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Top 5 Bars of 30A

Enjoying all the daytime fun the cozy beach towns along 30A have to offer is just part of your 30A experience. Relax and unwind in the evening with a drink. Depending on the locale you choose, you’ll be able to add live entertainment, delicious food, or both to your evening relaxation. Some are part of 30A bars and family-friendly restaurants, so the kids can join for a family meal while the adults kick back with a drink in their hand. Just make sure to designate a driver, take one of the free shuttles that run the length of the historic route, or contact your favorite ride-sharing company to make sure everyone gets safely back to your rental provided by 30A Beach Properties.

Pescado Seafood Grill & Rooftop Bar

Don’t close yourself into a dark, stuffy back-room bar. The rooftop bar at Pescado in Rosemary Beach offers your favorite alcoholic beverages. They offer “punchy cocktails,” with a favorite being the “Berry Good Thyme” featuring gin, lavender, blackberry, and lemon. There’s a raw bar with delicious offerings and even Sunday brunch. Hours are Monday and Tuesday 4-11 p.m. with dinner served until 10 p.m. – this time is for patrons 18+. Wednesday-Sunday, 9:45 a.m. – 11 p.m., with brunch from 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. (all ages welcome), cocktails only 2-4 p.m. and dinner 4-10 p.m. After brunch, only patrons 18+ are allowed. They’re located at 74 Town Hall Road, Suite 4B in Rosemary Beach.

Bud & Alley’s

The Seaside neighborhood restaurant and bar has been a staple of the area since 1987. Offering everything from taco and pizza bars to main dishes for land lovers and seafood lovers alike, the restaurant is always hopping. Head up to the rooftop bar to relax with a drink. Choose from one-of-a-kind cocktails like the pineapple-jalapeno margarita featuring Herradura Silver, pineapple, lime juice, agave nectar, jalapeno, and soda, or choose from a list of red and white wines, or a myriad of beers. Pair any drink with a selection from the restaurant’s food menu. They’re located at 2236 E W County Hwy 30A in Seaside. Hours are 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily.

Crabby Steve’s High Pointe

Many will say the bar at the High Poside is only available for High Pointe owners and guests, but anyone can get there from the beach side and is welcome to sample delicious and unique bar selections, as well as food from the restaurant. There’s a full menu of beers, cocktails, wine, and more. Soak up the alcohol and continue your 30A adventures with crab and artichoke dip, a grilled salmon salad, and more. There is an array of wraps, including curry or regular chicken salad, shrimp salad, or a fresh deli wrap. Try bar foods that include BBQ pulled pork, burgers, wings, sides like French fries or sweet potato fries, potato salad, cole slaw, and seasonal sides. They’re located inside the High Pointe Resort at 10254 E County Highway 30A in Rosemary Beach. Hours are 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Seating is available inside, or outside on the deck attached to the boardwalk coming from the beach.

The Porch

The screened-in porch overlooks beautiful Eastern Lake and features a massive old-wood bar as well as table seating. Located off the Old Florida Fish House restaurant, the bar has an identity of its own. Along with the lake view, they serve a full complement of alcoholic beverages and bar favorites. The restaurant is only open for dinner service, but the bar is open daily 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and also serves lunch along with your beverage. Find them at 33 Heron’s Watch Way in Santa Rosa Beach.


FOOW, or “Foo” is the unique Fish Out of Water restaurant and bar. Come relax with specialty cocktails, including the FOOW Frose – Three Olives rose vodka, lemon, and watermelon, and the Beach Hair Don’t Care: a mix of Cruzan coconut rum, banana, citrus, and served with a salted rim. Choose from a variety of bottled and draft domestic and imported beers, wines by the glass, and spirits including vodka, gin, rum, tequila, bourbon, whiskey, and more. They offer “Zero Proof” mocktails for designated drivers, along with soft drinks and juices. Pair it with a delicious offering from the restaurant kitchen to soak up the alcohol before hitting the beach again. They are open daily, with brunch hours 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., happy hour 2-4 p.m., and dinner 4-10 p.m., at 34 Goldenrod Circle in Santa Rosa Beach.

Laid Back Bars on 30A

While you’re planning everything, including some 30A bars to visit, make sure you book a stay in a vacation rental provided by 30A Beach Properties. We have units as small as one bedroom all the way up to six bedrooms for a large group reunion at the beach!

Enjoy private outdoor spaces like a pool, balcony, deck, or other outdoor space, as well as any neighborhood amenities. Our units have fully equipped kitchens, in-unit laundry, Wi-Fi, open living spaces, and sprawling private bedrooms.

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