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Bud and Alley's

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2236 CR 30-A, Suite 8, Seaside, FL 32459
+1 850-231-5900
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Preston, OK
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most expensive meal we had during our week stay in Seagrove. I had the rib eye. Very average steak. My wife had chicken. It was very dry. Cost $83 for the two of us. We love the bud and alley pizza, but will never return to this place. Service was just average at best.

Thank Mark H
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here with two small children. They have good choices for little ones who may not eat seafood. Their food is fresh and delicious.

Thank jconcienne
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place to have lunch or an incredible restaurant to stage the perfect, romantic dinner. Food was excellent. The view of the water is a phenomenal backdrop to enjoy your meal. Tip 1: Request seating upstairs, weather permitting. Unforgettable place to make really quality memories. Mac

Thank GWMcAlister
Metairie, Louisiana
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a delightful dinner on the outside upper balcony overlooking the water. Very busy restaurant and seating was on a first come first serve basis for the upper deck. But, worth the wait! Tuna dip and mahi was delightful! Perfect place for sunset and pictures! Great breeze!

Thank Giselemac
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food here is excellent, but the serving sizes are not huge and entrees do not come with side dishes or a salad. The prices are high - $40 for two crab cakes. We sat on the deck looking out at the ocean, which was lovely. The service was excellent. While we enjoyed our dinner, it was too expensive for... More 

Thank ScoutTN
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view can't be beaten. Breakfast was good but we had better while in and around Seaside. The food was excellent but the prices were a bit high and the portions on some dishes were smaller than other places. (Example - one egg Benedict for double the price of the Great Southern Cafe and they serve it with cheese grits.)... More 

Thank Beth B
Indianapolis, IN
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Bud & Alley's for lunch after flying to FL. What a way to start our vacation. The view was amazing and the food was delicious. I tried the Cobia with fresh greens. It was very good.

Thank Lv2Travel87
Mara, Kenya / Indiana, USA
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

$16 plus for sandwich with more bun than filling and than a bag of potato chips? Just seems like a place that takes advantage of its setting. Which you can not argue is a wonderful view and set up. Actually the view made it a nice thing. The drinks we ordered literally had no booze in it at all if... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been many times, and it has long lost it's hype. Food is good, nothing great. Gumbo is the best around, but putting a bag of potato chips on a plate? ugh

Thank Jan P
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this place is a bit pricey.....$232 for 4. The food, service and sunset view was amazing! We used Open Table to make a reservation and were seated early. Fish dishes, crab cakes and sides - sweet potatoes & grits were so good. Bud & Alleys is a great special occasion place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: 2236 CR 30-A, Suite 8, Seaside, FL 32459
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-5900
Founded in 1986 and named for a dog and cat, Bud & Alley's has been a revered gathering place by loyal patrons for great food, great fun and Seaside's finest sunsets for 23 years. South Walton's longest established restaurant, Bud & Alley's is nestled in the dunes overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Bud & Alley's has garnered numerous awards including Florida Trend Magazines Golden Spoon Award designating the eatery as one of the top 20 restaurants in Florida as well as receiving a five star designation from the Tallahassee Democrat and annually winning Wine Spectator Magazines Award of Excellence.

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