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Backfin Blue Cafe

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2913 Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-5547
+1 727-343-2583
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant may not look like much from the outside but the food is delicious! We have been here a few times and it has always been great. This last time we went (July), we were a party of 12. We were seated out on their patio because of the size of our party. It was warm but not unbearable... More 

Thank SusanStPete
Hudson River Valley, New York
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a return trip to Backfin Blue, the first following remodeling. The restaurant seems to have changed for the worse. We were a party of three, arrived a little after 5pm (dinner service begins at 4:00) and were the only patrons. We asked for indoor seating, and were seated one table from french doors leading to the outside deck.... More 

Thank upstateAnnie
St. Petersburg, Florida
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359 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently had dinner here and I had the fish special. The portions were not only excellent tasting but enormous. Very causal place that makes you really feel at home. Highly recommend and worth the trip for sure to Gulfport.

Thank intrepidtravelerfla
St. Petersburg, Florida
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

A place with a terrific outside porch, good food and friendly people. Centrally located in the main shopping area of town, you can't miss with this place.

Thank MikePromotes
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Cozy downtown Gulfport little bungalow converted to the back fin blue. Great porch setting. It's one of go to restaurants. Always get perfect dishes. The crab salad is my fav. They have a great low priced wine selection that compliment their recipes.

Thank Joseph N
Dunedin, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

First time and was very pleased. The crab cakes were awesome. The prime rib was perfect. Lobster ravioli was very tasty. Kelly was our server and made our dinner most pleasurable , her smile and attention to detail was above reproach . I will definitely be back and recommend back fin cafe to anyone.

Thank TBPH117
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144 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We had an awesome experience here even with 17 people party. The service was exceptional, the drinks were always full, the food arrived altogether which was amazing in itself. Our large party ordered everything from the flatbread pizza to the meatloaf and it was all exceptional food. The owner came out of the kitchen to make sure everything was ok,... More 

Thank Cheritaylor
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Looks really smart place now but not lost any of its charm,food still great,can't wait to go back.service was very good,lovely evening for sitting outside on the patio enjoying the mild evening watching the world go by.

Thank PEEWEE201
St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,400 reviews
692 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

I started with the crab cocktail and it was full of crab and veggies. Then I had the crab cakes for dinner and they were outstanding, lots of crab and seasoned beautifully. It was a little pricey, but I had a Living Social deal which made helped.

Thank Les L
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We love to come here for the Monday roast beef special - it's awesome! The grouper is also really good. It's a restaurant with a cool vibe in a great community.

Thank Rusty157

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $25
American, Soups, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2913 Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-5547
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-343-2583

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