Restaurants, Gulf Breeze FL
When you’re in the mood to check out our local culinary scene beyond the beach, there’s no need to head all the way into Pensacola.
That’s two bridges, for crying out loud!
The iconic Pensacola Beach sign, pictured at right, is actually located in Gulf Breeze, Florida.
If you want to venture out but still stay close, pop over the beach bridge into this quaint town, best known for its fine schools, beautiful homes … and great local restaurants.
No matter what you’re in the mood for, you can find it in Gulf Breeze.
Our list spans the spectrum from Classic American to Italian, Mexican to Thai and then some.
913 Gulf Breeze Parkway #20
This favorite among locals offers excellent Greek cuisine, fresh local seafood and some of the best New York style steaks in these parts.
Need some noodles? Get your Tom Kha fix at this local eatery, perched at the foot of the Bay Bridge. The back deck is lovely at sunset.
Fried or blackened or grilled, The Fishing Hole’s got what you crave, fresh from local waters. This restaurant is tucked away in the Walmart Neighborhood Store complex.
Just next door to The Fishing Hole, grab a beer and catch a game at this All-American, family friendly sports bar. The fried chicken sandwich scores points.
This organic eatery offers smoothies, green juices, wraps, salads, baked goods and ice pops for healthy breakfasts, lunches or dinners.
I like to tell my kids they can watch their food explode. For Japanese Hibachi, Shan Kishi in the Publix Supermarket complex is the place to be. They also have great sushi.
Order up a pizza pie or a calzone. Call to ask about daily specials. Sometimes, kids can make their own pizza right at the table!
2747 Gulf Breeze Parkway
I don’t know about you, but chips and queso is pretty much all it takes to make this girl happy. If you’re anything like me, head here for fajitas, margaritas and guacamole. Ole!
Tucked into a strip mall a few minutes east down the highway, Aloha Grill serves Hawaiian fusion fare, like dumplings and rice bowls, with signature sauces.
Life (and lunch) is good on the beach … and nearby.
– Ashley Kahn Salley
Lead Storyteller, Innisfree Hotels