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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
“This is a bar - total party scene. Several bars all connected with different vibes. Dueling pianos, cover bands, and a place dance they call the “boom boom room.” Lyft home is only $15. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Awesome waterfront location, Wednesday is Lady's night in the bayside bar area, $2 you call its! ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
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“Located on the Marina, lovely setting, great food, a step up from your basic restaurant. Great cocktail menu too”
  • 32 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great food! Wake up hungry?? This is the perfect spot to grab breakfast or brunch. My favorite dishes are a tex mex breakfast plate called the Migas and the traditional Southern Breakfast. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“For your fine dining pleasure please, try the blue cheese stuffed filet topped with crab”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you’re looking for a romantic date night and cost is no matter GO to Iron. Known as having one of the best chefs in town and the menu is always rotating with seasonal inspirations. Quality and presentation from platting, to cocktails and atmosphere are all on point. It will be a dining experience not to forget!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“This blues cafe offers southern cooking at its finest!! Enjoy live blues performances while you dine.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Great location for the beer lovers in the group. Hundreds of beers available along with all other manner of cocktails and wines. Fun spot to enjoy their outdoor courtyard or people watch on Palafox St.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for a burger! Part of Pensacola's night life on Palafox Pl. Stays open late, and very YUMMY.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The chef was featured on Food Network, and it shows through nearly every aspect of his menu. This place has some of the BEST and most creative cocktails in the pan handle. The food is stellar and the service is just as good. Just an amazing place to have great food, even better drinks, and remember able but laid back dining experience. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“If you are looking to pay a little more, Dharma is your spot. Good, fresh seafood and delicious sushi.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Refined venue offering premium steaks, chops & wine in a high-ceilinged room dating to the 1860s.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Vegan Dreams! This quaint cafe turns full on Hoppin’ brunch spot on the weekends and they also offer a dinner special on Thursday nights. This 100% vegan eatery will leave you wondering why you Haven’t converted sooner. The food is beyond delicious, the baked goods are phenomenal, and bottomless mimosas are also an epic feature - they pour heavy! ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“By far one of our most frequented restaurants in the downtown area. Happy hour is from 11-6 daily and we’ve never had anything we didn’t like here. The ahi tuna salad or burger is a must have if you like seafood. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A local favorite coffee / light fare shop with a great selection of breakfast and lunch items and fantastic indoor/outdoor seating. This is also adjacent (connecting store) with Bodacious Olive which features infused olive oil and balsamic vinegars. You will see many Downtown professionals grabbing coffee or meeting here during the week hours.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A great local brewery with a refreshing atmosphere. Games can be played outside and they have a fantastic courtyard area out back that’s perfect for large groups or family gatherings. One of the only breweries in town that has a small cocktail list as well. ”
  • 11 locals recommend