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Food and restaurants in Fort Walton Beach

Top restaurants

Bar
“Very casual low key bar with outdoor seating, live music. Bar food consists of items such as fried pickles, pretzels, grilled cheese, pizza.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is my favorite seafood place in the area. The fried shrimp are amazing and so are the fried onions. It may be a long wait depending when you go because the locals LOVE this place too!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
“why not try one of Fort Walton's finest brews. only 0.6 miles for your stay”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“These pictures don’t do one of my favorite lunch spots justice! The Caprisi Sandwich- yum. Delicious steaks at dinner time too!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Good seafood and other bar food at a nice price. Great big place to sit outside and listen to live music. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Winery
“Excellent wine selection and small plates. Also great for brunch on the weekends. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food Truck
“If you're looking for the best local Mexican food in FWB, this is the spot. Get the Mahi tacos Baja style and grab a cold cerveza from the adjacent cantina.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Gastropub
“This is one of our favorite locally owned spots. Tracy loves the breakfast burritos and Todd love's the beer varieties.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“french cuisine great food inside dining and exterior deck waterside dining”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A pleasant respite morning, afternoon and evening with nice oak trees in the shade.”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“This is a locals breakfast destination. They also serve Maas coffee here. So get a cup of Jazz and you won't regret it!”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“The owners are friends and go to my church but it's a relaxing mom and pop coffee shop serving Lucky Goat coffee. I recommend the breakfast tacos!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best cup of coffee in FWB with a friendly staff. This is a great place to start your day as you're located right in the heart of the strip and are within walking distance to all of the restaurants and bars. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“This place is awesome. The worst thing about this place is that you buy something you absolutely love and then come back a week later and find something you love even more. Help support the local economy. These people are awesome and many items are made from repurposed wood.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Groceries, and hot food. Your typical grocery store, away from the tourists. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Fort Walton Beach locals head to Bon Appetit French Bakery & Cafe for an innovative take on bakery favorites. For fresh and healthy meal choices, dine at Bon Appetit French Bakery & Cafe. Have a few picky young eaters in the family? Not a problem at this bakery, where the food and ambience are perfect for family dining.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
  • 1 local recommends
Supermarket
“shop for supplies closest grocery but not the lease expensive their prices are higher than the other grocery stores because of the proximity to the island... fyi locals go to the other publix on mary esther cut off or eglin parkway”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Great breakfast croissants or lunch, and home made soup. Pick up a to go lunch box, to take with you to the beach. Tracy is the owner, and she makes daily soups from scratch. Everyone knows her for the Chili on Thurs. Try them! Open for Breakfast and lunch.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Cute small spot for a healthy breakfast or lunch. Serves good coffee and also an array of desserts.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery Store
  • 3 locals recommend