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Bud and Alley's

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Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Houston, Texas
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160 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovey venue and excellent service from John. We sampled four items from the brunch menu and all were delicious. Unbeatable views of the beach!

Thank Qatargirl
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I can't think of a better view on 30A than Bud & Alley's. Sit outside upstairs and you cannot beat it. The food is a little pricey, but very good.

Thank Alex A
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Folks around had recommended this place and what a bust. Food was decent, barely, service was aweful. Our server was one of the most unhappy people on the planet. Unfriendly, slow, unresponsive, need I go on? I won't be back.

Thank Joel G
Trussville, Alabama
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Bud and Alley's while in Seagrove Beach and was less than impressed. The restaurant has a great location no doubt but the food was extremely high priced and nothing special. I took the servers suggestion on the whole hog nosed snapper special and it was less than average. Too dry and little to no flavor. My wife had a... More 

Thank jdarden
Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Places to sit, away from the chaos of Seaside. Food was great - try the Shrimp & Grits - WOW! Bloody Mary's were yummy.

Thank OakBenders
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bud and Alleys is good place for breakfast & lunch. They have a great view of the water. The service is always good. The chicken & waffles sandwich is great. Try the tuna dip, very good.

Thank rrosborn
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bud and Alleys use to be one of our favorite places to go when visiting Seaside. This year, we were surprised and taken back by their lack of help and compassion to my dad. Our family (14 of us) were going to have brunch/lunch there - my dad got overheated and asked to sit in the air conditioning while he... More 

Thank Miabaker
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is average. Very expensive. Paying for the location. Always crowded. Long wait. Would go somewhere else as 30A is loaded with fantastic seafood.

Thank Dan M
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoy this place and have been many times. We prefer lunch rather than dinner. Lunch prices are a bit more modest and they have several good sandwiches that are only available for lunch. The salads and po-boy are both very good. Always good service. Crab cakes are amazing.

Thank latraveler393
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to B&A for years and years. I've never felt compelled to write a review because honestly, the location alone will ensure this restaurant is always busy & popular BUT.....the crab cakes are FANTASTIC!!! Enjoy the beautiful views from the rooftop bar at sunset, a lovely glass of wine & plenty of photo ops and then head... More 

Thank TZalenski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 850-231-5900

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