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Blackwater Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
+1 850-623-1105
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“beef wellington” (13 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
“gouda grits” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This is the greatest gem in Milton. Great food. Great atmosphere. I believe is still military owned. Even with a gluten an dairy u can find something here. A must do!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant in Milton. We were headed to a weekend trip at a resort north of Milton and wanted to find a restaurant worthy of celebrating our Anniversary. The Bistro met our requirement. The house is a great setting for...More

Thank Tmsmied8384
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place for a nice dinner. Innovative menu, great service, eat outside or inside. Historic home converted to restaurant in downtown Milton.

Thank mike w
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Just because you use the word bistro in your name shouldn't mean that you should overpay for your meal. Based on the limited options in Milton though for a really nice meal, I would suggest a visit here.

Thank TQ65
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been wanting to try this restaurant for awhile-we loved the location and ambiance of the restaurant. Lots of great choices. We had the lobster ravioli and the chicken pot pie. Both were delicious. Pretty expensive but we plan on going...More

Thank robina1220
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Great atmosphere and very friendly staff! The food is great, I've tried multiple different items and everything usually turns out fantastic. The pricing is fair ad well.

Thank 54justinal
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I have been wanting to try for some time when in town. Finally made it for a reunion party. The food was very good and while the bar area was pretty hectic for a couple of hours the staff remained on top of it all....More

Thank Harrydawgsdad
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The food is excellent! They have a diverse (eclectic is the usual term) menu covering just about anything anyone would want! We ate here with a large group, and you should make reservations if you have a group larger than 4. It took some cajoling...More

Thank Ben31Trips
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Located in the historic section of Milton, this gem serves a great variety of southern favorites with a unique twist. They have everything from pizzas to gumbo, you really can't go wrong stopping here.

Thank Sophia A
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere ! the food was fantastic but a little pricey. Great for a special evening out though.

Thank melony1095
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July 25, 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from camille1919 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full bar. With 5 or more I would call an make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 850-623-1105
  • E-mail
Recipient of the Best Restaurant Milton and Outstanding Business of the Year: Mainstreet Florida awards. It is owned and operated by a Navy Lt. Commander. The food is creative with a fantastic appetizer Artichoke Cheesecake and their entrees are great. Favorites include the Beef Wellington and Shrimp and Gouda Grits. Full bar available, with beer, wine, delicious hand crafted cocktails.
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