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Backfin Blue Cafe

2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
+1 727-343-2583
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (50 reviews)
“crab cakes” (110 reviews)
“grouper oscar” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2913 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in the area for more than six months and this is the first time we have visited this restaurant. Don't make the same mistake as me, GET THERE RIGHT AWAY! My wife and I go to many restaurants but this was the...More

Thank 355timothys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large chunk crab cakes, super friendly service set in a charming yet funky village known as Gulfport. Gulfport is a good place to stroll after eating. This is not upscale but a porch table is an attractive setting for a fine meal.

Thank PascoBob
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Getting anything with crab on it will work here. They have it in plenty and don't disappoint. My son wanted pizza though and he liked it. I got this trio with lobster ravioli, bacon wrapped BBQ shrimp and a crab cake. So delicious.

Thank Toby M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a beautiful little place, great service and a casual ambiance. The food was excellent and the staff was great.

Thank WideWorldTraveller
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

When in Gulfport, must visit this restaurant, the food is outstanding, the people are great and service is excellent. It will be a experience to be remembered.

Thank michaelgrace88
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had such a lovely time and food was wonderful. The cafe is charming and intimate and very interesting in atmosphere. Our server, Kelly, was a blast. She certainly went the extra mile. Can't wait to try the Prime Rib on Monday's special.

Thank kathiecarol
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We had basil stuffed BBQ shrimp and grouper Oscar for dinner and bruchetta for appetizer. Nice quiet atmosphere great dining experience.

Thank Sheri R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I came across Backfin Blue while staying in Gulfport and it quickly became a favorite. The lobster ravioli appetizer was delicious and the crab cakes were outstanding; my husband fell in love with the Voodoo chicken and raved about it the next...More

Thank Kristin A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Backfin Blue Cafe was recommended to us. I am glad it was...Crabcakes were everything and more as advertised! We will be back and are confident when we recommend this place to others, they will leave with a full stomach and smiles on their faces.

Thank markkA4849GY
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Wanted to try one of the local Gulfport Restaurants while there, so we choose Backfin Blue Café on a recommendation. It was not real busy as it was a Monday night. Choose to sit inside as in was a little humid but they also have...More

Thank Dennis S
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Questions & Answers
30 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Einnobgp | Reviewed this property |
No early bird menu, however on Mondays they have a prime rib special
2 June 2015|
Response from Harold R | Property representative |
Hello, We take reservations for parties of 6 more and yes we are kid friendly. We have a kids menu and outdoor seating on our deck usually gives antsy young ones some room to move around. During the summer months the chance... More
30 March 2015|
Response from Harold R | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for contacting Backfin Blue Cafe on TripAdvisor. Yes we do have a wheelchair accessible ramp that is accessible from the service alley that runs behind the restaurant. I suggest you call the restaurant... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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