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Old Florida Fish House & Bar

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5235 E County Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-6560
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The menu was limited due to being a venue at the 30a Songwriters Festival. I chose the most expensive item on the limited menu, the Grouper with crab and shrimp in a lemon butter sauce, accompanied by mashed potatoes and green beans. The main course was delicious! I ate every morsel. Potatoes were good, green beans just a little too... More 

Thank Lin0415
Hamilton, Georgia
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I joined three other couples at the Old Florida Fish House & Bar on New Year's Eve. We were able to get a table in the sushi bar before things got too busy. The meal was AWESOME. The sushi was exceptional; fresh and a great variety. If it wasn't on the menu the team was happy to... More 

Thank SamKnows
Cincinnati, OH
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch on a grey, chilly New Year's Eve afternoon. Great service, great food. Super fun playing cornhole and ping pong with the family, too!!

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475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate dinner at this tucked away restaurant. Good selection on the menu. We had a table for 9 reserved at 5:30pm. The table was ready at the time and the service was great. The had a live band. Everyone enjoyed all of their meal.

Thank Gary C
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195 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this establishment is pretty neat since it's on the water and you walk down a covered type of boardwalk to access it. We went the day after Christmas and it was pretty dead. We were quickly seated and our orders were taken. There was a delay with our gumbo, but it wasn't a horrific one. The gumbo... More 

Thank KeytonM
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was typical old Florida seafood, prepared well, which we were looking for, but the service was inattentive.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We always go here for the best seafood and sushi on the gulf coast.We take everyone who comes to visit us here because they are so consistently good.

Thank Andy6205
Atlanta, Georgia
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175 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Yeah so we had the fried crab claws as an appetizer there was a lot plus very "meaty" best we had in some time. Could have made a meal out of it! Also had the light fare grilled grouper very tasty! Would definitely return!

Thank DJ82184
Dallas, tx
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194 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Hadn't been here since 2011 and I went back and looked at my previous review from then. I basically could just cut and paste it into here. I love their Sushi! I was the only one who got sushi and everyone else was jealous after ordering the fish specials.

Thank cseanmc
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I dined at the Old Florida Fish House based on a last minute decision. It was not a good choice. I had the crab cakes. Awful. They had no lump meat and were overwhelmed with spice (presumably because there was no crab flavor). The pasta that accompanied them was ok. I told the waiter how bad they were and he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5235 E County Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-6560
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 8505343045
Welcome to Old Florida Fish House, located in the heart of Seagrove Beach, Florida. First opening its doors in the summer of 2005, the Fish House is a family friendly restaurant that features daily seafood specials prepared by our executive chef, Thomas Stukenborg and some of the best sushi available on the Emerald Coast. A casual atmosphere, along with lakefront dining, is sure to provide you and your family with the perfect celebratory experience. Dinner and sushi start at 5 PM and no reservations are required or observed. We would also like to invite you to visit us at the Porch serving lunch daily. The newest addition to the Old Florida Fish House, the Porch is a beautiful full service bar built on a screened in porch right along Eastern Lake. The bar and tables are made from sinker cypress wood and offers guests a gorgeous view in a relaxed setting with plenty of big screen hi definition televisions to watch the big game. The Porch is open every day of the week for lunch and dinner, starting at 11am. Old Florida Fish House is considered a hidden gem on 30A and graciously takes the crown as a favorite local's hot spot. With seating in the hundreds, celebrations are encouraged. Proudly featuring local live music and happy hour, Old Florida Fish House is a hidden gem and one you don't want to miss when you come visit South Walton! We look forward to having you soon!

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