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Great Southern Cafe

) #5 of 84 Restaurants in Santa Rosa Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
+1 850-231-7327
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grits” (356 reviews)
“shrimp” (132 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
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1 - 10 of 1,259 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

So very nice! I took some friends visiting the area to this restaurant on a day when we could sit in the open air. They were more than pleased: they were thrilled! Some of their favorite unusual dishes were there, and each loved the dish...More

Thank mwpflash65
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a Philly cheese with a side of fried green tomatoes...yummy. I am a coffee snob and I have to say the coffee was amazing. They have a hapy hour which is nice but parking and crowds can be a bit...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been visiting the Destin/Seaside area for about 20 years. This year my family met up here. I've got to say they were super accommodating of our group of 20 in the middle of the peak season. The menu is a little on the...More

Thank hlosacco
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice Southern style food! Everything was great, the Seafood Celebration, blackened fish, shrimp, all was great. I love the sides, and do not miss the smoky tartar sauce! Go early, as this place is popular.

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great Southern is a wonderful place to have any meal! I was there this trip for lunch and we had a wonderful time. The food was delicious and timely. Our server was very attentive and polite. We sat outside and it was clean and not...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I returned to this cafe with high expectations. We have enjoyed the food as it has lots of flavor. The service and atmosphere still great but the serving sizes seemed to have shrank and the prices have increased. I had a small...More

Thank Gainesville57
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had always steered clear of restaurants within Seaside since many are overpriced, low quality touristy places. But gave this one a try after seeing good reviews on TA. Was not disappointed. Had a 30 minute wait even at 5 pm but friendly staff walked around...More

Thank JMCincinnati
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Great Southern Cafe is all around delicious...from the oysters to dessert, the food is worth the crowded location. We had a minimal wait at 3pm and great service. The shrimp and grits are phenomenal...one of my favorite dishes and these are the best I've...More

Thank 304-wvgal
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great review indeed! Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Thursday evening and it was great! Started off with a couple of happy hour mojitos and then dinner. I ordered the Snapper on a bed of crab meat risotto and grape tomatoes. It was heavenly. Of course, I added a...More

Thank Ed N
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Excellent review. Thank you so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner tonight at The Great Southern Cafe. We had Duck Calls as our appetizer. I had Mac'n Cheese with Bacon and Shrimp for dinner. My husband had fried grouper with fried green tomatoes and French fries. Everything was fantastic from...More

Thank JAnneGTripper
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Great Southern Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great review! Thank you for taking a moment to write about your dinner. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed everything!

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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!
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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!
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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