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Backfin Blue Cafe

2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
+1 727-343-2583
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (51 reviews)
“crab cakes” (125 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had basil stuffed BBQ shrimp and grouper Oscar for dinner and bruchetta for appetizer. Nice quiet atmosphere great dining experience.

Thank Sheri R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came across Backfin Blue while staying in Gulfport and it quickly became a favorite. The lobster ravioli appetizer was delicious and the crab cakes were outstanding; my husband fell in love with the Voodoo chicken and raved about it the next...More

Thank Kristin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Backfin Blue Cafe was recommended to us. I am glad it was...Crabcakes were everything and more as advertised! We will be back and are confident when we recommend this place to others, they will leave with a full stomach and smiles on their faces.

Thank markkA4849GY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to try one of the local Gulfport Restaurants while there, so we choose Backfin Blue Café on a recommendation. It was not real busy as it was a Monday night. Choose to sit inside as in was a little humid but they also have...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aye outside in June and it was not too hot, there were fans everywhere and the staff was so sweet! We had a large group of 10 adults- elderly included- and children; everyone was happy! Crab cakes, steak, meatloaf and grouper all looked good; I...More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned here again. Food excellent. Staff very helpful and friendly. Just wish fhey would take reservations for tables of less than 6.

Thank zandc
Reviewed 5 June 2017

An absolute gem of a place. It's quietly unassuming from the front, and we almost didn't go in because it looked a little quiet, but I'm so glad that we did. The food was really tasty, and there were some great dishes on the menu...More

1  Thank MrsG1405
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Only a 5 minute walk from our place, we sometimes forget about this cozy place, but last night we went there with another couple (their first visit). Seated at a good inside table, we were taken care of by a friendly & knowledgeable server...always a...More

Thank Cuencathom
Reviewed 5 May 2017

What a wonderful restaurant! Everything was awesome. The Prime Rib is Exceptional and don't even try the corn chowder! It is more addicting than Heroin!

Thank JP33765
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Backfin Blue is a charming Gulfport restaurant which has a great menu - except I'm stuck on my two favorite dishes: the divine crab corn chowder and the best crab cakes I've had outside of Maryland. Not flat pucks of filler and a bit of...More

1  Thank Lynne M
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Einnobgp | Reviewed this property |
No early bird menu, however on Mondays they have a prime rib special
1 June 2015|
Response from Harold R | Property representative |
Hello, We take reservations for parties of 6 more and yes we are kid friendly. We have a kids menu and outdoor seating on our deck usually gives antsy young ones some room to move around. During the summer months the chance... More
30 March 2015|
Response from Harold R | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for contacting Backfin Blue Cafe on TripAdvisor. Yes we do have a wheelchair accessible ramp that is accessible from the service alley that runs behind the restaurant. I suggest you call the restaurant... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-343-2583
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