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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
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab cakes” (78 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“grouper” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2236 CR 30-A, Suite 8, Seaside, FL 32459
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We hadn't been here for years, because the entrees are $40-ish, and out last meal there was only fair. We returned for a special occasion, to give it another shot, and we were pleasantly surprised. Great service, as always, and the food was back up...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been vacationing in the area for over twenty years and Bud and Alleys is always a must visit for every trip. We usually order seafood. On this visit we ordered the $16.00 burger. What a disappointment! I would say it was like fast...More

Thank 299Patricia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the center of Seaside the restaurant serves primarily seafood, but has the whole range of choices. Large wine list by the bottle or glass and adequate beer selection. We had the salmon entree with green beans which was excellent and the grouper with baby...More

Thank Doc J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group enjoyed the beautiful sunset while having cocktails in the upstairs bar. We later ordered dinner and we all agreed that the crab cakes were some of the best we had ever had! We give them 5 stars!

Thank gakats09
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Don't miss the sunset from the second floor. Get there early it is popular. The qysters were good and the pizza on the first floor was excellent.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed January 11, 2018

We ate here a couple of times on our stay. It was an easy bike ride or drive from our house in Watercolor. It was great to be able to wander off the beach and have a nice meal. They also have kid-friendly food, which...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We used to like Bud and Alley’s, now it’s average and waaaaay over-priced. I wish we would have waited to get into Great Southern. Next time we will.

Thank SamuelStevenm
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Had a fairly good lunch last week on the top floor. Service was a little slow and our meal took a very long time to come. The atmosphere is fantastic along with the view.

Thank rdonner2016
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Great restaurant with wonderful Gulf view, however the bring your dog thing is getting out of control. I love dogs, leave them home. The bar is Great, the drinks are the best.

1  Thank Galen T
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Go there @ sunset,it has couple floors and rooftop is best view. Gets crowded but can also eat downstairs inside. Right on the main road.. Across from Town square with more eating and shopping.

1  Thank famaddy
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June 28, 2015|
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Response from DiverJay | Reviewed this property |
I had a horrible, watered down cocktail, and while I was choking it down, I had a look at some of the food that was being put down at neighboring tables, and nothing looked particularly outstanding. It looks like a place to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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