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Cafe Thirty A

3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
+1 850-231-2166
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
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171 - 180 of 960 reviews

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Had the four course thanksgiving Day lunch with my wife and we were blown away!! The beef tenderloin was on point and the turkey was tender and had a magnificent flavor! Can't wait to try this place again

Thank Vhodges30
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

You made our day! Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A must to eat on 30A. Excellent food. Excellent wine list. Excellent service. Excellent atmosphere. We would go back in a second.

Thank Karen1949622
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thank you, Karen! It always makes our day to hear such lovely things from a guest. We look forward to serving you again very soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Wonderful food. We prefer the bar because of the noise factor, but the dining ,the service and the overall experience is top of the line quality.

Thank Ann F
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thank you for taking time to write a review! We are so glad you love Cafe Thirty-A and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

First, to give credit where it's due - a FANTASTIC wine list - worthy of any fine dining restaurant in any metro area in the country. Regarding the food, my wife got the Steak à Poivre and I got the Grouper, and since it was...More

Thank Donald W
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Donald, Thank you for your feedback. We sent a note to your wife as well. We are sorry to hear you had a less than great experience and won't be back. We strive for excellence with each and every guest and we were very...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

We wouldn't pay the full price for the dinners but the half price deal was worth it. We got there a little before 5 so went to the bar to enjoy a champagne. They have an amazing selection of wines and we got a bottle...More

Thank Bev8789
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hello and thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you had a less than great experience and won't be back. We strive for excellence with each and every guest and we were very disappointed to hear we fell short of that mark....More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great setting and great food. My Aunt used to love this place and we still enjoy coming here. Customer service and quality of the meal makes it worth the trip.

Thank Shannyn S
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you so much! We love hearing from our guests! Please join us again soon!

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Every Tuesday and Thursday Cafe Thirty A has $5 martini night in the bar area. We ordered food as well....everything was delicious! And if you love dessert, the banana beignets are divine! Highly recommend!

Thank KathyPTC
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Atmosphere and service was excellent. Wine was great--bread was wonderful. I had shrimp and clam pasta --very rich --very good. My husband had a T-Bone steak. The potatoes and asparagus were completely delicious. The steak was very large and had good flavor-- but bit rough...More

1  Thank sammack13
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

We are so glad you had an excellent experience. If there is anything we can do to make it better, please let us know! Thank you!

Reviewed 7 December 2016

You must try Martini night in the bar area every Tuesday and Thursday!!! This place is fabulous in every way. Harriet has done an awesome job with her staff and food. I have never had a bad meal here and I have eaten here at...More

1  Thank Andy6205
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thank you for telling the Trip Advisor world about your love for Cafe Thirty-A. We hope to serve you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 December 2016

The food was fantastic, we enjoyed everything. I love bread and could have eaten a couple loaves. Even without the two for one specials the meal was worth it. Our waiter made our experience enjoyable. We were sorry we didn't have the time to go...More

Thank SunshineDMY
Jill T, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Thirty A, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thanks so much for your excellent review! We hope to see you again soon!

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sunshinedaydreamin
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Response from 2widows | Reviewed this property |
at the bar
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deuteronomy10
20 April 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Hello! We offer BOGO every day from 5-6PM. You need to make a reservation, as it fills up quick! There are only a few entrees you can't order. If you look at our menu on our website, you will see stars * next to items that... More
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Brian065
7 April 2017|
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Response from Harriet C | Property representative |
Yes, it's "resort casual."
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3899 East Scenic Highway 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (Somerset Bridge Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-2166
  • E-mail
Description
Café Thirty-A is a casual fine-dining restaurant featuring grilled and fire roasted seafood, meats and poultry, wood-oven pizza, vegetarian fare and hedonistic, "architectural" desserts. The menu changes daily according to availability of ingredients. Fine wines and cocktails--including a creative menu of the best martinis in the area--complement the meal.

The ambiance is open, casual, "islandy," yet sophisticated, with vaulted ceilings, upside-down market umbrellas, hand painted chairs, intimate lighting and half-wall dividers creating the atmosphere. Patrons often state, "It just makes you feel good to walk in here!" It's a fun, happening place to dine - with impeccable, yet unpretentious, service.
Recent and ongoing awards are: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Florida Trend Golden Spoon Award, North American Restaurant Association Five-Star Award of Excellence, NW Florida Daily News “Restaurant of the Year.”
Private dining for 25-80 is available upstairs in the Fishbone
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