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Riptides Sports Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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14 Via de Luna Dr, Holiday Inn Resort, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-2004
+1 850-932-5331
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We came here bc our hotel did not have a restaurant attached, and this was a few doors down. I was wanting a specific drink and the waitress (I don't remember her name but she was blonde and pregnant, we went on 8/18) made sure that I got exactly what I wanted. She was very knowledgeable of the food and... More 

Thank Brookeb07
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

My server was Olivia Perry. Olivia had an awesome ability to natural connect with the customer and provide excellent customer service. She was able to upsell the breakfast buffet and products on the menu without even trying. She was a true promoter of the Holiday Inn Resort. She went above and beyond the call of duty to assist us with... More 

Thank Tiwanna S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast and dinner at Riptides.After a long day in the sun we didn't feel like leaving the hotel to go venture out so we decided to try the hotel restaurant.What a great suprise to find it was really good!There were TV screens to watch the Olympics, cold bar drinks,and a big menu to choose fromWe had the Asain... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We ordered food to go from here. It was delicious. The portions were big especially the chicken quesadillas. Service was good. We will order from here again.

Thank Devayanik7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We love this place. If you eat poolside in the summer the kids can play in the lazy river and in winter it's a great date night by the fire pits and hot tub. The food is good too. I'll gladly pay a little more for the ambiance, but the prices are not bad.

1 Thank floridagirl83
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat with the family during or at the end of the day at the beach!!! Had a nice selection of domestic and imported beers and the prices are reasonable for the area. The whole family enjoyed the food from the Shrimp Cocktail to the Cajun wings to the beef brisket tacos..... Very well done....

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?