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Cafe Thirty A

3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
+1 850-231-2166
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quail” (25 reviews)
“beet salad” (40 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
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1 - 10 of 864 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Long time local in this area and haven't been here in probably 20 years. I promise it won't be that long before my next visit. Group of 6 of us in for dinner. Our server Charles was lovely and attentive. Our birthday girl had the...More

Thank Megastacey
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed our meal here as well as the server Sara. We had our 2 year old and 5 month old with us and she interacted with our 2 year old without missing a beat. She was amazing! The food was out of this...More

Thank lorirannals
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a wonderful experience to dine at Cafe 30 A. We have been loyal diners for as long as its been open (1995) and always manage to have dinner here several times a year. The crabcakes are truly the tasiest, most divine concoction I've ever...More

Thank FinerThingz
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing this lovely review with the Trip Advisor world! We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A second visit for our extended family. Very accommodating to our group of 16. Our server, William, was helpful, quick, friendly and entertaining. He made it look easy to please our discriminating group. The food is excellent and the drink selection is largest I've ever...More

Thank bushes5
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything! Come see us again soon! $5 martinis at the bar every Tuesday and Thursday!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I read the reviews and decided to check it out. The parking lot was crowded and we thought we would have to wait...I have to say as soon as we walked in it was wonderful-cocktails, salad,service, dinner and dessert. David, our waiter...More

Thank joli S
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review! You made our day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanting to try something different, we took the drive down 30a. It was a buy one before 6 and it was a great deal! We started with sharing the fried oysters with spinach and bacon salad. Rob our waiter was correct that it was larger...More

1  Thank JBentraveler
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and service and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Cafe Thirty A with another couple. Perfect place for date night or celebrating anniversary. Service was prompt and hospitable. Food was fresh and delicious! Great portions. My husband ordered the Lobster dish! Favorite dish of the night! Perfectly prepared! Corn bisque soup was...More

Thank mctopham
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. If there is ever anything we can do to make your experience even better please let your server or a manager know.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

delightful spot for a bite to eat. nice menu with an array of offerings. i had a very nice wedge salad and then had grouper and green beans for an entree. all were prepared quite nicely. service was friendly but a bit slow. would visit...More

1  Thank jon s
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We hope you will join us next time you are here.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Cafe Thirty A (only 2nd time to area) with friends. Dinner was exceptional- 5 of us had 5 great and different aps and entrees. We all agreed all was exceptional- but favorites were beet salad, mussels, oyster salad ap, scallops were yummy,...More

Thank puppysmiles
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed by this place. The menu has many items I wanted to try, ended up going with the Tuna poke starter, Caesar salad, and the redfish. All were excellent. Loved the decor, place had a great vibe. Service was great, valet parking was convenient....More

Thank majdr9
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing! We love hearing from our guests!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
deuteronomy10
Would you kindly explain your early bird 2 for 1 dinner plan? Hours; menu options available, etc. Thanks!
21 April 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Hello! We offer BOGO every day from 5-6PM. You need to make a reservation, as it fills up quick! There are only a few entrees you can't order. If you look at our menu on our website, you will see stars * next to items that... More
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Brian065
Is there a dress code
8 April 2017|
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Response from Harriet C | Property representative |
Yes, it's "resort casual."
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junefrye
Address for Cafe Thirty A
25 February 2017|
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Response from Harriet C | Property representative |
Our address is 3899 E. County Hwy 30A in Seagrove Beach. Our mailing address is: 3899 E. County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Our physical location is in Seagrove Beach, but we have a Santa Rosa Beach Zipcode... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (Somerset Bridge Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-2166
  • E-mail
Description
Café Thirty-A is a casual fine-dining restaurant featuring grilled and fire roasted seafood, meats and poultry, wood-oven pizza, vegetarian fare and hedonistic, "architectural" desserts. The menu changes daily according to availability of ingredients. Fine wines and cocktails--including a creative menu of the best martinis in the area--complement the meal.

The ambiance is open, casual, "islandy," yet sophisticated, with vaulted ceilings, upside-down market umbrellas, hand painted chairs, intimate lighting and half-wall dividers creating the atmosphere. Patrons often state, "It just makes you feel good to walk in here!" It's a fun, happening place to dine - with impeccable, yet unpretentious, service.
Recent and ongoing awards are: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Florida Trend Golden Spoon Award, North American Restaurant Association Five-Star Award of Excellence, NW Florida Daily News “Restaurant of the Year.”
Private dining for 25-80 is available upstairs in the Fishbone
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