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114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
+1 850-796-1451
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11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great local bar and fantastic pizza. Friendly staff. It looks to be popular with locals but they will make a visitor feel welcome.

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Thank Sean G
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want the best pizza in town this is the place. It is right on the water and you can come by boat. This place is a beach side bar. The tables are ALWAYS dirty and the service is ALWAYS poor.

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Thank Rob S
Richmond, Virginia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You won't find friendlier wait staff anywhere else. We were here for a Military Reunion and again, we had a great time!

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Thank ThomasJAdams
Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we had a better experience. We wanted to try a different place in Ft Walton Beach. This place really needs to be cleaned up. The food was average, but the service was beyond poor. I had to walk around the place to locate by waitress to get our check. It wasn't that busy either. Lesson learned.

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Thank Jim K
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on the Island. Pizza recommended by a local. Loved the outdoor seating. On water/marina. Pizza was decent and a good value. Service was poor; didn't ask if we wanted a 2nd round of beer/drinks after we finished our 1st ones (over 30 minutes without waitress checking on us). Recommend getting drinks directly from bartenders. They were hustling.

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Thank jennazag
Celina, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our last vacation supper at Helen Back. Nice indoor outdoor bar restaurant. Food was good service was great. Got back to our condo & realized I had left my wallet on the table. Hurried back & they had found it! Nothing missing so thankful!

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Thank Lovestraveling820
Peachtree City, Georgia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a dive bar behind some strip clubs and liquor stores. Don't let that bother you - the pizza is on point. It has a garlic crust, is thin crust but soft. Toppings are just right - I love the top line, add jalapeno. Pick it up and eat it in your room or on the beach. They've got other... More 

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Thank Matt R
Warner Robins, GA
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a few adult beverages. Always a good time here. Watched the 2nd & 3rd rounds of the NFL draft

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Thank jay5515
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished eating here. The pizza.is greasy but was very good and a nice flavor. Service was very good, Monica was my waitress and was AWESOME!! I didn't try any drinks as I had jogged almost 20 miles so was putting down the water. Would recommend this place plus they are open until 4am.

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Thank Kyle S
Albany, Oregon
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were so many great reviews on TA, we just had to try the pizza. Unfortunately, it was burned, greasy and blah. We should have gone to a chain pizza joint and paid half as much for pizza that would have been twice as good. Very disappointed! Only plus was that the employees were very pleasant.

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Thank SandraJL19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-796-1451

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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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Louisville, Ky.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?