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2236 CR 30-A, Suite 8, Seaside, FL 32459
+1 850-231-5900
11:00 - 21:30
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Indialantic, Florida
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stopped in for lunch on the way home. Exactly what we were looking for. A casual place with good food and cold beer. Sat on deck to overlooking ocean. Waiter was helpful and efficient. Would have loved to stay longer and enjoy but had to leave. Would definitely go back the next time we are in the area.

Thank Bob L
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

we visited seaside during our Vaca to destin. bud and alleys was recommended by a local where we were staying ..we were told to order the tuna dip and to sit up at the top where the bar is to enjoy the amazing view. I will say that area is quite lovely..but it was pricey for the overall trip. I... More 

Thank jennifer c
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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197 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch on Easter Sunday and were seated quickly. Service was good but food was just ok. Kids pasta wasn't up to par and was beyond bland. Shrimp po-boy had about 7-8 shrimp on it and steak fries cost and additional $5 (instead of potato chips). The chicken portabella mushroom sandwich was just ok. The waiter couldn't seem... More 

Thank latraveler393
Birmingham, Alabama
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dinner here is very awesome - nice atmosphere and great service. The breakfast was not that good and quite expensive.

Thank Bamatams
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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217 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is 5 star for what it does. A raised beachside, outdoor fish shack. We returned to this place 3 years after our last visit to Seaside. The menu has great choices. The service is efficient and friendly and the food is unpretentious, good portions and tasty. And the views are beautiful, especially at sunset. After lunch/dinner , enjoy a... More 

Thank Tom H
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Best sunset drink view in town on their rooftop floor with postcard views. Open for all 3 meals and we at different times for all 3. First the service -- like you were a guest in someone's home which was welcome after a really rude encounter earlier another place. Food was perfectly prepared -- fresh shrimp that... More 

Thank Boydlio
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a pleasant dinner at this spot for our anniversary. Good food - nothing that knocked our socks off. Good view , cool hot spot.

Thank lavishlisa
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, the service and the view were great. The ambiance was also good for a date night with sunset views.

Thank Amballard
Butler, Tennessee
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307 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went w/friends, their 1st time there also, sat on top deck at the bar. Service was the really only good thing, supposed to be an original. Drinks were ok if way over priced, avg $11 for mixed, to much Food was also over priced for what you received, especially compared to other restaurants in area, PCB to Destin. Living on... More 

Thank wataugaman
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome. In addition to Seaside, which reminded me of communities in the North...where in order to choose the color of paint for your house you have to call a town meeting...this place was great. But oh the irony....the people who dine here (me being a perfect example) want to feel like we're being laid back while we're... More 

Thank John H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2236 CR 30-A, Suite 8, Seaside, FL 32459
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-5900
Founded in 1986 and named for a dog and cat, Bud & Alley's has been a revered gathering place by loyal patrons for great food, great fun and Seaside's finest sunsets for 23 years. South Walton's longest established restaurant, Bud & Alley's is nestled in the dunes overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Bud & Alley's has garnered numerous awards including Florida Trend Magazines Golden Spoon Award designating the eatery as one of the top 20 restaurants in Florida as well as receiving a five star designation from the Tallahassee Democrat and annually winning Wine Spectator Magazines Award of Excellence.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?