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“fabulus”
Review of Bay Cafe

Bay Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“fabulus”
Reviewed February 15, 2012

very tasteful beautiful view excellent service wonderful menu just go and enjoy

  • Visited January 2012
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Ft Walton Beach, FL
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed February 11, 2012

A lovely restaurant on the bayside of Ft Walton Beach. Great views and casual outdoor seating if desired. Wonderful lunch menu and specials. We all had the shrimp salads and gumbo for lunch with a pate beforehand with house white wine. The lunch/dinner menu has so many wonderful French offerings. Will be back soon for dinner. A fine dining experience inside and can be casual outdoors.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank floridamin
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Florida
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant--GREAT food and View!”
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Bay Cafe is a Ft Walton Beach legend--outstanding value for money, with superb haute cuisine. Try the broiled crab claws as an appetizer and move on to the broiled Grouper or Filet Mignon for the main course...And the wine list is fantastic! Great place for a special occasion, and reasonably priced given the outstanding quality of the food and service

Visited January 2012
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Thank FloridaBizGuy
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
Reviewed January 14, 2012

Love the atmosphere and excellent food. We usually go for lunch on a nice day and sit outdoors.

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Thank Luanne B
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Southern Indiana
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Dining Experience”
Reviewed January 10, 2012

Last night was our first trip to Bay Cafe, actually I should say second. Last week, after circling around under Brooks Bridge trying to locate it, we were disappointed to see that they were closed. Be patient trying to find the location.....actually it's very convient to Okaloosa Island. A local told us that they were closed for the holidays and remodeling. We went back on the reopening day, to find them closed again. Being about to write off the Bay Cafe, Julien, the owner/chef noticed us trying to get in. It was 4:15, and they didn't open until 5:00. He let us in and gave us a nice outdoor gazebo table. The six of us had a nice selection of wine and beer to enjoy until we ordered. We moved inside to a lovely dining room with vaulted ceilings (possibly the new remodeling) because it was a cool evening. The menu selections were so appealing, we all got different things so we could see what they looked like. Everyone was pleased. We had Grouper Wellington, grouper in an artichoke sauce, Chilean sea bass, (our friend said it was the best she had ever had!) Amberjack in a lemon/butter sauce. I wish we could have sampled the dessert...there's always next time. Our server was very prompt and friendly and very anxious for us to enjoy our meal. It was a very enjoyable evening.

  • Visited January 2012
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