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Great Southern Cafe

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83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
+1 850-231-7327
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8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Marietta, Georgia
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73 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Popular bar area and restaurant in the evening's, but I can only comment on the breakfast. Great homemade hot sauce. Great staff. Limited breakfast menu and the eggs always seem to come out cold.

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Thank Mike B
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Great Southern Cafe is such a fun place to go for dinner. From the quaint town of Seaside to the food, this place is a must. They have a happy hour starting at 4 on drinks and appetizers. We get there early for the mojitos and raw oysters. The entrees are fantastic. The meals are very fresh and the... More 

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Thank jamesrhaycraft
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten here a few times and the quality is good however I seem to have been unlucky with timings as it is either too busy or had special events on or on Sunday we missed being seated for breakfast by 4 mins and they could not serve us, its a lovely place to sit and you can take... More 

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Thank Carolyn K
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent food and service. Atmosphere is inviting.... could have stayed all afternoon! Will be back next trip to Florida.

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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second visit to Seaside. Great new addition. Grits yaya are YaYa fantastic. Service excellent. Highly recommend. Will be back.

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Thank DMJ1
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your GREAT review! We value your feedback and hope to serve you again soon! More 

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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must go to place when in the area. The Mojitos are some of the best we've found. The menu is very Southern oriented and a bit pricey, but everything in Seaside is like that😟

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Thank Joanne W
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with the Trip Advisor community! We hope to see you soon! More 

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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were greeted by the hostess Tricia who was very friendly & accommodating. We both had the breakfast special (eggs, bacon, delicious grits & includes a big southern biscuit) This place has a great atmosphere & we highly recommend it.

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Thank Fashionguy
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It's so nice to hear such wonderful things! Come see us again soon! More 

Wilton, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always enjoy coming here when in town. Lunches, breakfasts, and Happy hour are always great. Friendly staff, with excellent service. Drinks are always great, appetizers are spectaclar. Breakfast top notch. Have not had the opportunity to have dinner there, but imagine it to be sensational also.

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Thank Randy D
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Randy! We hope to see you very soon. Let us know if there is anything we can do to make your experience even better! More 

Roswell, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner at least 20 times at the GSC over several trips to 30A, and it has never disappointed. Other than the Caesar Salad, which we only tried once, there's nothing on the menu that hasn't been excellent - it's our favorite go-to place, and we especially like that it's open for breakfast, so we can... More 

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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this review

How nice of you! Thanks so much for your loyal business! More 

Roswell, Georgia
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216 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favs when we come here. You can eat inside, outside and on an outside covered and enclosed patio (which is dog friendly) so it works in almost any weather. Happy hour (4-6 pm) has half price on some drinks and wines and if you like oysters, which I do, is a deal for a bakers... More 

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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community! We hope to serve you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-7327

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