When you’re out enjoying all the fun, exciting, beach and other activities the Emerald Coast has to offer, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble. Stay close to the beach so you can refuel and get back to the fun. There are several beachside 30A restaurants, and these are some of our favorites.
Bud & Alley’s
Known for its famous taco bar with an array of fixes, the restaurant also has a pizza bar, along with an extensive breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Start the day off right with eggs Benedict, an omelet, and other breakfast favorites like pancakes. Come in for lunch or dinner and enjoy small bites like Gulf white shrimp, salads, and more. Try a main dish for lunch like the fish of the day, shrimp and grits, chicken fingers, and kid-friendly choices like penne pasta with marinara sauce. Come back for dinner for grilled pork porterhouse, grilled ribeye, crab cakes, and much more. Located at 2236 E W County Hwy 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Hours are 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily.
LaCo: Latin Coastal Kitchen
Taste Latin flavors without leaving 30A. Choose from an array of tacos served on corn tortillas and stuffed with ingredients like mushrooms, grilled peppers, shredded cheeses, lettuce, lobster, or grass-fed ground beef. Order a burrito, quesadilla, or delicious fajitas. Come for brunch for added breakfast favorites like breakfast burritos, scrambled eggs, and specialty dishes like lobster avocado toast. They’re located at 10343 E County Hwy 30A in Seacrest Beach. Daily hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Crabby Steve’s Highpointe
Choose from starters like crab and artichoke dip, a grilled salmon salad, and more. There is an array of tasty wraps, including curry or regular chicken salad, shrimp salad, or a fresh deli wrap. For something delicious and from the sea, try a crab cake sandwich. Warm sandwich selections include BBQ pulled pork, burgers, and more. Round out your meal with sides like French fries or sweet potato fries, potato salad, coleslaw, 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.
George’s At Alys Beach
For lunch, come in and try a lobster quesadilla, pork belly tostada, or the catch of the day. You can also enjoy lighter fare like grilled salmon or sesame crab and avocado salads, a salmon BLT wrap, or quinoa veggie wrap. For dinner, start with tuna tartare, a salad, or even Mexican street corn wedge salad. Indulge in grilled grouper, seared sea scallops, a 10 oz certified Angus ribeye, or spicy salt and pepper shrimp. Choose seafood dishes like skin-on steelhead trout, caprese pasta, or jerk-crusted Gulf snapper! They’re located at 30 N Castle Harbor Drive in Alys Beach. Hours are daily 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.
Havana Beach Bar & Grill
Start with a charcuterie and cheese board, jumbo lump crab cakes, or hot grouper bites, or choose from an array of delicious soup and salad options. Entrees include blackened grouper, Creole seafood pasta, or shrimp and grits with Gulf shrimp, among other selections. One of the main attractions is their Havana Beach steak. Try the 6 oz. grilled, certified Angus filet mignon, or for a bigger appetite try the 14 oz. Delmonico. For something handheld, try the Mandy Burger – an eight-ounce wagyu beef patty topped with candied peppered bacon, Boursin cheese, and tobacco-fried onions on a toasted brioche bun. Complete any meal with gourmet mac & cheese, grits, lemon-garlic fingerling potatoes, French fries, or a seasonal veggie. Stop in for brunch for breakfast selections like steel-cut oatmeal, French toast, and other traditional breakfast offerings. They’re located at 63 Main St. in Rosemary Beach. Hours are daily 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.
Oceanside Deliciousness at These 30A Restaurants
You came to Historic 30A along Florida’s Emerald Coast for an exciting, yet restful and relaxing getaway with all your loved ones. While you’re planning everything, including the amazing restaurants on 30A you’ll eat at, make sure you book a stay in a condo 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 access to private outdoor spaces like a pool, balcony, deck, or other outdoor space, as well as any neighborhood amenities. Relax indoors in stylish bedrooms and spacious living areas. Units have fully equipped kitchens, in-unit laundry, and Wi-Fi to keep in touch with those who didn’t make the trip. For a luxury stay like no other, choose a premium unit for upgrades like wood floors, flat-screen TVs, an elevator, and more to make your stay one you’ll never forget.
Call us today to start planning a fun-filled visit to Route 30A and the Emerald Coast!