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Great Southern Cafe

83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
+1 850-231-7327
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (392 reviews)
“shrimp” (145 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I ate the fish of the day blackened with best collard greens ever. So good that we bought the chef’s cookbook. My wife ate the Shrimp Ya Ya. The recipe is also in the cookbook. We’ll definitely come back.

Thank cordpar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place for lunch or dinner. Great service, drinks, and food. The hush puppies are great and they are large. This is the place for Southern Food!

Thank Galen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite dish was their specialty Grits a Ya Ya and the key lime pie was wonderful and to die for! We will definitely be back.

Thank Glenna A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast here. It was as hot fresh and delicious. We were treated with southern hospitality from the moment we arrived! It is a must to go to restaurant!!!

Thank connieo1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From your first experience with the very friendly and informative hostess, to your servers, bartenders, and management- exceptional, genuine caring for the customer service- and yes even when busy. A special thanks to our friendly, experienced, and wonderful server and manager Tara and Blake- who...More

Thank LAL2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect breakfast, what a charming restaurant! I was taken with the quiet and quaint atmosphere, as well as the delicious food. I had a very traditional breakfast, but the menu had many interesting offerings. Everyone looked so pleased with their food. The wait staff was...More

Thank Sherri M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother and I ate here on one of our many trips to Seaside when I was down for vacation. The breakfast was fine. I had biscuits and gravy and my brother had steak and eggs and the breakfast was very good. The waitress was...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent from start to finish. The hostess got us seated with a smile just in time for the breakfast menu. The waitress was friendly and on the spot and all dishes were amazing, organic and fresh. Highly recommend... They were extremely busy but still delicious...More

Thank Elen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met some friends for breakfast and of course headed for Seaside. Parking on a Saturday is hard to find even early in the morning. Be warned. We were seated right away and our waiter was quick to present menus and gave us time to...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband that the Greek salad and grilled chicken he ordered was the best he ever had. The service was excellent. We will definitely return.

Thank dol9920
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Questions & Answers
4 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Seaside actually has a good amount of parking. Sometimes you just have to search a little further than the square. We hope to see you!
Kari J
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
No sorry! Happy hour is from 4-6 daily. Hope to see you!
Andrea Z
6 March 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Happy hour is daily from 4-6pm and includes half off wine by the glass and cocktails, $1 off beer and $10 [dozen] oysters. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-7327
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