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Shorty's Surfside & Topside - CLOSED

63 Hotz Ave, Grayton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5880
+1 850-468-0417
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
20 Dec 2015
“We'll be skipping our former fave in the future.”
5 Nov 2015
“Farewell Shorty's!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
63 Hotz Ave, Grayton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5880
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

We used to like Shorty's - have been there several times over the past few years. Our last two visits were disappointing - items on the menu not available at all, and the fish basket, which is billed as containing local seafood, had Tilapia and...More

Thank 4nmama
Reviewed 6 November 2015

My husband & I discovered this fun local hangout on a recent trip to Grayton Beach. Food was good, beer was cold, great happy hour, good live music, friendly people as well as friendly dogs…enjoyed hanging out there two nights & then sadly they closed!...More

Thank J-Schmidt47
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Title pretty much sums up everything I need/have to say. Wonderful place if you like to take your dog with you.

Thank CaptainMarkT
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Just another restaurant with a cool building and gross food. Way over price for seafood that taste frozen. I could have done better at Walmart. At least my food would have been hot when I received it.

Thank Kelgabe
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Three years ago, I gave this restaurant a very good rating. Especially savory on that visit was the fried asparagus and crabmeat/shrimp appetizer. This time around, however, holy moly, what's happened in the kitchen? The same appetizer was tasteless and watery. My friend ordered a...More

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 3 October 2015

1. Those are not hushpuppies. That is white bread dough you accidentally (or, more concerning, purposefully?) put in the fryer too long. Why would you do that to another human being? I mean, I put that in my mouth. 2. My wife enjoyed her fish...More

1  Thank mrmattfrancisco
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Tried this place after a disappointing visit to the Red bar. Great atmosphere, friendly professional bar staff. Good music and bar snacks. We used the restaurant upstairs once and were not that impressed. We went to the bar about 5 times during the week we...More

Thank Jonse
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We recently had lunch at this restaurant which was very cute. It was decorated with pictures of dogs and the building is very "beachy" We ate in the top floor restaurant which had a great view of the Gulf. The food was very good and...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Solid spot for dinner with a view of the gulf and great local musicians playing nightly, try to get out there every time Zack Rosicka plays, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Lief S
Reviewed 4 August 2015

First, parking in this area is a nightmare. Go early and be ready to fight it out for a spot. Met family there, so we had a large table upstairs. We got there early to warn them and were told to go upstairs and let...More

1  Thank JeffIndiana33
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Hotz Ave, Grayton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5880
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach  >  Grayton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-468-0417
  • E-mail
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