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“Large group taken care of” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Thirty A

Cafe Thirty A
3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850.231.2166
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Somerset Bridge Rd.
Description: Café Thirty-A is a casual fine-dining restaurant featuring grilled and fire roasted seafood, meats and poultry, wood-oven pizza, vegetarian fare and hedonistic, "architectural" desserts. The menu changes daily according to availability of ingredients. Fine wines and cocktails--including a creative menu of the best martinis in the area--complement the meal. The ambiance is open, casual, "islandy," yet sophisticated, with vaulted ceilings, upside-down market umbrellas, hand painted chairs, intimate lighting and half-wall dividers creating the atmosphere. Patrons often state, "It just makes you feel good to walk in here!" It's a fun, happening place to dine - with impeccable, yet unpretentious, service. Recent and ongoing awards are: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Florida Trend Golden Spoon Award, North American Restaurant Association Five-Star Award of Excellence, NW Florida Daily News “Restaurant of the Year.” Private dining for 25-80 is available upstairs in the Fishbone
Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Large group taken care of”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

17 of us visited 30a during spring break. They accommodated us with efficiency and great service. They assigned 2 waiters to our table which helped. Food was delicious and served in a timely manner. It had been a while since I had visited 30a and it was better than I had remembered.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tn.
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Very Nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

My wife had dinner here last week. Everything was excellent. I had the scallops and my wife had the grouper. Both were perfect! The food is well cooked, seasoned well and presented in a beautiful manner. The service was also top notch.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
“Wonderful meal with friends!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

7 of us enjoyed dinner on Friday night, 3/1/13. Every meal was delicious, and the service was well performed from beginning to end. A sure return visit our next time in the area, as it has been for the past three years!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nashville
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Quail and grits... Oh yes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Yes I am under 50 but I can't help racing to Cafe 30a for the early bird buy 1 get 1 free before 6pm. We have been here several times and never had a bad meal. Reasonably priced for the area and great service.

Visited October 2012
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hutchinson,mn
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This was a return visit for me, let me say once again fantastic.
Service very attentive, knowledgable staff and friendly. Atmosphere is beautiful.
Cant beat the early bird special from 5-6. We had the filet mignon with gorgonzola potatoes, and vegetables. Also at our table was the grouper, and sea scallops, excellent. For dessert we tried to chocolate molten cake, very good. This place is a great place to eat, does not disappoint..

  • Visited March 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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