Gulf Coast Restaurants and Dining at Navarre Beach

We know when you are on vacation, you want to enjoy a good meal prepared by someone other than yourself, so treat your friends and family to some of the great Gulf Coast restaurants listed below.

On Navarre Beach:

Beach Monkey Bar and Grill (formerly Cocodries)
(850) 939-8777

Beach Monkey provides a new American food menu including all you can eat crab legs, raw oysters, steak, fresh seafood, pasta, burgers, and salads in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere. Eat on the deck for a beautiful Gulf front dining experience. Beach Monkey Bar and Grill is open for lunch and dinner, located on Navarre Beach next to Summerwind Resort at the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge.

Sailor’s Grille and Bakery
1459 Navarre Beach Causeway
(850) 939-1092


Sailor’s Grille and Bakery serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a variety of fresh baked goods daily. The grille and bakery are located at the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge on the island. They are famous for their sticky buns and key lime pie.

On the Mainland in Navarre:


Helen Back Again
8651 Navarre Parkway
Navarre  FL  32566

A great spot to grab a pizza or sandwich and relax. Located on the Sound waters near the Navarre beach bridge.

Dwon’s Bayou Cafe
8651 Navarre Parkway


Located right next to Helen Back Again, Dwon’s serves some of the favorite Southern recipes, including classic cajun, creole seafood and great Southern BBQ.

Bayou Bob’s Restaurant
8662 Navarre Pkwy
Navarre FL  32566


Enjoy a taste of the South at Bayou Bob’s.  Serving southern cooking favorites like fried chicken and steak, but also crawfish etoufee and fried catfish.  Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

Acapulco Bar and Grill
9502 Navarre Pkwy.
(850) 936-4994


Acapulco Bar and Grill features a full menu of delicious Mexican food and drinks. The restaurant is located on Hwy. 98. To get there, take a right off of off Navarre Beach Bridge onto Hwy. 98 E. Travel 1.5 miles east on Hwy. 98 and the restaurant will be on your left.

Guglielmo’s Italian Grill and Pizza
7289 Navarre Parkway
(850) 936-9030
Hours: Open 7 Days a Week


A popular Destin favorite has made its way to Navarre! Guglielmo’s is Navarre’s newest restaurant serving authentic Italian dishes. They have everything from perfectly seasoned calamari to succulent dishes such as chicken marsala or lobster stuffed raviolis. Wine and beer available. Located on the left 2.5 miles west on Hwy. 98 from the Navarre Beach Bridge in the Crowne Center shopping plaza.

Cactus Flower Cafe
8725 Ortega Park Drive
(850) 936-4111
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am – 3pm
Monday – Thursday 5 pm – 9 pm
Friday – Saturday 5 pm – 10 pm


The Cactus Flower Cafe, also open in Pensacola, serves California style Mexican cuisine. All dishes are made in-house using the freshest and most flavorful ingredients. Heading east on Hwy. 98, the cafe is located on the left next to the Winn Dixie shopping plaza behind the Island Style store.

East Bay Crab House
9250 Navarre Pkwy.
(850) 939-5543
Hours: Open 7 days a week at 5 pm


The East Bay Crab House, serving some of the best seafood in Navarre, is located on Hwy. 98. From the Navarre Beach Bridge, take a right onto Hwy. 98 E. The restaurant is 3 miles east on Hwy. 98 and will be on the left-hand side of the road. The restaurant also features a full bar.

1878 Andorra Street
(850) 936-5800


Paco’s menu features a variety of American fare dishes, including fajitas and pastas, and a full bar. Paco’s is located in the Publix Shopping Center on Hwy. 98.

Vinnie R’s Restaurant
7552 Navarre Pkwy # 14
(850) 936-4811
Hours: Monday – Sunday 11am – 9pm

For a relaxing, sit-down dining experience, try Vinnie R’s Restaurant. The restaurant serves a variety of Italian and seafood dishes prepared fresh daily. It is located on Hwy. 98. From the Navarre Beach Bridge, make a left onto Hwy. 98 W. Travel approximately 2 miles west on Hwy. 98 and the restaurant will be on the right in the Harvest Village complex .

Sal’s Pizzeria
6903 Navarre Pkwy.
(850) 936-8240


Sal’s Pizzeria serves up New York style pizza, sandwiches, burgers, and more. The pizzeria is located 4 miles west of the Navarre Beach Bridge on Hwy. 98.

NYPD Pizza
8209 Navarre Parkway


Handtossed pizza New York style. Dine in, pick up or delivery.

TC’s Front Porch
8558 Navarre Pkwy.
(850) 936-1601
Hours: Open 7 days from 11 am – 12 am


Casual outdoor dining with a menu that includes burgers, steaks, seafood, and Po Boys. Located on Hwy. 98 at the Navarre Beach Bridge.

Firehouse Subs
1894 Andorra St.
(850) 515-0957
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:30am – 9:00pm
Sunday 11:00am– 8:00pm


Serving a variety of toasted subs for eat-in or take-out. Located in the Publix Shopping Center on Hwy. 98.

Higher ground Coffee & Tea Co
8476 Navarre Parkway


Coffee drinks, tea drinks, specialty drinks, sweet eats and classic sandwiches.

Lark’s Nest Cafe & Specialty Coffee
1824 Alpine Ave


Ice cold Specialty drinks. Breakfast sandwiches, Panini sandwiches, wraps and pastries.

East River Smokehouse
1968 Highway 87 S
(850) 939-2802


East River Smokehouse serves up delicious barbeque for lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere at its location on Hwy. 87 S.

Alphy’s Catfish House
1900 Highway 87#A


Catfish is king at Alphy’s but their menu also features shrimp, oysters, hamburgers, chicken and steak.
Open Tue-Wed 11am-8pm; Thu-Sat 6:30am-10:30am, 11am-8pm; Sun 7:30am-2pm.

El Patron Mexican Bar and Grill
Hwy. 98 across from the Shark Museum


Serves mouth watering Mexican dishes served hot to your table. Enjoy hot chips with homemade salsa and a full bar. Heading west on Hwy. 98, El Patron is located on the left just after Publix.

Gus’ Corona Café
2105 Tom St.
(850) 939-7727


A unique menu featuring Thai food and barbeque. Located 3 miles east of the Navarre Beach Bridge on the corner of Tom St. and Hwy. 98.

Peking House
8224 Navarre Parkway
(850) 936-9898


Chinese restaurant located in the Publix Shopping Center.

Sakura Japanese Restaurant
8209 Navarre Parkway#12C


Japanese Cuisine. Sushi and Habachi.

Makong Thai
1935 Ortega Street


Makong Thai offers a wonderful array of delicious flavors that will delight and tease your taste buds. Whether it be a rich, fragrant curry, a spicy Thai soup, savoury salads or sweet desserts, the competing and complementing flavors create a harmonious blend once tasted, never forgotten.

Hachi Japanese Grill Express
1817 Alpine Drive


Japanese cuisine.

Johnny Huston’s Grill & Bar
7634 Navarre Parkway


With favorites such as Johnny’s famous fish tacos, fresh 1/2 pound burger, fresh salads and grilled oysters, Philly steak sandwiches, pizza, roast beef po-boys and hand-breaded seafood (New Orleans style) spiced just right. Located 3 miles west of the Navarre Beach bridge.

Rib Shack of Navarre
9532 Navarre Parkway


Eat in or take out smoked BBQ ribs, sandwiches and shrimp.

The Tuscan Grille at Hidden Creek
3070 PGA Boulevard


Whether for a relaxed lunch or an intimate dinner, the Tuscan Grille offers the finest contemporary cuisine. Experience the views of the beautiful golf course.

Gulf Breeze:


Dave’s Oyster Bar
4584 Gulf Breeze Parkway
(850) 934-1789
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12pm– 10pm

Dave’s Oyster Bar serves up fresh oysters in almost any way you can imagine, fried, raw, baked, and also offers other fresh seafood dishes. Dave’s Oyster Bar is located 10 miles west of the Navarre Beach Bridge on Hwy. 98.



McGuire’s Irish Pub and Brewery
600 E Gregory St.
(850) 433-6789
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am – 2am
Sunday 11am– 1am
McGuire’s Irish Pub and Brewery is a truly unique dining experience in an old Irish pub atmosphere and a must-do when in the Pensacola area. Over 125,000 signed dollar bills cover the walls and the restaurant brews its own House Ale. Their menu includes traditional Irish fare such as corned beef and cabbage and Irish stew. The menu also includes of variety of hamburgers, steaks, pasta, fish, and salads. Live Irish music is played most nights.

The Fish House
600 South Barracks Street
(850) 470-0003


The Fish House in Pensacola is an up-scale waterfront dining experience. The restaurant’s menu features up to nine fresh fish dishes a day along with a number of other fresh seafood entrées and sushi. Try the Grits à Ya Ya!

Atlas Oyster House
600 South Barracks Street
(850) 470-1961


Right next door to The Fish House, Atlas Oyster House provides a more casual dining experience than its neighbor, but still serves fresh seafood daily. The menu also includes Apalachicola oysters, scallops wrapped in bacon, crab cakes, sushi, and steak.

On Pensacola Beach:


Grand Marlin
400 Pensacola Beach Boulevard

With views of Santa Rosa Sound and sunsets over Pensacola Bay, the Grand Marlin offers a tranquil, relaxed atmosphere where patrons can enjoy the most memorable dining experience on the Gulf Coast. The Grand Marlin features the area’s best selection of seafood. The Grand Marlin ensures its choice of fish and shellfish will be the freshest on the Gulf Coast. And for those in the mood for something other than seafood, they offer tempting steaks, poultry dishes and other fare to meet your every taste.

Hemingway’s Island Grill
400 Quietwater Beach


Relax in the casual tropical cafe and experience a taste of the islands. Hemingway’s Island Grill offers a diverse menu inspired by Hemingway’s thirst for adventure and great food. Each dish is hand crafted and delivers a taste of the islands.

Flounder’s Cowder House
800 Quietwater Beach


Floundering around for a place where you can get fresh fish cooked any way you want? Then you need to be at Flounder’s Chowder House, on the boardwalk overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound.

Peg Leg Pete’s
1010 Fort Pickens Rd


A great, laid-back atmosphere right accross from the Gulf of Mexico. At Peg Leg Pete’s you can get oysters prepared several different ways for a respectable prize. Get a sampler and try them all.


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