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Bay Cafe

233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
+1 850-344-7822
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us ate there for lunch, we were greeted nicely. Would have been greater for us if the weather would have felt warmer to us so we could have enjoyed the seating outside, but that was our preference. There were some couples seated out...More

Thank mjrarts
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We go there for dessert and coffee after a day of shopping. We love sitting on the deck. Very good service and good food.

Thank drpeggy850
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Located in the area under the Brooks Bridge, the dining deck overlooks Choctawhatchee Bay so the water views were nice. It is also adjacent to a little fishing pier so you get to listen to the conversations/shenanigans of the people at the pier whether you...More

Thank geishadoll
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

During the last few years, Bay Cafe has become our favorite restaurant in the Destin/ Ft. Walton Beach area. We ate there twice in the two weeks of our last visit. The first visit was just my husband and myself for lunch. I had the...More

Thank pjreads
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A friend and I had lunch elsewhere and wanted a special dessert. She suggested Bay Cafe. The service was excellent. The dessert is worth writing home about. This will be a place I will bring my husband for a dinner. Can hardly wait b

Thank drpeggy850
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and I ate at the Bay Cafe several months ago to celebrate our anniversary. We had a wonderful experience! The setting right on the bay is beautiful, the food and service were both outstanding. They have a great wine list as well. We...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I think I've eaten at Bay Café each time I've traveled to Ft. Walton Beach, and the Crab Cakes and service are always excellent. This isn't a tourist joint, but rather a nice sit-down, special occasion spot. I would recommend sitting on the deck so...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Last winter my husband and I noticed this place by the causeway in Ft. Walton Beach- under the bridge, but it was closed each time we happened by. Finally one day it was open and we regret not getting there sooner. (We were told they...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is out of the way - a destination and not a drive-by location but well worth the effort. We STRONGLY recommend this restaurant. It's a quiet restaurant offering great food at a reasonable price. The service was impeccable - friendly, attentive, and professional....More

Thank Jayhawk74
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Always enjoy this place. Great view and excellent food. I enjoy the daily specials and the bayou burger served on a croissant is delicious. Excellent every time I go.

Thank Charla C
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Capree S
9 January 2017|
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Response from Marcia L | Reviewed this property |
No children's menu. You will seldom see children here as it is more of a place for a couple's special evening out. You would be expected to control your children.
26 July 2015|
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Response from poppieorjackie | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-344-7822
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