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Review of Cafe Thirty A

Cafe Thirty A
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Somerset Bridge Rd.
Description: Café Thirty-A is a casual fine-dining restaurant featuring grilled and fire roasted seafood, meats and poultry, wood-oven pizza, vegetarian fare and hedonistic, "architectural" desserts. The menu changes daily according to availability of ingredients. Fine wines and cocktails--including a creative menu of the best martinis in the area--complement the meal. The ambiance is open, casual, "islandy," yet sophisticated, with vaulted ceilings, upside-down market umbrellas, hand painted chairs, intimate lighting and half-wall dividers creating the atmosphere. Patrons often state, "It just makes you feel good to walk in here!" It's a fun, happening place to dine - with impeccable, yet unpretentious, service. Recent and ongoing awards are: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Florida Trend Golden Spoon Award, North American Restaurant Association Five-Star Award of Excellence, NW Florida Daily News “Restaurant of the Year.” Private dining for 25-80 is available upstairs in the Fishbone
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Long time local in this area and haven't been here in probably 20 years. I promise it won't be that long before my next visit. Group of 6 of us in for dinner. Our server Charles was lovely and attentive. Our birthday girl had the lobster pasta dish and said it was amazing. I had the seared Ahi tuna and it was perfect. My husband had the ribeye with garlic potatoes and asparagus and this dish was also very nice.
We did not have dessert but a couple of salads. I did try one of the fried oysters from someone's plate and it definitely could of used some kind of seasoning. This would be my only negative for the meal.
Enjoy.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Megastacey
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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Thank you! We appreciate your business and feedback!

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here as well as the server Sara. We had our 2 year old and 5 month old with us and she interacted with our 2 year old without missing a beat. She was amazing! The food was out of this world. And her suggestions were spot on!
Make a reservation and GO!!!!

Date of visit: June 2017
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Thank lorirannals
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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

This is always so nice to hear. We thank you for writing and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Truly a wonderful experience to dine at Cafe 30 A. We have been loyal diners for as long as its been open (1995) and always manage to have dinner here several times a year. The crabcakes are truly the tasiest, most divine concoction I've ever had --- no fillers, just sweet, tender crab with the perfect amount of magic and seasoning. The salads, the wine selections, the seafood preparations and side dishes --- too many to mention but all so very very well prepared and wonderfully presented. The service is friendly and professional -- and the atmosphere of the restaurant is just such a pleasure to experience. Not to be missed while you down on 30 A but definitely call for reservations during busy season !!

Date of visit: June 2017
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Thank FinerThingz
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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing this lovely review with the Trip Advisor world! We look forward to serving you again soon!

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

A second visit for our extended family. Very accommodating to our group of 16. Our server, William, was helpful, quick, friendly and entertaining. He made it look easy to please our discriminating group. The food is excellent and the drink selection is largest I've ever seen. The prices are what you would expect from a fine dining establishment and well worth it. Perfect for a special occasion. Our family enjoyed dressing up(especially the teens) for a special vacation treat. I recommend the valet parking as the lot is small and always full. Beautiful location right on 30A. We will definitely return next time we're in the area.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank bushes5
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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything! Come see us again soon! $5 martinis at the bar every Tuesday and Thursday!

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I read the reviews and decided to check it out. The parking lot was crowded and we thought we would have to wait...I have to say as soon as we walked in it was wonderful-cocktails, salad,service, dinner and dessert. David, our waiter was awesome!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank joliS_13
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Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

Thank you for your great review! You made our day!

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