Looking for a place to grab coffee and a bagel on the way to work? How about a delicious sandwich with friends on the weekend? Or, maybe you’re seeking a fine dining experience for a special event in your life. Whatever you’re looking for in the way of delicious food, you’ll find plenty of options in Fort Walton Beach. We did some research on Yelp for the highest rated, local favorites and compiled a list for you to try!
☕️ Breakfast Restaurants
Main Brew Coffee is located at 661 Beal Pkwy. NW in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This address is in the 32547 zip code area. For more information, call 850-737-2266. They are open Monday – Saturday from 6 AM – 5 PM. This restaurant has a 5-star rating with 36 reviews. This family owned business is the dream come true for owners Patrick and Shelagh. The environment is comfortable and will remind you of visiting a good friend’s home for a cup of coffee. You’ll find plenty of coffee options on the menu and a selection of delicious treats, both savory and sweet. Savory crepe choices include Spinach & Artichoke, Chicken Caesar, and Pesto Chicken. Sweet crepe options include Fluffer Nutter, Chocolate, and The Elvis (peanut butter & banana). They also serve croissant sandwiches, muffins, scones, cinnamon rolls, and cookies.
Blue Collar Cafe is located at 104 Hollywood Blvd. NW, Ste. B in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This address is in the 32548 zip code area. For more information, call 817-406-6339. They are open Tuesday – Friday from 7:30 AM – 2 PM and Saturday from 8 AM – 2 PM. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 176 reviews. Visiting this local favorite is like stepping back in time to the days when diners were king. The décor is colorful, the staff is friendly, and the coffee beans are front and center. Choose a table or sit at the counter. We should also note that you’ll be amazed with the size of their bagels! They do offer breakfast (and lunch) specials. Grab a bagel with cream cheese or some eggs scrambled with cheese. No matter what you choose, it’s sure to be incredible.
🥘 Lunch Restaurants
Stewby’s Seafood Shanty is located at 427 Racetrack Road in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This address is in the 32547 zip code area. For more information, call 850-586-7001. They are open daily from 10 AM – 10 PM. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 808 reviews. That’s right, you saw correctly. This local favorite has 808 reviews! Sure, this restaurant looks smallish from the outside, but don’t let that fool you into missing the food everyone is raving about. They are keeping it fresh with a seafood of the day, and we’ve read that it’s all impressive. Specials change daily, but we’ve spotted Smoked Fish Dip, Mutton Snapper, and Colossal Shrimp. Side dishes include French Fries, Cheese Grits, Fried Okra, and BBQ Beans. Fried dinner options include Shrimp, Oysters, Soft Shell Crab, Chicken, and Calamari. Of course, they have grilled dinners and combo dinners. Other options include tacos and sandwiches. They do have a kid’s menu.
Soi Bistro is located at 234 Miracle Strip Pkwy. SW in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This address is in the 32548 zip code area. For more information, call 850-586-7645. They are open for lunch Monday – Friday from 11 AM – 2 PM. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 188 reviews. They’ve managed to mesh casual and elegance in their décor, which makes this a lovely place to enjoy lunch alone or with friends. Grab a table or sit at the counter. The sushi is simply beautiful and delicious. Start your meal off with Miso Soup, Wontons, Ginger Salad, or Steak Tataki. Lunch specials include Teriyaki Bowl, Bulgogi Bowl, Yakisoba, and Katsu. There are plenty of options for sushi and sashimi including Bakes Makimono that includes the options Half-Baked, Lava, Little Giant, and Samurai. Beverage choices include soft drinks, green tea, Ramune, and Perrier.
🍲 Dinner Restaurants
Bay Café French Restaurant is located at 233 Alconese Avenue SE in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This address is in the 32548 zip code area. For more information, call 850-244-3550. This restaurant has a 4-star rating with 112 reviews. This local favorite is right on the water, which makes for a beautiful dining experience for a special occasion or just a regular weekday evening! What’s even better is the choice to sit inside or outside on the deck. People rave about the Spicy Shrimp, Pate, Grouper Wellington, and Steak Au’Poivre. Leave room for desert! Options include French Silk Pie, Crème Brulee, Coupe Romanoff, and Tiramisu. Keep in mind that the menu may change seasonally.
Okki Dokki Korean Restaurant is located at 74 Beal Pkwy. NW in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This address is in the 32548 zip code area. For more information, call 850-244-3344. They are open for dinner until 8 PM on Wednesday – Friday. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 73 reviews. This family owned restaurant serves authentic Korean dishes in an atmosphere that is welcoming. You’ll get the traditional side dishes that make Korean food so amazing. People rave about the Bulgogi, Kimchee Soup, Fried Squid, and Bibimbap.