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The Red Bar

70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
+1 850-231-1008
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bar, big choice of drinks and absolute great food! Live music on some days and outdoor dining possible for a big group!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Red Bar for a long time and it is time to give them credit. They have the best gumbo I have ever had and nowhere in New Orleans has beat it yet. Crab Cakes are dynamite, after doing a...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants. Every time we vacation in Santa Rosa beach we always plan to have dinner at the Red Bar. The food is excellent. They have a limited menu but everything on the menu is excellent. We have never had...More

Thank dol9920
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family lunch at the interesting, eclectic and fun Red Bar! The decor is fun and different and the food is excellent. The mahi mahi sandwich and the po' boys were all very much enjoyed. Service was very good as well. Would definitely repeat on future...More

Thank Richard M
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Barnhart, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had once again another great dinner at the red bar! Go there as often as we can while vacationing in Destin. The atmosphere is fun and they usually have live entertainment!

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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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