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Backfin Blue Cafe

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2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
+1 727-343-2583
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Gulfport, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Let me preface this review with we are average people that like good food. We have been coming here for years. Such good food at great prices. The fish is always amazing and the prime rib is to die for. I am a huge fan of prime rib and hard to find a good cut here in Florida. It gets... More 

Thank Beth N
Tampa, Florida
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257 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have been a long time fan of BBC. I feel their crab cakes are the very best around-lots of crab chunks, minimal breading, bit of spicy heat and baked not fried. Not having been there for a while went back and the crab cakes are still good. Unfortunately I ordered the tuna special with a request to do medium... More 

Thank phmokda
Monument Beach, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a "must" place to eat in Gulfport. Ridiculously excellent food! We had escargots for appetizer (fantastic),lump crab cakes which were loaded with crab & very little filler, macadamia nut crusted Mahi Mahi (very fresh & delicious). Even the homemade mashed potatoes and fresh veggies were great. Good wine & beer choices and specialty drinks too. Our server was... More 

Thank mobeachbetty
Gulfport, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Ok first - first impression walking in was not great, which probably had more to do with my expectation. I was thinking "fine dining", but the atmosphere is more homey than that. Once we ordered however, I was completely won over. Our server was very friendly, very knowledgable about the menu and just the right level of attentive. I couldn't... More 

Thank Tess D
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Would you like to eat in a converted home with tables where the sofas used to be? Would you like crab cakes that are almost all crab, with just enough filler to hold them together?If you would, this is the place for you.

Thank hsretired
Southampton, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I found the inside dining area brightly light and without charm. The outside is furnished with pvc patio chairs - so, lacking in charm as well. I had the crab cakes and they do have large chunks of backfin crab in them (which is good) but they also have a seasoned filler that I thought was unnecessary and that one... More 

Thank paisleyschoolhouse
Gulfport, Mississippi
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My sister and I accidently stumbled on this restaurant and so glad we did. We had the greatest culinary experience and the prices were just fab. Our fantastic server was Erica and she did a great job. This place was so quaint and extremely clean. Service great and food was fantastic. great wine selection as well.

Thank safetygirl199
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Monday night special of prime rib is really good value and tastes great. The ravioli with crab topping had a very good crab taste. I'm so use to tasteless seafood I was happily surprised. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Janet B
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We popped in for a casual dinner last week, a good meal. So we booked the $25 Valentine's Day special and were not disappointed. We started with a salad followed by wonderful tenderloin of beef and a crabcake and finished with a small dessert. The price also included a glass of fizz. The service was friendly and laidback. All in... More 

Thank Chorizogolf
Dalgety Bay, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Monday night special is prime rib and it's very special indeed. Beautifully tender and tasty meat served by attentive staff in relaxed surroundings. What more could you ask for? Go early to ensure supply but go later when it's quieter and take the risk of no rib. We walked in at 8. The couple behind us were unlucky.

Thank Christine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-343-2583

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?