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Boathouse Landing


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact


Boathouse Boom Boom Shrimp
A Boathouse favorite! Fried Bay shrimp tossed in a rich and spicy pepper sauce
Smoked Tuna Dip
Served with your choice of crackers or cucumber slices
Cheese Sticks
Fried mozzarella cheese served with marinara for dipping
Crab and Shrimp Dip
Crab and shrimp in a blend of cream cheese, spinach, and spices served with tortilla chips
Fried Dill Pickle Chips
Served with creamy ranch dressing
Oysters on the Half Shell
Freshly shucked! minimum three per order
Coconut Shrimp
Large Gulf shrimp lightly coated with a flaky coconut breading, served with a zesty orange dipping sauce
Fried Calamari
Lightly-breaded calamari rings and tentacles served with a sweet Asian chili sauce
Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms
Mushrooms baked our with shrimp and crab meat stuffing
Fried Gator Bites
With a side of tiger sauce
All of our produce is locally purchased
Cup $4.79
Bowl $5.99
Lobster Shrimp Bisque
A rich and creamy bisque made from Maine lobsters and Gulf shrimp finished with a hint of sherry
Cup $4.79
Bowl $5.99
Seafood Gumbo
Classic Creole-style gumbo packed with hearty garden vegetables, shrimp, fish, scallops, and andouille sausage
Soup & Salad
Your choice of Caesar or house salad paired with seafood gumbo or lobster shrimp bisque
House Salad
A blend of assorted greens, garden vegetables, mandarin oranges, crispy sweet onions, and our housemade orange vinaigrette dressing
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine with croutons, parmesan cheese, and a classic Caesar dressing
Coconut Chicken Salad
Coconut breaded chicken on fresh mixed greens, cucumbers, mandarin oranges, tomatoes, crispy onions, honey-roasted nuts, and orange vinaigrette dressing
Coconut Shrimp Salad
Shrimp coated with crisp coconut bread crumbs on fresh garden greens accompanied by mandarin oranges, tomatoes, cucumbers, crispy onions, honey-roasted nuts, and orange vinaigrette dressing
Hot Crawfish Salad
Plump Louisiana crawfish tails lightly fried and piled high on a fresh bed of mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, crispy sweet onions, and black olives. Served with Dijon vinaigrette
Grilled Salmon Salad
Grilled salmon served over a bed of mixed greens with feta cheese, black olives, tomato, cucumber, red onion, and cilantro lime vinaigrette
Boom Boom Shrimp Salad
Spicy Boom Boom Shrimp over a bed of assorted greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, green onions, and ranch dressing
Add a small side salad to any entree for only $2.79
Boathouse Parmesan
A Boathouse Landing favorite! Baked mild white fish with Italian bread crumbs and fresh shredded parmesan cheese. Served with house rice and fresh vegetables
Flounder Almondine
Grilled flounder topped with almonds and a lemon butter sauce, served with house rice and fresh vegetables
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Shrimp & Grits
A southern classic. Jumbo Gulf shrimp, andouille sausage, corn, tomatoes, and stone-ground grits
Sirloin Steak*
Grilled 6 oz. 1855 brand sirloin served with French fries and fresh vegetables. Our 1855 Brand Black Angus beef provides superior marbling, resulting in unmatched tenderness and taste.
Cobia & Shrimp Étouffée
Bronzed cobia with shrimp and andouille sausage étouffée served over a bed of house rice
Your choice of grilled, blackened or bronzed filet of cobia topped with lemon beurre blanc, served with house rice and fresh vegetables
Shrimp Étouffée
Sauteed Gulf shrimp with peppers and onions in a spicy étouffée sauce over house rice
Chicken Picatta
Paneed chicken, capers, and lemon butter served with our house rice and a side of fresh vegetables
Grilled Shrimp
Skewered Gulf shrimp topped with lemon butter. Served with house rice and fresh vegetables
Market Price
Pasta of the Day
Our Chef's daily creation using the finest and freshest ingredients!
Chicken Alfredo
Grilled or blackened chicken served over fettuccine tossed in a creamy alfredo sauce, topped with parmesan cheese
Shrimp Alfredo
Sauteed domestic Bay shrimp tossed with fettuccine in a creamy authentic alfredo sauce, topped with parmesan cheese
Cajun Bayou Pasta
Sauteed gator and andouille sausage tossed with peppers, onions, and penne pasta in a spicy Cajun sauce
Trans Fat-Free Canola Oil. All fried platters are served with Caribbean slaw and French fries
Seafood Platter
A combination of fried bay shrimp, fish, and sea scallops served with cocktail and tartar sauce
Fried Grouper Fingers
Served with tartar sauce
Fried White Fish
Served with tartar sauce
Boathouse Fried Shrimp
Large Gulf shrimp served with cocktail sauce
Coconut Chicken Tenders
Served with a zesty orange sauce
Fried Flounder
Served with tartar sauce
Coconut Shrimp
Served with a zesty orange sauce
All sandwiches and po boys are served on ciabatta with shredded lettuce, tomato, and tarter sauce. Homemade potato chips and Caribbean slaw. Sub French fries for $0.99
Grilled or blackened
Fried Flounder Boy
Fried Shrimp Po Boy
Fried Grouper Po Boy
Each on a brioche bun with shredded lettuce, tomato, and mayo. Served with homemade potato chips and Caribbean slaw. Sub French fries for $0.99
Our ½ lb premium burgers are 1855 Certified Black Angus beef
Chicken Sandwich
Served grilled or blackened
Build Your Own!
Boom Boom Shrimp Tacos
Fried Bay shrimp tossed in our signature Boom Boom sauce, served in flour tortillas with lettuce, green onions, cheese, and a side of chips & salsa
Blackened Fish Tacos
Blackened fish in soft flour tortillas with Pico de Gallo, lettuce, shredded cheese, cucumber wasabi aioli, and a side of chips & salsa
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (363)
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All reviews hush puppies grouper seafood platter salad crab cakes mashed potatoes burger strawberry butter deck overlooking nice lunch great seafood view of the water outdoor seating great food and service my favorite bayou celeste
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Reviewed today

well folks, once again,Rachael, and Celeste made our day. This is about our sixth lunch here, my prom date from 1965 and i have reconnected a few years ago and are now traveling the country in a motorhome.we happened onto boathouse while staying at a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kevin c
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the fried gulf shrimp plate and my husband had the seafood platter. It was excellent. The strawberry butter and hushpuppies were a perfect appetizer. Our waitress Deanna was a delight. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

2nd time visiting and enjoyed our meals again. I had the steak and stuffed shrimp. My steak was perfectly cooked (medium rare) and not overly seasoned or marinated which I prefer. The stuffed shrimp was fantastic! As were the garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed veggies....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LMW5055
Reviewed 5 days ago

This friendly restaurant in Niceville never fails to impress! We've been traveling through Florida since October, and while we have enjoyed other restaurants along the way, the Boathouse Landing, in our view, is the best! Great location with a beautiful view, and ample parking, even...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great fun and service! Alicia was the best server! So, so friendly! Ordered Parmesan grouper and it was excellent— light, flakey, flavorful! Thank you for the great service, Alicia!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LeeLee35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rachael took care of us really well and made us feel at home, very friendly staff and delicious food. We will definitely come back here again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bull N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of parking tucked away off the road and we were greeted by a warm, friendly hostess and were seated immediately with a lovely view of the bay and a couple of fishing boats. Very cozy, quiet and romantic. Service was immediate, professional, and friendly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed 14 January 2019

All 5 of us had a very nice meal. Service from Ryan was outstanding with great suggestions on ordering and made for a fun time.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hunter31Jay
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We were a group of 20 and they had a group of 60 down stairs and the service and food were great. Thank you Genevieve you we’re awesome.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GRo254
Reviewed 8 December 2018

In a restaurant I look for good food, good service, and a nice view. This place nailed all three. The weather did not allow sitting outside but almost every seat has a nice view of the water. I had not been seated 15 seconds when...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Elizabeth A
20 April 2018|
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Response from shawnm507 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. I would make them just in case, as I did when we went, but then ended up not needing them anyway.
11 June 2017|
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Response from gpskisgolfs | Reviewed this property |
They are flexible. Go w/fresh salad and fresh Gulf fish grilled. See their website boathouselanding Check menu and call before you go...worth the trip to eat a relaxed meal overlooking historic Boggy Bayou. Al Capone liked... More
Greta M
9 November 2015|
Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
It would be a great place for your dinner but this time of the year it would have to be inside eating , we ate out on the deck it was beautiful. I hope that helps you . Congrats on your wedding.
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