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15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1719
+1 850-653-9888
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11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First visit ever with 2 cousins on a girls trip. What a nice surprise to walk in and be greeted so nicely and look around and see white tablecloths! Very pleasant experience and wonderful food!

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Jackson, Wyoming
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm giving this a five star, because the night we ate there,the food was perfect, the weather was perfect the jasmine was blooming next to the table we sat at out on the deck! The food was wonderful and well conceived and executed. the service was great the 'laughing Gil's' flew over the river and I couldn't have asked for... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommend reservations- even for lunch. Service is great! On our visit, the Crab Dip with homemade chips were wonderful. I had the fried gulf shrimp which were huge, very lightly breaded, and seasoned to perfection. My daughter had the Linguini with Chicken, my husband the Shrimp Tacos, and a friend had the burger. We all had salads with homemade... More 

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1 Thank Regina Jones A
North Florida
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hostess named Jackie was extremely rude. I have been a Owl customer for many years and never treated this bad, After checking with many locals, she has a history of treating customers in a rude manner, as well as servers employed there, I had noticed a high turnover of servers. Time to move on to a better restaurant with better... More 

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Archer, Florida
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We go to The Owl every year for brunch and always love it. Really pretty place with friendly and attentive staff. My go-to choice is always the shrimp and grits but I have to say that this time it was very blah. It was good but nothing special. Usually it's amazing and I had raved about it to our guests... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Owl Cafe offered an eclectic menu, including a few entrees, sandwiches, and salads. The oyster po boy, and the grouper sandwich were good, the jambalaya less so, but the homemade salad dressings were excellent.

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Thank tsmith458
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm telling you this right now, if you are in the Apalach area you need to eat at The Owl. It was recommended to us by a couple on St George Island and I'm so glad they did. This place is amazing! I called a week out and got reservations simply because their website recommended it. Downtown Apalachacola can be... More 

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Los Fresnos, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for lunch with friends. Busy place, but I never felt rushed and the service was very good. Food was great. We all had a bite of an excellent chocolate dessert-can't remember the name, but there was only one of its kind on the menu. Only complaint was my husband's lukewarm coffee, which the waitress fixed immediately. Would definitely... More 

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Thank Elizabeth F
Montrose, Alabama
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a day trip into town from St George's Island. Had lunch at the Owl Cafe at the recommendation of friends. Was not disappointed. Relaxed but refined atmosphere the restaurant appears to be in an historic building. I had vegetarian black bean soup and oyster salad. Very tasty and fresh. My wife had a shrimp taco and daughter had... More 

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Thank kvhak
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The upstairs is very good, but a little pricey. We like to vacation in Saint George Island and always go over to Apolachicola for some meals. The Owl Tap Room (below the restaurant) has an amazing draught beer selection and the food is great. Go between 4-6 and they have happy hour. Get the crab dip. The fried tortillas with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1719
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?