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Bay Cafe

233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
+1 850-344-7822
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“escargot” (19 reviews)
“grouper” (46 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options
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233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Located at the foot of the Fort Walton beach bridge this restaurant is pleasantly located on the bay with wonderful outdoor views. I had the duck, it was a bit pricey along with most choices on the menu. The duck was ok, it essential bad...More

1  Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This has been one of our favorite restaurants. The food is always fresh, we like the assortment of wines and spirits, the location and water front dinning is amazing - but - last night the service was just off. I don't know why, but it...More

3  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I always feel well taken care of and the food is great. Fish dishes are their forte' and the don't miss. Mario is a true host and the experience reminds me of a fine European eatery.

Thank Edwin H
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This hidden gem is found under the Brooks Bridge in Fort Walton Bridge. Delicious lunch fare includes blackened grouper on croissant with fresh salad and burger on croissant. The seasoning on my grouper was exquisite. Many French dishes offered on menu as the chef is...More

Thank joaniemaria
Reviewed 21 February 2018

stopped in for lunch and had our best meal of the year. food was outstanding. the service was superb. the location is great. this was such a good meal. i cannot explain how much we enjoyed our lunch.

1  Thank wahoopeg
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Three of us ate there for lunch, we were greeted nicely. Would have been greater for us if the weather would have felt warmer to us so we could have enjoyed the seating outside, but that was our preference. There were some couples seated out...More

1  Thank mjrarts
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We go there for dessert and coffee after a day of shopping. We love sitting on the deck. Very good service and good food.

Thank drpeggy850
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Located in the area under the Brooks Bridge, the dining deck overlooks Choctawhatchee Bay so the water views were nice. It is also adjacent to a little fishing pier so you get to listen to the conversations/shenanigans of the people at the pier whether you...More

1  Thank geishadoll
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

During the last few years, Bay Cafe has become our favorite restaurant in the Destin/ Ft. Walton Beach area. We ate there twice in the two weeks of our last visit. The first visit was just my husband and myself for lunch. I had the...More

1  Thank pjreads
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A friend and I had lunch elsewhere and wanted a special dessert. She suggested Bay Cafe. The service was excellent. The dessert is worth writing home about. This will be a place I will bring my husband for a dinner. Can hardly wait b

Thank drpeggy850
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Capree S
10 January 2017|
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Response from Marcia L | Reviewed this property |
No children's menu. You will seldom see children here as it is more of a place for a couple's special evening out. You would be expected to control your children.
27 July 2015|
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Response from poppieorjackie | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Alconese Ave SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5832
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-344-7822
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