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Bay Cafe

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233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
+1 850-344-7822
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
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Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Saw this from across the stand had to stop. Great view of water, nice wine list, I highly recommend getting the scallops! We will be back for sure. Prices are normal compared to any nicer restaurant in destin or 30a without the traffic hassle!!! We...More

Thank Mickey H
Reviewed August 2, 2015

The staff at the Bay Café did such a wonderful job helping me with my wedding! We said our vows outside on the deck with a beautiful view, the guests loved the meals served and everyone there was very nice and accommodating. We love this...More

Thank sccondos
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Always wanted eat at Bay Cafe, but for some reason I heard they were pricey, not the case. A fabulous meal at Bay Cafe is the average in Destin minus the traffic. Went on Saturday night, wanted a table by the water, but they were...More

1  Thank Butch D
Reviewed July 25, 2015

The Bay Cafe is tucked away almost under the US 98 bridge in downtown Ft. Walton, north side. Fresh greens and tasty seafood, steaks and salads. A pleasant waterfront cafe/

Thank Bill J
Reviewed July 23, 2015

I review this as excellent relative to available places in the area. The food here is very good indeed, and on this last visit there were four dinner specials not listed on the menu...they always have at least one. Steak here is really great consistently,...More

3  Thank Sam J
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We met with another couple at 2 pm for lunch. This was our first return visit in about 6 years. Lunch is served until 3 pm. We ate inside due to a rain shower. Outside seating is available, but can get pretty hot in the...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went here on last visit to Destin. Small restaurant with maybe ten tables inside. It was stormy the night we were there but looked like nice outside patio with view of bay. Food was very good and priced right. Service was also very attentive. We...More

Thank normBreese_Illinois
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Enjoyed lunch on the deck last week. They have the best liver & onions. Priced a little high for lunch & portion size but delicious. Awesome Creme Brûlée. Awesome location.

Thank HappyOurs
Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food was great. We took our 7 year old there not realising it was 'fine dining', so there was nothing really for her to eat. They did make a simple pasta dish for her. Just be aware that there is no kids menu!

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the food thoroughly, but the service was mediocre at best! The Chilean Sea Bass was amazing as was the Sea Scallops. The view and atmosphere were great, I just wish our service was a little more in tune with our needs. If you...More

1  Thank Peanut0129
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Capree S
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Response from Marcia L | Reviewed this property |
No children's menu. You will seldom see children here as it is more of a place for a couple's special evening out. You would be expected to control your children.
July 26, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-344-7822
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