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Great Southern Cafe

83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
+1 850-231-7327
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (387 reviews)
“shrimp” (141 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have eaten here many times and am always satisfied with the food and service.However, they really have a good happy hour mojito.

Thank Andy6205
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With all of the selection of eating places in the area, when I return to one it means one thing- it is a great place to eat. The food is uniquely delicious! Presentation is always very nice. A fun place to meet old friends and...More

Thank gwswas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had to be given a pager and wait 45 mins to be called back as this place was so popular. No problem as we just went for a local drink, although beware you have to get back quickly or they give your table away!...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go early to avoid the crowds and be ready for a loud, noisy dinner! I almost left it was so noisy with our little one in tow, but I’m glad I didn’t! You get use to it and the good is really good! I ordered...More

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere outside. Wonderful monitors. Great place to hang out and enjoy good food and drinks! This is also a fun place to people watch.

Thank gingersnap715
Reviewed 6 days ago

About a 90 minute wait s0 gave name and went to have appetizer across the circle. Nice table outside, not sure all the fans were on but was not real uncomfortable. I had the oyster platter and wife had Shrimp and grits - mine was...More

Thank 901Michael901
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family dined at Great Southern after a long wait, but it was worth it. We had the shrimps and grits, mojitas, and oysters and I would recommend them all. Our server was great, too.

Thank jennymacfuq
Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment is located in a shopping area so parking may be a problem depending on the season. We had a great meal and found the atmosphere enjoyable. The service was attentive and knowledgeable regarding the specials available. However, the front desk people need some...More

1  Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Told hour wait but got in in 45. Absolutely love this place! We've been twice and it has become an every 30A visit for us! Love the food and had great service. The only issue is the crowd

Thank 490jefferyh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Becoming one of my very favorites on 30A, literally EVERYTHING is delicious. Shrimp are all jumbo size and shrimp and grits and hushpuppies do not disappoint.

Thank mmoss73
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Questions & Answers
4 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Seaside actually has a good amount of parking. Sometimes you just have to search a little further than the square. We hope to see you!
Kari J
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
No sorry! Happy hour is from 4-6 daily. Hope to see you!
Andrea Z
6 March 2017|
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Response from Jill T | Property representative |
Happy hour is daily from 4-6pm and includes half off wine by the glass and cocktails, $1 off beer and $10 [dozen] oysters. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Central Sq, Seaside, Fl, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-0808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-7327
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