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The Red Bar

70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
+1 850-231-1008
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (144 reviews)
“grouper” (118 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Heard about this place from friends. They said we HAVE to try it and especially the blackened Grouper. Their menu is small, about six selections. So, we tried all six! We were all blown away at the taste and quality. One of our party is...More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to The Ref Bar every time we visit the east coast panhandle. Menu is limited to specials on a board. Food has never disappointed. Ambiance is quaint. Workers are helpful and super friendly. If you go at the the dinner rush, be prepared...More

Thank andrewrB5454WY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very cool bar to go into. Every part of the bar and restaurant areas are covered with nostalgic items. The food items were excellent they usually have 5 to 7 food items. Highly recommend the blackened grouper with cheddar grits and their...More

Thank Harvey8380
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years I've heard raves about The Red Bar, so on a recent visit to the beach, I had dinner there with my husband. The food was nothing special, a little over-priced, the tables were crowded-very close together, and the service was very average. Maybe...More

Thank pjb75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped today to have a drink, enjoy some music and soak up some rays! This is a very laid back establishment with good service and great food.

Thank twaone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed in our meal. We ordered the chicken to share. We have had this same meal at Bric a Brac in Destin several times and loved it. The chicken at the Red Bar was dry, very little to no sauce on it....More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Real funky place We sat outside Lots of red!! Fresh fish salad -- outstanding Fish sandwich was excellent as well Worth the stop Local favorite!

Thank pho2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 4:30 in afternoon. Options at that time were to enjoy a drink and an appetizer or roam around for awhile. We chose to walk across the street and browse for a few minutes. Upon returning we were seated and the waiter, Johnny,...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here and found the menu to be less interesting than the dinner menu. The vibe was also different. But, RB finally takes credit cards. Service was as good as always. The cheeseburger was nothing special but the fries were excellent.

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you can, check this place out on Sunday (go early to get a seat, this place gets packed), to enjoy the jazz band with your lunch!!! The food is delish, and the atmosphere is wicked cool with stickers, posters, license plates, and much, much,...More

Thank Kristi L
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Mary M
16 April 2017|
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Response from Milton H | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so.
Tina O
27 February 2017|
Response from Randy D | Reviewed this property |
Burgers on lunch menu. 5 items featured on dinner menu, but you can see menu on their website
28 September 2016|
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Response from kat1dawg | Reviewed this property |
Hey there! Earlier in the night its a big mix of people and families, but later in the night I'd say a younger crowd I used to hang at the bar there in my 20s...single women yes!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-1008
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