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Staff's Restaurant - CLOSED

24 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5816
+1 850-243-3482
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
2 Sep 2014
“Glad it's closed”
22 Jul 2014
“Finally closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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24 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5816
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

Overpriced and food quality is below poor. Service was terrible and the place did not smell good... Drinks were watery and beer not cold.

1  Thank SteveWC57
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

FINALLY!! This place has finally closed their doors. A restaurant that never made it to the 21st century. Decor has never been updated and the food is in the same condition.

2  Thank Z-Foodie69
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This may have been good at one time but they closed for good reason. I have tried this place over a dozen times in 20 years and they are consistant. It has never been good.

1  Thank Jakebby1
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Very sad to see that this 100 year old family restaurant closed. Heard a local rumor that part of the family may re-open later. Sure hope so

Thank saprich
Reviewed 13 December 2013 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a recent trip. Our waiter was amazing, very attentive. The place was not busy at all. Maybe two other tables besides ours. We each had steak and shrimp. The steak was average at best, I hardly ate any...More

Thank nurseinmo
Reviewed 5 November 2013

The food is little, and expensive. We had 4 people, did not go out full after spending $110. I am from China, in our sea food restaurant, we have numerous kinds of fishes, clams, shrimps, crabs, and numerous ways to cook it. However, in this...More

Thank Zhuqi M
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Very Friendly people,excellent staff,great local fresh seafood We ate Seafood and steaks We stayed in Fort Walton for 4 nights and ate here on 3 nights !!!

Thank HANSON333
Reviewed 25 September 2013

I've been coming to fort Walton for years now and have always passed this place up. Big mistake. If you want traditional seafood (which for some reason is getting harder and harder to find) come to Staffs. I got the fried seafood platter. It was...More

Thank travelchic123
Reviewed 21 September 2013

It always amuses me when friends talk about long waits, slow service at the new, hip, or fancy area restaurants. There Staff's sets - in Fort Walton knocking out the same delicious food, decade after decade. When we go on our Destin vacation, we always...More

Thank carollyn50
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We had mixed results for an evening meal here. My dining companion was extremely satisfied with his fish entree, but my scallop dish was under-cooked. I will try it again to see if the quality is more consistent. The decor is old seafood shack style,and...More

Thank facs50
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5816
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-243-3482
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