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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (146 reviews)
“grouper” (118 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For goodness sakes - these were THE best crab cakes I have ever eaten! All crab - no fillers. And what was that amazing salad dressing that came with our meal? So the meal was superior but just remember you are eating at a bar....More

Thank cartall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for lunch and dinner for 15+ years with family, on guy trips, with girlfriend/wife, and solo, and I simply have never been disappointed...well except once, but it was minor. Food is top notch and service is excellent even when the place is...More

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend suggested we visit the cute little town of Seaside and then eat at The Red Bar restaurant at Grayton Beach. We had the tuna dip with crackers appetizer, the crab cakes and the stuffed eggplant. It was all delicious. We especially recommend the...More

Thank Forby5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there at 430 pm on a Thursday night and sat at bar until they started seating for dinner at 5. We chose to sit in booth in bar area. Great service, amazing food, but not a lot of choices if you have picky eaters....More

Thank 381karat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A deliciously odd place! Food was good, booze was reasonably priced, and the service was friendly. Definitely a must do while in Grayton Beach!

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is worth the wait! Servings are huge and delicious. It is a very cozy resaurant, we will certainly be back!

Thank GreggY428
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to relax and listen to Jazz. Ordered dessert sin e we had dinner elsewhere. Got bread pudding and Apple turnover (not sure what it was called). Desserts were huge and yummy. Looking at others folks plate they looked like big portions also. The service...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 9 December 2017

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 28 November 2017 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 27 November 2017

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
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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