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Riptides Sports Grill

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$$ - $$$
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14 Via de Luna Dr, Holiday Inn Resort, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-2004
+1 850-932-5331
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at the resort and have dined at Riptides a couple times and tonight's service by Meaghan was great... We are persnickety and moved a couple times for the right view and she was more than accommodating and on top of drinks and food... The food was definitely above par for a hotel/resort and the atmosphere is perfect... More 

Thank JB C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

The fish sandwich was rather bland but that was what I was looking for after the lengthy travel. They handled the larger party fairly easily.

Thank acadiatraveller
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Food options on Pensacola Beach on a holiday are limited. Riptides was great though! They offered their regular menu and had we waited a bit longer, they also offered a special Thanksgiving buffet which sounded fantastic. The food from the menu was good (nothing fancy or signature) and the service was not bad. We left with our bellies full. :)

Thank Angie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We went in late October and had the best time! My hubby had the spam omelette and liked it pretty well. I had the fish tacos which were great. Gorgeous view, fun lazy river and plus the monarch butterfly migration was going on and it was enchanting to sit there and eat while they landed on your chair!

Thank Lhoff76
St. Louis, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

"Wil" is an outstanding waiter at Riptides in the Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach Gulf Front! He runs everywhere and gives you the most wonderful customer service! Super pleasant Attitude and he'll smile you to death so be ready! Outstanding food and everything is so fresh! You will not be disappointed!

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Penn Yan, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Nice place. Good breakfast! The food is priced too high. Staff is friendly and pleasant. We always get burgers out on the pool deck. Pretty quick service.

Thank trishthedish65
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Having spent a whole week at the Holiday inn resort last year we had a Condo this year and so had breakfast at Riptides two mornings, service had greatly improved from last year and the Buffett was the same, good food and plenty of it, sorry we didn't stay this year maybe next

Thank MEB505
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We took advantage of the breakfast for guests of Holiday Inn Resort offered here, and it was great every morning. Also dined at the bar outside a couple of times, and food and drinks were delicious and reasonably priced. The service was exceptional!

Thank Amanda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 12:30 to check in and were hungry so we tried out the restaurant. The bacon cheeseburger was juicy. My husband loved the tomato soup and the toddler loved the pizza from the kids meal that came with fresh fruit. Kids eat free!

Thank Brit1810
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Have eaten there twice now for lunch in the past month. Both times I have had the chicken wings and so far they are the best on the beach. My wife had crab cakes and they were also very good.

Thank Laurence S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Via de Luna Dr, Holiday Inn Resort, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-2004
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-932-5331
Riptides Sports Grill is located on the sugar white sands of Pensacola Beach inside the Holiday Inn Resort. With twenty high definition flat screen TVs (inside and outside) and continuous satellite feeds the game is always on. Quality American comfort food, great sports and good friends - it doesn't get better then this, unless you have box seats.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?