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Bud and Alley's

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Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
+1 850-231-5900
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Huntsville, Alabama
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is awesome and my family and I have eaten here at least 20 times. Every dish is good.If the weather is permitting eat upstairs for a spectacular sunset view.

Thank Andy6205
Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was good, atmosphere ok. Very pricey for food quality. Fish dishes and mixologist very good. Would not be my top choice for the area. For the past five years it was number one

Thank Nickcoll
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent views from many different locations. The service was very good despite it being the height of the summer season. Great variety of food for everyone in my family.

Thank Dawn B
Greensboro, Georgia
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to watch the sunset. Sign up for the official sunset time and win a drink. Restaurant is down stairs and food is average, but you came for the sunset. Its always crowded at sunset time so show up a little early.

Thank crankycrawdad
Helsingborg, Sweden
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Had the yummiest crabcake for lunch and mango mojito. I did ask for a few more greens with my crab cake since it came with hardly nothing. The view from the outdoor terrace is amazing. Be sure to get a table outside. Will definately be back next time I am in the area.

Thank Victoria T
Fort Worth, Texas
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

They have a great bar where you can watch the most incredible sunsets. Great drinks, good food but the views are the best.

Thank Vicki D
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Good pizza and great wine! Had a nice time sitting at the bar watching football. Very nice. The staff was attentive and had good suggestions. The pizza is wood fired and was tasty! The whole atmosphere of SeaSide is fantastic.

Thank bocagreen
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Bloody Mary's coming from an excellent Bloody Mary maker my husband. We were there for the sunset and happy hour only. Enjoyed the smoked tuna dip..delicious! Although it was very crowed the service was outstanding.

Thank Nancy Thacker G
Birmingham, Alabama
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is about Bud and Alley's Upstairs Bar. We go about twice a year for the view and to revisit the place we had our first date 12 years ago. There have been times I've been blown away by the food (few) and other times I think - just keep looking at the water/view. Lately, the food is just OK.... More 

Thank Elizabeth F
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Didn't even come close to the hype. Apparently, they think more of their place than it was worth. Over priced frozen tasting food, wobbly table, old drunk guys moving from table to table trying to pick up anything not nailed down and we weren't even sitting in the bar. Terrible experience.

Thank jarainh2o

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 850-231-5900

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