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“Nice seafood and other restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bay Cafe

Bay Cafe
233 Alconese Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 344-7822
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Nice seafood and other restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Nice place. Off the beaten path. Right on the water. I think there's outdoor seating if the weather is nice. It's a little hard to find, so check GPS or mapping software.
The Grouper Wellington was excellent.
My wife and I shared a green salad, each had an entree, and the portion sizes were perfect such that we had a little room left for dessert.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Atlanta
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“GREAT LOCATION< GREAT STAFF< JUST RIGHT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

If you want a nice, quiet and enjoyable dinning experience, surrounded by locals and not a pack of tourists ..... find the BAY CAFE. The staff and service are great, the menu is varied, there is something for all. Try any of the fish dishes, all wonderful, the mussels are a treat. I recommend the BAY CAFE - 150% - I will be back on my next visit to the Fort Walton area.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Plano, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Exceptual dining experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

We had the chicken picatta, amberjack, grilled salmon, and sirloin steak. All were perfectly prepared and flavorful. The home made croissants were amazing. We'll done bay cafe.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jacksonville, Florida
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257 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 141 cities Reviews in 141 cities
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
“Great Local Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We've eaten here a couple times and the food has always been great. French leaning but something for everyone. The chef cooks fish perfectly and there are plenty of wines to choose from.

You can arrive by car or boat and sit inside or outside.

Service has been great both times but we did go with a regular diner so maybe he gets quicker service.

Make sure to ask about the daily specials.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best in Fort Walton Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This restaurant is amazing! My sister and I had lunch here over the weekend and the food was delicious. This is not your average tourist spot. The food is fresh and delicious. I had the mussels with white wine and garlic sauce. My sister had the chicken piccata and she said it was the best she ever had. We loved that there was nothing fried on the menu. The atmosphere is wonderful. We saw dolphins in the bay while enjoying our lunch. We will definitely be back! This is our new favorite place when we are in Fort Walton!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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