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Bud and Alley's

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Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850-231-5900
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Tyler, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best Crab cakes we have ever eaten, ordered 2 and then ordered 4 more. The fish was also good and our waiter was very nice and enjoyable. Nice ambiance, nice views of the beach and ocean. Reasonably price food and tasty dishes. We heard that they have a GREAT breakfast but we never ate there for breakfast.

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Thank Lyle M
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bud and Alley's is a great place for cocktails with a view of the gulf. The rooftop bar is a lot of fun. There is also a very nice dining room. Make sure to get the crab cakes. They are close to 99% crab. They are exceptional. The arugula salad is locally grown, simple, and so tasty. Great for friends... More 

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Thank aleahd2016
Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here for an impromptu lunch with a party of 9. They seated us immediately. Loved the soup, fish sandwiches and salads. Wait staff were very friendly and courteous.

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Thank jshoppa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These are the best crab cakes around! They are unbeatable! We hang at the upstairs bar until we can snag a table on the deck. There isn't any organization to waiting on the tables up there, though. You have to sit down as soon as the last diners get up or someone else will! The view, drinks, and bar menu... More 

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Thank Luvmyfam4
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our breakfast was great and so were the views! Our waiter was awesome! Very charming and quaint place with an awesome menu.

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Thank Myya M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is the best in all of seaside in my opinion. It overlooks the ocean and has covered as well as uncovered outdoor seating upstairs and down. The food is decent but very expensive. The drinks(cocktails) aren't anything special at all. The tuna dip is good and popular but the dinner is outrageous for the quality. I personally would... More 

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Thank Rachel R
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Bud and Alley's several times! Pricey dinner but yummy! Cocktails at sunset are not to be rivaled! Can't wait to go in August! You can walk or ride your bike from Watercolor!

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Thank Sue M
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the soup of the day, which was good,but they had to scrounge for crackers. The chicken sandwich was tasteless. The $18 crab cake was about the size of a small child's palm.

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Thank Michelle H
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced, cold food with a mandatory 15% gratuity on top of servers with attitudes. Be prepared to be surrounded by flies as you consume your cold street tacos and check your bank account to make sure your card cleared from the ridiculous amount of money you'll be spending.

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Thank Jester507
Dallas
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch at the roof-top seating area/bar while on our first visit to 30A. It was quite crowded even at 2pm but we didn't have to wait for a table. The view of the beach from here is fabulous. This entire roof-top area is open-air only. I recommend a table in the covered area where there are ceiling fans... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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?