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Helen Back Cafe

114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
+1 850-796-1451
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (342 reviews)
“nachos” (32 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there last night. The inside bar wasn't terribly busy, but the two bartenders there wouldn't even look at us. So we went outside and got a drink. Guy there was amazing and friendly and fast (which is why I'm not giving them a terrible)....More

Thank pavechick53
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had dinner at the Helen Back and it was good as always. They offer a wide menu of anything from salads to common pub/bar food and of course their pizzas. Always hot and tasty. The atmosphere is much like a fun party. With a full...More

Thank Gustavo R
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have possibly the best pizza in the area. When you think of a beach bar on the water this is what you picture. Very casual with a happy hour and outside sitting with sports on all TV's. A favorite haunt for local people as...More

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tradition for many years is Helen Back Pizza. Locals and visitors alike fill this place for their great pizza. Also a favorite in the local bar scene. Good service, good people, good place!

Thank jb0les
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always loved this place, have been going for YEARS. Best view, seriously best pizza in town, and I've tried them all. Last night was different. The crust isn't the same, and that's usually your winner. The employees are apparently not happy at all, the service...More

Thank REAL H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this place. I spend more time at the Helen Back's in Niceville, but the location in Fort Walton Beach is a great boat-up location, wonderful for a quick dinner while you're spending a day on the water. I like their pizza. It's a...More

Thank RavenATB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go every year I did love the place but not now They have made some changes to the back deck The bar in now in the center and messes up the view The food is still great but the feel of the place is different...More

Thank Pauline O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since it has been over 3 years since we last visited, ALOT has changed. Pizza tasted like a store bought, still had the cardboard under it. The beer was hot & service was slow. I refilled our drinks more than once due to the waitress...More

Thank xtravert91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If anyone could open a nice place on the water in FWB that you could access by boat and make a good pizza, they could put Helen Back in FWB out of business. We went here on Saturday afternoon/evening. Every single empty table was dirty....More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is amazing pizza if you haven't tried it you really should. The service was quick and very friendly. It had lots of toppings on the pizza with lots of cheese.

Thank Linda B
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
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Response from HBFWB | Property representative |
Yes. We offer free pizza slices to active duty and retired military on Monday nights from 7pm- 10pm
14 May 2016|
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Response from valions15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, under 21 can eat there. I believe they have to be out by 8 p.m.
4 February 2016|
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Response from illini G | Reviewed this property |
We drank some local bottles.... A Grayton "Beach Blonde" that was delicious - - sort of like a Leinenkugels Summer Shandy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-796-1451
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