hell, I felt so at home, I was half tempted to strip down to my tighty whities and make a run for the Gulf, while screaming eureka at the top of my lung's; kind of glad I didn't do that! We even had a chance to chat with the woman who ran our food. Her name is Debra or Debbie. Debra was kind, friendly and even told us of a local church we could attend while in town. Thank you Debb!!! Sandbar, you have our vote for best restaurant ever!!! Way to go Ed Chiles, from the feed to the creed, you've really out done yourself with this crew!
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