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Great Southern Cafe

83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
+1 850-231-7327
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good location right in the shopping center. connecting rooms can make navigating around sort of like a maze. Food was good. We were there for lunch and didn't avail ourselves of any specials or large entrees. Good service. Typical quick service to turn tables, but...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service! We have been here before on a previous trip to Seaside FL, and everything we have ordered has been excellent!

Thank J D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove to Seaside for the day and asked a local where we should eat. She recommended a number of places but The Great Southern Cafe sounded perfect for us. It was a comfortable, sunny day so we opted to sit outside. Beau did a...More

Thank Jmits1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chicken sausage links were the only slightly warm item of my meal .Scrambled eggs tasted like they had been in a pan of cold water for quite awhile.Hash browns were overcooked and cold.My wife ordered the Belgian Waffles with fruit. Fruit was only part...More

Thank gravytrainspill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a diehard eggs Benedict fan and have high standards!! Am but ashamed to send it back if the eggs are not poached perfectly!! Was not disappointed on this visit—perfect dish, perfect presentation, excellent service!! Highly recommend!!

Thank BeBe53207
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food flavors are nice. A definite unique twist on traditional southern. I’ve been several times. Each time have been disappointed to disgusted with the toilets. They need to rework that situation. You can use an old house but the facilities need to be state...More

3  Thank worried4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner n it was excellent food. We both had the seafood combination place which was fried oysters, grilled Cobia, shrimp, hush puppies n two sides. It was expensive at $28.00 but EVERY restaurant in Santa Rosa beach is expensive. The garlic green...More

Thank Jake0318
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Y’all. Let me tell you about my new friend, Jess. He’s a Veteran. A server at the Great Southern Cafe in Seaside, Fl. A soulful guy. Spirit filled. Caring. Determined. And do much more. I am obsessed with him. He greeted us and shook each...More

Thank kimmikae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome breakfast, the steak and eggs were great and the cheese grits were to die for. Love this place.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we are near Seaside we make sure to make a trip to Great Southern Cafe. Love the laid back beach vibe that has great tasting food & an enjoyable wine list! We've been here for both lunch and dinner and have never had...More

Thank Linda C
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Questions & Answers
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Seaside actually has a good amount of parking. Sometimes you just have to search a little further than the square. We hope to see you!
Kari J
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
No sorry! Happy hour is from 4-6 daily. Hope to see you!
Andrea Z
6 March 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Happy hour is daily from 4-6pm and includes half off wine by the glass and cocktails, $1 off beer and $10 [dozen] oysters. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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