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Blackwater Bistro

5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
+1 850-623-1105
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef wellington” (14 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
“gouda grits” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday night, the same night as Bands on the Blackwater so the traffic was heavy. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. We shared the artichoke cheesecake appetizer and thought it was excellent. We ordered different entrees and all were...More

Thank TKE1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a charming place to dine! I am so glad we decided to come here for dinner and cannot wait to come back. This restaurant is located in the downtown Milton area in an old historic house. It has a very cozy old world vibe...More

Thank tedlong29
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This has been our "Go To" brunch spot since we moved to the area nearly a year ago. We have had pretty much everything on the Sunday Brunch menu and have not been disappointed yet. The chicken and waffles are amazing and the Reuben eggs...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy the atmosphere, eating out on the porch, listening to live music. Great food, reasonbly priced.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The waitresses did a great job sieving our bar orders and dinner orders. All 12 of us left satisfied.

Thank MikeGogola
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A great restaurant set in a historic home - loved it. Places like these are real gems. Staff was great, menu was fantastic, and the atmosphere was lovely. Seek this spot out if in the area.

Thank Coeyyy
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food in a old restored home. Meatloaf was excellent, and my wife had the Chef Salad, which was huge and very tasty. One of the best Mac and Cheese sides in a restaurant, bar none. Great service, would highly recommend you stop in. We...More

Thank Sticky_Wizard
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Love the ambiance of Blackwater Bistro. Good place to take visitors to Milton. Food is generally good, although they should stick with local ingredients and cuisine.

Thank ggore53
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant made from a converted historical house. The service was very good. The mushroom onion Swiss burger was cooked perfectly, made with fresh onions and mushrooms.

Thank Sandi N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service, live entertainment, we go once a month for date night. Pretty good wine list and full bar too.

Thank SmoklnJoe
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26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from camille1919 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full bar. With 5 or more I would call an make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 850-623-1105
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Recipient of the Best Restaurant Milton and Outstanding Business of the Year: Mainstreet Florida awards. It is owned and operated by a Navy Lt. Commander. The food is creative with a fantastic appetizer Artichoke Cheesecake and their entrees are great. Favorites include the Beef Wellington and Shrimp and Gouda Grits. Full bar available, with beer, wine, delicious hand crafted cocktails.
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