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 fantastic Gulf Coast restaurants listed below.
Navarre Beach and Mainland Navarre
Windjammers Restaurant and Bar
Located on the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier, Windjammers is serving up fresh-from-the-gulf, locally-caught seafood, scrumptious sandwiches, beefy burgers, salads, soups and more.
Alongside the locally sourced menu is an even better locally-sourced craft beer menu. These cold ones are brewed by the entrepreneur brother’s over at Ye Olde Brother’s Brewery, Navarre’s first craft brewery. Some of the selections will not be available anywhere else.
Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day, the restaurant has something for everyone.
Jauna’s Sailor’s Grille and Bakery
1459 Navarre Beach Causeway
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.
Cactus Flower Cafe
8725 Ortega Park Drive
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 River Smokehouse
1968 Highway 87 S
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.
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.
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.
Rib Shack of Navarre
9532 Navarre Parkway
Eat in or take out smoked BBQ ribs, sandwiches and shrimp.
6903 Navarre Pkwy.
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.
East Bay Crab House
9250 Navarre Pkwy.
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.
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.
8224 Navarre Parkway
Chinese restaurant located in the Publix Shopping Center.
Sakura Japanese Restaurant
8209 Navarre Parkway#12C
Japanese Cuisine. Sushi and Habachi.
Hachi Japanese Grill Express
1817 Alpine Drive
Acapulco Bar and Grill
9502 Navarre Pkwy.
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
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.
Vinnie R’s Restaurant
7552 Navarre Pkwy # 14
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 .
1894 Andorra St.
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.
8209 Navarre Parkway
Handtossed pizza New York style. Dine in, pick up or delivery.
TC’s Front Porch
8558 Navarre Pkwy.
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.
Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach and Greater Pensacola
Dave’s Oyster Bar
4584 Gulf Breeze Parkway
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.
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
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!
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.
Atlas Oyster House
600 South Barracks Street
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.
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.
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.