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Restaurants on 30A: West End!

Cierra Robinson • February 17, 2021

 Where to eat on 30A West!

This list highlights (some of) the favorite eateries along our favorite scenic highway! If you don't see your favorites, let us know! We'll be sure to check it out and add it to our list.Where to eat on Dune Allen Beach?

Elmo's: If you're craving fresh seafood, do not overlook Elmo's. They are right on 30A in Dune Allen and their tagline is "Not fancy. Just famous." Quite true, indeed. It's a comforting casual environment and the food is undoubtedly something to brag about! Did we mention live music? They have it 7 nights a week!

Kith + Kin: With hot, iced, frozen and options for kids this coffee shop in Dune Allen Beach is a great place to get your fix!

Stinky's: This popular seafood and wine bar has a "Gulf to Table" menu with "Chef Driven" recipe's. All I heard was "fresh" and delicious!" Each item is handcrafted with love to leave you feeling completely satisfied. It might break your focus, but not your budget!

Vue on 30A: Vue offers an unforgettable dining experience with exquisite views of the Gulf as your back drop. Their award winning menu (by Chef Giovanni Filippone featured on Season 5 of Hell's kitchen) and upscale atmosphere is sure to have you returning time and time again. 

Where to eat on Blue Mountain Beach?

Blue Mountain Creamery: The original homemade creamery on 30A is still serving tasty frozen treats after more than 20 years! No matter where you're visiting, you have to stop by and give it a try. There's now also the Shake Shop and they even offer both gluten and dairy free options!

For the Health of It: Perfect for those interested in organic, natural products or homeopathic remedies. They have fresh juices and smoothies that are made-to-order and there's even a massage therapy clinic near-by. Be sure to stop in and check-out this neighborhood favorite!

Red Fish Taco: If you're looking for a delicious but casual meal after a long day on Blue Mountain's Beaches, this one is definitely a go-to. They've got good portion sizes, plenty of parking, outdoor seating and a wide variety of taco options to choose from!

Goat Feathers: This Blue Mountain gem has been around since 1988! They offer market options downstairs and a delicious restaurant experience upstairs. Their offerings started off with hot dogs as the special. They've come a long way! Their menu is the perfect array of delectable foods.

Basmati's: If you're looking for fresh seafood, and fine meats in the form of Asian-Inspired Cuisine, look no further! They offer a suave, yet casual dining environment, and have been featured Southern Living, the New York Times, 30A Review, and SoWal.com. Reservations recommended!

Local Catch:  At this local bar and grill you can enjoy truly local eats, straight from the gulf! You'll find American cuisine sprinkled in as well. Soak up a relaxed environment next to gourmet live music!

Red's Fueling Station: Brisket, burgers, ribs, tacos, delicious food, libations and singing bartenders? This list wouldn't be complete without introducing you to Red's. If you're on the hunt for a good time, you'll find it at Red's! Can't make it tonight? Check out the live stream!

 

Where to eat in Gulf Place?

Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar: With GREAT views from the second floor, Shunk Gulley is an awesome new spot named after the fishing reef off the Gulf and located directly in front of the Ed Walline Beach access on 30A. They've got a unique menu and a cool merch store next door!

La Lobas Bakery & Cafe:  You would be remiss to leave the west-end of 30A without trying one of the mouth-watering items off this bakery's menu! Satisfy your sweet tooth or sink your teeth into one of their breakfast or lunch options. (PS: The puddle cookies are incredible!)

Perfect Pig: With three locations, you're sure to encounter at least one Perfect Pig as you explore 30A. They have both indoor and outdoor seating with a family-friendly vibe and a ton of tasty gourmet items to choose from. Check them out for breakfast, lunch or dinner in WaterColor, Seagrove and Gulf Place!

La Playa: This fast-casual "coastal cantina in Gulf Place offers gulf views and a laid back atmosphere. Enjoy delicious Mexican cuisine directly across from the Gulf of Mexico! Simply walk up, order and they'll bring it out to you while you enjoy the beach vibe.

Pizza By The Sea: They've got the recipe, they've got the fresh ingredients, they've got the customer service. What have you got? The best pizza in South Walton! There are four locations in the county, so you couldn't miss it if you tried! Pick a night to take it easy. Order Pizza By the Sea!

Where to eat in Grayton Beach?

 

AJ's Grayton Beach: The location in Grayton Beach is the newest of four locations. They transformed the previous establishment into a "cool coastal cabana" and has both indoor and outdoor seating. Their menu is expansive and includes seafood, soups salad, burgers, tacos, and more!

Red Bar: In case you didn't know, the original Red Bar burned down in 2019. This brand new location emerged from the ashes like a phoenix. New walls, same great dishes! The food is fresh, fast, and delicious. There are so many great options, you'll have to return a couple time to make sure you try them all :]

Chiringo: Beating at the center of the heart of Grayton Beach is a gulf-view vantage point with even closer proximity to to some amazing tacos. Their menu also features some sandwiches, salads and finger foods. "Fresh food, salt air, and great people make memories that last forever."

 

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