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Ali's Bistro

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171 Brooks St SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-3717
+1 850-226-4708
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is listed as American food but it's 99% italian. My husband wanted the one & only steak on the menu. It was 14 oz. So we split it. It came with salad & sauted potatoes. My huband ordered a whisky sour & it was so bad neither of us could drink it. They brought me the wrong wine 2... More 

Thank Sandy P
Arlington, Texas
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to Ali's on a previous trip to Ft. Walton. We returned this trip because we enjoyed our meal there last time. This time I had about the best thing I have ever eaten. It was a daily special, Lightly fried grouper with a lemon wine sauce, capers and artichoke. Now if that isn't just wonderful enough by... More 

Thank Duonna W
Niceville, Florida
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Met some spouses here for lunch. As soon as I walked in the door , was met with a hello and welcome. I had salmon with salad and water. Lunch was tasty. Also enjoyed some bread with an olive oil dip. They did have the mimosas special, but we didn't try this time. Will be back and definitely partake.

Thank MaeH4
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

I had the eggplant Parmesan and it was fantastic. I've also had the fettuccine Alfredo and it was to die for. They make the sauce fresh for each order. The bread is so good. Excellent service. Nice atmosphere in downtown FWB. Great place to meet clients for lunch or to bring friends visiting the area. Impressive food and reasonable prices.

Thank Glenduh K N
Hamilton, Ohio
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

A variety of choices on the menu such as: pasta, seafood, steak and pizza. The baked ziti and chicken alfredo was supberb. Delicious bread and special ingredients for oil dipping.

Thank obie12016
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We actually saw this restaurant from the road and decided to give it a try. Service was immediate and friendly. Feels like an older home that's been renovated. Outdoor seating was nice but we chose indoors. We ordered the lobster ravioli in aurora sauce and the lasagna. My lobster ravioli was very good, the creamy aurora sauce and sautéed shrimp... More 

Thank ShannonMorris
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Our group of four had various dishes. All were good. The house bread was somewhat bland. Drinks very good. Although a bit pricey we would definitely return. Outstanding service

Thank cruisinlawn
Fayetteville, Georgia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Had a very nice dinner. Convenient location and very good service. Had the Cannelloni and my wife had the spinach ravioli.

Thank johnhollysapp
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice atmosphere as you enter, friendly greeting and it was nice to be seated right away. Great food, great wine, we all enjoyed our food. Next day my friend called me to meet for dinner next Saturday and she suggested Ali's Bistro. I told her was just there but I would certainly not mine going again.

Thank Mitzi T
Crestview, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

It was OK food, was good very expensive. My ice tea was half-full, they topped it off and charge me for two drinks. So I paid six dollars for one iced tea . Little things like that irritate me. Server was nice. My wife salad was OK they didn't ask her what kind of dressing and just put some kind... More 

Thank Mark R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Brooks St SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-3717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-226-4708

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?