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Brunch It Up: The Best Brunch Spots In 30A!

Ah, brunch - is there any better way to start a lazy Sunday morning? Especially when you're on vacation in one of the most beautiful places in Florida, 30A! When it comes to looking for a place to grab brunch, there's no shortage of options in this area. From mouth-watering scrambles to delectable waffles, we've rounded up the best brunch spots along Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

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Our 5 Favorite Spots for Brunch on 30A

We take Sunday Funday serious here on 30A! It’s a day to relax, sleep in, and meet up with friends at our favorite brunch spots. If you are visiting for the first time or new to the area, you have got to try our top picks for brunch. Bud & Alley’s Bud & Alley’s is a popular 30A restaurant that locals frequent for breakfast, Continue reading

Published on Monday, August 23, 2021

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Local Review: Black Bear Bread Company

When you are on your Emerald Coast vacation, you might be looking for the perfect place to stop for a treat. We have tons of options for upscale dining, charming cafes, dessert shops, and gourmet bakeries. It can be difficult to choose just one, so we’ll give you a look into one of our favorite spots. Black Bear Bread Company opened in Grayton Continue reading

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020


Kid Friendly Dining on 30A

Traveling with little ones can be challenging, but there’s nothing better than making memories on the beautiful beaches of 30A! Luring families for decades with its powder white sand and emerald green waters, 30a is full of kid friendly spots. Here’s a few of our favorites that serves delicious food and welcomes kids.  Great Southern Continue reading

Published on Saturday, August 4, 2018


Best Breakfast Spots on 30A

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. There is no shortage of places along the coast to get an amazing breakfast. The only problem you’ll have is which one to choose. Here are some of our top choices to go to in the area that can get your day started in the best way. Another Broken Egg Cafe has been a favorite stop around here Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, July 31, 2018


What to Eat at the Beach

When you’re visiting the Gulf Coast, you want to make the most of your beach time. Some wait months to visit this slice of paradise and you have so much gear to bring down, you don’t want to have to leave unnecessarily. That’s why we have some tips for you when it comes to lunchtime on the beach. If you prepare ahead of time, you can Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 12, 2018


EGG-ceptional Easter Brunch Spots on 30A

Easter is held on Sunday, April 1st and you are looking to begin the celebration with a delicious brunch. A place that the whole family will enjoy and a spot that is convenient to your 30a vacation rental . Look no further! Here is a list of EGG-ceptional Easter Brunch Spots on 30A.   Great Southern Café in Seaside offers a delicious Sunday Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 19, 2018


The Story Behind the Surfing Deer

The Surfing Deer is one of the newest of Ann and George Hartley’s restaurants located in Seagrove Beach. Many may remember V Seagrove which was the previous restaurant on the corner of 30A and 395. Living in this area for years, I always planned to go to V as it reminded me of something you would find on the Miami strip. Floor to ceiling windows so Continue reading

Published on Thursday, December 21, 2017


What’s New to Eat on 30A

If you have been coming to the Gulf Coast for years now, you most likely have some favorite spots to eat that have become a tradition. There are so many great places for all kinds of palates that it can be hard to narrow it down during a short trip. We have a few new places in town we wanted to let you know about that might just be your new favorite Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, December 6, 2017


The Hub 30A – Your Summer Hangout

Looking for somewhere to spend your days or nights when you aren’t at the beach? Look no further! The Hub 30A is your new spot which features something for everyone. When you want to eat, drink, catch a movie or concert, or just chill, the Hub is the place to be.  If you are traveling with a big group and everyone wants something different to eat Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, July 5, 2017


Best Brunch on 30A

My ideal Sunday in South Walton would be sleeping in, meeting friends for brunch and spending the rest of the afternoon relaxing at the beach. Nothing too serious on a Sunday. It’s a day to appreciate the atmosphere of 30A. In fact the only decision you should have to make is where to meet for brunch! Here’s 3 of our favorite brunch spots Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 13, 2017


What’s to Eat in Gulf Place

Gulf Place is a charming community nestled across from the beach on the corner of 30A and Highway 393. The town center has a little bit of everything so visitors can make one stop for the day. Along with beach rentals, and a few upscale boutiques, Gulf Place has a great variety of places for you and the family to eat. Since a few places have come and Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, November 8, 2016


Where to Go for Date Night

On occasion, you and your significant other might get a night off and decide to go out on the town together. You’ll then have to decide where to go when the options seem endless. Here are a few of our favorite places where you are sure to enjoy a nice relaxing evening. Highlands House on 30A has dinner Tuesdays – Saturdays with brunch on the weekends Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Amici 30A to Open this Fall

This fall, George and Amy Corchis will be bringing Amici 30A Italian Kitchen to 30Avenue. The restaurant features locally-sourced ingredients in their pizzas, pastas, and monthly local farmer highlighted dishes. Their pizza pies will be served in true Italian, fire-baked fashion straight from a Marsal Pizza oven. Along with an open air patio, the 2, Continue reading

Published on Saturday, July 9, 2016


A ‘NEAT’ New Opening on 30A

NEAT is a new addition to Alys Beach on Scenic Highway 30A. Sitting right next door to George’s Restaurant, NEAT is a welcomed complement to the scene. Experience a tasting room and bottle shop in one stop with an exciting selection of artisan spirits, wines, craft beers, handcrafted cocktails and barware.  The bottle shop is stocked with a collection Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2016


A Tasty Time in South Walton

The “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals” returns on April 16th through the 19th. The 29th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival has become a favorite tradition for locals and visitors alike! Pair it with breathtaking beaches and you’re in for a tasty time in South Walton! The festivities begin on Thursday, April 16th with the official Sandestin Wine Festival Continue reading

Published on Friday, April 10, 2015


A Taste of Spring in South Walton

The Beaches of South Walton have many different facets. We love it for the breathtaking beaches, serene sunsets, and perfect weather. We are inspired by unique architecture, soulful musicians, and innovative art. We crave the flavors only local restaurants can fill and we share in its love affair for fine wine! This love affair had its beginning nearly Continue reading

Published on Friday, April 11, 2014

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The CRUST is the Best Part!

Nestled in a shopping plaza on Highway 98 in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida sits Crust Artisan Bakery, a restaurant/bakery serving up the best pizza you’ve ever eaten. I know that is a pretty strong statement but wait till you try it! Crust is famous with the locals for their fabulous brick oven pizza with thin, cracker crust, and the freshest Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 5, 2012


‘Wine’ Around Rosemary Beach

Rosemary Beach is hosting their 3rd Annual “Rosemary Beach Uncorked” this October. This culinary and wine pairing event met much success last year! To be honest you could not keep me from an event that boasts the slogan, “Eat. Drink. Be Rosemary”. Rosemary Beach is one of many little beach towns that wind around the breathtaking ocean of the Emerald Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 20, 2012


Summer Treats!!!

Summer is almost over in South Walton Beach. Boy does time fly! It seems like just yesterday I bought that cute little bikini at the beginning of the season with the full intention of being able to fit in it through summer. It’s a good thing these frozen yogurt shops keep popping up or this girl would be in a whole piece. The new amazing yogurt Continue reading

Published on Friday, August 10, 2012


Where 2 Bars Are Better Than 1

Everyone is applauding South Walton’s latest restaurant, 723 Whiskey Bravo ! Conveniently located on the site of the old Wheelhouse Restaurant in Seagrove Beach, Highway 30-A. Just a short walk, bike ride, or drive for South Walton’s residents and Garrett Realty Services vacation renters to enjoy great food and spirits from a 40-seat Continue reading

Published on Sunday, March 11, 2012