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Great Southern Cafe

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83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
+1 850-231-7327
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a very nice lunch. Wait staff were super nice. Food was great. Looked like it would fun to have few drinks at too.

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Thank Jennifer S
Huntsville, Alabama
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten here many times and only had 1 bad time and it was only because they were so crowded.It was not the food ,drinks or service , it was just very loud.

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Thank Andy6205
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Two of us were looking for breakfast in Santa Rosa Beach, and the first 3 places were closed for the holidays or remodeling. Southern opened at 8 am. Two other people came in while we ate. Staff was excellent. Food was prompt. Eggs Benedict excellent. Waffles a bit like Waffle House's, heavy.

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Thank markonthebeach111
Atlanta, Georgia
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162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time here and was one of the few sit down restaurants open on a Saturday night on December 3. The blue crab martini was awesome along with the fried grouper sandwich.

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Thank DJ82184
Lakeland, Florida
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for breakfast. We wished they opened an hour earlier on weekends. I split breakfast with husband on a all too ordinary eggs kinda breakfast which he likes. I don't like chewy bacon. So to be fair I didn't eat one of the culinary challenged eggs Benedict items...passing by our tables those items were tasty looking. Just a normal... More 

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Thank Sunshine31LG
San Diego
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tables are covered with white paper and they provided crayons for my 3 kids. Very Good for entertaining them while we wait, which wasn't a long wait. Food is reasonably priced and good. Only done breakfast several times so can't comment on L and D.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had shrimp and grits. The grits were creamy and the shrimp was seasoned to perfection. We also ordered beignets! The savory with the sweet was so good. We topped it off with mimosas. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Thank Gay R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many of our group of 27 dined at the Great Southern Cafe multiple times. Each experience was extremely satisfying. Good variety on the menu and the oysters were perfect no matter how prepared. While the wait time varied due to the holiday crowds, we were seated when expected. Highly recommended.

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Thank Tom D
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint restaurant has an outside bar and tables as well as indoor seating. I choose to sit out in the sun as it was 77 and around noontime. The waiter eventually opened umbrellas to shade off the strong sun. I started with a local brew from Florida. I went with the waiters suggestions on the whole meal as he... More 

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Columbus, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in during a shopping trip to Seaside for adult beverages and oysters. We were so impressed with the service and the menu that we made immediate plans to return for dinner. This restaurant boasts one of the best restaurant wine lists in the world in 2014. The mojitos are a must order item.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-7327

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